Flame Tree Press
A sinister being called Night and her panther-like Harriers stalk their quarry, a man known only as Arron. Arron seeks refuge within an office building, a place Night cannot go, for it’s part of the civilized world, and she’s a creature of the Wild. But soon, amongst the twisting warps of the real world the hunter soon becomes the hunted.
As a child forced to witness her father’s crimes, homicide Detective Raven Burns dedicates her life to proving that she is not her father’s child. But when she shoots a suspect who has what turns out to be an unloaded weapon, Raven finds that she must confront both the demons of her past and the stains on her soul in order to stop a killer.
Lyrical folk horror high fantasy. Kanda has a peaceful life until shadows from her past threaten all she loves. Red war is coming: pursued by ancient evil she must find long-buried strength to protect her family. But how can she keep her children safe, if they want to stand as warriors beside her when the light fades and the darkness rises?
Tower of Fear is a lost Karloff and Lugosi film. Researcher Sandy Allan vows to track it down. She learns how haunted the production was and survivors are, and becomes haunted herself. The film contains a secret of Redfield, a titled family. For fertility the Redfield land demands a sacrifice and a band of ideal victims is heading there.
The fourth volume in the ABC of Horror, a non-themed series of entirely original stories, showcasing the very best short fiction that the genre has to offer, and edited by Mark Morris.
No one is safe. The residents of a small, forgotten neighborhood are being watched, stalked and harassed by someone or something, and they seem powerless to stop it. As the death toll mounts, these desperate people embark down a path of self-destruction driven by fear, politics and technology. The results are all-too-real and terrifying.
Kendra Omen is on an off-world FBI mission, hoping to assuage the grief of losing a daughter and husband, but she learns that loss is unruly and not everyone, or everything, wants you to heal. Down in the depths of Hellweg’s Keep, she tries to find thirty-seven lost miners who vanished without a trace. Soon she’ll pray they don’t find her.
Promise collects Christi Nogle’s best futuristic stories ranging from plausible science fiction to science fantasy stories about aliens in our midst. These tales will recall the stories of Ray Bradbury, TV shows such as Black Mirror and The Twilight Zone, and novels such as Under the Skin by Michel Faber.
After losing her husband under mysterious circumstances, former detective Cam Ambrose must learn how to keep her young daughter safe from a world of the supernatural she never knew existed. She sets out to solve a decades-old mystery entangling the machinations of an obsessed killer, her husband’s mistress, and a series of deadly hauntings.
Harper holds the Gift of Divination. Red is the infamous Reynard the Fox, fugitive shapeshifter. When the past finds Red, they are both taken to the Kingdom of Vale within Underneath so Red can pay for his crimes. With the Rot drawing on the hatred of all, Harper and Red realize they must reconcile and work together to save Vale.
At a weekend house-party at ancient Canonbury Manor, Alli is caught between fantasy and reality in the life of a famous singer from the Sixties, who reportedly killed herself there. Buried deep below, evil now infests the once-holy building. As Alli is drawn in ever-deeper, she is about to learn her role in the after-death of Caroline Rand.
Christi Nogle’s finest psychological and supernatural horror stories. Their rural and small-town characters confront difficult pasts and look out to promising but often terrifying futures. The stories share themes of trauma and resilience, with a focus on characters’ psychologies, and a sense of the gothic in contemporary life.
Tajen’s mission to seek aid from the Kelvaki Assembly is cut short when the Zhen invade Earth. Now he, Liam, and Kiri must return to Earth and liberate the colony from brutal occupation. When Tajen learns the Zhen plan to destroy a human fleet amassing in preparation to help Earth, he and his crew must escape the planet once more and warn them.
A soldier of the Empire of Earth floats through space, his spaceship destroyed by sabotage. He is saved by a ‘city-in-space’ whose people despise those born and raised on a planet. Out of spite, he refuses to deliver the one piece of knowledge that can protect the people who saved but now spurn him - leading to catastrophic consequences.
Using magic in her realm is forbidden and because of this, Cassia is abducted by the king of Selene. In a frantic attempt to escape him, Cassia, Lucas and their friends flee Selene in search of allies. But in this new realm they discover that all its inhabitants are afraid of the dark and the shadows lurking within.
In a land where magic’s feared, a magical kind exists: the Blest, products of the Goblets Immortal and Aidan’s one of them and on the run. Whispers of a new fear take shape in Meraude, a mage who hates all magic-kind. When she appears in Aidan’s dreams offering a bargain for the return of his family, he needs to make the most difficult decision.
Barbara Waugh’s daughter Angela is kidnapped and a disfigured body turns up. Grieving, Barbara focuses on her work. Years later, she receives a phone call from Angela. Barbara’s investigations reveal that a brainwashing cult was responsible for the abduction. The more she learns, the less she can trust. Will she succumb to a murderous evil?
Estranged husband. Grieving father. A doorway through which the dead – or something else entirely – speak. How far would you go to see the ones you’ve lost, just one more time? Would you step through the rift? And, what if something else stepped out?
After a fateful confrontation with her former ally, Amira Valdez is on the run, pregnant with her own clone and desperate. All her hopes lie with finding Nova, the first human clone, to solve the greatest riddle in human history – how to preserve human consciousness after death.
After near-death at the hands of her witch-hunting ex, running away to a woodland town that nobody goes to, and nobody comes from, seemed like a great idea to Anna—until the Whispers came.