'The Heavens Rise' by Christopher Rice

Readers who held out hope that the son of Anne Rice would eventually find his way to the dark side will rejoice over his latest novel, The Heavens Rise (Gallery Books). Those lamenting the time it took him to get here shouldn’t because the years Christopher Rice spent sharpening his literary teeth over the course of… read more

'Suffered From The Night: Queering Stoker’s Dracula' Edited by Steve Berman

In the past year, Lethe Press has “queered” Sherlock Holmes (A Study In Lavender, Joseph DeMarco, editor) and Edgar Allan Poe (Where Thy Dark Eye Glances, edited by Steve Berman) and this October turned their queer eye at the original prince of darkness, Dracula. Fourteen authors (some veterans of the earlier volumes and some new)… read more

Rick R. Reed: Master of Romance and Horror

“When fiction is made according to its nature, it should reinforce our sense of the supernatural by grounding it in concrete, observable reality.” -Flannery O’Connor The Caregiver, the latest by the prolific Rick R. Reed, due out this month from Dreamspinner Press (cover art by Paul Richmond), is a straightforward traditional romance that may surprise… read more

'In the Closet, Under the Bed' by Lee Thomas

Lambda Award Finalist Having grown up on a steady diet of Hitchcock (films and TV show), the Twilight Zone, Outer Limits and Night Gallery, I’ve always had a penchant for horror and suspense, both in film and in literature. And it is perhaps because of growing up with these influences that horror seldom actually scares… read more

'The Closet Under The Bed' by Lee Thomas (Trailer)

In this collection of eight original tales and seven acclaimed short stories gathered together in one volume for the first time anywhere, Bram Stoker and Lambda Literary Award-winning author, Lee Thomas reminds us that sometimes the most terrifying aspects of the human condition come from within. Read more about Lee Thomas… read more