. In a grand old building atop a crack in the world, an iraq war veteran must serve a one-year term as a punisher of the damned condemned to consume the sins of others in the hope that one day he may find peace in "In a Clean, White Room" co-authored with Scott Derrickson. In "the town that wasn’t anymore, " the village of Pine Hill Bluff loses its inhabitants one at a time as the angry dead return when night falls to steal the souls of the living.
We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories #ad - . From the critically acclaimed author of sea of rust and queen of the Dark Things comes a hair-raising collection of short fiction that illuminates the strange, fantastical, monsters, zombie dinosaurs, and downright diabolical that tantalize and terrorize us: demons, humorous, and Death itself. In the novella "the Soul Thief’s Son" C.
Robert cargill returns to the terrain of the Queen of the Dark Things to continue the story of Colby Stevens.
Queen of the Dark Things: A NovelHarper Voyager #ad - Burroughs. Six months have passed since the wizard Colby lost his best friend to an army of fairies from the Limestone Kingdom, a realm of mystery and darkness beyond our own. But in vanquishing these creatures and banning them from Austin, Colby sacrificed the anonymity that protected him. Screenwriter and noted film critic C.
Now, word of his deeds has spread, and powerful enemies from the past—including one Colby considered a friend—have resurfaced to exact their revenge. As darkness gathers around the city, Colby sifts through his memories desperate to find answers that might save him. Robert cargill continues the story begun in his acclaimed debut dreams and Shadows in this bold and brilliantly crafted tale involving fairies and humans, magic and monsters—a vivid phantasmagoria that combines the imaginative wonders of Neil Gaiman, the visual inventiveness of Guillermo Del Toro, and the shocking miasma of William S.
Queen of the Dark Things: A Novel #ad - With time running out, and few of his old allies and enemies willing to help, he is forced to turn for aid to forces even darker than those he once battled. Following such masters as lev Grossman, and Kim Harrison, Erin Morgenstern, Richard Kadrey, C. Robert cargill takes us deeper into an extraordinary universe of darkness and wonder, despair and hope to reveal the magic and monsters around us.
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Dreams and Shadows: A NovelHarper Voyager #ad - Screenwriter and acclaimed film critic C. Dreams and shadows pulls you into an extraordinary universe of darkness that exposes the magic and monsters in our world, and in ourselves. Robert cargill makes his fiction debut with dreams and Shadows, taking beloved fantasy tropes, giving them a twist, and turning out a wonderful, witty, and wry take on clash between the fairy world and our own.
Something is missing from Ewan and Colby’s lives. Residing in the corners of their memories is their time in Limestone Kingdom, a realm filled with magic and mystery, a world where only some may travel amongst the menagerie of mystical souls and sinister demons. Cargill offers well-crafted characters and an absorbing, intricate plot that will appeal to fans of Neil Gaiman and Lev Grossman.
Sea of Rust: A NovelHarper Voyager #ad - Most of the world is controlled by an OWI—One World Intelligence—the shared consciousness of millions of robots, uploaded into one huge mainframe brain. Every man, woman, and child has been liquidated by a global uprising devised by the very machines humans designed and built to serve them. Humankind is extinct.
But not all robots are willing to cede their individuality—their personality—for the sake of a greater, stronger, higher power. These intrepid resisters are outcasts; solo machines wandering among various underground outposts who have formed into an unruly civilization of rogue AIs in the wasteland that was once our world.
One of these resisters is brittle, a scavenger robot trying to keep a deteriorating mind and body functional in a world that has lost all meaning. As brittle roams the sea of rust, a large swath of territory that was once the Midwest, the loner robot slowly comes to terms with horrifyingly raw and vivid memories—and nearly unbearable guilt.
Sea of rust is both a harsh story of survival and an optimistic adventure. A vividly imagined portrayal of ultimate destruction and desperate tenacity, it boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, yet where a humanlike AI strives to find purpose among the ruins. Although unable to experience emotions like a human, Brittle is haunted by the terrible crimes the robot population perpetrated on humanity.
