Scary True Stories: The ice-cream lady

Scary True Stories: The ice-cream lady

Some women have biological clocks. Estibaliz Carranza had a never-ending, shrieking alarm. Unfortunately, Carranza’s baby lust led to another, more sinister passion: murder. Born in Mexico in 1978, Carranza was a highly intelligent honour student whose mother...
Cannibalism: the last taboo

Cannibalism: the last taboo

In a society desensitized to almost everything, cannibalism may be the last great taboo. And yet, people have been eating people since the beginning of human history. The Neanderthals were believed to have practiced cannibalism, and it’s been well documented...
The woman in black and the ghost of Paracelsus

The woman in black and the ghost of Paracelsus

Please join me in welcoming back horror author Catherine Cavendish with two true spooky tales. I have set a large part of Waking the Ancients in Vienna, Austria, where many ghosts and restless spirits walk among the verdant parks and lavish palaces. But Austrian...
Murder becomes her: deadly women

Murder becomes her: deadly women

I recently received some great news from Severed Press, the publisher of Return to Dyatlov Pass and Monsters in Our Wake. Return to Dyatlov Pass was selected for German translation! I’m so excited. After the U.S. and Canada, German readers have been the biggest...