News Round-up Week Ending 31 July 2020

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


Recall Night, the thrilling sequel to Manifest Recall, available for pre-order now from writer Alan Baxter and Grey Matter Press

Back from self-imposed exile in Canada where he fled to avoid the law following the blood-stained events in Manifest Recall-the first installment of award-winning author Alan Baxter’s latest supernatural thriller series-Eli Carver returns to the states with thoughts of starting over. But an accidental encounter on a train with a mysterious woman, one he soon learns has her own dangerous past, threatens to unravel his well-intended plans. Upon their arrival in New York, the duo quickly find themselves entangled in an ongoing war between two rival crime syndicates. And with the ghosts of his own past continuing to torment him, Eli finds himself taking the darkest of turns as he’s drawn down a perilous path into a world of ancient religion and deadly occult rituals. The jumping off point for a new series featuring the tortured Carver, Recall Night is available for pre-order now, in paperback and eBook, here.

OurCarrionHeartsAvailable now from Bloodshot Books and writer Brian Fatah Steele, Our Carrion Hearts

Vampires, Witches, Faeries, Djinn, and Wendigo. These five tribes have held an uneasy truce for centuries, united for their mutual benefit as the Carrion Court. But now the collapse has begun. Daniel Hale has been summoned back to his hometown to investigate the disappearance of another Wendigo. Rumors are circulating that his kind are going feral, hearing voices in their primal form. To make things more complicated, a young psychic woman seems somehow involved. Meanwhile, Kelsey Radu and her family are acquiring an impressive body count. The teenage Witch has a plan, one audacious and brutal. It doesn’t matter how many die out back in the shack, she will not be stopped until the ritual is finally complete. Pick up this menagerie of monsters in paperback or eBook now, here.

Black Ice Kills

Black Ice Kills, the third installment in Daniel Willcocks’ apocalyptic serial When Winter Comes, out now

As the town of Denridge Hills struggles against the pale white invaders, secrets long left in the past begin to unravel. What was once buried long ago in the snow, may just hold the answers to the town’s survival. Cody has found a secret entrance to a forgotten tunnel and hopes it leads to safety; however, cracks start to form between friendships. Tori feels the searching gaze of her former lover, a man who has become far removed from what he once was. Alex fights to find Cody, torn between the decision of integrity and sacrifice. All the while Karl hunts for that which is lost in the snow, spurred on by the mysterious toxin that runs through his veins, obedient to the will of the Masked One, little knowing that his captor is but a pawn in the grander scheme of the game. “Black Ice Kills” is the third tale in the serialized apocalyptic horror, “When Winter Comes,” with new episodes released monthly. Pick up the first installment, The First Fall, for free today, or get the whole series so far, here.


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