This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite
Ill and Sordid Paths: Nightmares of Negligence by Antoine Hooten is a collection of six short stories. Each one is dark, full of suffering, misery and total and utter negligence. Join the boy whose parents don’t like him, who has no friends until he makes a slippery friend. Meet the doctor drawn into underhanded deals that mean more to him than his patients. And the boy from a wealthy southern family who ignores the warnings from his father about old family superstitions. These and three more stories will thrill you, send shivers down your spine and have you shaking in terror as you enter a dark, twisted world of horror.
Ill and Sordid Paths: Nightmares of Negligence is written by a new author to the horror genre, Antoine Hooten. And what an introduction! This is a unique twist on one of the most prolific genres, a dark and twisted look that will hook you while horrifying you, and take you on six short but terrifying stories. Forget the horror stories that introduce you to creatures of nightmares; these stories introduce us to something even more terrifying – the dark side of human nature and the tragedy that we mostly bring on ourselves through negligence. I honestly didn’t think I was going to enjoy this book but, bloodthirsty as it is, twisted as it is, I found myself hauled headfirst into every story, unable to stop reading and strangely fascinated by each story. This is an excellent book, ideal for fans of true horror, of bloodcurdling darkness and tales that leave you chilled.