ARC, The House by the Cemetery by John Everson


The House by the Cemetery by John Everson

Publisher: Flame Tree Press

Publication Date:

Physical Copies ship October 6, 2018

E-book is available for download: October 18, 2018

Language: English

Kindle Edition: 256 Pages

kindle Price: $6.99 USD

Hardback Edition: 256 Pages

Hardback Edition Price: $16.46 USD

Paperback Edition: 256 Pages

Paperback Edition Price: $13.46 USD

Genre: Horror

ISBN: 9781787580008

About the Book

Rumor has it that the abandoned house by the cemetery is haunted by the ghost of a witch. But rumors won’t stop carpenter Mike Kostner from rehabbing the place as a haunted house attraction. Soon he’ll learn that fresh wood and nails can’t keep decades of rumors down. There are noises in the walls, and fresh blood on the floor: secrets that would be better not to discover. And behind the rumors is a real ghost who will do whatever it takes to ensure the house reopens. She needs people to fill her house on Halloween. There’s a dark, horrible ritual to fulfill. Because while the witch may have been dead… she doesn’t intend to stay that way.

About the Author

John Everson is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of 10 novels of horror and the macabre, including his upcoming THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY and his current release, REDEMPTION, the conclusion to his demonic Curburide Chronicles trilogy. Other novels include the Fountain of Youth erotic thriller THE FAMILY TREE, the Bram Stoker Award-nominated tour de force NIGHTWHERE, the Bram Stoker Award-winner COVENANT, its sequel SACRIFICE and the standalone novels THE 13TH, SIREN, THE PUMPKIN MAN, and VIOLET EYES. He also is the author of four collections of short horror fiction, including his latest, SACRIFICING VIRGINS.

John shares a deep purple den in Naperville, Illinois with a cockatoo and cockatiel, a disparate collection of fake skulls, twisted skeletal fairies, Alan Clark illustrations and a large stuffed Eeyore. There’s also a mounted Chinese fowling spider named Stoker, an ever-growing shelf of custom mix CDs and an acoustic guitar that he can’t really play but that his son likes to hear him beat on anyway. Sometimes his wife is surprised to find him shuffling through more public areas of the house, but it’s usually only to brew another cup of coffee. In order to avoid the onerous task of writing, he occasionally records pop-rock songs in a hidden home studio, experiments with the insatiable culinary joys of the jalapeno, designs book covers for a variety of small presses, loses hours in expanding an array of gardens and chases frequent excursions into the bizarre visual headspace of ’70s euro-horror DVDs with a shot of Makers Mark and a tall glass of Revolution Brewing’s Anti-Hero IPA.

Learn more about John on his site,, where you can sign up for a direct-from-the-author monthly e-newsletter with information on new books, contests and occasionally, free fiction.


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the NetGalley <> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 <> : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

I am truly amazing at the depths of this book. Personally I really enjoyed this novel, it was a true work of art. I was captivated from beginning to end, just trying to find out what was going to happen next.

When you find out about the main twist in the story, your just sitting there like “I can’t believe it.” In the end though, all ends well. On a strange note I guess.

I would personally recommend this book to anyone who loves a horror book, that has just the right amount of gore and horror to make you wish he writes a sequel to the book. No….seriously, I hope he does.


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