Bird Box by @JoshMalerman

Most people dismissed the reports on the news. But they became too frequent; they became too real. And soon it was happening to people we knew. Then the Internet died. The televisions and radios went silent. The phones stopped ringing And we couldn’t look outside anymore. *** [Malorie stands in the kitchen, thinking] *** (HarperVoyager,…

Cryptofauna by Patrick Canning

Could be his job as a janitor at an insane asylum, could be the meaninglessness of existence, could be the unwanted cilantro on his tacos. Whatever the reason, Jim has elected to commit suicide. But before he can do the deed, a mysterious resident at work equips him with a dog and a bag of…

The Realt by @skippybe

War has come to the Tourmaline Archipelago. The Amity finds itself threatened by an Elbaite fleet armed with weapons of unparalleled destructive power supplied from our world – the Realt – by the shadowy forces of the Hegemony. Fleeing from this devastation, Alison Owens – the last survivor of the raft-island Stray – takes refuge…

Tourmaline by @skippybe

The Tourmaline Archipelago is a place of wonder and grotesquerie which exists on the other side of our dreams. In our sleep we sail its seas and walk the streets of its cities like phantoms. Sometimes we bring back souls from the other side when we wake. Lost, confused, and possessed of powers which leak…

Wastelands: The New Apocalypse

The brilliant new post-apocalyptic collection by master anthologist John Joseph Adams, for the first time including new stories by the edgiest modern writers. New short fiction by many of the edgiest modern authors, offering tales of life after the apocalyptic event or events that end society as we know it today. In addition to a…

The Twelve by @jccronin

At the end of ‘The Passage’, the great viral plague had left a small group of survivors clinging to life amidst a world transformed into a nightmare. In the second volume of this epic trilogy, this same group of survivors, led by the mysterious, charismatic Amy, go on the attack, leading an insurrection against the…

Pan’s Labyrinth by @RealGDT & @CorneliaFunke

You shouldn’t come in here. You could get lost. It has happened before. I’ll tell you the story one day, if you want to hear it. In fairy tales, there are men and there are wolves, there are beasts and dead parents, there are girls and forests. Ofelia knows all this, like any young woman…

Compromising The Truth by Bryn Fortey

Compromising the Truth: eighteen stories plus two dozen poems of the weird and wonderful: a touch of science fiction, a titbit of horror, a sprinkling of the strange. From Adrian Cole’s introduction: “His stories reflect a clear understanding of the human condition and he imbues his characters with knowing insights. The tales vary from stark,…

The Plague Stones by @skippybe

From the critically acclaimed author of Hekla’s Children comes a dark and haunting tale of our world and the next. Fleeing from a traumatic break-in, Londoners Paul and Tricia Feenan sell up to escape to the isolated Holiwell village where Tricia has inherited a property. Scattered throughout the settlement are centuries-old stones used during the…

The Alchemy Press Book of Horrors

Twenty-five tales of horror and the weird, stories that encapsulate the dark, the desolate and the downright creepy. Stories that will send that quiver of anticipation and dread down your spine and stay with you long after the lights have gone out. Who is Len Binn, a comedian or something worse? What secrets are locked…