Friday Update: Pandemic Book Launches and Events

Pandemic Book Launches and Events  07.08.20

In addition to Jim McLeod’s Pandemic Book Launch group on Facebook – go here for more infomation – Joe Mynhardt has set up a collaborative Facebook group for the independent presses: Hot Off the Indie Press, check it out here.  Click on the book covers for more information.


9th Aug, 6pm EST – Cross Roads Book Launch party. Laurel Hightower promises giveaways, readings, whiskey and more! Help her celebrate the release of her second novel (which I can’t wait to read) here rtmp:// Follow her on Facebook or twitter for further news.

22-23rd Aug – Buzz Book Expo. Online book expo for publishers to talk about upcoming releases in the period Sept 2020-Dec 2020. Focus is horror but includes paranormal/supernatural thrillers, dark fantasy, genre blends and non-fiction. Coordinated by Mary SanGiovanni, go here for more information.

28th-31st Aug inclusive – London FrightFest. Showing up to 25 films, special guests and Q&A sessions. More information and tickets here.

7-11th October – GrimmFest. Manchester’s International Festival of Fantastic Films. Information here.

Please send us details of any online panels, conventions, festivals and workshops and we’ll list them here.

Pandemic Book Launches 

*********** Charity Anthologies ************

1st July   13th July    Autumn! ImageWe are Wolves


They Slipped Through the Net

This section features books published during lockdown but which have only just come onto our radar (plus special editions newly released).

29th May

July 2020

22nd 24th Grotesque: Monster Stories (Things in the Well Book 38) by [Lee Murray, Greg Chapman, Steve Dillon, David Wood] 26th 27th

28th  Image  28th In Every Dark Corner: Horror Stories by [Duncan Ralston]31st


August 2020

1st Love Wanes, Fear is Forever: A collection of horror stories by [Justin Boote] 2nd Shadow Bound: A Gothic Quartet by [Stephanie Ellis, Alyson Faye]4th    5th D is for Demons (A to Z of Horror Book 4) by [P.J. Blakey-Novis, Dona Fox, Charles R. Bernard, David  Green, Mark Anthony  Smith, J. Herrera Kamin, Lesley Drane, Carmilla Voeiz, Molly  Thynes, Matt Doyle]  

6th  7th 10th 10th

11th Sins of the Father (Fiction Without Frontiers) by [JG Faherty]18th  25th  25th

25th Recall Night (An Eli Carver Supernatural Thriller Book 2) by [Alan Baxter, Anthony Rivera] 28th

September 2020

  1st    4th Night Voices 8th    10th    

15th 29th   IMG_0672.JPG

October 2020

13th   20thDownwind, Alice

Future Releases (note: dates not always available)





Happy reading.


 on behalf of Stuart and the Horror Tree Team


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