Press Release : The House of Nodens by Sam Gafford

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In 1975, young Bill Simmons is the new kid in New Milford. Bullied and struggling for acceptance, he meets four other boys who form the ‘the Cemetery League’, a group devoted to the weird, exotic and bizarre in movies, comics and television. Each boy carries their own secrets which combine to come to a violent and fiery conclusion in a lonely Connecticut forest.

Now, nearly forty years later, the events of that night come back to haunt Bill Simmons as, one by one, the members of the Cemetery League are targeted by an unknown force that may have unnatural links to their past. Has something, or someone, come to exact a bloody vengeance? And how is it linked to a serial killer’s twenty year spree throughout the Nutmeg State?

To answer these questions, Bill Simmons will have to face his greatest fears and the failure that destroyed his life and left him a hopeless alcoholic. But will it be enough?
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Press Release : Dark Regions Press : Special Discounts and Deals

Three Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Slipcased Hardcovers of Summer of Night by Dan Simmons 25th Anniversary Edition Shipping Now!
We have discovered three additional copies of Summer of Night 25th Anniversary Signed Limited Edition by Dan Simmons in our inventory! These copies are brand new and shipping now.
  • Signed by Dan Simmons
  • Limited to 500 signed and numbered copies worldwide
  • Includes ten full-color original illustrations by David Palumbo
  • Offset printed on 80# Finch paper
  • Smyth sewn binding
  • Features a wraparound dust jacket
  • Housed in a slipcase
The Gauntlet Chapbooks of Richard Matheson – 1 of 12 Copies In Stock and Shipping Now
For Richard Matheson fans and collectors, this is a true gem: we have 1 of 12 copies of The Gauntlet Chapbooks of Richard Matheson in stock and shipping now!
  • Limited to 12 copies worldwide
  • Each book contains eight of the following chapbooks/short stories: Counterfeit Bills, Last Blah in the Etc., He Wanted to Live, The Prisoner, And in Sorrow, Professor Fritz and the Runaway House, Man With a Club, The Funeral, The Link, Purge Among Peanuts, Fourteen Steps to Reality
  • Contains a total of nine signatures from Richard Matheson
  • On the cover of the slipcased book will be a Harry Morris portrait of Matheson, signed by both Matheson and Morris.
Everville Deluxe Special Edition by Clive Barker: Only 5 Deluxe Lettered Hardcover Copies Remain for Preorder
Considered a sequel to The Great and Secret Show, Everville will be published as a signed limited edition with cover art by Clive Barker, b/w interior art by Clive Barker and numerous bonus items.
Caitlín R. Kiernan will write an introduction and Josh Boone an afterword.
Clive Barker signs both editions, with Caitlín R. Kiernan and Josh Boone signing the lettered.
For more deals visit Dark Regions Press

Dark Regions Press Nightmare’s Realm: New Tales of the Weird & Fantastic

Dreams and nightmares often give us glimpses into our true character; they can reveal our deepest anxieties and our most ambitious aspirations. Weird fiction has a rich history with dreamlike stories and nightmares that cross boundaries between the real and imaginary. Even H. P. Lovecraft endured many bizarre dreams from the early days of his youth that he then used as inspiration for some of his fiction and poetry. Now world-renowned weird fiction scholar and editor S. T. Joshi has assembled a new set of nightmares from some of the strongest minds in weird fiction today.

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Announcing Nightmare’s Realm: New Tales of the Weird & Fantastic edited by S. T. Joshi with cover artwork by Samuel Araya. Featuring 100% original fiction focusing on the theme of dreams and nightmares by authors Ramsey Campbell, John Shirley, Caitlin R. Kiernan, John Langan, Simon Strantzas, Nancy Kilpatrick, W. H. Pugmire and many more.

To be offered for preorder in deluxe signed limited edition hardcover format on DarkRegions.com on November 22nd 2016 with an early ebook download exclusively for preorder customers. Ebooks and trade paperbacks will not be offered separately until Q1 2017.

