Announcing Dead Silence, a New Novel from S.A. Barnes

S.A. Barnes’ Dead Silence, a sci-fi horror novel with a chilling psychological twist, will be published by Nightfire in February 2022! […]

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July 14, 2020

5 Historical Horror Novels to Help You Escape 2020

Five horror books set in the past to help you escape the horrors of our present moment. […]

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July 9, 2020

Announcing Hex and Echo, Two Novels from Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Nightfire is thrilled to be publishing Echo, the new novel from Thomas Olde Heuvelt, in October 2021, plus a new edition of Hex in September 2021! […]

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July 6, 2020

Friday Night Frights: Interviewing John Fram About The Bright Lands

John Fram talks about his debut horror-mystery novel The Bright Lands, how to keep your main character separate from yourself, & that “Stephen Queen” nickname. […]

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July 6, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: July 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in July 2020, from Paul Tremblay and Rory Power to Stephen Graham Jones and Alexis Henderson. […]

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July 1, 2020

Announcing the Resurrection of Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Nightfire is thrilled to be republishing Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – one of NPR’s Best Books of 2016 – in May 2021! […]

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June 26, 2020

In Mona Awad’s Bunny, Your MFA Won’t Save You

Body horror meets Heathers in Bunny, a dark fairy tale from Mona Awad that explores and skewers witchcraft, female friendships, and MFA programs. […]

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June 24, 2020

Timely Terror: Interviewing The Loop Author Jeremy Robert Johnson

Author Jeremy Robert Johnson talks about the future of his previous fiction, sensory deprivation tanks, and his timely new novel, The Loop. […]

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June 22, 2020

6 Folk Horror Books for Your Summer Solstice Needs

Six folk horror books where the woods are dark, the communities are small, and occasionally someone just has to die for the good of this year’s harvest. […]

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June 18, 2020

5 Horror Reads to Keep the Sunshine Away

If summer’s not really your thing, curl up in the shade or in front of the air conditioner with these five scary reads. […]

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June 16, 2020

Announcing Black Tide, a New Novel from KC Jones

KC Jones’ Black Tide, a character-driven science fiction/horror novel about a world crawling with nightmares, will be published by Nightfire in May 2022! […]

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June 15, 2020

Strolling on the Moors: 5 Modern Gothic Horror Novels with Vintage Chills

Five contemporary horror novels that prove that the gothic can still terrify. […]

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June 10, 2020

9 Books to Read If You Love Shirley Jackson

Nine spooky, haunting novels and collections to read once you’ve made your way through all of Shirley Jackson’s work. […]

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June 5, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: June 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in June 2020, from Max Brooks and Silvia Moreno-Garcia to Todd Keisling and Ann Dávila Cardinal. […]

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June 3, 2020

Announcing Slewfoot, a New Illustrated Novel from Brom

Brom’s Slewfoot – a tale of magic, mystery, and terror in Colonial America – will be published by Nightfire in September 2021! […]

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June 3, 2020

5 Funny Horror Books to Lift Your Mood

What could be better for our current moment than stories that recognizes the absurdity of awfulness? Here are five picks for horror books as funny as they are scary. […]

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May 27, 2020

Announcing Just Like Mother, a New Novel from Anne Heltzel

Anne Heltzel’s Just Like Mother – a spine-chilling debut about women linked by horrific secrets – will be published by Nightfire in January 2022! […]

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May 26, 2020

5 YA Horror Novels Full of Adult Scares

Even hardened, jaded grown-up horror readers can find a YA horror novel to keep them up at night. Here are five picks that serve up scares for all ages. […]

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May 22, 2020

Writing Your Dreams: Where to Start with Jeffrey Ford’s Short Fiction

Underwater cities, model towns, love affairs with demons, and more: a guide to the weird, wonderful, dark short story collections of Jeffrey Ford. […]

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May 20, 2020

Reading the Master: Where to Start With Stephen King

If you haven’t started read any of Stephen King’s novels, novellas, or short stories, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are some recommendations from a Constant Reader! […]

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May 14, 2020

Announcing Manhunt, a New Novel from Gretchen Felker-Martin

Gretchen Felker-Martin’s Manhunt – a post-apocalyptic novel about trans women fighting for their very existence – will be published by Nightfire in Spring 2022! […]