Sea of Rust: A Novel #ad - A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic "robot western" from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic. It’s been thirty years since the apocalypse and fifteen years since the murder of the last human being at the hands of robots.
Wounds: Six Stories from the Border of HellGallery / Saga Press #ad - 1 brooklyn a gripping collection of six stories of terror—including the novella “the visible filth, hailed as a major new voice by Jeff VanderMeer, ” the basis for the upcoming major motion picture—by Shirley Jackson Award–winning author Nathan Ballingrud, Paul Tremblay, and Carmen Maria Machado—“one of the most heavyweight horror authors out there” The Verge.
His work is elegant and troublingly, wonderfully disturbing. Victor lavalle, integrity i do not use that term lightly, award–winning author of The Changeling “Nathan Ballingrud's brilliant fiction brims with imagination, and an authentic world-weary dread that bores directly into your heart. In his first collection, north american lake monsters, nathan ballingrud carved out a distinctly singular place in American fiction with his “piercing and merciless” Toronto Globe and Mail portrayals of the monsters that haunt our lives—both real and imagined: “What Nathan Ballingrud does in North American Lake Monsters is to reinvigorate the horror tradition” Los Angeles Review of Books.
From the eerie dread descending upon a new orleans dive bartender after a cell phone is left behind in a rollicking bar fight in “The Visible Filth” to the search for the map of hell in “The Butcher’s Table, ” Ballingrud’s beautifully crafted stories are riveting in their quietly terrifying depictions of the murky line between the known and the unknown.
Wounds: Six Stories from the Border of Hell #ad - Now, strange, ballingrud follows up with an even more confounding, in Wounds, and utterly entrancing collection of six stories, including one new novella. How else do you chart the furthest reaches of the uncanny?”—Tobias Carroll, Vol. The butcher’s table” reminds me of the first time I read Clive Barker’s “In the Hills, the Cities.
It’s horrifying, but there’s beauty.
Growing Things and Other StoriesWilliam Morrow #ad - Four men rob a pawn shop at gunpoint only to vanish, one-by-one, as they speed away from the crime scene in “The Getaway. In “swim wants to know if it’s as bad as swim thinks, ” a meth addict kidnaps her daughter from her estranged mother as their town is terrorized by a giant monster. The tour de force metafictional novella “notes from the Dog Walkers” deconstructs horror and publishing, possibly bringing in a character from A Head Full of Ghosts, all while serving as a prequel to Disappearance at Devil’s Rock.
And the title story, ” a shivery tale loosely shared between the sisters in A Head Full of Ghosts, “Growing Things, is told here in full. From global catastrophe to the demons inside our heads, Tremblay illuminates our primal fears and darkest dreams in startlingly original fiction that leaves us unmoored.
Growing Things and Other Stories #ad - . As he lowers the sky and yanks the ground from beneath our feet, we are compelled to contemplate the darkness inside our own hearts and minds. Or not. Joining these haunting works are stories linked to Tremblay’s previous novels. A new york times notable book"one of the best collections of the 21st century.
Stephen kinga chilling collection of psychological suspense and literary horror from the multiple award-winning author of the national bestseller The Cabin at the End of the World and A Head Full of Ghosts.
BedfellowTor.com #ad - Vaguely human-shaped, at first, its constantly-changing cravings seemed disturbing, but time and pressure have a way of normalizing the extreme. Wasn’t it always part of their lives?As the family make more and greater sacrifices in service to the beast, the thrall that binds them begins to break down.
Bedfellow #ad - It broke into their home and set up residence in their minds. When the. Sanity is optional. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software DRM applied. Choices must be made. Prices must be paid. And the lunds must pit their wits against a creature determined to never let them go.
It's psychological warfare. From Jeremy C. Shipp, the bram stoker award-nominated author of The Atrocities, comes a tense dark fantasy novel of psychological horror in Bedfellow. Thing first insinuated itself into the Lund family household, they were bemused.
The Robots of GothamHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - A thrilling adventure in a world one step away from total subjugation by machinesAfter long years of war, the United States has sued for peace, yielding to a brutal coalition of nations ruled by fascist machines. Manhattan has been annexed by a weird robot monarchy, and in Tennessee, a permanent peace is being delicately negotiated between the battered remnants of the U.
