L'illustrazione di copertina, realizzata da Ben Baldwin, del romanzo NUOVA SODOMA - La Resurrezione del Re Osceno di Caleb Battiago, in uscita a Giugno 2019 in Edizione Standard. I diritti in lingua inglese dell'opera sono già stati acquisiti dalla casa editrice statunitense Necro Publications, per uscita 2020.
Available at Amazon the new edition of the awarded collection FEARFUL SYMMETRIES by Tom Monteleone.
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Fearful Symmetries is a very lengthy short story collection, awarded with the Bram Stoker Award, featuring dozens of short stories and very detailed story notes. The collection includes the stories: "Identity Crisis"; "Spare the Child"; "The Mechanical Boy"; "The Night is Freezing Fast"; "Yesterday’s Child"; "In the Fast Lane"; "Nobody’s Perfect"; "No Pain, No Gain"; "The Ring of Truth"; "The Cutty Black Sow"; "Love Letters"; "The Pleasure of Her Company"; "Prodigal Sun"; "Carmella and the Missing Piece"; "The Roadside Scalpel; Newspaper Man"; "The Wager"; "Time Enough for Sleep"; "Triptych di Amore"; "Looking for Mr. Flip"; "Between Floors"; "A Mind is a Terrible Thing"; "Under Your Skin"; "Rehearsals"; "Yog Sothoth Superstar"; "Lux et Veritas".
Introduction by Rick Hautala. Cover Art by Wendy Saber Core. Copyediting by Michael Bailey
From Publishers Weekly:
The 27 reprints in Monteleone's story collection span the last 22 years and are as much a chronicle of the course horror fiction has taken in that time as they are of the author's career. Several are solid dark fantasies that strive for a subtle sense of unease rooted in the troubled emotions of their characters. In the best of them, "Rehearsals," a Twilight Zone–type memory tale, a man watches his childhood replay itself as a painful stage drama he's desperate to rewrite. "Love Letters" is a skillfully underplayed blend of supernatural horror and psychological suspense, written as an exchange of letters in which one correspondent reveals an increasingly inhuman sensibility. Monteleone (Eyes of the Virgin, etc.) has used virtually every classic horror trope, from vampires in "Triptych di Amore," in which a seductive lamia destroys celebrity artists over the centuries, to Lovecraftian monsters in the tongue-in-cheek "Yog Sothoth, Superstar."
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Un viaggio fra magia, voodoo, cannibalismo, amori ectoplasmatici e morti viventi.
11 racconti tra sangue ed erotismo, ricchi di un fascino vibrate e genuino grazie alla straordinaria capacità dell'autrice di farci immergere in ciascuna storia, dipingendo con grande realismo i luoghi attraverso i quali ci porta, dalla sua amata New Orleans ai vicoli bui di chinatown, da Bangkok ai quartieri poveri di Calcutta. Troviamo racconti assolutamente brutali come RISVEGLI, un vero incubo gore, che ricorda in principio "Cadavere squisito" per poi prendere una sorprendente piega sovrannaturale. Inquietante e grottesco è XENOFOBIA, dove una coppia di tossici accetta di fare la guardia al cadavere di una sconosciuta. La storia più bizzarra della raccolta è MUSSOLINI E IL JAZZ DELL'UOMO CON L'ASCIA, dove il fantasma di Francesco Ferdinando d'Asburgo si palesa ad un ex detective di New Orleans comandandogli di trovare ed uccidere Cagliostro, che sta manipolato Mussolini affinché il suo disegno di compia. Anche in LA SESTA SENTINELLA il protagonista è un fantasma, lo spettro di una pirata che cerca di sedurre una giovane affinché diventi la sua sposa. In LA SUA BOCCA SAPRÀ DI ASSENZIO, racconto dal fascino decadente, due dandy annoiati sono disposti a tutto pur di scrollarsi di dosso la noia e l'apatia che li attanaglia. Persino profanare la tomba di uno stregone. Troviamo anche storie di carattere quasi fiabesco, come quella che apre l'antologia, LA PALUDE DELLE LANTERNE, o IL CUORE DI NEW ORLEANS, toccante ed originale. Il racconto che ho preferito è CALCUTTA, SIGNORA DELLE IMPUDENZE, un'atipica vicenda di morti viventi ambientata in India, che intreccia zombie e divinità spietate in un mix dal sapore esotico fra polvere, spezie e mefitici effluvi. Il racconto sarà presto adattato a graphic novel. La morte, che sia beffarda o agognata, permea ogni vicenda. Talvolta è il suicidio ad essere protagonista, come nei racconti IL DONO, MANCANZA o L'ULTIMO DESIDERIO.
