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Don't Read After Dark: Keep the lights on while reading these! (A McCray Horror Collection)
 
 

Don't Read After Dark: Keep the lights on while reading these! (A McCray Horror Collection) [Kindle Edition]

Carolyn McCray , Ben Hopkin
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

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Product Description

Product Description

From the #1 bestselling author in Horror, Men's Adcventure, War, and Techno-thrillers, Carolyn McCray, comes a horror collection to keep you up all night long if you dare!

**Warning, this collection is not for the squeamish or faint of heart. There is graphic violence, rough language, and blood to spare. Please do not buy this book if you are easily offended or terrified! However if you enjoy Saw/Hostel-style horror and a good slasher flick, read on!

Praise for Carolyn's Horror Stories...

"Oh, unless you have a strong stomach, you probably will not want to eat anything while reading this book. It is very, very graphic and will most likely give me nightmares. Supper is about a group of college kids who go out on a fact-finding vacation during spring break. They find morethan they're looking for when they run out of gas on a dark deserted, creepy part of nowhere. Deliverance and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre comes to mind. But things aren't always what they seem. Get's ya in the mood for a ghoulish Halloween. Baaahaaaahaaaha!"
Rileybug
Amazon Reviewer

"I am an avid reader always looking for something original and fresh. Well, Carolyn Mcray is it!! By accident I came across this author, she may have been recommended to me by Amazon itself. This summer she was my go to author could not get enough of her books, or short stories!!! With this short story, Supper you have the Texas Chain Massacre family meets the
2012 Cannabalistic Tullocks Farm. It's faced paced, gory, and at times a funny, especially when the "tables" are turned. That's when it becomes twisted!!! This is all I will say. Some of the reviews I've been reading lately are telling me the whole entire story. What's the point??? Could not put it down. This short story actually leaves a possible opening end for a sequel. If you like this then next step is to buy her novel Plain Jane. You will love it!!!!"
Robin Lee
Amazon Reviewer

Overview:

This collection includes...
Fresh Meat: Serial Killer Death Match, need we say more?
Widowmaker: A thriller for horror fans
All Hallow's Eve: The one night it is BAD to be good!
Club Death: Come for the dancing. Stay because, well, a madman has you trapped inside
Rook: Let's stop the Apocolypse, people! Supernatural humorous horror
Supper: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre style short story

More praise for McCray's horror...

"Scary and smart, All Hallow's Eve is perfect for anyone who wants to read a horror story that hits them in the gut. From the intricate psychopathology of the serial killer, to the hair-raising tension, to the skewering of pop culture, All Hallow's Eve is simply a great read."
Your Need To Read
Book Reviewer

"This was surprisingly creepy. Usually by about half way through a book like this you know who the killer is. I really didn't connect the dots on this one... Just what a demented serial killer needs to round up a group of teens for the slaughter. The author did not pull any punches in the way the victims died... But what I liked best was that the killer was completely
unrepentant, there was no oh gee moment at the end where the killer realizes he was doing something wrong and is sorry. If it is a horror book, horrify me. This one did."
Avid Reader
Book Reviewer

If you enjoy Stephen King, John Saul or Clive Barker or films such as Saw, Texas Chainsaw Massacre or Hostel, Don't Read After Dark should keep you up all night!


**If you were looking for McCray's thriller collection search under Got Thrills? For your RDA of action and adventure!

**If you were looking for McCray's #1 police procedural/hard boiled mystery series it is under The Harbinger Mysteries Collection

