You like cookies? You like books? Of course you do—you’re not a monster!
(Unless we’re talking the Cookie Monster)
Actually if you are in fact a monster, dear reader, you should probably head over to our horror imprint’s blog over at tornightfire.com. BUT monster or no, we’ve composed a sampling of delicious holiday treats and delectable reads for you to check out!
Everybody loves a good murder mystery! The elements of suspense, deception, and ample misdirection coalesce to form a tightly constructed narrative filled with colorful characters and wrapped up in one big murderous plot. Sweeten the pot with some fantasy magic and you’ve elevated one of storytelling’s classic formats to new genre-bending heights. Here are 5 compelling magical murder mysteries that we think you should check out.
The haunted house is a classic horror set piece. What’s supposed to be a place of reprieve is an iron cage; ensnaring you, forcing you to confront a myriad of ghosts, ghouls, and secrets best left buried. Here are six titles starring houses containing your worst nightmares be they demons, a gaggle of ghosts, or unabashed intimacy.
Writers draw inspiration from many areas—fan fiction, writing groups, and even tabletop role-playing games (TTRPGs). Sara A. Mueller, author of The Bone Orchard, joins us today to discuss the similarities between writing science fiction, fantasy, and TTRPGs. Check it out here!
It’s a whole new month and we’ve got a whole new slate of exciting author events! Virtual, in person—there’s a little of everything going on. Check it out! In-Person Events TJ Klune, The House in the Cerulean Sea Tuesday, March 1 Fairfield Public Library 1420 Post Road Fairfield, CT 06824 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM…
Sara A. Mueller’s The Bone Orchard is a fascinating whodunit set in a lush, gothic world of secrets and magic–where a dying emperor charges his favorite concubine with solving his own murder, and preventing the culprit, which undoubtedly is one of his three terrible sons, from taking control of an empire. Download a FREE sneak peek today!