News Round-up Week Ending 8 November 2019

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

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New novel, Doll Crimes, from author Karen Runge and Crystal Lake Publishing, out today

From author Karen Runge comes Doll Crimes, her second novel. A teen mother raises her daughter on a looping road trip, living hand-to-mouth in motel rest stops and backwater towns, stepping occasionally into the heat and chaos of the surrounding cities. A life without permanence, filled with terrors and joys, their stability dependent on the strangers—and strange men—they meet along the way. But what is the difference between the love of a mother, and the love of a friend? And in a world with such blurred lines, where money is tight and there’s little outside influence, when does the need to survive slide into something more sinister? Her first release since 2017’s acclaimed Seeing Double, Runge has also seen her short fiction published in Shock Totem, and anthologies such as Death’s Realm and more. With the author recently having been the victim of a vicious assault in her homeland of South Africa in the last week, there’s no better time to support her work. That aside, the best reason to buy Doll Crimes is that it’s sure to be an outstanding, haunting work of fiction. Get your copy here.


ghostland New from writer Duncan Ralston and Shadow Work Publishing, Ghostland is out today

Be first in line for the most haunted theme park in the world – GHOSTLAND! Discover and explore hundreds of haunted buildings and cursed objects! Witness spectral beings of all kinds with our patented Augmented Reality glasses! Experience all the terror and thrills the afterlife has to offer, safely protected by our Recurrence Field technology! Visit Ghostland today – it’s the hauntedest place on earth! From the author of Salvage, Gristle & Bone, and Video Nasties, Ghostland is the new, eagerly awaited novel from Duncan Ralston. Released today, you can grab your copy here.


ripe and others From British author Lee Glenwright, comes Ripe, and Others, his debut short fiction collection

A young boy is kept in isolation in the cellar of his parents’ house. His only contact with the outside world being with his mother, he yearns for change. A girl who spends her evenings inventing an entire persona for herself through internet chatrooms forgets one thing: that other people can be who – or whatever – they want to be on the web, too. A man rescued from the brink of death comes to realise that true love really is forever. A collection of ten short stories of dark fiction, from the mind of Lee Glenwright. Available in paperback or Kindle eBook (including Kindle Unlimited), you can get your copy now, here.


KEV HARRISON

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