Le storie oscillano fra horror e fantastico, fra realismo e grottesco, e si susseguono amare e malinconiche senza però privarsi talvolta di un tocco di ironia.
The novels NARAKA and DARK MARY, and the poetry collection ARTIFACTS listed on the Preliminary Ballot for the 2018 Bram Stoker Awards®
We're honored and happy that the following works published by us has been listed on the Preliminary Ballot for the 2018 Bram Stoker Awards®:
Paolo Di Orazio – DARK MARY (Independent Legions, December 2018) - Novel Category
Alessandro Manzetti – NARAKA (Independent Legions, May 2018) - Novel Category
Bruce Boston – ARTIFACTS (Independent Legions, July 2018) - Poetry Category
Here's the whole list:
Superior Achievement in a Novel
del Toro, Guillermo and Kraus, Daniel – The Shape of Water (Feiwel & Friends)
Paolo Di Orazio – Dark Mary (Independent Legions Publishing)
Katsu, Alma – The Hunger (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
King, Stephen – The Outsider (Scribner)
Jonathan Maberry – Glimpse (St. Martin’s Press)
Josh Malerman – Unbury Carol (Del Rey)
Alessandro Manzetti – Naraka (Independent Legions Publishing)
Oates, Joyce Carol – Hazards of Time Travel (Ecco)
Reid, Iain – Foe (Gallery/Scout Press)
Saadawi, Ahmed – Frankenstein in Baghdad: A Novel (Penguin Books)
Stoker, Dacre and Barker, J.D. – Dracul (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
Paul Tremblay – The Cabin at the End of the World (William Morrow)
Superior Achievement in a First Novel
Barsa, Michael – The Garden of Blue Roses (Underland Press)
Fine, Julia – What Should Be Wild (Harper)
Gordon, Jerry – Breaking the World (Apex Book Company)
Grau, T.E. – I Am the River (Lethe Press)
Kiste, Gwendolyn – The Rust Maidens (Trepidatio Publishing)
Lieske, Ryan – Fiction (Burning Willow Press, LLC)
Lye, Harriet Alida – The Honey Farm: A Novel (Liveright)
Setchfield, Nick – The War in the Dark (Titan Books)
Sorensen, Chris – The Nightmare Room (Harmful Monkey Press)
Stage, Zoje – Baby Teeth (St. Martin’s Press)
Tony Tremblay – The Moore House (Twisted Publishing)
Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel
Alameda, Courtney – Pitch Dark (Feiwel & Friends)
Ernshaw, Shea – The Wicked Deep (Simon Pulse-Simon & Schuster)
Heidicker, Christian McKay – Attack of the 50 Foot Wallflower (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
Ireland, Justina – Dread Nation (Balzer + Bray)
Kane, Dani – Wormholes: Book One of Axles and Allies (Barking Deer Press)
Legrand, Claire – Sawkill Girls (Katherine Tegen Books)
Maberry, Jonathan – Broken Lands (Simon & Schuster)
Snyman, Monique – The Night Weaver (Gigi Publishing)
Watson, Mary – The Wren Hunt (Bloomsbury Publishing)
White, Kiersten – The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein (Delacorte Press)
Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel
Ahmed, Saladin – Abbott (BOOM! Studios)
Antone, Alex and Wielgosz, Dave James – Cursed Comics Cavalcade (DC Comics)
Azzarello, Brian – Moonshine Vol. 2: Misery Train (Image Comics)
Bellaire, Jordie – Redlands Volume 1: Sisters by Blood (Image Comics)
Bunn, Cullen – Bone Parish (BOOM! Studios)
Hammond, Warren and Viola, Joshua – Denver Moon: Metamorphosis (Hex Publishers LLC)
Victor LaValle – Victor LaValle’sDestroyer (BOOM! Studios)
Lemire, Jeff – Gideon Falls Volume 1: The Black Barn (Image Comics)
Liu, Marjorie – Monstress Volume 3: Haven (Image Comics)
Pichetshote, Pornsak – Infidel (Image Comics)
Superior Achievement in Long Fiction
Michael Bailey – Our Children, Our Teachers (Written Backwards)
Feldman, Stephanie – The Barrens (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, May/June 2018)
Philip Fracassi – Shiloh (Lovecraft eZine Press)
Hill, Joe – You Are Released (Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales) (Scribner)
Kelley, Brent Michael – Cruce Roosters (Omnium Gatherum)
Kurtz, Ed – Black’s Red Gold (At the Mercy of Beasts) (JournalStone)
Usman Mlk. – Dead Lovers on Each Blade, Hung (Nightmare Magazine Issue #74)
Rena Mason – The Devil’s Throat (Hellhole: An Anthology of Subterranean Terror) (Adrenaline Press)
Matthews, Mark – Body of Christ (Wicked Run Press)
Angela Yuriko Smith – Bitter Suites (Createspace)
Sullivan, Todd – Shape Shifting Priestess of the 1,000 Year War (Schlock! Horror!) (HellBound Books Publishing LLC)
Superior Achievement in Short Fiction
Deady, Tom – “All Summers End” (Unnerving Magazine, Issue #8) (Unnerving)
