Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
When Cassie Baker buys the house on Cedar Street, it’s partly because it reminds her of the house she grew up in in the ‘80s. It reminds her of happier times, when her Mom was still alive, before the cancer had taken her. It seems like the perfect place to raise her baby boy, Sam. That is, until a friend unearths the remains of a dog, buried in a shallow grave in the backyard. After the bones come the cockroaches … The Cockroach King is a new novella written by Andrew Cull, the award-winning author of Remains and Bones. All profits from sales of The Cockroach King will be donated to UNICEF. Available now, you can grab your copy here.
Sliced Up Press is delighted to present its debut anthology, featuring sixteen sweetly sinister stories. Grab your fork and dig in to tales of tiered cakes and teary eyes, plump currants and sinister undercurrents, all-consuming hunger and bizarre gluttony. There’s something for all tastes here, though you might think twice before ordering dessert … Featuring delicious but deadly tales by authors such as V. Castro, Sam Richard, Red Lagoe, Liam Hogan and more, Slashertorte is available in paperback and eBook versions, and you can pick up your copy right now, here.
Portraits from the Woods, a new hardcover photographic art book of The Walking Dead, by photographer Norman Reedus, out now
In this brand-new electrifying book of photography by Norman Reedus, he captures moments behind the scenes of TWD as only Norman could deliver. With his unique sense of humor, traveling into the Georgian woods with Norman’s cast of characters and zombies, alongside portraits of Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Hideo Kojima, Lena Dunham, Diane Kruger, Dave Chapelle and many more to reveal the individuals that inhabit his life. Available in the beautiful hardcover (pictured), or as a special collectors’ edition in a clothbound, clamshell box with a signed archival photograph, you can grab your copy now, here.