Indie Bookshelf Releases 08/20/21

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Editing: Michael David Wilson, This Is Horror Founder and Editor In Chief, podcaster, and writer (The Girl in the Video) is currently offering his freelance editing services. “Michael David Wilson invented the fine-toothed comb. His attention to detail is second to none, and he has a wonderful understanding of structure. This is a guy who knows how good writing works.”—Ray Cluley, author of WATER FOR DROWNING Michael has over ten years of editing experience and has edited books by Josh Malerman, Pat Cadigan, Stephen Graham Jones, David Moody, and many others. He’s worked with various publishing houses and small presses including Rebellion Publishing and Broken River Books. Prices start from £0.01/word. For further information go here: Contact Michael: [email protected]

Editing, critiquing, artworkEugene Johnson is a man of many talents, an award-winning editor, filmmaker and artist. He will be will be selling his art, book covers, book art, logo designs, making prints, offering short story critiques/edits, special book projects like a coloring book he’s creating with another author and more for a small fee. Initially to fund desperately needed repairs on his car, once that is complete he hopes to turn his focus towards helping others that need support. Join him in his endeavours in getting this help to those who need it. Contact him via and he can also be found on If you’d like to help him get his car fixed that bit quicker, please drop in on his Fundraiser set up by friends. (I think another link will be set up in the near future regarding his services and I’ll update it here when that happens.)

EditingElle Turpitt,, is facing redundancy. Help her by considering her as an editor. She is available for all editing work – short story, novella, novel, or chapter extracts. She also has a Ko-Fi (, or if you’d rather send a little gift to help her smile at a stressful time, she has a wishlist set up for this month ( All support is appreciated. 


Writing and Editing Services from Ben Long. Go to Ben for ‘Killer Copy, Creative Content, and Eye-opening Edits’! Ben is ‘a passionate and engaging freelancer with 2+ years of experience in a variety of writing and editing endeavors. He is also a regular contributor to several online brands in the horror niche.’ You can find out more about him here



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

Buzz Book Expo 2021 4th – 5th Sept. Showcases horror novels and novellas due for publication Sept 2021 to Dec 2022. Organised by Mary Sangiovanni, Somer Canon, Matt Wildasin and Katie Southard. Click the image for more info.



Charity Anthologies

 Tales Of The Lost Volume Two- A charity anthology for Covid- 19 Relief: Tales To Get Lost In A CHARITY ANTHOLOGY FOR COVID-19 RELIEF by [Gaiman, Neil,, Hill, Joe,, Johnson, Eugene M,]  Flashes of Hope by [Anna Taborska, Dave Jeffery, Amy Grech, Matthew Davis, John Cady, Emma Lee, Gwen Weir, Ken Goldman, Alyson Faye, Theresa Derwin]    

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Latest Book Launches

Horror Tree Sponsor* and Patreon Releases!

Trembling With Fear: Year 4 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis] Trembling With Fear: More Tales From The Tree: Volume 3 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine Kenwell] Trembling With Fear: Serial Killers: Volume 2 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine Kenwell]

*All Horror Tree sponsors are able to claim a spot at the top of our listing during the donation of their sponsorship. Please use our contact form for more advertising pricing.


Non-Practicing Cultist (Short Sharp Shocks! Book 75) by [Scott J. Moses] Milk Kisses & Other Stories (Short Sharp Shocks! Book 68) by [Ross Jeffery]

Lambs Among Wolves by [Russell James] The Samaritan by [Dave Jeffery] A Gift of Death by [Daniel J. Volpe]

Dead Men Tell No Tales by [Jeffrey Kosh] After the Fall (Underground Book 5) by [Stephen Herczeg] Brand New Dark by Beau Johnson

Picture Separating You: A Self-Help Book for the Lost, Lonely, and Psychotically Obsessed by [Jason Carson] Demons Never Die: A Collection of Artwork & Flash Fiction by [P.J. Blakey-Novis, David Paul Harris]

Immortelle by [Catherine McCarthy] 

Abhorrent Siren by [John Baltisberger]  Slattery Falls by [Brennan LaFaro] Only The Stains Remain by [Ross Jeffery]