Tori Eldridge – “Life After Breath”(Running Wild Anthology of Stories Volume 2) (Running Wild Press)
English, Kary – “Cold, Silent, and Dark” (Undercurrents: An Anthology of What Lies Beneath) (WordFire Press)
Fawver, Kurt – “The Gods in Their Seats, Unblinking” (The Dissolution of Small Worlds) (Lethe Press)
Herrman, Heather – “The Woman in the Blue Dress” (Dark Screams: Volume Ten) (Hydra)
Jess Landry – “Mutter” (Fantastic Tales of Terror) (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Lee Murray – “Dead End Town”(Cthulhu Deep Down Under Volume 2) (IFWG Publishing International)
Annie Neugebauer – “Glove Box” (The Dark City Crime & Mystery Magazine Volume 3, Issue 4-July 2018)
Kit Power – “Fish Hooks” (New Fears 2) (Titan Books)
Robertson, Andrew – “Her Royal Counsel”(Alice Unbound: Beyond Wonderland) (Exile Editions)
Taff, John F.D. – “A Winter’s Tale” (Little Black Spots) (Grey Matter Press)
Kyla Ward – “And in Her Eyes the City Drowned” (Weirdbook #39) (Wildside Press)
Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection
Christa Carmen – Something Borrowed, Something Blood-Soaked (Unnerving)
Gemma Files – Spectral Evidence (Trepidatio Publishing)
Eric J. Guignard – That Which Grows Wild (Cemetery Dance Publications)
Iglesias, Gabino – Coyote Songs (Broken River Books)
Thana Niveau – Octoberland (PS Publishing Ltd)
Gene O'Neill – Frozen Shadows: And Other Chilling Stories (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Paramaditha, Intan – Apple and Knife (Brow Books)
John Claude Smith – Occasional Beasts: Tales (Omnium Gatherum)
Lucy A. Snyder – Garden of Eldritch Delights (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
Taff, John F.D. – Little Black Spots (Grey Matter Press)
Tim Waggoner – Dark and Distant Voices: A Story Collection (Nightscape Press)
Superior Achievement in a Screenplay
Aster, Ari – Hereditary (PalmStar Media)
Averill, Meredith – The Haunting of Hill House: The Bent-Neck Lady, Episode 01:05 (Amblin Television, FlanaganFilm, Paramount Television)
Averill, Meredith – The Haunting of Hill House: Screaming Meemies, Episode 01:09 (Amblin Television, FlanaganFilm, Paramount Television)
Cosmatos, Panos and Stewart-Ahn, Aaron – Mandy (SpectreVision)
Dyson, Jeremy and Nyman, Andy – Ghost Stories (Warp Films, Altitude Film Entertainment, Catalyst Global Media in association with Lionsgate)
Fradley, Jeff, McBride, Danny and Green, David Gordon – Halloween (Blumhouse Productions, Miramax, Night Blade Holdings, Rough House Pictures, Trancas International Films, Universal Pictures)
Garland, Alex – Annihilation (DNA Films, Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions, Skydance Media)
Heisserer, Eric – Bird Box (Bluegrass Films, Chris Morgan Productions, Universal Pictures)
Ray, Billy and Smith, Mark L. – Overlord (Bad Robot, Paramount Pictures)
Woods, Bryan, Beck, Scott, and Krasinski, John – A Quiet Place (Platinum Dunes, Sunday Night)
Superior Achievement in an Anthology
James Chambers and Masterson, Robert – A New York State of Fright: Horror Stories from the Empire State (Hippocampus Press)
Ellen Datlow – The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea (Night Shade Books)
Simon Dewar – Suspended in Dusk II (Grey Matter Press)
Eric J. Guignard– A World of Horror (Dark Moon Books)
Doug Murano – Welcome to the Show (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Lee Murray – Hellhole: An Anthology of Subterranean Terror (Adrenaline Press)
Neal, David T. and Scott, Christine M. – The Fiends in the Furrows: An Anthology of Folk Horror (Nosetouch Press)
Marie O'Regan – Phantoms: Haunting Tales from Masters of the Genre (Titan Books)
Ward, D. Alexander – Lost Highways: Dark Fictions from the Road (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Worthen, Lyn – Quoth the Raven (Camden Park Press)
Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction
Connolly, John – Horror Express (PS Publishing)
Cutchins, Dennis R. and Perry, Dennis R. – Adapting Frankenstein: The Monster’s Eternal Lives in Popular Culture (Manchester University Press)
Gambin, Lee – The Howling: Studies in the Horror Film (Centipede Press)
Hopton, Sarah Beth – Woman at the Devil’s Door: The Untold True Story of the Hampstead Murderess (Red Lightning Books)
Ingham, Howard David – We Don’t Go Back: A Watcher’s Guide to Folk Horror (Room 207 Press)
