Paul Kane Signs Multi-Book Deal with SST Publications

Short, Scary Tales Publications (SST Publications) owner, Paul Fry is delighted to welcome bestselling and award-winning author & editor Paul Kane to SST’s stables with a multi-book deal. The first of these publications will be Blood RED, a reprint of Paul’s 2008 horror fairytale RED (now incredibly rare) alongside its brand new sequel. The book will again feature cover art from the wonderful Dave McKean (Sandman, The Graveyard Book, Mirrormask), will be introduced by Alison … Continue reading

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Necrotic Tissue #13 available, featuring HN staff!


Issue number 13 (our favorite number!) of Necrotic Tissue features a story from long time HorrorNews contributor and book reviewer, Anton Cancre. The story in question, “The Song That Crawls” is a meandering little ditty that merges the ethos of Lovecraft with the lyricality and drug induced dementia of the music of Dax Riggs. In addition to that fine tail, this issue clocks in at almost 200 pages, and contains stories from D. Harlan Wilson, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Of Darkness and Light – Author Paul Kane


OF DARKNESS AND LIGHT Written by Paul Kane Published by Thunderstorm Books Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black & White Price: $16.95 “Light can penetrate the dark, but the dark is powerless in light.” What a pleasant surprise this book ended up being. Initially, I was requested to review a PDF version, which has grown to be a huge red flag for me. Say what you will about the electronic future of media (though you should be … Continue reading


10th Anniversary Edition of Paul Kane’s collections – Alone (In The Dark) | Touching the Flame

10th Anniversary Lettered and Collectors editions of Award-winning Author Paul Kane’s first two books – Alone (In the Dark) and Touching the Flame – gathered together in one impressive volume: Shadow Writer. With stunning artwork by David Magitis (above) Brought to you from Mansion House Books, publishers of quality editions of books such as Edward Lee’s The Chosen, Graham Masterton’s The Sphinx, Amarantha Knight’s (Nancy Kilpatrick’s) Dracula: The Darker Passions and Gary Brandner’s The Howling … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hellbound Hearts – Author Paul Kane


Written by by Paul Kane (Author), Marie O’Regan (Author), Clive Barker (Contributor), Neil Gaiman (Contributor), Dave McKean (Contributor), Mike Mignola (Contributor), Kelley Armstrong (Contributor), Barbie Wilde (Contributor) Cover art: Clive Barker Published by Pocket Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 352 pages Price: $16.00 Hellbound Hearts comes as a collection of Hellraiser influenced stories that’s dear to my heart. Being a fan of Barker and all things Hellraiser, I must say it’s great to see … Continue reading

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