News Round-up Week Ending 11 December 2020

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …

We-Are-Wolves3-scaledWe Are Wolves, an anthology of short stories for the survivors of abuse and assault edited by Gemma Amor, Laurel Hightower and Cynthia Pelayo, out now from Burial Day Books

Once upon a time, there was a woman, and she was tired. Tired of pushing. Tired of being pushed. Tired of feeling alone. Tired of so much. So she gathered together a pack of wolves, a band of mothers, sisters, wives, daughters, partners, friends, lovers, survivors, victors and brilliant, shining things, and she told them to sing. And sing they did. The result is We Are Wolves, a chorus of of terrifying, moving and heart-breaking stories from some of horror’s finest contemporary writers including Gemma Amor, Laurel Hightower, Cina Pelayo, Sarah Read, Hailey Piper, V Castro, Sara Tantlinger, Sonora Taylor and many more. All proceeds from the sale of this charity anthology will go towards helping the survivors of abuse and assault. Grab your copy in paperback and eBook here, now.


Annihilation RadiationOut now from Storgy, Annihilation Radiation, book one in The Dark State Trilogy

Featuring the finalists of STORGY Magazines’s Annihilation Radiation Short Story Competition the Annihilation Radiation Anthology contains 18 short stories by an array of talented apocalyptic authors. Zip up your hazmat suit and hunker in your bunker with Book One of STORGY’S Dark State Trilogy. The Annihilation Radiation Anthology explores three era’s of atomic annihilation; Before, During, and After. Featuring apocalyptic tales from Alicia Hilton, Nick Adams, Julie Bissel and more, you can pick up your copy in paperback or eBook format now, here.


Red handsOut now from writer Christopher Golden and St Martin’s Press, Red Hands

A car plows through the crowd at a July 4th parade. The driver climbs out, sick and stumbling, reaching out…and everyone he touches drops dead within seconds. Maeve Sinclair watches in horror as people she loves begin to die and she knows she must take action. But in the aftermath of this terror, it’s Maeve who possesses that killing touch. Fleeing into the mountains, struggling with her own grief and confusion, Maeve faces the dawning realization that she will never be able to touch another human being again. “Weird s**t expert” Ben Walker is surprised to get a call from Alena Boudreau, director of the newly restructured Global Science Research Coalition. There’s an upheaval in the organization and she needs to send someone she can trust to Jericho Falls. Whoever finds Maeve Sinclair first will unravel the mystery of her death touch, and many are willing to kill her for that secret. Walker’s assignment is to get her off the mountain alive. But as Maeve searches for a hiding place, hunted and growing sicker by the moment, she begins to hear an insidious voice in her head, and the yearning, the need… the hunger to touch another human being continues to grow. When Walker and Maeve meet at last, they will unravel a stunning legacy of death and betrayal, and a malignant secret as old as history. Available in hardcover and audiobook formats, you can pick up your copy right now, here.


Alien Agenda Pub SamplerThe 2020 edition of the Alien Agenda Publishing Sampler is out now

From Alien Agenda Publishing comes the 2020 sampler, an eBook only release featuring tales from such authors as Bryan Smith (The Depraved), Tim Meyer (The Switch House), Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason (Mayan Blue) and many more. Available for just 99p or 99c depending on your location, you can pick up your copy right now, here.


KEV HARRISON


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