S. Canadian businessman barry Simcoe arrives in occupied Chicago days before his hotel is attacked by a rogue war machine. And uncover a secret that America’s machine conquerors are desperate to keep hidden. One quarter of the country is under foreign occupation. In the aftermath, and 19 black Winter, he meets a dedicated Russian medic with the occupying army, a badly damaged robot.
The Robots of Gotham #ad - Simcoe races against time to prevent the extermination of all life on the continent . . . Together they stumble on a machine conspiracy to unleash a horrific plague—and learn that the fabled American resistance is not as extinct as everyone believes. Government and an envoy of implacable machines.
The Cabin at the End of the World: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - As wen sprints inside to warn her parents, Leonard calls out: "Your dads won’t want to let us in, Wen. We need your help to save the world. Thus begins an unbearably tense, and survival that escalates to a shattering conclusion, sacrifice, apocalypse, gripping tale of paranoia, one in which the fate of a loving family and quite possibly all of humanity are entwined.
The cabin at the end of the world is a masterpiece of terror and suspense from the fantastically fertile imagination of Paul Tremblay. Read paul tremblay's new novel, The Cabin at the End of the World, and you might not sleep for a week. It will shape your nightmares for months – that's pretty much guaranteed.
The Cabin at the End of the World: A Novel #ad - Npr“gripping, horrifying, and mesmerizing. Gq“a tour-de-force of psychological and religious horror. Bn. Com“a blinding tale of survival and sacrifice. Kirkus reviews“Tremblay has a real winner here. Tor. Com. Leonard and wen talk and play until Leonard abruptly apologizes and tells Wen, "None of what’s going to happen is your fault".
Sleep Over: An Oral History of the ApocalypseTalos #ad - Online vigilantism transforms social media into a blame game with deadly consequences. It turns out many of us will be forced to go much longer. A freelance journalist grapples with the ethics of turning in footage of mass suicide. Skyhorse publishing, and the occult and supernatural, alternative history, contemporary urban fantasy, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, near-future dystopia, fantasy grimdark, hard SF, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction space opera, alien invasion, time travel, and horror zombies, sword and sorcery, steampunk, vampires, and much more.
Before the longest Day, the world record was eleven days without sleep. Remember what it’s like to go an entire night without sleep? what if sleep didn’t come the following night? or the night after? what might happen if you, your friends, your coworkers, your family, all slowly began to realize that rest might not ever come again? How slowly might the world fall apart? How long would it take for a society without sleep to descend into chaos? Sleep Over is a collection of waking nightmares, and the strangers you pass on the street, a scrapbook collection of haunting and poignant stories from those trapped in a world where the pillars of society are crumbling, and madness is slowly descending on a planet without rest.
Sleep Over: An Oral History of the Apocalypse #ad - In sleep over, these stories are just the beginning. For fans of the oral history genre phenomenon World War Z, an inventive new spin on the apocalypse featuring a worldwide plague of insomnia. While not every title we publish becomes a new York Times bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.
Scientists turn to horrifying experiments as they grow more desperate in their race for a cure.
Lost FilmsPerpetual Motion Machine Publishing #ad - Foster, jessica mchugh, kev harrison, kristi demeester, Eugenia Triantafyllou, Chad Stroup, Thomas Joyce, Ashlee Scheuerman, Izzy Lee, and David James Keaton. From the editors of Lost Signals comes the new volume in technological horror. Nineteen authors, team up to deliver a collection of terrifying, both respected and new to the genre, eclectic stories guaranteed to unsettle its readers.
Lost Films #ad - In lost films, a deranged group of lunatics hold an annual film festival, the lost series finale of The Simpsons corrupts a young boy’s sanity, and a VCR threatens to destroy reality. All of that and much more, gemma files, leigh harlen, with fiction from Brian Evenson, Brian Asman, Bob Pastorella, Dustin Katz, Betty Rocksteady, Kelby Losack, Andrew Novak, John C.