News Round-up Week Ending 26 February 2021

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

prisms-hardcover-edited-by-darren-speegle-michael-bailey-5167-pNew anthology, Prisms, edited by Darren Speegle and Michael Bailey, available for pre-order now from PS Publishing

Prisms are instruments, mirrors, metaphors, gateways humankind must pass through in order to achieve, to overcome, to realize, to become. Contained herein are nineteen transformative tales from some of speculative fiction’s most brilliant minds. So open your eyes and let the light pass through … Featuring stories by Kristi DeMeester, Brian Evenson, Nadia Bulkin, Richard Thomas and more outstanding authors, you can pre-order your copy in a jacketed hardcover edition or opt for one of the one hundred signed copies. Whichever option you go for, you’re going to want to read this, so pre-order your copy  here.

ClareAtSixteenNew from The Parliament House and writer Don Roff, Clare at Sixteen: Clare Bleecker Book One, available for pre-order now

The small town of Pickman Flats offers a bright sunny place filled with quaint shopping and wine tasting. But underneath the town’s inviting exterior lies a dark underbelly, a sinister element that lurks in the shadows. Clare is a devoted vegan who goes to Catholic high school, is fastidious in her manner, and also, well, a killer. The Other Clare takes over at the most inopportune of times. She tries to keep her inner beast at bay, but it’s hard when there are so many creeps around who help to unleash it. What secret lies hidden beneath Pickman Flats? And who is Clare really? If you want answers, well, there’s only one way to find out-even if it kills you. Available for pre-order in eBook format, with the paperback coming soon, you can guarantee your copy here.

ElsieFrankensteinNew from Castle Bridge Media and KC Chambert, the first three books in The Monster Kid Detective Squad series, coming 5 March

A new children’s series about the Monster Kid Detective Squad, about a club of young monsters (a pair of Frankenstein monster twins, a sea creature, Dracula siblings, and more) who solve mysteries brought to them by fellow students. The mysteries that come to the Monster Kid Detective Squad treehouse may be supernatural or grounded– the monsters never know until they take the case and get to the bottom of it. You can pre-order the first three entries in the series for the horror-loving kids in your life right now, here.


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