**If you were looking for McCray's mystery-horror collection it is under the Darc Murders Collection

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1622 KB
  • Print Length: 740 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Off Our Meds MultiMedia (1 Jun 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CBJXM1M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #8,675 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Don't Read After Dark is the Perfect Title 6 Jun 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
What an amazing set of books, all of them had me grimacing at one point or another and thoroughly enjoying those grimaces. I especially liked the books Fresh Meat and All Hallow's Eve, both unique and intriguing. I couldn't put them down and had to read them from cover to cover in one sitting, separately of course. I don't normally read horror stories, am more of a regency novel/romantic novel reader, but these books caught my attention from beginning to end and I really would recommend them.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A definite read 30 Nov 2013
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A great set of books. I thoroughly enjoyed all of them and would recommend. Full of twists and turns to keep you on your toes.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good 29 Dec 2013
By Frenchie TOP 500 REVIEWER
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I like Carolyn McCay, so, I decided to try this other genre from her (I am a great fan of the Robin Hood Hacker ).
The stories were really good, except one (in my opinion)
- The first one, Fresh Meat, reminded me of the first and only SAW movie I watched (with my eyes closed). A girl is kidnapped and put in a dungeons with cages full of serial killers or the most depraved criminals and she is their 'treat'. Like in SAW, things happened but they are remotely engineered by the whoever is keeping them there. The story was good and the end was very twisted.

- Widowmaker was very good. The plot was plausible as horror goes and it also featured the same detective as in Fresh Meat. It is a bizarre story of a horror movie coming to life but you cannot help thinking that this could becoming true in a distant future. Twins with an evil mind and an evil druid god. On this, I do not think you would catch me watching an horror movie in a basement or even in a dark cinema, like all these people did in the story. Good ending or rather, not what you would expect.

- All Hallow's Eve: a concert for Halloween and a crazy killer is out there, his victims on the lists are all named after saints and killed in the way that the saints have been killed in the past. Very good but I have found the killer unlikely.

- Rook: Rook: Let's stop the Apocalypse- This was my favourite of them all. Rook is a complicated character but he is reminiscent of heroes of old. But what is he? a wizard? no, he is a 'Caster', well, someone with magic who works for the good of humanity, by casting spells, incantations and the likes. I also liked the idea of a mobile Hellgate.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Too much of a muchness 7 Nov 2013
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The description implies a collection of stories but in fact it is a continuous theme from the first one. I got bored and gave up about half-way through the second. Too far-fetched to be really interesting/
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1.0 out of 5 stars Missing story 13 Oct 2013
By Davy
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Club death story is missing after chapter 3..? Was just getting into it.....one star till fixed....good stories like her style...
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2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars 9 July 2014
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certainly didn't live up to the title.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 2 July 2014
By madmo
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Great reads
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3.0 out of 5 stars 50/50 9 Jun 2014
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Some were very good and some were very average, but for the price they make perfect holiday reading. None of them are going to stretch 'the little grey cells'.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely amazing,
It really is quite simple every one of these books in this collection is amazing, I didn't see the twists coming and even nearly dropped my kindle at one of them!!! Read more
Published 6 hours ago by susie75
5.0 out of 5 stars Dont read after dark
This is a fantastic set of books once you start reading them it's very hard to put them down. The plot in all the books keeps you guessing and some villains you would never guess. Read more
Published 6 days ago by sabrina williams
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent
Prompt delivery, excellent item
Published 6 days ago by andrew sim
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Was Ok not very scary though
Published 11 days ago by Diane
1.0 out of 5 stars Missing Content
Disappointed that club dead stops at chapter 3 basically as soon as you are getting into it as its a slow start.
Published 27 days ago by Faye D.
3.0 out of 5 stars Read better
these books were okay to pass the time but as a true horror fan I found them a little boring.
Published 1 month ago by Mrs. C. Speake
2.0 out of 5 stars Oh dear! Oh dear!
Purchased this purely based on the collection title but am now wondering why l bothered. What a load of tosh. Read more
Published 2 months ago by sneezer
5.0 out of 5 stars None
One of the best set of horrors I've read, and I've been a horror addict for...wow, maybe 30 years?! My favorites were Fresh Meat and All Hallows Eve, both were unique, gory, funny... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Anita
4.0 out of 5 stars Don't Read After Dark: Keep the lights on while reading these!
I don't normally read horror stories but I was a little bit disappointed with these as they weren't very scary! A good enough read though.
Published 3 months ago by Mrs. A. H. Elliott
5.0 out of 5 stars great read
Great book hard to put down ,have lost sleep trying to read it in one go',would recommend this one' to friends
Published 4 months ago by j turville
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