By Mario Acevedo
“[Acevedo] is a really disturbed man—and I suggest that during absolutely the best feel of the term.”
—Tim Dorsey, writer of Nuclear Jellyfish
Felix Gomez, Latino vampire detective extraordinaire, tackles an attractive werewolf cabal in Werewolf Smackdown, the 5th installment in Mario Acevedo’s satirical supernatural sequence. The author’s splendidly twisted mix of comedy, horror, and detective noir—expertly flourished in such books as The Nymphos of Rocky Flat and Jailbait Zombie—places him within the august corporation of Eric “Anonymous Rex” Garcia and Christopher “Bloodsucking Fiends” Moore, whereas incomes him raves from coast to coast. The Baltimore sunlight calls Acevedo’s novels, “decidedly stable, unclean, unwholesome fun,” whereas writer and fan J.A. Konrath calls them, “a soft blend of Anne Rice and Michael Connelly, with a beneficiant component to Dave Barry.”
By Simon R. Green
A quest for the Unholy Grail-the goblet from which Judas drank on the final Supper-takes deepest eye John Taylor deep into the key, magical middle of London...called the Nightside.
By Robert J. Crane
Sienna Nealon is a damaged man or woman. Her lover is useless, her closest buddies have abandoned her, and her employers have betrayed her. From the ashes of her desperation, she needs to grasp the metahuman powers at her command and at last tame the souls that percentage her physique for one final goal - revenge opposed to those who destroyed her existence.
By O. Davies
'The Haunted' is the 1st actually complete social heritage of ghosts. utilizing attention-grabbing and enjoyable examples, Davies areas the heritage of ghosts inside of their wider social and cultural context, and examines why a trust in ghosts is still brilliant, socially suitable and traditionally illuminating.
By Michelle Paver
January 1937. Clouds of conflict are accumulating over a fogbound London. Twenty-eight 12 months previous Jack is bad, lonely and eager to swap his lifestyles. So whilst he's provided the opportunity to hitch an Arctic excursion, he jumps at it. Spirits are excessive because the send leaves Norway: 5 males and 8 huskies, crossing the Barents Sea via the sunshine of the nighttime sunlight. ultimately they achieve the distant, uninhabited bay the place they are going to camp for the subsequent 12 months. Gruhuken. however the Arctic summer season is short. As evening returns to assert the land, Jack feels a creeping unease. one after the other, his partners are pressured to go away. He faces a stark selection. remain or pass. quickly he'll see the final of the solar, because the polar evening engulfs the camp in months of darkness. quickly he'll succeed in the purpose of no go back - whilst the ocean will freeze, making get away very unlikely. And Gruhuken isn't really uninhabited. Jack isn't by myself. whatever walks there within the dark...
By Amy Herrick
Edward selections up what he thinks is a rock. He doesn’t understand it is a napping Time Fetch—and touching it's going to unlock its foragers too quickly and change the total cloth of time and area. quickly the bell jewelry to finish category simply because it has began. Buses race down streets, too a ways not on time to prevent for passengers. structures and sidewalks start to disappear because the entire cloth of the universe starts off to solve. to attempt to prevent the foragers, Edward needs to depend upon assistance from his classmates Feenix, Danton, and Brigit—whether he likes it or no longer. all of them have touched the Fetch, and it has drawn them jointly in an odd and exciting event. the bounds among worlds and dimensions are blurred, and areas and creatures at the different facet are very similar to those they’ve continually known—but a bit of twisted, a bit darker, and masses extra dangerous.
A fast moving story full of mythology, hazard, friendship, and a surprising centuries-old secret, The Time Fetch is guaranteed to pride lovers of myth event with its story of normal young children who tumble right into a magical situation.
By Carol Snow
Madison Sabatini idea she knew who she used to be: an almost-sophomore with a vivid destiny. the most recent photographer on her tuition paper. A shopaholic with nice hair and a superb cloth cabinet. Then, in a flash, every little thing changed.
Now she's caught in Sandyland, a depressing seashore city in the course of nowhere, residing along with her mom and dad in a crappy lodge "suite." rather than spending the summer season along with her acquaintances at domestic, she's placing out with pink-haired Delilah, an artist who works in a store referred to as Psychic photograph, and a skater boy named Duncan who's completely now not her kind. other than, perhaps he's . . .
Determined to make the simplest of items, Madison throws herself into her one ardour: images. but if unusual figures commence showing in her pictures—people who weren't there while she snapped the photographs, those who find themselves later said dead—she starts to query every little thing approximately who she is . . . and who she needs she should be.
By Rosemary Ellen Guiley
In case you worry something in existence, worry the djinn. This groundbreaking publication provides the findings of Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Philip J. Imbrogno's research into the robust and mysterious interdimensional beings often called djinn or genies. It unearths what the djinn are, the place they are often found--and their hidden schedule opposed to the human race. operating with fabric compiled from a number of sources--including their very own case records, center jap lore, the Qur'an, teachings of Islamic students, and the most recent theories in quantum physics--the authors discover the connection among the djinn, demons, fairies, shadow humans, and extraterrestrials. They speak about the military's curiosity in those clandestine beings, supply eyewitness money owed of contemporary human encounters with the djinn, and show the positioning of interdimensional access issues in North the US.
By Charlie Human
Publish yr note: First released July eighth 2013 through Umzi (Random condominium South Africa)
Baxter Zevcenko's lifestyles is beautiful candy. He's creating a identify for himself because the kingpin of his smut-peddling high-school syndicate, the opposite gangs are staying out of his enterprise,
and he's relationship the lady of his goals, Esme.
But whilst Esme will get abducted, issues begin to get heavily bizarre, and the single guy inebriated sufficient to assist is a bearded, booze-soaked, supernatural bounty hunter that is going through the identify of Jackson 'Jackie' Ronin.
Plunged into the more and more strange panorama of Cape Town's supernatural underworld, Baxter and Ronin workforce as much as keep Esme. On a trip that takes them in the course of the geographical regions of impossibility, they have to face each plausible nightmare to get her again, together with the bizarre brush with the Apocalypse.
By Dean Koontz
12 months after her little boy Danny dies, his mom swears that she sees him in a stranger's motor vehicle, and turning into enthusiastic about the secret, she trips to Las Vegas and the excessive Sierras looking for the reality. Reissue."