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24 Jan 2019 Otto’s Shrunken Head!

We had an incredible turn out at A Night of Dark Fiction, my first ever reading at a Tiki Bar. I played MC and read first from The Isle, followed by Karen Heuler and Nick Kaufmann reading from their new books. We played trivia games...

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24 Jan 2019 Sometimes the folk tales are all too real

"What a unique, scary story. The atmosphere in this book is so real, I felt as though I could smell the sea, and the tension at times was almost claustrophobic. It reminded me of watching those great old European horror movies at the all night...

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24 Jan 2019 The Isle is among good company

The Isle finds itself on a 'best reads of 2018 list' alongside some incredible books and writers. I'm humbled. "Foster creates a memorable atmosphere and a perfect balance of folk horror and noir in The Isle  and it’s a book that will appeal to any dark fiction fan....

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23 Jan 2019 Cedar Hollow takes on The Isle

Cedar Hollow Reviews had this to say about THE ISLE: "The Isle is an atmospheric murder mystery wrapped in a curse. The boat ride out to the island is claustrophobic foreboding at its finest. The dread is evident from the get go. I thought the...

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14 Jan 2019 Kaufmann on The Isle

Nick Kaufmann, author of 100 Fathoms Below, had this to say in his review of The Isle: "John C. Foster has written an exceptional gothic mystery, heightened by an atmosphere of ancient New England fishing towns, Puritan folklore, storm-tossed seas, and the secrets that lay...

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14 Jan 2019 Dread!

Tony Tremblay, author of The Moore House had these kind words in a review of The Isle: "Holy cow, this book is nothing like I thought it was going to be based on the cover (mindless fun - giant lobster eats people). Instead, it was...

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14 Jan 2019 Noir at the Bar

I had a wonderful time reading from The Isle at Noir at the Bar, Providence, with a standing room only crowd. Barry Lee Dejasu put on one hell of an event on Saturday the 12th...

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04 Jan 2019 Q1 2019 Appearances

We've survived to the first Friday in 2019, huzzah! I'll be making appearances throughout the year, but would like to share the developing schedule as it is at present: 1/12 - Noir at the Bar in Providence, RI 1/17 - A Night of Dark Fiction in NYC 3/23...

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21 Dec 2018 A Discussion of the Christmas Ghost Story

"The first and most obvious characteristic I look for is an embrace of the season itself. A story that revolves around Christmas or takes place on Christmas. The second, and in my mind more important characteristic, is to find a story that reflects the classic...

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12 Dec 2018 Reading Tour

The first two dates for my 2019 reading tour on behalf of The Isle are set. January 12, 6-8pm I will join a great group of writers in Providence for Noir at the Bar at AS220 January 17, 7-9pm - A Night of Dark Fiction - Readings...

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