Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
New Halloween Charity Anthology Trickster’s Treats 3: The Seven Deadly Sins Edition, out now from Things in the Well
Available now in paperback and coming soon in eBook format, Trickster’s Treats is an annual anthology of flash fiction from Things in the Well. This year’s edition, based on the theme of The Seven Deadly Sins, is co-edited by Marie O’Regan and Lee Murray and features forty-nine stories by outstanding writers of dark fiction from all over the world. The Proceeds from this charity anthology go to Charity: Water who organise projects all over the world to provide access to clean water for those without it. The anthology is priced at just $10 for a physical copy and the Kindle edition coming in at just over $3 from 12 October. Get your copy, here.
Midnight in the Graveyard, a new anthology from Silver Shamrock Press, edited by Kenneth W. Cain, available for pre-order now
Featuring stories by a host of outstanding authors, including Robert McCammon, Elizabeth Massie, Kealan Patrick Burke, Catherine Cavendish, Chad Lutzke and many more, Midnight in the Graveyard is the latest release from Silver Shamrock Publishing. Edited by Kenneth W. Cain, the anthology will be released on 15 October, just in time for Halloween. Pre-order your copy here.
After being held against their will in a house used for trafficking, three girls plan their escape. One is a goth with a penchant for blood who is convinced she’s a vampire, another grew up with an alcoholic mother and the other is a mute who finds solace in a houseplant. This brand new novella from Chad Lutzke (The Same Deep Water As You, Of Foster Homes And Flies) is a coming-of-age tale of revenge and survival that explores the characters’ friendship and the desperate measures they will take to survive. Coming 27 September, The Pale White is available for pre-order right now, here.
Released 31 October, from one of the masters of supernatural horror, Adam L. G. Nevill, The Reddening
In his first novel since 2017’s Under a Watchful Eye, Adam L. G. Nevill returns with The Reddening. The novel finds Katrine, a lifestyle journalist who has moved to a sleepy coastal holiday location to escape past traumas. But, when a huge cache of ancient artifacts and human remains are discovered in nearby Brickburgh, a hideous shadow engulfs her life. At the same time, Helene, a lone parent, continues to grieve the disappearance of her brother, six years before. Rumours of drug plantations abound, along with sightings of the mythical ‘red folk.’ The two women find themselves forced to confront an infernal force, lurking within the caves of Brickburgh. Coming this halloween, get your copy of The Reddening, available in Paperback, eBook and a special hardback edition (limited to just 400 copies) here.