“In style, story content, and characterization, Dracula’s Child is truly the sequel to Bram Stoker’s Dracula, succeeding where other, more famous attempts
“Those Who Came Before is a tale built on the ‘sins of the fathers’ premise, hinting that DNA may carry more than eye color and an ethnic background.
“A story surpassing in concept any slasher novel/film made thus far.”
“The Grand Dark doesn’t rise above the pulpy, overwrought drama of the eponymous theater’s productions.
“Carrying McGuire’s signature voice, Middlegame takes the reader through fantastic yet dark childhoods that blossom into a grim, powerful godhood.
“Wounds will no doubt be remembered as one of the most disquieting and memorable short story collections to come out this year.”
“If this should happen to be the last novel in the series, the story couldn’t end in a better way.”
It’s been a while since Glen Cook took us into the world of what is arguably his most famous work, the world of the Black Company.
“The Chrysalis has a creepy concept, but its focus on interpersonal relationships among the bourgeoisie crowd detracts from and mystifies the true nature of the vi
“Lestat may say he doesn’t want to cause the deaths of his fellow undead but that’s what happens in this continuation of The Vampire Chronicles.”
“The Twilight Pariah is the kind of story that makes the goosebumps rise.”
Bob Howard of Her Majesty’s Secret Occult Services, aka the Laundry section of the Special Operations Executive, is having a bad day—and it’s only going to get worse.
“Mapping the Interior is a darkly meditative tale of innocence, family, and ghosts that only Stephen Graham Jones could tell.”
“Agents of Dreamland is an exquisitely haunting read, full of mesmerizing prose, unsettling images, and profoundly disturbing implications.”
“a fascinating thriller that is at the same time a dark fairy tale. . .”
Fantasy author and artist Brom has continued his trend of rewriting myths and legends with the recently released Lost Gods.
“a chilling reminder that occasionally things going bump in the night often can’t be explained.”
A clever post-apocalyptic fantasy, full of hilarious one-liners, horrific science experiments gone wrong, and a snarky and sexy paratoxicologist named Phoebe.
“Certain Dark Things is arguably the vampire novel for the 21st century.”
Editorial superstar Ellen Datlow possesses a monumental knack for putting out original, thoughtful, and high-quality anthologies.
“Indra Das writes with strength and beauty.”
“It's pretty. It's bizarre. It's unusual and unique. It lingers in your mind . . .”
“Writers on Dr. Who ought to consult this strange little book for ideas.”
“a fantastic read for a slow afternoon or a short flight.”
“danger . . . can also lurk in less inhabited places, as well as in one’s own heart and mind.”