Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Twilight Perils: A Collection of Eight Secret Stories is a work of fiction in the horror, mystery, and suspense subgenres. It is best suited to the general adult reading audience. Penned by author Miguel Angel Hernandez Jr., this superb collection of spine-tingling tales beckons readers into a realm where nothing is as it seems, and sinister forces lurk in every dark corner of the mind. Hernandez weaves eight imaginative tales combining elements of horror, thriller, and mystery that delve into the most macabre parts of the human psyche as otherworldly horrors come to life to put the characters to the test. From ghosts and monsters to ancient curses and alien invasions, each story invites readers on a riveting journey that will keep them on the edge of their seats from cover to cover.
Author Miguel Angel Hernandez Jr. has crafted a highly engaging, multi-sensory reading experience that gives you a really palpable fright in every single story. I was very impressed by the choices in atmospheric lexis and the way that the scenes unfold, tapping into a deep fear of the unknown and playing out the suspense perfectly to reveal new horrors at the perfect moment. The collection not only entertains with its suspenseful narratives but also taps into universal fears, making it a compelling exploration of the mind that will offer poignant insights into our own fears as we explore those of the characters in each tale. Overall, I would not hesitate to recommend Twilight Perils for fans of horror, mystery, and suspenseful short stories who are seeking a varied journey that is both chilling and thought-provoking.