And this is the forbidden truth, the unspeakable taboo - that evil is not always repellent but frequently attractive; that it has the power to make of us not simply victims, as nature and accident do, but active accomplices.
~Joyce Carol Oates
My humor and tastes have always naturally leaned more toward the morbid, so it is no surprise that I frequently find myself gravitating toward darker subject matter when I'm picking out my next book to read. I wanted to find a place beyond just social media where I could connect with other readers that enjoy escaping into a world of death, destruction, kink, gore, and all things darkly disturbing from a literary standpoint.
Macabre Rose is the brainchild of my desire to delve deeper into discussions about my favorite authors, books, and all the strange things that creep out my husband. Check out my blog posts and let's start chatting! Feel free to share new favorite books and authors you've found, bounce ideas around for your current projects, and get weird with me.