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Cover reveal: Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2018

Happy to see the cover for the latest Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror from Paula Guran and Prime Books!

“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black Static #57)
“Swift to Chase,” Laird Barron (Adam’s Ladder: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction)
“Fallow,” Ashley Blooms (Shimmer
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Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2018 ToC

Mermaid from one of Kathleen Jennings’ calendars

I’m delighted to announce that “The Little Mermaid, in Passing” has scored a berth in Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Dark Fantasy  & Horror 2018 from Prime Books!

The ToC is amazing …

“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black
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Hellboy in da house

Kinda literally, but kinda figuratively.

Technically, it’s the new Hellboy prose anthology (via Dark Horse Comics), An Assortment of Horrors, edited by Christopher Golden and artified exquisitely (as always) by Mike Mignola.

So, yeah, if your dog went nuts a day or so ago, it’s
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To Bell the Cat: Hellboy

I’ve been hiding this for months! At last it can be revealed! This is the illustration Mike Mignola did for my story in the new Hellboy prose anthology, An Assortment of Horrors.

Aletheia: JS Breukelaar

JS Breukelaar’s Aletheia is one of the finest, strangest novels I’ve read in a long time. There’s bone and blood magic in it, and it drips strangeness. Highly recommended.

She’s resident of Sydney, Australia via San Diego, New York and New Zealand. Born in Berkeley,
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Alan Baxter’s Crow Shine

crowshine-front-full-webAlan Baxter is an award-winning author of dark fantasy, horror and sci-fi and an international master of kung fu. He runs the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy and writes novels, novellas and short stories full of magic, monsters
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Hello, Hellboy

hbyaoh-tpb-cvr-solSoooo, one of the secrets I’ve been sitting on this year is the new Hellboy prose anthology, Hellboy: An Assortment of Horror, in which I haz a story.

Very excited about this, and very grateful to Mike Mignola and Chris Golden for
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Alex Caine Lives Again: Alan Baxter

alan-by-nicole-web-cropYes! The Alex Caine series is so good and kickass that it got a second release! Bound, Obsidian, and Abduction are all now in paperback format as well as ebookery.

Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes dark fantasy, horror
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New Cthulhu 2: More Recent Weird

NEWCTHULU2-200Another cracking read from Paula Guran and Prime Books! Collecting some outstanding reprints, this anthology is available for order here.

CONTENTS:
The Same Deep Waters As You • Brian Hodge
Mysterium Tremendum • Laird Barron
The Transition of Elizabeth Haskings • Caitlín R. Kiernan
Bloom • John
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Singing Her Scars: Damien Angelica Walters

Damien-Angelica-Walters-Author-Photo-744x731Damien Angelica Walters’ short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in various anthologies and magazines, including The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2015, Year’s Best Weird Fiction Volume One, Cassilda’s Song, Nightmare, Strange Horizons, and Apex. “The Floating Girls: A Documentary,”
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