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Hell’s Bells release

Hell’s Bells: Wicked Tunes, Mad Musicians and Cursed Instruments

Mozart finds an unexpected ally in Hell…
A belly dancer’s bargain leads to shocking results…
Pagan rituals endure in an out-of-the-way church…
In Hells Bells, thirteen talented writers lure you closer with stories of music that seduce, intrigue and hold you fast.
Featuring stories by Rayne Hall, Jonathan Broughton, Bruce Memblatt, April Grey, Tracie McBride, Jake T.S. Wryte, Phillip T. Stephens, Mitch Sebourn, Charie D. La Marr, V. Peter Collins, Oliver Baer, Pamela Walker and Pamela Turner.

Contact: lorned@nyc.rr.com, for review copies and authors’ bios.
Published by Lafcadio Press December 2017
Now Available at Barnes and Nobles and other books sellers
Available at Amazon Books December 6th, 2017

Summer Dark

Summer Dark

A reading series in Oasis Community Garden

www.oasiscommunitygarden.com

Where: Oasis Community Garden, 505 W. 52nd St., between 10th and 11th Ave.

When: Friday Evenings in July and August from 6-8pm

What: Horror Writers Association members will be reading scary and spooky tales. This is a free, outdoors event. In case of rain, that evening will be cancelled.  For more info: tinyurl.com/yahg67x7

www.hwany.wordpress.com      www.horror.org

Bring a blanket and enjoy the thrills!

Hell’s Kitties

Humorous, dark and heart-breaking stories await you in this anthology. Tales of cats, dogs and birds from the pens of brilliant writers.

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Cover illustration by Dirk Strangely

Stories included are:

A Feline Familiar—Rayne Hall
Territory—Anya Davis
A Sunset Companion—Mark Cassell
Little Black Protector—Steven Van Patten
Roof Cats—Jonathan Broughton
Hell’s Kitties—Phillip T. Stephens
Seagulls—Rayne Hall
Cats and Dogs On Call—Carole Ann Moleti
Bruised and Battered Nevermore—Amy Grech
Pookie Has Two Daddies—April Grey
Mad About Pigeons—Yurika S. Grant

Purchase at Amazon and Smashwords

Cover Reveal

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It’s here, the cover of Finding Perdita, due out later this year from Caliburn Press.
Fairy Tales can come true, it can happen to you…Run fast!

Down on her luck and out-of-work, actress Cindy White’s life changes–and not for the better–when her roommate kicks her out. Landing in new digs in an old Chelsea tenement Cindy discovers a tunnel from the building’s basement that leads to the land of Perdita, a place she’d thought her father had made up in the fairy tales he’d once told her.
A dangerous, ruined place of fairies, demons and captives–like her father, whom she thought was dead.
In Finding Perdita, a dark fantasy, a young woman discovers her true self and must align it with the old, leaving the world she knows behind in an effort to free her father.

Hell’s Grannies – the latest from Lafcadio Press

Two urban fantasy novels, two short story collects, one anthology and now…

 

Hell’s Grannies: Kickass Tales of the Crone!

Hell's Grannies

Available at Smashwords and Amazon.

Another novel!

Caliburn Press will be publishing my dark fantasy novel, Finding Perdita.

“Fairy Tales can come true, it can happen to you…Run fast!”

Down on her luck and out-of-work, actress Cindy White’s life changes — and not for the better! — when her roommate kicks her out. Landing in new digs in an old Chelsea tenement Cindy discovers a tunnel from the building’s basement that leads to the land of Perdita, a place she’d thought her father had made up in the fairy tales he’d once told her.

Perdita is a dangerous, ruined land of fairies, demons and captives, like her father, whom she thought was dead. In Finding Perdita, a dark fantasy, a young woman discovers her true self and must align it with the old in leaving the world she knows behind in an effort to free her father.

 

 

I don’t yet have the cover art, but this is what I did back when I wrote the novella. Eventually I expanded the story into a novel!

I’m really looking forward to the cover reveal from Damnation Books–they have terrific cover art.

 

 

New Titles

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Just out this year:

Hell’s Garden edited by April Grey:
The word garden evokes the image of a place of peace and moderation–the opposite of discord. A gardener decides what plants to cultivate and what is a weed to be destroyed.
But what if the gardeners themselves run amok?
Both “Gunda’s Gnomes” and “When the Devil Came to Hell’s Kitchen” ask what to do with bullies in community gardens.
In “The Orchid” a young woman discovers a new way to look at weeding.
While in “Round and Round the Garden” a girl plays with her friend with disastrous results–our Bad Gardeners.
In “Ten Minutes Till Deadtime” mysterious messages draw a man to his back yard.
Finally, in “Compost” a family is threatened by a specter in their family vegetable plot.
These six dark and fantastic tales explore the various paths evil can take when in Hell’s Garden.

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I’ll Love You Forever now available in paper!

What is love? In the eye of the beholder or something more? In these four dark tales, zombies, ghosts, ancient spells and modern crooks show us that love conquers all–even death and despair.

Did it Again

All my e-books at Smashwords are free for the month of July.

And Chasing the Trickster is half price at Coffeetime Romance.

But OMG there’s more…

For free at Smashwords is Darlings of Decay–a new anthology of zombie stories by female writers! My story “I’ll Love Ya Forever, But…” is in there. Have a great summer with lots of free dark fiction.

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The Blog Tour Has Begun!

October 31st- Black Hippie Chick’s Take on Books & The World (Interview)
November 1st- Simply Infatuated (Promo Post)
November 2nd- A Bibliophile’s Thoughts on Books (Review)
November 3rd- Kaidans Seduction (Review)
November 4th- Bookluvrs Haven (Promo Post)
November 5th- I am, Indeed (Review)
November 6th- Juniper Grove (Interview)
November 7th- NightlyReading (Review)
November 8th- Kristy Centeno (Promo Post)
November 9th- The Avid Reader (Review)
November 10th- Tricia Kristufek (Promo Post)
November 11th- Lizzy’s Dark Fiction (Promo Post)
November 12th- The Avid Reader (Interview)
November 13th- Fangs For The Fantasy (Review)
November 14th- Laurie’s Paranormal Thoughts and Reviews (Guest Post)
November 15th- Cabin Goddess (Review)
November 16th- A Bit of Dash (Promo Post)
November 17th- The Book Maven (Review)
November 18th- Writing to be Read (Review)
November 19th- My Seryniti (Review)
November 20th- Beach Bum Reads (Author Interview)

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