Friday, November 03, 2017

Seven stories in which women fight, win, and survive in horror

At the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog Elsa Sjunneson-Henry tagged seven horror stories in which women are more than victims, including:
Four and Twenty Blackbirds, by Cherie Priest

Eden Moore is the kind of Southern Gothic woman you shouldn’t mess with. She’s never alone, and the three ghosts who watch and warn her of trouble have always been there. Eden’s stories are creepy as hell, and the character never lets up—not when the Civil War comes to her door, nor when her aunt’s life is threatened, nor when the creek rises and her city is under threat. The ghosts of this series are vicious and violent, and have kept me awake at night.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue