EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing has revealed the cover for the forthcoming Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Edited by Charles Prepolec and J.R. Campbell, Gaslight Gothic includes stories by Stephen Volk, James Lovegrove and others, including myself. (more…)
Welcome to the second instalment of my look into the Royal Occultist universe. Today we’re taking a look at the Styrian monster-hunter, Baron Palman Vordenburg. (more…)
I’ve posted a new Royal Occultist short story over on my Patreon site. “The Creeping Man” finds St. Cyprian and Gallowglass attempting to contain the titular menace before he claims what he’s come for. While the story was originally the opening chapter for the third Royal Occultist novel, The Infernal Express, that book is sadly out of print. As this tale easily stands alone, I figured I might as well pop it up for folks to enjoy.
To that end, I’ve made the story free to read. If you enjoy it, be sure to check out the other Royal Occultist stories available on Patreon, and maybe hit ‘Like’ on the Royal Occultist Facebook page!
The newest issue of Occult Detective Quarterly is here, and it includes “The Bascomb Rug”, a brand new Royal Occultist story that’s part locked room murder mystery, part monster mash.
While it’s only available in print at the moment, it will be available to download shortly. You can grab your copy from Amazon.com and its various affiliates. And if you haven’t yet checked out the previous three issues, I encourage you to do so.
A terrific deal, here, if you’re of a digital frame of mind. I have Royal Occultist stories in both issue 2 and issue 4, but I highly recommend that you grab all three. Occult Detective Quarterly is a fantastic magazine, and it needs all the support it can get.
Today, I’m turning this space over to my pal, Bob Freeman, for a special guest-post in honour of his newest collection, First Born: Tales of the Liber Monstrorum, now available from Seventh Star Press. So, without further ado, here’s the Occult Detective himself, discussing Gene Rodenberry’s SPECTRE…
A new month, a new story is available for patrons on my Patreon. “The Maltese Tiger” is set in 1920’s Paris, and finds Countess Felluci, adventuress and thief, at odds with a murderous society of criminals over a treasure of incalculable worth. I’ve included a brief extract below, for those interested. (more…)