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Interview with Steve Toase On...

  About Steve Toase Steve Toase was born in North Yorkshire, England, and now lives in Munich,...

Author Interview with Simon...

    About Simon Strantzas    Simon Strantzas is the author of Nothing is Everything (Undertow Publications,...

Interview with Livia Llewellyn

      About Livia Llewellyn Livia Llewellyn is a writer of dark fantasy, horror, and erotica,...

Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste

  About Gwendolyn Kiste:   Gwendolyn Kiste is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Rust Maidens,...

Interview with Mike Thorn

    About Mike Thorn:   Mike Thorn is the author of the novel Shelter for the...

Interview with Gemma Files

About Gemma Files: Formerly a film critic, journalist, screenwriter and teacher, Gemma Files has been an award-winning...

Interview with Jeremy Robert...

About Jeremy Robert Johnson Jeremy Robert Johnson is the author of the The Loop, released in September...

Interview with Richard Kadrey...

Photo by Tristan Crane   Richard Kadrey is the New York Times-bestselling author of fifteen novels, including...

Kaaron Warren On Into Bones...

Kaaron Warren‘s stories have appeared in Australia, the US, China, the UK, and elsewhere in Europe, and...

Horror Authors & Their...

Laird Barron’s Recommended Reads He said this in our interview in 2019: “Three of my abiding favorites...

Interview: Stephen Graham Jones...

Stephen Graham Jones is the author of sixteen and a half novels, six story collections, a couple...

Shaun Hamill On A Cosmology of...

A native of Arlington, Texas, Shaun Hamill holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He lives...

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To Drown in Dark Water by Steve...

  Buy From Publisher Undertow Buy From Amazon U.S.A & U.K     About To Drown in...

The Skeleton Melodies by Clint...

  Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K     About The Skeleton Melodies   In 2014, Hippocampus...

Nothing is Everything by Simon...

  Purchase from Publisher Undertow Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K   About Nothing is Everything Nothing...

The Immeasurable Corpse of...

  Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K Purchase From Grimscribe Press     About The Immeasurable Corpse...

Second Nature by Nathaniel Rich

        About Second Nature   From the author of Losing Earth, a beautifully told...

The Night Always Comes by Willy...

Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K     About The Night Always Comes:   Award-winning author Willy...

The Grimscribe’s Puppets...

    About The Grimscribe’s Puppets Thomas Ligotti is beyond doubt one of the Grandmasters of Weird...

A Season in Carcosa edited by...

    Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K     Reviews   Slowly reads will accumulate and...

Burnt Black Suns by Simon...

      About Burnt Black Suns   In this fourth collection of stories, Simon Strantzas establishes...

Foregone by Russell Banks

    Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K     About Foregone A searing novel about memory,...

Goddess of Filth by V. Castro

        About Goddess of Filth “Five of us sat in a circle doing our...

Few Works More with Simon...

      The Few Works More with Simon Strantzas              ...

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Best Books of 2019

Best Books Published in 2019...

  The Best Books Published in 2019 with Horror Fantasy & Sci-fi     The Migration by...

The Sky Done Ripped: A Ned the...

Illustrations by Timothy Truman Copyright © 2019 by Timothy Truman From the Inside Flap The Sky Done...

Everything Is Beautiful and...

  Now shipping! Fully color illustrated by Luke Spooner Signed, numbered, and limited to 250 copies $10...

Best Books of 2019 with...

  The best literary, mystery, thriller, noir, and nonfiction books published in 2019. The many books I...

Cutting Edge edited by Joyce...

  Joyce Carol Oates pulls out all the stops in this chilling female-centric noir collection featuring brand-new...

The Half-Freaks by Nicole...

Harry Meyers is ill-equipped to handle funeral planning of any sort. If he had a goldfish and...

Nothing More Dangerous by Allen...

Nothing More Dangerous by Allen Eskens: In a small town where loyalty to family and to “your...

Sing Your Sadness Deep by Laura...

British Fantasy Award-winning author, and Shirley Jackson Award finalist Laura Mauro, a leading voice in contemporary dark...

Nox Pareidolia edited by Robert...

Cover Credit: Don Noble From the Bram Stoker Award-nominated editor of the 2018 This is Horror Anthology...

Your House Will Pay by Steph

A powerful and taut novel about racial tensions in Los Angeles, following two families—one Korean-American, one African-American—grappling...

Cricket Hunters by Jeremy

Celia (Garcia) Lundy was fifteen in the fall of 1998 when Abby Powell, one of her five...

Dry County by Jake Hinkson

A dark vision of American religion and politics, Dry County is a portrait of a man willing...

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Forthcoming-Preorder

Slewfoot: A Tale of Bewitchery...

      About Slewfoot   Set in Colonial New England, Slewfoot is a tale of magic...

The Last House on Needless...

      About The Last House on Needless Street    A gripping psychological horror novel that...

Beneath a Pale Sky by Philip...

Purchase From lethepressbooks.com     About Beneath a Pale Sky Beneath a Pale Sky collects eight stories...

Falling by T.J. Newman

  Purchase from Amazon U.S.A & U.K     About Falling You just boarded a flight to...

Forthcoming Sept 21st: When...

Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K   About When Things Get Dark   A collection of new...

Forthcoming Spring: Prisms...

    Purchase From Publisher PS Publishing     About Prisms Prisms are instruments, mirrors, metaphors, gateways...

Forthcoming Sep 14th: Harlem...

    Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K     About Harlem Shuffle   From two-time Pulitzer...

