The Devourer Below An Arkham Horror Anthology

  • Running the Night whiskey
  • Shadows dawning
  • The Hounds Below
  • Labyrinth
  • All My Friends Are Monsters
  • The Darkling Woods
  • Professor Warren’s Investiture
  • Sins in the Blood

Hello everyone! Back with a new review! I was lucky enough to be granted this ARC in exchange for an honest review.

I love horror and a horror anthology is something I’ve always been on the hunt for. One based on Lovecraft’s works, a series of stories where I don’t have to worry about overt racism is the best.

This group of stories gets three stars from me. I got an uncorrected proof and the stories will benefit a lot. They’re pretty solid as they are presented now.

Pretty solid, three stars. I wanted more. And yes, yes I know. Short stories are meant to be quick, they don’t have the time for the details a novel would. That doesn’t mean there can’t be better characterizations.

I felt bad for the characters because they’re in danger. There are monsters around and that’s terrifying. But I didn’t care about any of them on a personal level. The focus really is on the darkness of the world, the monsters and the people sort of just fall to the wayside.

It left me feeling sort of flat by the end of it because none of them were memorable.

Author:

Author. Reader. Reviewer. Interested in Sci-fi, Fantasy, and everything in between. Ya, and Adult. Looking for representaion where it matters! BIPOC, LGBTQ+, disabled, everything! We all deserve stories!

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