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The Ninth Black Book of Horror – Encouraging review

  Very encouraging review of The Ninth Black Book of Horror here


As one would expect from a cast of award winning authors and new contenders to that title, this offering from the Terror Tales series edited by Paul Finch is well worth a look. Beginning with Alison Littlewood, who sets the superior tone of most of the collection, we have ‘In The Quiet And In The […]

Soap 7 review – over a decade late

The wonders of the internet. While trying to trace a pirate download of my SF story “Soap 7” I discovered that  it had a very favourable review in 1991. You can read it in the The Mouth of Sauron (III) June 1991 one of  the, now virtually defunct, zines of the time.

Heaven Maker – the strategic game

Anyone purchasing ‘The Heaven Maker and other Gruesome Stories’ might be interested to know about this website   “Heaven Maker is a stunning, high-octane, sci-fi strategy game, developed and published by Smite Entertainment” My computer slows  down and dies when I try to go anywhere near it but I’ve no doubt the least electrical […]

The Ninth Black Book: Editor Charles Black – reviewed

          Contents John Llewellyn Probert – The Anatomy Lesson Craig Herbertson – The Mall Simon Bestwick – Salvaje Gary Fry -Pet David Williamson – Ashes To Ashes Anna Taborska – The Apprentice Sam Dawson – Life Expectancy Paul Finch – What’s Behind You? Gary Power – Ben’s Best Friend Thana Niveau […]

Vault of Evil Calendar

If the festive season is too comfortable for you turn immediately to the uncomfortable vault of evil which is doing is doing its regular horrible stories advent calendar.

Horror World

Another excellent review of Charles Black’s latest Black Book.

Parallel Universe Publications

I am delighted to announce that Parallel Universe Publications, which originally published Beyond magazine in 1995, will be publishing my collection, The Heaven Maker & Other Gruesome Tales. The official launch is at Pulp Fiction in Edinburgh on November 15th. The book is 254 pages of unremitting horror. it comes in hardback and is priced […]

D.F. Lewis Realtime Review of The Screaming Book of Horror

The enigmatic D.F Lewis, hobbyist editor, publisher and writer offers a ‘realtime review’ of the ‘Sceaming Book of Horror’ edited by Johnny Mains here. . My story ‘The Iron Cross’, comes off apparently unscathed ‘ a satisfyingly substantive story, very well-written, one that I think I need to reread, as the plot is sophisticated and […]

The Ninth Black Book of Horror

Two very positive reviews of the The Ninth Black Book of Horror here Vault of Evil