Indie Bookshelf Releases 04/29/2022

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An anthology of horror set in 2022 written by the some of the best up-and-coming authors of dark fiction.
38 great short stories.
Horror, dark fantasy, sci-fi, and speculative fiction.
For adults only!


With her hauntingly beautiful reimagining of archetypal monsters from classic horror, Anne Rice was the undisputed queen of contemporary gothic literature. Her contribution to the movement first established by Shelley, Stoker, and Stevenson revitalized and continues to inspire dark fiction writers and readers. Dancing in the Shadows pays tribute to Rice’s legacy with tales from today’s most innovative authors, drawing from the darkness where vampires and witches, mummies and rougarous, spirits and demons move to the music of nightmares.

Featuring stories by  C. W. Blackwell, Anthony S. Buoni, Holley Cornetto, Stephanie Ellis, Douglas Ford, Lee Andrew Forman, Holly Rae Garcia, KC Grifant, Greg Herren, Christine Lajewski, Tim Mendees, Scotty Milder, Kristi Petersen Schoonover, E. F. Schraeder, Angela Yuriko Smith, Morgan Sylvia, Lamont A. Turner, Gordon B. White, and Trish Wilson ; edited by Elaine Pascale and Rebecca Rowland

100% proceeds benefit Animal Rescue New Orleans (ARNO)

Nothing is as it seems.

Your reflection beckons you through the looking glass. Step through the cracks and travel paths where the darkness twists familiar shapes, where the once safe havens are overrun with danger, and the mundane objects of your life are forever changed.

Twenty authors share their view of the world through the shattered and splintered shards of their imaginations. Where does perception end and reality begin?

Raising money for The Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department (GHAVFD).

Take a journey through Michael Carter’s boneyard by way of thirty-five bite-sized flash fictions. All with a speculative bent, the tales explore the magical and the real, outdoor life and the American West, delve into the psychology and horrors of crime, correction, and rehabilitation, and provide a glimpse of the end of the world as we know it. What else is waiting to be uncovered in the boneyard? There’s only one way to find out. Proceeds from corporate retail distributors (e.g., Amazon, B&N) will be donated to the Shriners Children’s Hospitals in Spokane, Washington, & Galveston, Texas, USA.

An anthology of 206-word horror stories/flash fiction showcasing some of the freshest horror writers out there today. There are 206 bones in the adult human skeleton. Our writers gave us 206-word stories, one word per bone. We, Bag of Bones Press, have selected and published 206 of these absolute beasts for your enjoyment.

All profit from the sale of this book in 2022 will be going to children’s charities in the UK.

Each precious thing I show you in this book is a holy relic from the night we both perished-the night when I combed you from my hair and watered the moon with your blood.

You’ve lost a lot of blood . . .

50% of proceeds will be donated to Trans Lifeline (@TransLifeline)

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Rome may have fallen, but its greatest hero still fights.

Once a fearsome gladiator, Anton’s life changed upon receiving the kiss of a vampire. Now the enforcer of the supernatural world, Anton’s job is to protect the secret world hidden within our own. But not all monsters are willing to lay low—some passionately yearn for a return to the good old days when they fed openly and dominated humanity. These diehards will go to any lengths to achieve their goal, even if it means destroying Anton. But Anton guards a terrible ancient secret, and those foolish enough to challenge him soon discover there are things even monsters fear.

The Name of Fear Collection contains three stories featuring Anton’s exploits:

  • The Name of Fear
  • Blood Mania
  • Anton and the Cosmic Fury of the Old One

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The Hunger of Old Stars: A Cosmic Horror Anthology by [Nicholas Gray, Thomas Wake, Alan Sessler, Bryson Richard, RF Blackstone, E Hanson, Jonathan Watts, Tim Mendees, Nick Evans, Scott Harper] It Could be Anyone's Leg: Flash Fiction Reads by [A.M. Symes, Jesse Lawrence, Jen Shutt, Judy Niemi Johnson, Kate Tremaine, Jayne Carlson, Patricia Fox, Jen Kain, Andrew Marks, Crystal Lake Publishing]
The Saint of Witches by [Avra Margariti] The Mill_FRONT EBOOK.jpg Resembling Lepus by [Amanda Kool, Anthony Rivera]
Sifting the Ashes by [Michael Bailey, Marge Simon, Crystal Lake Publishing]
Dark Lines: Haunting Tales of Horror by [Jack Harding, DarkLit Press, Nicola Spencer, Johann Trotter]  



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Note: This section is generally retrospective as well as including new releases of reference or craft. Those included will be the works produced within/by the indie industry as opposed to the well-known tomes of such folk as Stephen King et al.

The Guide of all Guides The Story Behind The Stories: 12 Dark Tales and their Publishers The Publishers Behind The Pages

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Apex Book Company (Apex Publications) seeks funding to publish a print compilation anthology of all the original genre short fiction published in our digital publication Apex Magazine during the 2021 calendar year.

A clockwork android named Kyra, completely assured of her place in the world, is becoming riddled in self-doubt and burdened with questions of her own identity.

Happy reading.


 on behalf of Stuart and the Horror Tree Team

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