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Zero is a young film maker who believes his whole life and career are mapped out before him. That is, until the night he and his friends are caught in a dazzling trap that spans worlds. Dropped onto a dreamlike planet whose surrealistic beauty cannot hide its grotesque reality. A world, so stunningly bizarre, nightmares are irrelevant. Here, abductees both human and alien are pitted against a never-ending succession of hellish parasites, carnivores, shape-changers, and symbiotes.
The ultimate guide to the legendary attraction that once stood at Universal Studios Florida. The book contains over thirty new interviews with the ride’s designers, engineers, and skippers for unprecedented insight into its creation and operation. Hear the untold story of the Jaws ride for the first time ever from those who were actually there!
An angel is setting San Francisco afire. To destroy the fallen angels hiding on Earth, it will stop at nothing, no matter how many innocents have to die. Now two police detectives have discovered the terrifying truth behind this epidemic of unexplained fires. But how do you stop an angel?
In his own passionate and charismatic words, Monty Cox takes you through his surreal world of primal teeth and claws: how exotic animals – lions, tigers, bears, and more – are trained for film, television, and live acts.
It’s 2002, and there’s a demon abroad in London, a soul so corrupt and foul that Satan himself has recruited him from the legions of the dead. Only one entity in Heaven can counter his power – an Archangel, an angel of the highest rank.
Jealousy, betrayal, murder and a hunger for vengeance that spans the centuries… History student Alex Palmer is thrilled when his girlfriend, Claire Ryan, buys an apartment in Belle Vue Manor, formerly a Victorian lunatic asylum. But as Alex begins to discover the dark truth about the asylum’s past, he, Claire, and their friend Marianne find themselves on a nightmarish journey. Each will face the deadly consequences of the evil that began with the construction of the first Belle Vue Manor by an aristocratic French émigré in 1789, as well as the cruelty and satanic practices that continued when it became an asylum for the insane. As the two strands—past and present—unfold, Alex uncovers a supernatural mystery where revenge is paramount and innocence irrelevant—without being aware of the price he, and those around him, will pay.
A dark avenger from the pages of a 1930s pulp magazine, Strange Thrills, materializes in the present day streets of Manhattan. But he is not the only character coming alive in modern New York, and not even his creator’s fertile imagination could have prefigured the carnage to come.
Billy Lives is a hard-driving novel about rock music’s dim subculture, where drugs, kinky sex, and easy money can turn a teenager into a millionaire overnight – or make him an old man in a week. Billy Lockett was the king of rock ‘n roll – until a shocking accident cut short his spectacular career.
Taking the fall for his younger brother, Richard Candle went from being a cyber cop to a condemned criminal. After four years of “UnMinding”—with his mind suppressed and his body enslaved—he’s released to discover his brother has slipped back into the underworld of the V-Rat: the virtual reality addict. With human society sinking ever deeper into a mire of escapism, Candle fights his way through the world of underground stock markets, conscious programs, flying guns and the trash-walled labyrinth of Rooftown.
BUBBA HO-TEP – Elvis is spending his golden years at the Mud Creek Shady Grove Convalescence Home alongside a man claiming to be President John F. Kennedy. Strange sights and sounds leads the two to discover an ancient Egyptian mummy stalking the corridors of their retirement home. They soon face off against the monster…but will anyone believe their story or shrug it off as more tall tales?
BUBBA AND THE COSMIC BLOOD-SUCKERS – Years before facing the cowboy hat-wearing mummy Bubba Ho-Tep in an East Texas retirement home, Elvis finds himself battling interdimensional body-desiccating beings at the behest of his manager, Colonel Parker. Joining him on this journey is clairvoyant Blind Man, master-planner Jack, hammer-swinging John Henry, bodyguard Johnny Smack, and trainee Jenny Jo Dallas. Down in New Orleans awaits the Big Mama, who would like nothing more than to drain the “Jacked-Up Mojo” from the group.