Jones, Darryl – Sleeping with the Lights On: The Unsettling Story of Horror (Oxford University Press)
Joe Mynhardt and Eugene Johnson – It’s Alive: Bringing Your Nightmares to Life (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Phillips, Kendall R. – A Place of Darkness: The Rhetoric of Horror in Early American Cinema (University of Texas Press)
Poole, W. Scott – Wasteland: The Great Ward and the Origins of Modern Horror (Counterpoint)
Wetmore Jr., Kevin J. – Uncovering Stranger Things: Essays on Eighties Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence in the Series (McFarland)
Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection
Bruce Boston – Artifacts (Independent Legions Publishing)
Gary O. Clark – The Comfort of Screams (Alban Lake Publishing)
David E. Cowen – Bleeding Saffron (Weasel Press)
Jo Fletcher – The Hatch (Brooklyn Arts Press)
Lynch, Donna – Witches (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
Shepard, Oliver – Thirteen Nocturnes (Ikonograph Press)
Marge Simon and Alessandro Manzetti– War (Independent Legions Publishing)
Sara Tantlinger – The Devil’s Dreamland (Strangehouse Books)
West, Jacqueline – Candle and Pins: Poems on Superstitions (Alban Lake Publishing)
Wren, Twyla – Gwendolyn Witch and Other Macabria (Independently Published)
Please note these works must NOT be referred to as “Bram Stoker Award® Nominees” until the Final Ballot is formally announced on February 5.
Available at Amazon the new digital edition of the novella APARTMENT SEVEN by Greg F. Gifune.
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Sinopsys: It's Christmastime in the city, but all is not merry. Something is happening in Apartment Seven. Something evil.
Charlie Cerrone thought he had it al l—a loving marriage, a good job, a nice home and financial security— until the night his wife betrayed him and his entire world came crashing down. Angry and confused, Charlie wanders the streets of Boston after dark, dazed and searching for answers, trying to figure out why his wife has apparently taken up with another man and why she's been frequenting a strangely ominous and otherwise abandoned building late at night in one of the worst neighborhoods in the city. Throughout the cold winter night, Charlie descends deeper and deeper into a nightmarish journey that encompasses his past, present and future, a terrifying and surreal odyssey that leads him through the darkest alleys and most dangerous streets of a haunted city, and that will eventually put him face-to-face with the horrific riddle behind his own troubled existence and the shocking mysteries of Apartment Seven.
Video Book Trailer of the novel DARK MARY by Paolo Di Orazio. The book is available at Amazon (paperback and kindle).
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Synopsis: Young bodies are piling in Rome. Far from ordinary, the victims have a few things in common: having listened to certain music prior to being chased, mauled, and partially eaten in overgrown areas along the Tiber and Aniene riverbanks. Days or weeks later, and elsewhere, their brains expand, their skulls bursting, the bone solidity compromised by several drilled holes. Alfredo Vanacura, a hypochondriac Carabinieri Corps ex-Marshal, is called back from retirement to investigate. How does the case connect with petite, white-snake-wearing Dark Mary, the most powerful hard-rock DJ Rome has ever seen? Her secret is either sepulchral charisma, or something else entirely. Dark Mary has become ever-more popular, people worship her. And Martyna, her necrophotographer lover, her mortal enemy, is sick to the bone with jealousy, or maybe something more savage. Meanwhile, Father Sebastiano, a pale and sickly priest with porphyria, coughs up a mysterious black clay every time he performs last rites. He hides something beneath his church, in the bowels of Rome… Paths and destinies crisscross, inevitably impacting each another in an extreme, decadent, virulent tale of terminal love. Cover art by Wendy Saber Core
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Si parla dell'antologia SHINING IN THE DARK a cura di Hans Ake Lilja, dell'antologia IL LIBRO DEGLI ORRORI a cura di Stephen Jones, della raccolta SINFONIA DARK di Poppy Z. Brite, del saggio LEGGERE STEPHEN KING a cura di Brian J. Freeman e del maxi-volume TRITTICO HORROR di Richard Laymon.
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