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Exclusive Cover Reveal: ‘Consumption’ by Heather Herrman


We’re excited to reveal the cover for Hydra’s Consumption by Heather Herrman! Check it out here.

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: ‘Mercy House’ by Adam Cesare


Our friends at Hydra are publishing some super creepy stuff these days. Here’s the cover for Adam Cesare’s novel Mercy House. Look for it next June!

Welcome to Mercy House, a state-of-the-art retirement home that appears perfectly crisp, clean, and orderly . . . but nothing could be farther from the truth. In Adam Cesare’s thrilling novel, [...]

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: ‘ClownFellas’ by Carlton Mellick III


We’ve got a fantastic cover review for you today: Carlton Mellick the III’s clown mobster short story collection ClownFellas!

Remember: Leave the gun. Take the balloon animal.

Check it out:
In a topsy-turvy world where clowns are killers and crooks, Little Bigtop is a three-ring circus of crime, and no syndicate is more dangerous than the Bozo family. [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Dear Readers: A Letter from Alis Franklin


Alis Franklin wrote a letter about finding the beauty within the Beast and other monsters. Check it out here!

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Talking Horror With ‘Dark Screams’ Editors Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar


Talking Horror With ‘Dark Screams’ Editors Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar

Good anthologies have always been a staple in my fiction diet, and I can credit the tireless (and often sadly thankless) efforts of talented editors for leading me to what became some of my favorite authors, as well as extending the sometimes limited lifespans of favorite short stories. I am very pleased to introduce two [...]

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: ‘Crossfades’ by William Todd Rose


I’m very pleased to be the first to share with you the cover of William Todd Rose’s new ebook Crossfades. I think you’ll agree that it’s a “hell” of a cool cover (that black and red maze is freakin’ sweet). I know that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but in this case [...]

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Cover Reveal: Horror Anthology ‘Dark Screams: Volume One’


I’m extremely excited to be the first to reveal the cover of Dark Screams: Volume One, the first volume in a new horror anthology series from our friends at Hydra. An ebook exclusive, the Dark Screams: Volume One will be edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar of Cemetery Dance publications. Look for it [...]

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SDCC 2014: Pirates and Volcanos With ‘Close Reach’ Author Jonathan Moore


SDCC 2014: Pirates and Volcanos With ‘Close Reach’ Author Jonathan Moore

Jonathan Moore, author of the maritime suspense novel Close Reach, dropped into our booth at San Diego Comic Con to discuss the book and his own experiences at sea.

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Cover Reveal: WITCH LIGHTS by Michael M. Hughes


We’re excited to reveal the cover of WITCH LIGHTS: Book 2 of the Blackwater Lights Trilogy by Michael M. Hughes!

The heir to H. P. Lovecraft by way of Dean Koontz, Michael M. Hughes returns with a new tale of paranormal horror—the hair-raising follow-up to Blackwater Lights. Thrown together in the fight against a deadly supernatural conspiracy, Ray Simon, Ellen Davis, and Ellen’s young son, William, are hiding out in Guatemala—one step ahead of Lily, a beautiful, wealthy sociopath who has become a conduit for bloodthirsty inhuman entities that seek to infiltrate our world.

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The Hydra Files: An Interview With Hydra Editor Sarah Peed


Peed2If you’ve ever gone to San Diego Comic Con then you may have met Sarah Peed. She’s the editor for Random House’s new dark fiction imprint Hydra. She can sometimes be found at the Del Rey books booth meeting with potential authors to hear pitches for this exciting e-book exclusive imprint. I recently caught up with Sarah for a few quick questions about how she got into publishing nd how authors can submit their work for her consideration.

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