Announcing Screams From the Dark, a New Anthology Edited by Ellen Datlow

Screams From the Dark, a thrilling anthology featuring new tales of monsters compiled & edited by Ellen Datlow, will be published by Nightfire in June 2022! […]

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August 11, 2021 Books, News

Your Inside(s) Aren’t Safe: Killer Color in the Domestic Gothic

Continuing her series on color in horror, Chelsea Davis dives deep into fatal hues in Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Mexican Gothic and more. […]

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August 9, 2021 Books

Announcing Mary, a New Novel from Nat Cassidy

Nat Cassidy’s debut horror novel Mary, which blends Midsommar, American Psycho, and I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, will be published by Nightfire in July 2022! […]

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August 9, 2021 Books, News

Unhappily Ever After: 6 Terrifying Reimagined Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are the original horror stories – here are six books of reimagined fairy tales and folklore that will unnerve, disturb, and delight you. […]

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August 5, 2021 Books

Into the Night: July 2021’s Best Horror Short Fiction and Poetry

Let us guide you through the dark corridors of the best short horror fiction and poetry the internet has to offer in our new monthly series. […]

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August 3, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: August 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in August 2021, featuring new books from Stephen Graham Jones, Brian Evenson, Hailey Piper, Zoje Stage, & more! […]

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August 2, 2021 Books

On The Loneliness of the Young Horror Fan

Growing up as a horror-loving kid isn’t always easy, especially for non-white children. But it’s getting better – Ally Russell on why kids should stay spooky. […]

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July 26, 2021 Books, On Screen

The Book of Accidents Cements Chuck Wendig’s Status as a Master of Horror

This book has two fucking prologues. Two. You may just want to stand back a few feet from this review, because it might get a little cussy and I tend […]

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July 20, 2021 Books

Download a Free Digital Preview of Catriona Ward’s The Last House on Needless Street

Starting today, download a free sneak peek of Catriona Ward’s highly anticipated novel The Last House on Needless Street from your favorite retailer. […]

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July 20, 2021 Books, News

Scares Across America Part III: Massachusetts to New Jersey

Travel across America with the third installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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July 19, 2021 Books

Big Dark Hole is Jeffrey Ford at His Hallucinatory Best

Jeffrey Ford’s latest story collection a heartfelt, weird, and melancholy tour of the furthest reaches of the author’s imagination. […]

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July 15, 2021 Books

Read Olivia’s Story From The Last House on Needless Street

We’re thrilled to share an exclusive excerpt from Catriona Ward’s The Last House on Needless Street in three pieces from Tor.com, Nightfire, and the Tor/Forge blog! […]

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July 14, 2021 Books

Into the Night: June 2021’s Best Horror Short Fiction and Poetry

Let us guide you through the dark corridors of the best short horror fiction and poetry the internet has to offer in our new monthly series. […]

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July 2, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: July 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in July 2021, featuring new books from Jeffrey Ford, Grady Hendrix, Beth Morgan, Ryan Douglass, Chuck Wendig, and more! […]

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July 1, 2021 Books

Announcing What Moves the Dead, a New Novella from T. Kingfisher

T. Kingfisher’s What Moves the Dead, a terrifying reimagining of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher,” will be published by Nightfire in Summer 2022! […]

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June 28, 2021 Books, News

Pride Rising: Eric LaRocca on Identity, Fearlessness, and Horror as Queer Comfort

Rising star Eric LaRocca talks to us about queer horror, the wild days of the early internet, and his latest novella, Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke. […]

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June 23, 2021 Books

Moon Lake is a Genre-Bending Horror Noir with Heart

Joe R. Lansdale’s newest novel Moon Lake blends horror, crime, noir, and southern gothic in a tantalizing summer read. […]

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June 22, 2021 Books

Paul Tremblay on Putting Story First, Writing Atmosphere, and His New Novel

Survivor Song author Paul Tremblay talks about his relationship to horror, his least favorite horror subgenre, and his new book in this exclusive interview. […]

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June 14, 2021 Books

Announcing Where Black Stars Rise, a New Graphic Novel from Nadia Shammas & Marie Enger

Nadia Shammas & Marie Enger’s Where Black Stars Rise, a graphic novel reimagining of The King in Yellow in modern-day Brooklyn, will be published by Nightfire in October 2022! […]

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June 9, 2021 Books, News

Announcing Apocalypse Apocrypha, a New Novel from Lucy A. Snyder

Lucy A. Snyder’s Apocalypse Apocrypha, set in the aftermath of the planet’s disastrous transformation by a virus that radically alters its victims & told through the eyes of three women, will be published by Nightfire in Fall 2022! […]