J is for Jack-o'-Lantern (A to Z of Horror Book 10) by [Daniel R. Robichaud, Dona Fox, Sofie Wilkes, Robert P. Ottone, Rob Robson, Ariel Dodson, Donna Cuttress, Tori Danielle Romero, Sarah Jane Huntington, Jack Joseph]  Beyond Human Back from the Dead: A Collection of Zombie Fiction by [C.M. Saunders, Greg Chapman]

 Absolute Unit by [Nick Kolakowski, Crystal Lake Publishing]  They Come in the Night by [Lynn-Cee Faulk]

The Bad Book by [John F.D. Taff, Philip Fracassi, Sarah Read, John Langan, Kristi DeMeester, Alan Baxter, V. Castro, Errick Nunnally, Todd Keisling, Giuseppe Balestra] South by Southwest Wales by [David Owain Hughes] The Horror Collection: Extreme Edition by [Matt Shaw, Kyle M. Scott, David Owain Hughes, Nic Brady, Natasha Sinclair, Matthew M. Clarke , Kevin J. Kennedy]


1 Berserker - Green Hell: Sometimes War Is Beyond Hell by [Lee Franklin]1 Pariah in Paradise 1 1 Totally Tubular Terrors by [Jenna Moquin, Rebecca Rowland, R.C. Mulhare, Steve Van Samson, Rob Smales, Barry Dejasu, Mary E. Hart]

1 The Undertaker and Other Macabre Tales by [Derek Hutchins]3 The Final Gate by [Wesley Southard, Lucas Mangum]4 5

5 Devil's Night by [Curtis M. Lawson, Joe Morey] 8 DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST: A TRUE STORY OF TERROR by [Michael Anthony Gagliardi]6 Oblivion in Flux: A Collection of Cyber Prose by [Maxwell Ian Gold, Crystal Lake Publishing]16 Pandemic Unleashed by [Skywatcher Press, Matthew Hollis Damon, Marie Lanza, Rich Restucci, Claire Davon, Victoria Hancox, Hillary Lyon, Kara Race-Moore, Rachel W. Roth, Richard Clive]

17 17 Below by [Kev Harrison] 17 24 The Rules of the Road by [C.B. Jones]

26 The Girl in the Attic by [Jon Athan] 27 31 Jedi Summer by [John Boden]


1 The Strange Thing We Become and Other Dark Tales by [Eric LaRocca] 1 Writers Workshop of Horror 2 by [Michael Knost] 6 Picture 7 Grimoire of the Four Impostors by [Coy Hall]

10Floaters by [Garrett Boatman, Crystal Lake Publishing]21 The House of Little Bones by [Beverley Lee]21 Were Tales: A Shapeshifter Anthology by [Jonathan Maberry, Eric J. Guignard, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine McCarthy, Gabino Iglesias, Cindy O'Quinn, Cynthia Pelayo, Christina Sng, Laurel Hightower, H.R. Boldwood, Ben Monroe, Elle Turpitt, Michelle Garza, Melissa Lason, Beverley Lee, S.H. Cooper, Villimey Mist, Kev Harrison, Theresa Derwin, Ruschelle Dillon, Linda Addison, Stephanie Wytovich, Tabatha Wood, Shane Douglas Keene, Sara Tantlinger, Alyson Faye, Baba Jide Low, S.D. Vassallo] 21

22  26 Whitesands: A John Dark Case by [Johann Thorsson]28 Midnight From Beyond the Stars by [Gabino Iglesias, James Newman, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Tim Curran, Lee Murray, Ronald Kelly, Samantha Kolesnik, William Meikle, Kenneth W. Cain] 30 Kill Kit Killers: Premeditated murder, proved with their kits


1 Gorefest: Extreme Horror Anthology by [Wrath James White, Stephen Kozeniewski, Armand Rosamilia, Wesley Southard, Jay Wilburn, Jonathan Butcher, Jack Bantry, Robert Essig, Patrick C. Harrison, K. Trap Jones] 1 A House At War: House Arrath Book 11  1

16 Seeds by [Tabatha  Wood]


12 With Benefits: What's a bit of fun between friends?


IN SOMNIO: A Collection of Modern Gothic Horror Fiction. Twenty-five macabre voices from Horror fiction & illustration jolt the corpse back to life & drag Gothic fiction back into the daylight!

Happy reading.


 on behalf of Stuart and the Horror Tree Team


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