Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
Floaters, a new novella by Garrett Boatman, released through Crystal Lake Publishing, coming 10 September
With the beleaguered police and the Queen’s army battling twin plagues—human and inhuman—London’s criminal youth gangs join forces to save their city. Will Tagget, leader of the Lambeth Lads, together with his enemies Bill Drummond of the Drury Lane Gang, bull-necked George Fish of the Elephant and Castle Gang, shillelagh-wielding Dirk Bogart of the New Cut Gang, Quincy Bird of City Road, along with their female counterparts—Lambeth Kate, Queen Jane, New Cut Beth, Razor Lil and Dirty Deidre—set out on an adventure the telling of which might earn a man a lifetime of free drinks. If he lives to tell it. Will these violent gangs put aside their rivalries long enough to get the job done? Pre-order your copy in eBook, with the paperback soon to follow, here.
The Strange Thing We Become and Other Dark Tales collects eight stories of literary dark fiction. Tense and terrifying, these masterful stories by Eric LaRocca explore the shadow side of love. Featuring stories You Follow Wherever They Go, Bodies Are for Burning, The Strange Thing We Become, The Trees Grew Because I Bled There, You’re Not Supposed to Be Here, Where Flames Burned Emerald as Grass, I’ll Be Gone by Then, Please Leave or I’m Going to Hurt You, this collection follows hot on the heels of the acclaimed Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke, this collection is out now in paperback and eBook format. Grab your copy here.
What One Wouldn’t Do for…what? Power? Safety? Love? Revenge? Here’s to the lengths one might go to for everything. With dark fiction from J.A.W. McCarthy, Avra Margariti, Marisca Pichette, Stephanie Ellis, Christina Wilder, Donna Lynch, Katie Young, Scott J. Moses, Angela Sylvaine, tom reed, Cheri Kamei, Shane Douglas Keene, J.V. Gachs, Tim McGregor, Emma E. Murray, Nick Younker, Jennifer Crow, Joanna Koch, Lex Vranick, Laurel Hightower, Eric Raglin, Eric LaRocca, Daniel Barnett, Bob Johnson, Simone le Roux, Hailey Piper, Bryson Richard, Jena Brown, and Christi Nogle. Pre-order your copy in eBook, with a paperback to follow, now.