Rosanne Rabinowitz has a short story appearing in ‘We Need To Talk‘, an anthology in support of The Eve Appeal – a charity dedicated to funding research and support for gynaecological cancers. The anthology is available in both ebook and paperback format.
From the publisher’s website:
All of us, at some point, are involved in difficult conversations. Whether that’s tough talks with clients or bosses, or break-ups, or coming out, or telling someone you love them, or giving advice to that friend who just doesn’t want to hear it. Some conversations are even more difficult, as sufferers of any potentially serious illness will know.
But one thing’s for sure, these conversations are fascinating. So much so that we’ve teamed up with Kindred and The Eve Appeal, to launch a writing competition on the theme of difficult conversations.
Martin Owton’s short story ‘The Mist Beyond The Circle’- originally published in Black Gate magazine – has been reprinted in Aphelion Webzine. The story can be read here.
Gary Couzens’ short story ‘Little Black Number’ has been accepted by editor Terry Grimwood, and will be appearing in Wordland 6: Black Is The New Black. This is Gary’s 52nd story sale!
And Helen Callaghan’s upcoming novel ‘Dear Amy’ has appeared in The Bookseller as a key title ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair. Helen will also be reading at the Millennium Library in Norwich as part of their ‘Crime Scene’ event. Other authors attending include Andrew Hook, Margaret Callow, Geraldine Evans and Charlie Flowers. The event takes place on Tuesday 13th October at 5.45pm and more information can be found here.
Gary Couzens’ short story ‘A Night Out’ is now available in ‘Hellfire Crossroads Volume 5’, edited by Trevor Denyer. It is available for purchase on Amazon UK & US.
The Kindle edition of Sara Jayne Townsend’s new horror novel, ‘The Whispering Death’, is now available for purchase. The print version is soon to follow.
Death comes to us all; life is the name of the game and everyone has a role to play.
When a group of live action role-players perform a ritual as part of a game, they unwittingly unleash an ancient evil that tears their world apart. The reanimated corpse of a long-dead magic user, corrupted by powerful dark magic, offers a promise of unlimited power, but at a terrible price. Having helped open this Pandora’s box, Mark and Elizabeth must race against time to close it again – before it’s too late.
This scary, at times touching, horror novel by Sara Jayne Townsend is a must read for all horror and gore fans.
And two T-Party members have been nominated for British Fantasy Awards. Gaie Sebold is a nominee in the “Best Short Story” category for ‘A Change of Heart‘. And Laura Mauro is also a “Best Short Story” nominee with ‘Ptichka’, as well as being nominated in the “Best Newcomer” category.
E. Saxey’s story ‘Melioration‘ is currently available to read in Lightspeed Magazine.
Saxey also has a story in the upcoming anthology ‘Tales From The Vatican Vaults’, along with fellow T-Party members Rosanne Rabinowitz and Damian O’Connor:
Sara-Jayne Townsend’s novel The Whispering Death has been picked up by British horror publisher Kensington Gore. The book is due to be published towards the end of the year, and will be available in both paperback and e-book format.
The official announcement can be seen here, on the publisher’s website.
Gary Couzens’ short story “A Night Out” has been accepted for Hellfire Crossroads #5 – Gary’s fifty-first piece of sold short fiction. An impressive achievement!
Additionally, his story “Four A.M.” is to be published in French in Ténèbres 2015. The story originally appeared in Peeping Tom.
Martin Owton’s contemporary fantasy novel – working title ‘Shadows’ – has been picked up by Telos publishing for their Moonrise line. The release date is tentatively pencilled in for next summer. From the author’s blog:
Shadows’ is set in Southampton and the New Forest where I come from and features a half-faerie Southampton University chemistry student – so nothing like me!
And Rosanne Rabinowitz has two short stories coming soon: ‘Meat, Motion and Light’ will appear in ‘The Outsiders‘, from Crystal Lake Publishing, due out on 8th May. Another short story ‘The Lady In The Yard’ will be published in ‘Soliloquy for Pan’ (Egaeus Press) at the end of May.
Dear Amy, a psychological thriller by Helen Callaghan, about a Cambridge schoolteacher and agony aunt who starts to receive letters from a girl supposedly murdered twenty years ago, has been bought by editor Emad Akhtar at Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Random House. UK and Commonwealth rights were sold by Judith Murray at Greene and Heaton after auction as part of a two book deal. The novel has also been sold in the US and Germany.
Dear Amy is expected to appear in Spring 2016 in the UK.
There will be a book launch for ‘Out Stack and Other Places‘ by Gary Couzens, which was recently reviewed in its entirety by Des Lewis. This will take place at the Hope Fitzrovia on Saturday 9th May.
And Martin Owton has been published in Kraxon Magazine with his short story ‘Report on the Testing of PK563217M’. The story can be found here.