“Anya Martin has been weaving nightmarish spells in her strange stories for many years, and now her personal best is available in one mind-bending collection.”
Twelve women, twelve horrors. In Paris, a college student awakens a gargoyle; insects infest a lonely woman’s home; in post World War II Germany, an American jazz singer confronts her lover about his horrifying war crimes; a young girl wishes her dog immortality; via found footage a young couple gets first hand experience with H.P. Lovecraft’s Resonator machine; in 1923 London, Elsa Lanchester exposes the truth behind Bride of Frankenstein, which involves the preserved brain of Karl Marx’s daughter.
These tales, and more, in Sleeping With the Monster.
Why we’re excited about this book:
Anya Martin has been weaving nightmarish spells in her strange stories for many years, and now her personal best is available in one mind-bending collection. Publishers Weekly says: “Lovers of weird fiction will be thrilled by this collection, which has a little something for everyone: historical fiction, more traditional horror, and the downright strange.” A former journalist and now production manager for The Outer Dark, Anya has been published in Looming Low, Vol 1, Tales from a Talking Board, Borderlands 6, Mantid Magazine, Cassilda’s Song, and many more publications. Her non-fiction has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and the Miami Herald. Sleeping With the Monster is published with Lethe Press, releases 3 November 2018, and is available for pre-order now.