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Books Received - An Update

30th Nov, 2017

Author: Peter Tennant

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Listed below are the books received for review since the last update, which was on 16 October 2017.

There are twenty two new titles and nine of them have been written or edited by women, taking our totals for the year so far to one hundred and seventy five books received, fifty eight of them with a female by-line (33%).

The corresponding figures for the magazine are ninety titles reviewed and thirty three and a third of them either written or edited by women (37%).

Standard Disclaimer: As ever, people are welcome to query me regarding the possibility of a review by writing to with the usual caveat that an expression of interest does not guarantee if or when a review will be done.

January 2018

  • Sam Stone - Posing for Picasso - Wordfire Press pb (mobi)

December 2017

  • Edited by Ellen Datlow - Mad Hatters and March Hares - Tor Books pb (PDF)
  • Rex Hurst - The Foot Doctor Letters: A Serial Killer Speaks Out - J Ellington Ashton eBook (mobi)
  • Essel Pratt - Secession Part One: Voluntary Deportation - J Ellington Ashton eBook (mobi)
  • John Quick - Mudcat - J Ellington Ashton eBook (mobi)

November 2017

  • Edited by James Everington & Dan Howarth - Imposter Syndrome - Dark Minds Press (PDF)
  • Edited by JEA Staff - Kicking Cancer - Class of 2017: Andy Taylor - J Ellington Ashton eBook (mobi)
  • Amanda M. Lyons - Other Dangers: Slipped Through (Volume 1) - J Ellington Ashton pb (mobi)
  • Kim Newman & Paul McCaffrey - Anno Dracula - 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem - Titan Books graphic novel pb (PDF)
  • Edited by Sam Stone - Olive Hawthorne and the Daemons of Devil's End - Telos Publishing pb (mobi)
  • Edited by Roma Gray - The End: An Apocalyptic Anthology - J Ellington Ashton pb (mobi)
  • Edited by Roma Gray - Fireside Stories: Halloween Special - J Ellington Ashton eBook (mobi)
  • Mark Woods - Arachnattack! - J Ellington Ashton pb (mobi)
  • Claire Dean - Bremen - Nightjar Press chapbook (PDF)
  • Claire Dean - The Unwish - Nightjar Press chapbook (PDF)

October 2017

  • Jim Goforth - Festival of Flesh: Book 2 - J Ellington Ashton pb (mobi)
  • Conrad Williams - I Will Surround You - Undertow Publications pb (PDF)
  • Ralph Robert Moore - Behind You: 18 Stories and Novelettes - Sentence Publishing pb
  • Edited by Ellen Datlow & Lisa Morton - Haunted Nights - Anchor Books pb (PDF)

September 2017

  • Ash Hartwell - Tip of the Iceberg - Stitched Smile Publications pb (PDF)

May 2017

  • Edited by Trevor Denyer - Hellfire Crossroads 6: Horror with a Heart - Midnight Street Press pb (PDF)

August 2016

  • Edited by Trevor Denyer - Ghost Highways - Midnight Street Press pb (PDF)



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