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May 12, 2020

The Horror of Motherhood: 5 Novels of Maternal Horror

Motherhood can be downright scary – these five novels explore the relationships between mothers and their children, and the power of maternal instinct. […]

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May 8, 2020

The 5 Worst Horror Tales to Read During Quarantine

Five horror novels & stories that you absolutely shouldn’t read while stuck at home during a global pandemic (unless you’re a masochist, in which case, do you). […]

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May 6, 2020

No Monster is an Island: 9 Island Horror Novels

Nine horror novels set on islands large and small, tropical and otherwise, that’ll make you rethink that relaxing beach vacation. […]

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May 4, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: May 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in May 2020, from Max Booth III and Jeffrey Ford to Julianne Pachico. […]

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May 4, 2020

6 Horror Novels in Which the Past Won’t Stay Dead

In these six horror novels, what’s past is prologue — and the stories that follow aren’t pretty. Just as it should be. […]

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April 30, 2020

Announcing Cassandra Khaw’s Novella Nothing But Blackened Teeth

Cassandra Khaw’s Nothing But Blackened Teeth – a gorgeously creepy haunted house tale steeped in Japanese folklore and full of devastating twists – will be published by Nightfire in Fall 2021! […]

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April 28, 2020

5 Long Horror Novels for Long Days Spent Inside

There’s vast, dark ocean of long horror boks available for times when you’re stuck inside. Here are five of our favorites 500-page-plus horror novels. […]

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April 24, 2020

It’s Just The Cat: Molly Tanzer On Skeptics and Believers

Molly Tanzer writes about the tropes of the skeptic and the believer in horror fiction and in her new novel, Creatures of Charm and Hunger. […]

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April 23, 2020

Springing Up Horror: 10 Terrifying Tales of Nature

Ten horror novels and stories set in lush, beautiful, dangerous, often deadly nature. […]

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April 20, 2020

Express Checkout: 5 Horror Novels Set in Creepy Hotels

You can check out any time you want, but you can never leave these five horrifying hotels. Whether they’re haunted by spirits or by their own guests, you’re better off elsewhere. […]

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April 15, 2020

Travel Hell: 6 International Horror Books to Take You Around the World

Books can take us places we cannot go, and these globe-trotting horror books take us to locales we can’t visit right now. […]

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April 10, 2020

Hereditary Horror: Interviewing Danielle Trussoni About The Ancestor

Sadie Hartmann interviews horror author and reviewer Danielle Trussoni about her new novel The Ancestor, genetic inheritance, and horror in horrifying times. […]

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April 9, 2020

Grady Hendrix is the Modern Master of Everyday Horror

Nicole Hill explains just what makes Grady Hendrix’s horror novels so compelling, from Horrorstor and My Best Friend’s Exorcism to his newest, The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires. […]

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April 7, 2020

This Month in New Horror Books: April 2020

Check out the scariest new horror books out in April, from genteel vampire slayers and gothic mysteries to remote eco-horror and bloody pitch-dark fantasy. […]

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April 1, 2020

6 Vampire Horror Books Without Any Romance

From OG splatterpunk to Dracula in Mexico, here are six horror novels about vampires without an iota of romance. […]

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March 31, 2020

5 Works of Horror by Women That Need Film Adaptations Now

Five horror novels, collections, and stories written by women we’d like to see on screen, featuring spiders, gothic boarding schools, snake-handling cults, & more. […]

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March 27, 2020

What Writing Horror Can Teach All Writers

Most people think about fear and monsters when horror fiction comes up. Mention horror and you’ll conjure images of haunted houses, creepy woods covered in fog, and blood stains in […]

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March 27, 2020

Nightfire Writer Picks: What to Read in Self-Isolation

Recommendations from Nightfire writers for what to read while you’re self-isolating. […]

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March 25, 2020

String Pullers: 6 Books Featuring Creepy Dolls and Puppets

Six novels and short story collections featuring creepy dolls and puppets, from anatomical dummies to life-sized Grand Guignol puppetry. […]

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March 24, 2020