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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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05 Feb 2019 Dead Sexy Podcast

I had a great time talking with Armand Rosamillia on Arm Cast: Dead Sexy Podcast about The Isle, writing in general, writer's block and where I hide the bodies. You can check it out here...

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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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01 Feb 2019 Ink Heist Interview Part 1

A few weeks back I had a wonderful (and long) interview with Shane Keene and Rich Duncan at Ink Heist. I dropped Shan'e intro below and at the end you'll find the link to Part 1 of the interview. We had a blast. "Hey people! I...

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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 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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