“With her latest collection, Files presents us with her most recent stories, diving into the deep end of desolation and the cold wasteland of existential dread.”
A cloudy antique bottle, open to wish your rages inside. A king who preys on his bloodline while his long dead remains smolder for centuries. The Airbnb that eats all your dreams.
Only our very worst dreams come true.
Here, people pull themselves apart, spawning doppelgangers from their own flesh. A cold moon, staring down, whispering. Out of reach, in the corner of your eye, like a barely remembered cinematic memory you’ve been chasing down forever.
Nothing is as it seems …
Why we’re excited about this book:
Gemma Files has been melting reader’s minds long enough to establish herself as one of our most original and exciting practitioners of weird and creepy fiction. The author of The Hexslinger Series and Expermental Film, Gemma also has several collections such as Drawn Up From Deep Places, the interconnected We Will All Go Down Together, and Spectral Evidence. Her short fiction has graced the pages of many publications and anthologies. With her latest collection, Files presents us with her most recent stories, diving into the deep end of desolation and the cold wasteland of existential dread. Publisher’s Weekly says: “This electrifying collection of 15 horror shorts from Files seeks out the hidden pockets of terror in everyday life … Files maintains a sense of dread throughout with taut, unflinching prose sprinkled with touches of gore. Files’s monsters peer out from the periphery of reality, creating a sense of lurking horror and existential dread. This atmospheric collection will have even the most seasoned horror readers considering sleeping with the lights on.”
Forthcoming from Grimscribe Press, with stunning cover art by Jesse Peper, In That Endlessness, Our End by Gemma Files releases 15 February 2021 and is available for pre-order now.