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The Attic Tragedy: J. Ashley-Smith

1. What do new readers need to know about J. Ashley-Smith?

I’m a British–Australian writer of dark – often speculative – fiction.

I’m not in any way nationalistic or even particularly patriotic, either to my new or my old home
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Christopher Golden: The Pandora Room

One of my favourite humans/writers/editors is the delightful Christopher Golden. Today he’s chatting about his new novel The Pandora Room.

What do new readers need to know about Christopher Golden?

Hmm. I’ve been writing full time since 1992. Horror, fantasy, mystery …
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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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Waking in Winter: Deborah Biancotti

debDeborah Biancotti is the author of A Book of Endings and Bad Power, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling novel, Zeroes.  She has been shortlisted for the Shirley Jackson Award and the William L. Crawford Award for Best First Fantasy Book. Her new novella, Read more…

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Just finished reading the latest of my Shirley Jackson collection, We Have Always Lived in the Castle.

OMG. Maybe even more brilliant that The Haunting of Hill House. Poison. Crazy folk. Villagers with torches and pitchforks. Oh my!

‘In this village the men stayed young
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The Haunting of Hill House

As part of my post-PhD break (okay, it’s actually just a break in between one steaming pile of PhD draft and the next, but an essential part of my cognitive dissonance is telling myself it’s a post-PhD break), I’m reading the books
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