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June 3, 2021 Books, News

Into the Night: May 2021’s Best Horror Short Fiction and Poetry

Let us guide you through the dark corridors of the best short horror fiction and poetry the internet has to offer in our new monthly series. […]

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June 2, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: June 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in June 2021, featuring new books from V. Castro, Ramsey Campbell, Laura Lippman, Riley Sager, and more! […]

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June 1, 2021 Books

Real-Life Horror: 5 Fictional Horror Books Based on True Crime Stories

Five works of horror fiction inspired by terrifying true stories of crime, murder, and tragedy, from David Koresh to Lizzie Borden and beyond. […]

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May 27, 2021 Books

Angela Carter’s ‘The Lady of the House of Love’ is the Vampire Story to End All Vampire Stories

How Angela Carter captured the entirety of vampire fiction and the violent clash of antiquity and modernity in a single short story. […]

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May 24, 2021 Books

V. Castro on the Vision, Voice, and Authenticity of Chicana Horror

V. Castro, author of Queen of the Cicadas and Goddess of Filth, talks about her Chicana heritage, pride, and the power of owning your own experiences. […]

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May 19, 2021 Books

The Entropy That Binds: Nick Harkaway on Magic and Darkness in Crime Fiction

Nick Harkaway’s Seven Demons (as Aidan Truhen) is a cri de coeur against the chaotic misery of living in what well may be the darkest timeline. […]

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May 11, 2021 Books

Announcing Piñata, a New Novel from Leopoldo Gout

Leopoldo Gout’s Piñata, a terrifying new novel about possession and the long repercussions of the past, will be published by Nightfire in April 2022! […]

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May 11, 2021 Books, News

Get Lost: Fictional and True Stories of Forest Horror

Take a hike into horror with these documentaries, podcasts, movies, and books about getting lost in the woods–forever. […]

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May 10, 2021 Books, On Screen

Into the Night: April 2021’s Best Horror Short Fiction and Poetry

Let us guide you through the dark corridors of the best short horror fiction and poetry the internet has to offer in this new monthly series. […]

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May 6, 2021 Books

White Picket Fences Make for Bad Neighbors in Whisper Down the Lane

Clay McLeod Chapman’s Whisper Down the Lane is a chilling tale of hysteria, groupthink, and the cycles of behavior we can never quite escape. […]

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May 5, 2021 Books

V. Castro’s Goddess of Filth is a Tale of Possession Gone Right

Colonialism, faith, heritage, sexuality, and agency intersect (often brutally) in V. Castro’s new short novel, Goddess of Filth. […]

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May 4, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: May 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in May 2021, featuring new books from Rivers Solomon, Hailey Piper, Josh Malerman, and more! […]

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May 3, 2021 Books

Jobs From Hell: Five Works Of Horror About The Horror Of Work

Five horror books about jobs that just might kill you. Labor is entitled to all it produces, but sometimes, labor might say “nah, I’m good.” […]

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April 30, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part II: Hawaii to Maryland

Travel across America with the second installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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April 28, 2021 Books

Still Scary After All These Years: A History of Tor Horror

Nightfire isn’t Tom Doherty Associates’ first dance with darkness: Tor has been publishing horror since the 1980s. Take a look back through years of scares. […]

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April 22, 2021 Books

They Never Asked to Be Born: Seven Teenage Terrors

It’s hard being a teenager at the best of times, but at the worst, it’s downright horrifying. These seven books capture what a nightmare adolescence can be. […]

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April 7, 2021 Books

Isabel Yap’s Never Have I Ever Strikes at the Heart of Folkloric Horror

Isabel Yap’s Never Have I Ever is an outstanding short fiction collection that occupies the space where horror, surrealism, and folklore overlap. […]

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April 5, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: April 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in April 2021, featuring new books from Clay McLeod Chapman, Emily A. Duncan, Jennifer McMahon,Christina Henry, and more. […]

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April 1, 2021 Books

Announcing Night’s Edge, a New Novel from Liz Kerin

Catriona Ward’s The Last House on Needless Street, a thriller with a horrifying psychological twist, will be published by Nightfire in September 2021! […]

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March 30, 2021 Books, News

5 New Books From Old Favorite Authors Coming This Year

Yearning for new books from your favorite authors? Here are five books hitting shelves this year from Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, and more. […]

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March 25, 2021 Books