"This is a supremely creepy cosmic horror/folk horror novella that delivers the scares"
"I highly recommend this for fans of weird and cosmic horror."
"If a book started off punching you in the kidney and then kicking you in the teeth it might be more gentle than the hits that come at the beginning of THE BLACK LORD"
"A wonderfully disturbing tale of family-based horror with a huge helping of The Weird." -J.W. Donley
"Scary and emotional, The Black Lord is an engaging novella that will keep you on the edge of your seat and haunt you long after you finish it." -Morgan Straker
"Hinckley writes with skill and ensures that this is a weird folk horror that is positively terrifying. His portrayal of a broken family and the monster threatening it will resonate with the reader." -Zach Rosenberg
"A tale that runs full petal to the medal, prepare to have your blood pressure jump up and stay up throughout this read. Each step of the way, more terrors and anxious dread are introduced." -Erica Robyn
"Hinckley nails the shadowy anxiety that folklore revels in, a way of making the reader feel unsettled, even when the lights in the room are on." -Steve Stred
"Hinckley’s writing is incredibly delicate and nuanced, putting dark, horrifying words to paper with ease. I had difficulties putting this book away ... It’s not just fantastic art, it’s excellent craftsmanship." - Trey Stone
"Hinckley's debut is a delightful novel for any horror lover, proving that you can use a classic trope and create something totally new and innovative." -Jamedi
"It is, first and foremost, a cosmic horror story perfectly suited to the old pages of Weird Tales." -Lyanna
Read Colin's interview with 'Uncomfortably Dark'
'The Black Lord' is mentioned as one of the books to look out for in 2023
'The Black Lord' is featured in The Lineup's indie press round up
Colin is featured in 'Culver City Crossroads' for 'The Black Lord' and his work as a bookseller
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