He’s America’s newest hero. He possesses the most awesome gift any man can master. He can reach beyond the grave to awaken the dearly departed. But their souls no longer inhabit their bodies. The things that now walk the earth – the things he has brought back – are carrion.
An ancient evil deep beneath New York City turns subway stations into bloody altars for ritual sacrifice. Monsters made of blood arise from drains, an invisible hellhound devours human flesh, feral children stalk the shadowy streets and make murder a terrifying game.
Stu Cole is struggling to keep his nightclub, Club Anaesthesia, afloat in the face of mob harassment when he’s visited by a manifestation of the city of San Francisco, crystallized into a single enigmatic being. This amoral superhero leads him on a terrifying journey through the rock and roll demimonde as they struggle to save the city,
Coyote is on a murderous hunt, leaving behind a trail of carnage. The shape-shifter is determined to kill the human representatives to the Great Council in Galun’lati, eliminating the rule of mankind in the New World. But Raven has overheard the Trickster’s evil plan, and will do anything to protect Luther Watie and his daughter, Sarah Reynolds, even if it means turning his skin inside out. The forces of evil are aligning in two very different worlds. Can mankind be saved, or will creatures of fur and fangs once again reign supreme?
Photographer Eddie Drake jumped at the chance to join an archaeological expedition to the lost city of El Lobo. But he was utterly unprepared for their bizarre discovery of seemingly endless caverns beneath the Mexican mesa–caverns formed of living flesh!
Cover Art by Lynne Hansen
Three-time Bram Stoker Award winner Rena Mason offers a fascinating new perspective on some of the most-remembered and written about murders in history.
Seized by the vicious killings of Jack the Ripper, Victorian London’s East End is on the brink of ruin. Elizabeth Covington, desperate and failing to follow in her beloved father’s footsteps, risks practicing medicine in the dangerous and neglected Whitechapel District to improve her studies.
Elizabeth crosses paths with a man she believes is the villain, triggering a downward spiral that exposes her to a depth of evil she never knew existed.
Only she knows the truth that drives the madness of a murderer.
18 short stories were born out of a discussion on themed collections with the Canadian writer Claude Lalumiere. They are diverse in every way except that each one of them has a metal element at its heart. ‘The Maskmaker‘ was the first to be written, a story set in an early Venice and has gold as its theme. There then follows tales of robots made of lead, cyborgs who are addicted to drinking mercury, aliens obsessed with shiny chromium, a nickel coin worth a king’s ransom and many others. The tales end with a false element, Erifium, the metal from which the sword of Saint Michael is fashioned. One he wields against demons in the battle of Armageddon.
When Robert and Janet Patterson decided on a backwoods Florida town for a vacation spot for them and their young daughter, they should have listened to the local legends about the black water lagoons. They should have also listened to their daughter, Krissy, when she told them about the whispers in the woods. Now, Krissy’s disappeared, and whatever took her is coming back for more.
They called it porodyne. A bizarre by-product of bio-engineering, porodyne has been found — quite accidentally — to have some very special properties. Properties that could render cosmetic surgery obsolete. Properties that could turn Barrows Industries into a billion-dollar gold mine. The changes porodyne makes in human skin are permanent. It could mean new life for burn victims, people scarred by accidents, old folk yearning to be young again, models who insist on being more beautiful…
For anyone wondering why both Hollywood and independent movies suck so badly lately, this collection of hilariously angry film reviews excoriates the recent film flameouts darkening our multiplexes. An extended introductory rant provides historical perspective on the long decline and fall of the American cinema.
The fifth and final Phantasm took an incredible eight years to go from set to screen. The project began as an experimental short before becoming a thirteen part web series and finally a feature length sequel. Shot in secret on a microbudget, Ravager reunites Phantasm ‘s core cast thirty-five years after the original cult classic. The new sequel filmed not in Hollywood soundstages but in the homes of cast and crew. Visual effects were handled mostly by the director. Decades-old props were taken out of storage and dusted off for reuse. They just don’t make movies like this anymore. In fact, they never really did to begin with. Such is The Strange Case of Phantasm Ravager
Beginning with the first correspondence between August Derleth and Victor Gollancz in 1950, this book chronicles every British appearance of the master’s work from 1951’s The Haunter of the Dark & Other Tales of Horror through Jones own 2008 collection, Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft. Also included in this book is the H.P. Lovecraft short story, The Horror in the Museum. It’s main character is called Stephen Jones. Is he the same Stephen Jones as the author of H.P. Lovecraft in Britain? Only Lovecraft truly knows.
