“[T]he way in which the shack progressively takes over Mark reminds me of stories like The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson or Hell House, by Matheson, due to the way in which the evil housed in these mythical buildings takes advantage of the pre-existing weaknesses in its inhabitants, either to destroy them, as in the aforementioned classics, or to, in some way, possess or transform them, as in this novel …”
L. J. Zapico reviews Un Refugio para los Condenados, the Spanish translation of Shelter for the Damned
“The story, in its last third, plunges into dark depths, with touches of cosmic horror and weird , finishing off its construction of adolescent obsessions, parent-child relationships and youth psychology.”
Soraya Murillo Hernandez reviews Un Refugio para los Condenados (Spanish translation of Shelter for the Damned)
“Mike Thorn updates the psychological horror novel, taking it to cosmic horror and the most stark realism, using a scathing and sometimes excessive style, not suitable for everyone, really raw at times, he has written a brilliant exposition on the truth for urban youth. Like life itself.”
Coming in 2022: Dilatando Mentes Editorial to Release Spanish Edition of Shelter for the Damned
In 2022, Dilatando Mentes Editorial will release Shelter for the Damned in Spanish translation.