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About bmoviemonster

Mark McLaughlin is the author of the novels, HUMAN DOLL, THE HELL NEXT DOOR, and INJECTABLES. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in more than one-thousand magazines, newspapers, websites, and anthologies, including Cemetery Dance, Black Gate, Galaxy, Fangoria, Writer’s Digest, Midnight Premiere, Dark Arts, and two volumes each of The Best of the Rest, The Best of HorrorFind, and The Year’s Best Horror Stories (DAW Books). He is the author of many books of horror, so be sure to visit his Amazon Author's Page at http://www.amazon.com/Mark-McLaughlin/e/B008QCY4TC/

“Shoggoth Apocalypse” from NIGHTMARES & TENTACLES

The story “Shoggoth Apocalypse” appears in the new fiction collection, NIGHTMARES & TENTACLES: 13 TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS, ©2021 Mark McLaughlin & Michael Sheehan, Jr. NIGHTMARES & TENTACLES: 13 Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos. Available on Kindle Unlimited:US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09LRH6S4T/Continue reading

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The Top Ten Stories of H.P. Lovecraft

by Mark McLaughlin I’ve always loved the works of H.P. Lovecraft – even when I was a child. My mother used to drop me off at the library when she went shopping, and I’d spend the afternoon reading horror stories. … Continue reading

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Book Review: “ORBGASM: An Erotic Pulp Sci-Fi Satyricon” by Sam Irvin

“ORBGASM: An Erotic Pulp Sci-Fi Satyricon” by Sam IrvinReviewed by Mark McLaughlin Available as a paperback or on Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/ORBGASM-Erotic-Pulp…/dp/B08MSVJCSR/ Really, the sizzling subtitle of this hefty paperback novel says it all. Right there, you are being told that the … Continue reading

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CTHULHU 101: The Basics Of Lovecraft’s Fiction

by Mark McLaughlin Because I’ve written so many Cthulhu Mythos stories over the years, people ask me questions about the creator of the Mythos, Howard Phillips Lovecraft. They may already know that he was an author from an earlier time … Continue reading

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Top 13 Lovecraftian Movies *Not* Based on the Cthulhu Mythos

by Mark McLaughlin Part 1: What Gives a Movie a Lovecraftian Flair? There are plenty of great movies based on the fiction of H.P. Lovecraft, creator of the Cthulhu Mythos. And, there are many, equally entertaining movies of a Lovecraftian … Continue reading

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NIGHTMARES & TENTACLES: 13 TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS

by Mark McLaughlin & Michael Sheehan, Jr. US: $5.00 / UK: £3.74. Available on Kindle Unlimited.US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09LRH6S4T/ UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B09LRH6S4T/ NIGHTMARES & TENTACLES presents 13 tales of Lovecraftian fantasy and horror, written by collaborators/best friends Mark McLaughlin and Michael Sheehan, Jr. … Continue reading

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INJECTABLES: A NOVEL OF LOVECRAFTIAN HORROR

INJECTABLES: A NOVEL OF LOVECRAFTIAN HORROR by Mark McLaughlin FREE on Kindle Unlimited: US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08JVMS26R/UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08JVMS26R/ Paperback edition forthcoming. Theresa Bishop just isn’t happy with her appearance. She doesn’t like her face or her body – but she can’t afford … Continue reading

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Great Reviews for HUMAN DOLL: A NOVEL

WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MY NOVEL, HUMAN DOLL (be sure to visit the book’s Amazon page to read the complete reviews): ✮✮✮✮✮ “Sharp satire about plastic surgery addiction. … McLaughlin’s satire is not cruel. By humanizing his characters with … Continue reading

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The Hell Next Door: A Novel

  YOUR NEW NEIGHBOR HAS A SURPRISE FOR YOU…. THE HELL NEXT DOOR: A NOVEL by Mark McLaughlin FREE on Kindle Unlimited: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08CST5KFN/ Paperback edition forthcoming. Miles Cooper is surprised when the workers in three moving vans drop off expensive … Continue reading

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The Weird World Of Mark McLaughlin MEGAPACK®: 28 Stories By A Master Of The Macabre

Kindle: 347 pages for only 99 cents. Start reading today: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08BK3N4SH/ Paperback edition forthcoming. National publisher Wildside Press releases landmark MEGAPACK® fiction collections by top horror, science-fiction and fantasy authors. Writers who they’ve featured in the MEGAPACK series include Marion … Continue reading

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