She was lovely, innocent, just fifteen – off on a church outing. And now she’s gone! Her father must find her even if he travels into the pit of Hell itself – into the peep-shows, the massage parlors, into the depths of degradation where the pimps and porno-movie-makers create their sexual phantasmagoria. Afraid, terrified that he’ll find her too late. For the first time ever, the novelization of Paul Schrader’s harrowing family melodrama is available for the digital marketplace.
“Almost impossible to put down” – Publishers Weekly
Astragoth is risen.
From the dark night of the centuries he has returned.
He will have his rightful bride or he will utterly destroy the Earth.
He is the HELL-BORN!
A psychological fast-paced thriller. One death is only the beginning for Tom and his wife Kelly who witness a fast-driving car killing their innocent neighbor in the street. Tom describes the driver to the police, but there is something he didn’t anticipate: the driver belongs to a powerful criminal gang in East Texas. The criminals make Tom and his family a target, abducting his wife Kelly and threatening his daughter. Now Tom must look to old war comrades for help in a brutal and unforgiving struggle to rescue his wife and bring justice to the notorious gang.
If you do not love film… If you do not wish to devour it as it devours you… If all you seek from film is entertainment… …This is not the book for you. From filmmaker Mike Watt, author of “Phobophobia” and “Suicide Machine”, director of “Razor Days” and “A Feast of Flesh”, comes a brand new collection of horror fiction. You’ll never watch a movie again without also feeling like you’re being watched.
This novel concerns the epiphany of an idealistic, recent seminary graduate who must learn the bitter life lesson that what appears in front of the reredos does not always conform to the reality behind it, and whether he can do what he knows he must before it is too late.
Gold Medal Winner for Fiction: Horror—2019 International Book Awards
“… a gore-filled throwback to the classic teen slasher flick genre …”
“… a Must Read for Classic Horror Fans … Inevitable and shocking. Brutal and beautiful.”
Waylon Jordan, iHorror.com
“…the teen whodunit that Wes Craven and Lois Duncan never made… the best new slasher franchise since Scream.”
Peter M. Bracke, Author of Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th
“A dark, tension-filled thriller that’s wicked to the very end. Bad luck was never so much fun!”
Jeffrey Reddick, Creator of Final Destination
Break a mirror. Walk under a ladder. Step on a crack. Innocent childhood superstitions … But someone at the Trask Academy of Performing Arts is taking things one deadly step further. Layna Curtis soon realizes the seemingly random, accidental deaths of her friends aren’t random—or accidents—at all. Someone has taken the idea of superstitions to dispose of her classmates. Layna soon uncovers that each escalating, gruesome murder leads closer to its final victim: her. Will Layna’s opening night also be her final bow?
FIRST THEY FEASTED ON FARM ANIMALS. THEN THEY FOUND HUMANS…A little girl was dead, attacked and mutilated by some things, creatures of nightmare that were spreading outward like the Black Death, stripping the entire town bare of life.The death toll mounted, with bodies maimed or ripped to shreds, and thousands cowered in the shadows, hiding fearfully from the death out of the skies, the millions of sucking probosci eagerly reaching out for the attack. And terror erupted into uncontrollable panic, as a lone scientist worked feverishly to save a dying population and destroy the KILLER FLIES!
Daniel’s life takes a terrifying turn when a woman staggers out of the darkness, bloodied and beaten. Pleading for his help, she warns that her attacker is after her. He takes her in, but while trying to call for help, he hears her blood-curdling scream from the other room. He frantically searches but cannot to find her. Who was she? Who was trying to kill her? This sends him on an obsessive quest…