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27 Mar 2019 Which sin is mine?

I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that THE SEVEN DEADLIEST will be released by Cutting Block Press on May 7. A collection of seven novelettes addressing the big baddies, the book includes stories by Brian Kirk, Bracken MacLeod, Richard Thomas, Rena Mason, Kasey Lansdale, John FD...

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13 Mar 2019 Karloff and Cushing!

A wonderful review of The Isle on Amazon: "This book wasn't what I expected at all. It was far better. The depictions of the Island and the townsfolk were so entrancing and real that I have expected the likes of Boris Karloff and Peter Cushing to...

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12 Mar 2019 Money, Money Money, Money!

Just completed the first round of edits from the publisher for my novelette GILDA, which is my take on the sin of avarice. This story came about in an unusual way, with a last minute invite from a friend to turn around the story in...

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04 Feb 2019 Ocean, lobsters and blood!

A great review of THE ISLE to kick off the week: "I loved this book and the descriptive way that John C. Foster writes. I felt like I was there in every scene, seeing, feeling and smelling (ocean, lobsters, oysters even...

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26 Jan 2019 24 Bottles of Blood – Best of 2018

The Isle was included on this excellent Best of 2018 list - a list which included several of my own favorites from last year. To find The Isle included on a list with Laird Barron's Blood Standard or James A. McLaughlin's Bearskin blows my mind....

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25 Jan 2019 Lovely Horrible Reviews!

Frank Michaels Errington had this to say about The Isle at Horrible Reviews: "I enjoyed the way Foster would withhold secrets, reveling them at just the right moment. The story of the curse on The Isle was formidable.  In some ways, this is a literary work.  In others,...

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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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