2019 Year in Review

Pull up a chair and warm yourself by the hearth, good traveler! The day is late, and we’ve all journeyed from afar to get here. Our voyages over the past year has carved many a winding path through the vast fields of genre fiction; some roads have been recognizable, and others were unfamiliar and untrodden. … Read more

Kim Harrison’s RACHEL MORGAN is back in an all-new Hollows book! We have a COVER REVEAL and a message from Kim to share.

In 2014, devoted readers who had been following the adventures of witch-born demon Rachel Morgan for over ten years believed her story was coming to an end with the publication of The Witch With No Name, the thirteenth book in the Hollows series. It was the finale, the conclusion, and author Kim Harrison affirmed that … Read more

The Violent Fae Blog Tour

To celebrate the release of The Violent Fae, the closing chapter of the Ordshaw series’ The Sunken City Trilogy, Phil Williams is sharing twelve short stories from the city of Ordshaw. The Ordshaw Vignettes are tiny insights into life in the UK’s worst-behaved city, each presenting a self-contained mystery. You can read today’s story below. … Read more

Flight of the Darkstar Dragon: Chapter Extract (Part 4) and Character Art Reveal

The Flight Of The Darkstar Dragon

To celebrate the preorder of The Flight of the Darkstar Dragon, the first in a new fantasy adventure series from Yarnsworld author Benedict Patrick, all this week some of the premier websites from the fantasy community are sharing extracts from the novel’s first chapter, as well as revealing some exclusive character art from artist Juliana Wilhelm. The … Read more

Slow-dancing with madness: an interview with Michael Fletcher

Smoke and Stone

Blog (kinda): http://michaelrfletcher.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelRFlet…Twitter: @FletcherMRInstagram: fletcher_michael_r Michael R. Fletcher is a science fiction and fantasy author, a grilled cheese aficionado, and a whiskey-swilling reprobate. He spends his days choreographing his forklift musical (titled “Get Forked”), and using caffeine as a substitute for sanity. Any suggestions that he is actually Dyrk Ashton in disguise are all lies. His … Read more

Cover reveal and excerpt: Alexander dan Vilhjalmsson’s “SHADOWS OF THE SHORT DAYS”

Blurb: A strikingly original Icelandic debut set in a strangely familiar alternate Reykjavik where wild and industrialised magic meet. Sæmundur the Mad, addict and sorcerer, has been expelled from the magical university, Svartiskóli, and can no longer study galdur, an esoteric source of magic. Obsessed with proving his peers wrong, he will stop at nothing … Read more


From USA Today bestselling author Dean F. Wilson Welcome to the Wild North. In this “weird west” series of grit and vengeance, an eccentric bounty hunter faces off the criminals and creatures of a lawless land, from man to monster, from nature to machine. Expect gadgets and guns in this hybrid of steampunk, western, dystopian, … Read more

New anthology announcement!

We’re excited to share a list of contributors for the upcoming anthology Rise Above: Stories of Compassion and Overcoming the Odds. The anthology will be published by Dark Engine/Robber’s Dog Pub. and will be available in both e-book and paperback formats. All proceeds will go to “To Write Love On Her Arms” (TWLOHA), a very … Read more

Book and a Pint: “Never Die”

with Michael Evan and James Jakins So here it is… Our debut segment of Book and a Pint, with our first subject/victim…Rob Hayes’ Never Die. We hope you can get a laugh or at least a few smiles, ughs or groans out of this! ME: So…first few chapters in..what did you think? JJ: I really … Read more