Attention giallo fans, here’s something a little different for you! While not precisely movie news, this should appeal to fans of horror cinema, as Word Horde is bringing out a book of new short stories “at the intersection of crime, terror, and supernatural fiction,” from a some of the best modern horror writers around, including, as you may notice from the table of contents below, a tale from your own humble writer. Giallo Fantastique features a dozen new stories “inspired by and drawing from the highly stylized cinematic thrillers of Argento, Bava, and Fulci” and is available for preorder now.
Below is the original press release from Word Horde, including the complete table of contents and cover art.
Coming May 15, 2015 from Word Horde: Giallo Fantastique
An anthology of original strange stories at the intersection of crime, terror, and supernatural fiction. Inspired by and drawing from the highly stylized cinematic thrillers of Argento, Bava, and Fulci; American noir and crime fiction; and the grim fantasies of Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, and Jean Ray, Giallo Fantastique seeks to unnerve readers through virtuoso storytelling and startlingly colorful imagery.
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Table of Contents
Introduction • Ross E. Lockhart
Minerva • Michael Kazepis
In the Flat Light • Adam Cesare
Terror in the House of Broken Belles • Nikki Guerlain
The Strange Vice of ZLA-313 • MP Johnson
Sensoria • Anya Martin
The Red Church • Orrin Grey
Balch Creek • Cameron Pierce
Hello, Handsome • Garrett Cook
We Can Only Become Monsters • Ennis Drake
The Threshold of Waking Light • E. Catherine Tobler
The Communion of Saints • John Langan
Exit Strategies • Brian Keene
Cover art by David Palumbo
Cover design by Scott R. Jones
Coming May 15, 2015
Preorder now at Word Horde