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Echo Lake by Letitia Trent

Echo Lake by Letitia Trent

Echo Lake by Letitia Trent (Dark House Press, June 2014)-Emily Collins has been spending the last 5 years or so working to support herself and her musician husband, while he plays gigs and crashes at friends’ houses. When Emily discovers that he’s been cheating on her (probably for a while), instead of breaking down, she throws him out, and discovers newfound freedom. Perhaps it’s fate, then, when she gets a … Continue reading

Catching up with AJ Colucci, author of Seeders

Catching up with AJ Colucci, author of Seeders

I really, really liked AJ’s first book, THE COLONY, and am thrilled to have her back to talk about her new book, SEEDERS, which just came out this month! Please welcome her back to the blog! I loved The Colony, so of course I can’t wait for Seeders! Will you tell us a little about it? It’s another scary thriller based on actual science. This time I go into the … Continue reading

Interview: Adam Nevill talks about horror, what scares him, and The House of Small Shadows

Interview: Adam Nevill talks about horror, what scares him, and The House of Small Shadows

Adam Nevill’s new book, THE HOUSE OF SMALL SHADOWS, just came out here in the US this week, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about it, and more! Please welcome Adam to the blog! I’m very excited that The House of Small Shadows is finally out in the US! I’ve read that the book was inspired in part by your childhood in England. Will … Continue reading

August 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

August 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF for July (click on the covers to pre-order)! Note I took out the Top 10, because I never (ever) can keep it to just 10. August is an AMAZING month for SFF! Broken Souls by Stephen Blackmoore (DAW-August 5th) Synopsis-Sister murdered, best friend dead, married to the patron saint of death, Santa Muerte. Necromancer Eric Carter’s return to Los Angeles … Continue reading

The 2013 Shirley Jackson Award winners have been announced!

The 2013 Shirley Jackson Award winners have been announced!

Congrats to all of the winners of the 2013 Shirley Jackson Awards! I don’t know how they do it, since there were so many great titles to pick from, but they did, and here they are! NOVEL American Elsewhere, Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit) NOVELLA Burning Girls, Veronica Schanoes (Tor.com) NOVELETTE Cry Murder! In a Small Voice, Greer Gilman (Small Beer Press) SHORT FICTION  “57 Reasons for the Slate Quarry Suicides,” … Continue reading

Interview: Letitia Trent, author of Echo Lake

Interview: Letitia Trent, author of Echo Lake

Please welcome Letitia Trent to the blog! Her brand new novel, ECHO LAKE, just came out from Dark House Press, and she was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about it, and more! What made you decide to dive into the world of dark gothic in Echo Lake? Will you tell us a little about it and what inspired the book? My favorite books are a little … Continue reading

How about some Kindle deals in SFF and Mystery-all under $5?

How about some Kindle deals in SFF and Mystery-all under $5?

Looking for a good read this weekend that won’t break the bank? I’ve got you covered with a ton of Kindle titles under $5! As always, doublecheck the price before clicking the BUY button, and enjoy (there’s a little bit of everything here, so you’re sure to find something you’ll like)!

The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones

The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones

The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones (Mulholland, July 1st, 2014)-“Damn the odds, keep fighting until you have nothing left.” When Hannah Wilde arrives at the remote farmhouse in Wales, with her young daughter, Leah and seriously injured husband, Nate, in tow, all she knows is that she must protect them at all costs. As she attempts to nurse Nate back to health, with help from a local man (who … Continue reading

Excerpt: Echo Lake by Letitia Trent

Excerpt: Echo Lake by Letitia Trent

ECHO LAKE is Letitia Trent’s debut novel, out this month from Dark House Press. Please enjoy this excerpt, and be sure to check out the book! Excerpt from Echo Lake by Letitia Trent Christopher walked at night along the dirt roads near his parent’s house, down the same roads he’d walked as a kid and would probably walk until he died, just like that old man who lived down by … Continue reading

Angry Robot Books just turned 5, so let’s celebrate with…Tim Waggoner (The Nekropolis Archives)!

Angry Robot Books just turned 5, so let’s celebrate with…Tim Waggoner (The Nekropolis Archives)!

Angry Robot Books just turned 5, and to celebrate, AR is doing some fun posts around the web and also offering some great giveaway. Tim Waggoner has written an awesome guest post, and we’ve got 5 copies of THE NEKROPOLIS ARCHIVES to give away to 5 lucky winners (the omnibus includes Nekropolis, Dead Streets, and Dark War)! So, welcome Tim to the blog, and be sure to check out #AngryRobot5 … Continue reading

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