Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
Two interlinked stories in one novel explore the last movements of the final victim of the 1888 Whitechapel Murders
In 13 Miller’s Court, two novels by Alan M. Clark and John Linwood Grant come together to tell the story of the final victim of the 1888 Whitechapel murders. The tale follows spiritualist Catherine Weatherhead and her dark, psychic visions and Mary Jane Kelly, on a seemingly inevitable collision course with the Deptford Assassin. The tome will also be released as two separate books. You can get your hands on this combined edition, from IFD Publishing, now.
Recently released through Black Shuck Books as part of their Shadow series, Broken on the Inside, is a mini-collection by Phil Sloman
Consisting of five short stories, including the new title story, ‘Broken on the Inside,’ this mini-collection is the sixth in the Shadow series from Black Shuck Books. This collection focuses on the darker aspects of life and shines a light on our deepest fears. The book has already received substantial praise from the likes of The Gingernuts of Horror, Kendall Reviews and more besides. Released during the summer, you can get hold of your copy on kindle or in paperback format here.
Featuring an introduction by Gemma Files, Guignol and Other Sardonic Tales is the new short story collection from Orrin Grey. Featuring fourteen stories which draw inspiration from sources as diverse as Lovecraft, Hammer Horror films, Kaiju movies and the Theatre du Grand Guignol, this melange of tales delivers the cruelty that Orrin Grey’s fiction is renowned for. After receiving rave reviews for his previous collection in 2015, PAinted Monsters and Other Strange Beasts, this book is hotly anticipated and you can grab your copy right here.
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