Nightmare’s Realm Table of Contents

Introduction by S. T. Joshi
Prologue: To a Dreamer by H. P. Lovecraft
The Dreamed by Ramsey Campbell
A Predicament by Darrell Schweitzer
Kafkaesque by Jason V Brock
Beneath the Veil by David Barker
Dreams Downstream by John Shirley
Death-Dreaming by Nancy Kilpatrick
Cast Lots by Richard Gavin
The Wake by Steve Rasnic Tem
Dead Letter Office by Caitlín R. Kiernan
The Art of Memory by Donald Tyson
What You Do Not Bring Forth by John Langan
The Barrier Between by W. H. Pugmire
Sleep Hygiene by Gemma Files
Purging Mom by Jonathan Thomas
The Fifth Stone by Simon Strantzas
In the City of Sharp Edges by Stephen Woodworth
An Actor’s Nightmare by Reggie Oliver
Epilogue: Dream-Land by Edgar Allan Poe

Nightmare’s Realm Deluxe Slipcased Hardcover Edition Details

* Signed by editor S. T. Joshi, artist Samuel Araya and all authors including Ramsey Campbell, Darrell Schweitzer, Jason V Brock, David Barker, John Shirley, Nancy Kilpatrick, Richard Gavin, Steve Rasnic Tem, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Donald Tyson, John Langan, W. H. Pugmire, Gemma Files, Jonathan Thomas, Simon Strantzas, Stephen Woodworth and Reggie Oliver.
* Limited to 150 signed and numbered copies worldwide
* Oversized at 7″x10″
* Offset printed on acid-free paper with Smyth sewn case binding
* Black embossed end sheets, black satin book ribbon
* Bound in black leather
* Front cover and spine stamped with title and DRP logo in red / gold.
* Wraparound full color 12pt dust jacket with matte finish
* Housed in a black slipcase

Press Release : Dark Regions Press

 

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Seven exciting new titles from Dark Regions Press are now available to order on the www.DarkRegions.com in ebook, trade paperback and deluxe signed hardcover formats! These books were funded thanks to our successful Indiegogo campaign.

The new titles are:

Return of the Old Ones: Apocalyptic Lovecraftian Horror Edited by Brian M. Sammons

You, Human: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction Edited by Michael Bailey

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Press Release : MADHOUSE

 

MADHOUSE, a shared world psychological horror anthology from the publisher that brought you World War Cthulhu and Chiral Mad 3, is now available on both DarkRegions.com and Amazon. Edited by Brad C. Hodson and Benjamin Kane Ethridge, the entire anthology takes place in the same mental institution during the midst of a violent sandstorm: Golden Canyon Behavioral Health Center.
Each story in MADHOUSE is written by a different author but follows the same timeline of events and even references other stories within the book. The anthology is woven together with meta chapters and contains over 30 original full page interior illustrations by surrealist artist Aeron Alfrey. It marks the first release in the new Dark Regions Horror imprint.
For a full table of contents or a sneak peek at Aeron Alfrey’s nightmarish artwork, head over to DarkRegions.com to read more: Madhouse Official

Press Release: Prisoner 489 by Joe R. Lansdale

New Horror Novella Prisoner 489 by Joe R. Lansdale illustrated by Santiago Caruso Now Available from Dark Regions Press

The new horror novella and second book in the Black Labyrinth imprint Prisoner 489 by Joe R. Lansdale illustrated by Santiago Caruso is now available from Dark Regions Press on their website at: http://www.darkregions.com/books/prisoner-489-by-joe-r-lansdale

Prisoner 489 marks a thrilling return to horror for bestselling author Joe Lansdale (Cold in July, Bubba Ho-Tep, Hap and Leonard) that Publishers Weekly calls “a tight, spooky tale about what happens when an executed prisoner doesn’t stay dead.” The book is lavishly illustrated by world renowned artist Santiago Caruso with 9 or more original illustrations, printed in full color in the signed limited hardcover editions. Available exclusively on DarkRegions.com Prisoner 489 is one of the most anticipated Dark Regions Press titles of 2014.

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Bestselling author Joe R. Lansdale (Cold in July, Hap and Leonard series, Bubba Ho-Tep) makes a return to horror with the dark and intense new novella Prisoner 489 fully illustrated by world-renowned artist Santiago Caruso.

On an island with a prison for the most evil and powerful criminals in the world, a new prisoner is strapped to the electric chair for execution. After multiple surges of electricity and nearly knocking out power to the entire island, the prisoner is finally dead. The staff buries him in the prison graveyard with a simple marker baring three numbers: 489.

