DRACULA – the Novel Nobody Understands

Just a short quote from Dracula (1897) that I rarely hear mentioned and haunts me to this day. Jonathan Harker’s love for Mina is so complete, he would willingly become one of the undead to stay by her side. THAT is the love story so often dropped from adaptations of this classic horror novel.

Chapter 22, Jonathan Harker’s Journal.

“To one thing I have made up my mind: if we find out that Mina must be a vampire in the end, then she shall not go into that unknown and terrible land alone. I suppose it is thus that in old time once vamprie meant many. Just as their hideous bodies could only rest in sacred earth, so the holiest love was the recruiting sergeant for their gastly ranks.”

Via Deadline-‘Baby Teeth’: Village Roadshow & Valparaiso Pictures Bite Into Zoje Stage’s Bestseller

EXCLUSIVE: Village Roadshow and Valparaiso Pictures will partner on a film adaptation of Zoje Stage’s bestselling 2018 novel Baby Teeth from St. Martins Press. Screenwriter Nina Baker will adapt. The female-driven psychological horror project is described as The Bad Seed meets Gone Girl meets The Omen. In the book, 7-year-old Hanna looks sweet in the eyes of her adoring father […]

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Via Scary Reviews Hunter Shea-Ghost Mine

Genre: Horror Length: 288 Pages Publisher: Flame Tree Press Release date: May 9, 2019 Synopsis: Deep in a Wyoming mine, hell awaits. Nat Blackburn is given an offer he can’t refuse by President Teddy Roosevelt. Tales of gold in the abandoned mining town of Hecla abound. The only problem – those who go seeking their […]

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