News Round-up Week Ending 19 January 2018

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

Phantom Limbs

Phantom Limbs, the new short story collection from Margo Lanagan, available for pre-order now

Released through PS Publishing Australia, Phantom Limbs is the new short story collection from Australian author Margo Lanagan. Already garnering praise from a variety of reviewers, including in The Times, Fantasy Magazine and Strange Horizons, the collection includes twisted fairy tales, ghost stories and visions of a dystopic future. The fifteen stories are bound in the luxurious hardback edition that we have come to expect from PS Publishing and includes one brand new story, ‘The Tin Wife.’ You can pre-order your copy right here.

Beyond NightCrystal Lake Publishing reveal cover of new release, Beyond Night, ahead of release next Friday, 26 January

Written by Eric S. Brown (Bigfoot War) and Steven L. Shrewsbury (Stronger Than Death), Beyond Night is the new release from Crystal Lake Publishing, which envisions Lovecraftian horror at the northern fringes of the Roman empire. The novel contains mythical creatures, wizardry, swordplay and much more besides. Expect to find a review on This is Horror shortly but, in the meantime, keep your eyes firmly fixed on Crystal Lake’s Facebook page for more information and launch offers.



Official trailer for new British horror film, Ghost Stories, available now

Described as ‘the best British horror movie in years,’ among other plaudits, Ghost Stories, starring Martin Freeman (SherlockThe Hobbit) is the story of a professor investigating three hauntings. He quickly begins to question everything he believes in. The film will not hit cinemas until April, but take a look at the trailer, below, to whet your appetite.


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