After the body is buried, a violent storm rocks the islands and a staff member goes missing. The crew rushes into the storm, searching for their lost comrade. They find that the burial site of prisoner 489 has been unearthed, and the body that was inside has gone missing. With a horrific finding and strange noises around them, a powerful threat is closing in. It’s a threat that they thought was impossible, and it will force them into a battle for their lives.

Illustrations from Prisoner 489 by Santiago Caruso

  


Photos of Black Labyrinth Signed Limited Hardcover Editions

    

– See more at: http://www.darkregions.com/prisoner-489-by-joe-lansdale-launch-day-press-release#sthash.k0vWVlpc.dpuf

Press Release: Deep Like The River

front_600px__47162.1400605194.800.600The new horror novella Deep Like the River by Tim Waggoner is now available on DarkRegions.com and Amazon.com in ebook, trade paperback and signed deluxe slipcased hardcover edition at: http://www.darkregions.com/books/deep-like-the-river-by-tim-waggoner
“Waggoner’s new work is a new high water mark for him. Its chilling waters will take you into dark places…and weirdly enough you’ll have a great time. Recommended. Wear a life jacket.” – John Shirley author of Doyle After Death
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It was supposed to be fun. A chance to get away. An opportunity for two sisters to bond and for one sister to heal. It was a small river, calm, slow-moving. Perfect for a leisurely canoe trip on a beautiful summer day.
But then they hear a baby crying on the shore, abandoned and overheated. Alie and Carin have to take her with them. They can’t just leave her there.
A simple canoe trip becomes a rescue mission. But there’s something on the shore, hidden by the trees. Something that’s following them every step of the way – watching, waiting . . .
Around every bend, the river becomes stranger, darker, more dangerous, until Alie isn’t sure what’s real and what isn’t. The river wants the child for itself, but no matter what it throws at her, Alie’s determined to get the baby to safety. She’s already lost one child. But she’ll have to fight the darkness that haunts the river – as well as the darkness within herself – if she doesn’t want to lose another.
Advance Praise for Deep Like the River
“I don’t know if I’ve ever read a story quite like Tim Waggoner’s DEEP LIKE THE RIVER. With its high emotional and metaphysical content and weird, surrealistic imagery, it reads a bit like Algernon Blackwood’s “The Willows” with Kafka collaborating and Carl Jung offering occasional advice. Or maybe it’s an adventure story that’s taken a sudden turn into The Twilight Zone. However you characterize Waggoner’s approach, the result is a fine piece of writing exploring the mysteries of a mind struggling with the guilt, pain, and terror of grief.” – Steve Rasnic Tem, author of Blood Kin
“The river down which the protagonist of Tim Waggoner’s strange, startling novella canoes with her sister flows from southern Ohio to the heart of a very personal darkness. What begins as an exercise in sisterly bonding travels into something more surreal and sinister, as the landscape around Alie and her sister, Carin, reflects and refracts their innermost memories and fears. The river in these pages might be called the Little Clearwater, but as the sisters learn, it is tributary to streams with names such as Styx and Acheron. With Deep Like the River, Tim Waggoner fixes his gaze on the winding course of human pain and misery, charting the flow of sin and sadness from one generation to the next, and does not look away. It’s fine, powerful work.” – John Langan, author of The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies
“A descent into the madness of a ruined psyche, ‘Deep Like the River’ puts Waggoner’s talent for the eerie, desolate, and unpredictable in the spotlight. A must-read for those who like their horror tinged with desperation and guilt.” – Ronald Malfi, author of Cradle Lake
“Waggoner is a divine force in contemporary writing. Every new book of his I read takes me down dark and unruly passageways that bristles my fur and rattles my chains in ways that Ididn’t think possible. He’s as much a stylist as he is a storyteller. DEEP LIKE THE RIVER is certain to usher you into the realm of the dynamically Begotten.” – D. Harlan Wilson, author of Peckinpah: an Ultraviolent Romance
About the Author
Tim Waggoner has published over thirty novels and three short story collections, and his articles on writing have appeared in Writer’s Digest and Writers’ Journal, among others. He teaches creative writing at Sinclair Community College and in Seton Hill University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing Popular Fiction program. Visit him on the web at www.timwaggoner.com