Dread Central – The Forgotten WW1 Front

Every horror story needs a suitably unsettling backdrop, to help magnify the desperation and dread of events on the page, to heighten the anxiety felt by the reader as the villains and their unspeakable plans are revealed. The Shining had the remote desolation of the snowed-in Overlook Hotel. Alien had the isolation of a spaceship drifting helpless through space. The Fallen, the second book in the Darkest Hand trilogy, has the inhospitable loneliness of the Carso for its backdrop, an impenetrable slab of rock on the Italian-Slovenian border, part of the Karst region and the scene of some of the worst battles of World War I. Read More >

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