News Round-up Week Ending 12 April 2019

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

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In Darkness, Delight: Masters of Midnight available for pre-order from Corpus Press

Following on from last year’s hugely successful anthology, Doorbells at Dusk, Corpus Press will be launching a double anthology this year, titled In Darkness, Delight. The first release, subtitled Masters of Midnight, will be available from 6 May and pre-orders are now open. Featuring an amazing roster of authors, including Josh Malerman (Bird BoxInspection), Billy Chizmar (Widow’s Point),  Israel Finn (Dreaming at the Top of My Lungs), Patrick Lacey (We Came Back), This is Horror’s own Paul Michaels and many more besides, this is certain to be a big hit. You can pre-order your digital copy now, here.


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Charity anthology, Tales for the Camp Fire, aims to support California wildfire relief coming 2 May

Edited by Loren Rhoads and published by Tomes and Coffee Press, Tales for the Camp Fire is an anthology of horror fiction, written by North Californian writers, aiming to support the relief efforts following the devastating wildfires of November 2018. Featuring stories by legendary authors such as Clark Ashton Smith, Bram Stoker Award winners Gene O’Neil and Nancy Etchemendy among others, the anthology features dark tales of science fiction, splatterpunk, fairy tales, psychological terror, black humour and much more besides. If you would like to support this cause, you can pre-order your copy now, here.


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Demain Publishing’s latest wave of Short Sharp Shocks available for pre-order, featuring This is Horror writers and more

Available for pre-order now and released 19 April is the latest releases in Demain Publishing’s ‘Short Sharp Shocks’ range. Featuring stories designed to be consumed in a single sitting, this round of releases includes work by this author, This is Horror’s Dan Howarth, Calvin Demmer (The Sea Was a Fair Master), Christopher Stanley who has recently been featured in Unnerving MagazineAphotic Realm and others, along with Benedict J. Jones and Alison Weir. You can pre-order your copy of any of the titles, here.


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PC Game Dreadful Bond, with creative direction by horror master Dario Argento, seeking funding on Kickstarter

Using the Unreal 4 engine and seen from the point of view of a character descending into madness in the crumbling rooms of Wharton Manor, Dreadful Bond is the first video game to be creatively led by horror master Dario Argento. Currently at just under thirty percent funded and with two weeks to go until the Kickstarter’s end, as you can see from the video below, this looks to be a chilling prospect. You can support the kickstarter, with various perks and benefits, here.


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