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Stranger by Night (#6 Hot Blood Series) – Book review, part 2/2

10788282And the Project Hot Blood continues, a little reading project to go through a 13-book series of erotic horror short stories. I’ve already read five books of the series, and you can read my previous reviews and some info about the reading project here and the reviews of the fifth book can be read here for part one, and here for part two. Let’s continue on book six now, ‘Stranger by Night‘, read part one here. Spoilers kept to the minimum.

Hot Phosphor
John B. Rosenman
A story about online dating, stalking and cyber sex. 😛 And it’s also a story about the victim deciding to take the power back. A tat too long for my taste, like the part of a stalker from the mall was something that can be left out altogether to make the story tighter.
Length: 22 pages
Level of Sex: 2
My rating: 7 out of 10 

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Stranger by Night (#6 Hot Blood Series) – Book review, part 1/2

490209And the Project Hot Blood continues, a little reading project to go through a 13-book series of erotic horror short stories. I’ve already read five books of the series, and you can read my previous reviews and some info about the reading project here and the reviews of the fifth book can be read here for part one, and here for part two. Let’s begin on book six now, ‘Stranger by Night‘. Spoilers kept to the minimum.

Take It As It Comes
Tom Piccirilli
Book six started with a bang with this short story that again showcased what the ‘Hot Blood’ series is all about, horror and sex mixed together to create something extreme. It’s about a hostage situation in a diner, where the unfortunate customers, held at gunpoint, were made to perform despicable things. It’s definitely an exciting story with a nice twist at the end that I didn’t see coming. The sex was violent, with an added aspect that makes the reader really squirm and be uncomfortable and it’s definitely not politically correct in any shape or form. And the words used to describe the horrible things were extraordinarily detailed. I mean the saliva thing? Gave me goosebumps only a good thriller/horror can provide.
Length: 12 pages
Level of Sex: 4, for the graphic and violent aspect of the sex
My rating: 8 out of 10 

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Halloween Special – Horrific Reading

This week, it’s all about my favorite books that go under the genre horror. To celebrate the upcoming Halloween, I gathered ten stand-alone novels or book series that managed to move me and scare me, all at the same time. Let’s get down to it.

1. Hot Blood series

Hot Blood series, the thirteen volumes of terrifying short stories with elements of sex and desires. I’m sure I’ve talked about it before, why the mixture of sex and horror is so intriguing. Sex, in my mind, adds an intimate layer to horror, making horrific things like murder seems even more personal and offensive. These books had been in my possession for years now, but I’m still in the middle of reading it. Part of me doesn’t want it ever to end, so I end up reading one or two books a year. I am looking forward to read another one, the 6th book, this year, right after I finish up two more books in the Sleeping Beauty series. I’ve tried to write mini reviews about each and every short story I read from this series, but the way I’m writing those reviews is still evolving. So I’m not going to link to my reviews here, I might just re-read them someday and write better reviews. 🙂

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