Forthcoming Aug 3rd: Billy...

    Purchase From Amazon U.S.A & U.K     About Billy Summers From legendary storyteller and...

Forthcoming Aug 17th: What...

      About What About the Baby? A collection of essays, lectures, and observations on the...

Forthcoming Oct 12th: The...

      About The Nameless Ones: From the international and instant New York Times bestselling author...

Forthcoming July 20th: The...

      About The Devil You Know: In eleven vivid narratives based on decades of providing...

Forthcoming May 18th: Goblin by...

  About Goblin:   From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie comes...

Forthcoming Oct 19th: Nothing...

    About Nothing But Blackened Teeth:   Cassandra Khaw’s Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a gorgeously...

Forthcoming July 13th: To Walk...

      About To Walk Alone in the Crowd: Translated from the Spanish by Guillermo Bleichmar...

Forthcoming June 8th: Rabbits...

      About Rabbits: Conspiracies abound in this surreal and yet all-too-believable thriller in which a...

Forthcoming Oct 19th: Body...

    About Body Shocks:   Bestselling editor Ellen Datlow (Lovecraft’s Monsters) delivers world-class body horror in...

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Best Fiction 2018

Interview with Laird Barron On...

Photo courtesy Jessica M. Laird Barron, an expat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago...

Interview with Paul Howarth On...

Photo credit: Sarah Howarth Paul Howarth was born and grew up in Great Britain before moving to Melbourne...

Interview with George Pelecanos...

George Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C. He worked as a line cook, dishwasher, bartender, and woman’s...

Interview with Alma Katsu on...

Photo Credit: Tim Coburn Alma Katsu is the author of The Hunger, a reimagining of the story...

Best fiction books of 2018

Memorable Characters, potent voices, great prose, evoking locales and conflict, various complexities, love, death and dreams in...

Coyote Songs by Gabino Iglesias

        About Coyote Songs:   In Gabino Iglesias’ second novel, ghosts and old gods...

Hazards of Time Travel by Joyce...

An ingenious, dystopian novel of one young woman’s resistance against the constraints of an oppressive society, from...

Blood Standard by Laird Barron

Award-winning author Laird Barron makes his crime fiction debut with a novel set in the underbelly of...

Driving to Geronimo’s Grave...

  From the Dusty Great Depression to the far future, to the wild west, to the era...

Elevation by Stephen King

Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The latest from legendary master storyteller Stephen King,...

The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky by...

  They had escaped their country, but they couldn’t escape the past Having lost both her home...

The Reckoning by John Grisham

October 1946, Clanton, Mississippi Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, the...

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Rundowns

The 2020 Bram Stoker Awards...

      The 2020 Bram Stoker Awards® Nominees     Superior Achievement in a Novel  ...

February 2021 Book Releases

  Releases in February 2021        2nd Feb Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan “Celeste Ng’s...

2020 Must Read Books

  2020 Must Read Books More2Read Reviews       Hard Cash Valley by Brian Panowich Review...

Tales Old & New with H.P...

Tales of Old & New This is my new project. I hope to read these tales for...

2019 Bram Stoker Awards

    From Organizers and creators of The Bram Stoker Awards @ http://www.thebramstokerawards.com: Los Angeles, April 18,...

2019 Shirley Jackson Awards...

  The Nominees for the 2019 Shirley Jackson Awards:  https://www.shirleyjacksonawards.org     Best Novel: The Book of...

Authors and Their Favorite...

Alma Katsu, Carrie Laben, S.P Miskowski, Gwendolyn Kiste, Kaaron Warren, Priya Sharma, and Helen Marshall. I asked...

Best Books of 2019 with...

  The best literary, mystery, thriller, noir, and nonfiction books published in 2019. The many books I...

Horror Authors & Their...

Laird Barron’s Recommended Reads He said this in our interview in 2019: “Three of my abiding favorites...

Must-Read Selection of June...

  This Storm by James Ellroy June 4th | Knopf A massive novel of World War II...

April 2019 Rundown |...

Reviews Of April Like Lions by Brian Panowich In The River by Jeremy Robert Johnson Wounds: Six...

March 2019 Rundown &...

The More2Read March 2019 Reviews & Interviews Thank you to all the publishers and authors for your...

Best Nonfiction 2018

Can’t Hurt Me by David...

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare — poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and...

The Sun Does Shine: How I Found...

  The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row (Oprah’s Book Club...

Best Nonfiction Books of 2018

“Susan Orlean has long been one of our finest storytellers, and she proves it again with The Library...

The Line Becomes A River:...

For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of...

Heartland: A Memoir of Working...

  Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction An eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in the...

The Library Book by Susan

On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library....

Heavy: An American Memoir by...

In this powerful and provocative memoir, genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon explores what the weight of...

The Reckonings: Essays by Lacy...

This extraordinary, timely new collection of essays by the award-winning writer of The Other Side—rooted in her...

Impossible Owls: Essays by...

A globe-spanning, ambitious book of essays from one of the most enthralling storytellers in narrative nonfiction In...

The Third Bank of the River:...

A sweeping look at the war over the Amazon-as activists, locals, and indigenous tribes struggle to save...

Goodbye, Sweet Girl : A Story...

    Goodbye, Sweet Girl by Kelly Sundberg: In this brave and beautiful memoir, written with the...

The Stuff: Unlock Your Power to...

  Everyone has difficult moments in life. But everyone also has the Stuff to overcome hardships, to...

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