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Books Received - An Update

31st Dec, 2017

Author: Peter Tennant

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Listed below are the books received for review since the last update, which was on 30 November 2017.

There are fifteen new titles and four and a half of them have been written or edited by women, taking our totals for the year so far to one hundred and ninety books received, sixty two and a half 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.

Early 2018

  • Clive Barker - Tonight Again: Tales of Love, Lust & Everything In Between - Short, Scary Tales Publications hc (ARC)

March 2018

  • Anna Tambour - Curses - Dim Shores chapbook (mobi)

February 2018

  • Paul Colize - Back Up - Point Blank pb (ARC)
  • Laura Carlin - The Wicked Cometh - Hodder & Stoughton hc (PDF)

January 2018

  • Mark Pryor - Dominic - Seventh Street Books pb (ARC)

December 2017

  • Jeremy Mac - Embracing the Darkness - J Ellington Ashton Press eBook (mobi)
  • William Meikle - The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror - Crystal Lake Publishing pb (mobi)
  • Edited by Steve J. Shaw - Dark Satanic Mills; Great British Horror 2 - Black Shuck Books pb (PDF)
  • Joe & Marisha Cautilli - Zombies vs. Robots 4: Emma's Army - J Ellington Ashton Press pb (mobi)

November 2017

  • Charlaine Harris - The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories - Gollancz hc
  • Mira Grant - Into the Drowning Deep - Orbit pb
  • Joe Hill - Strange Weather - Gollancz hc

September 2017

  • John Llewellyn Probert - Made for the Dark - Black Shuck Books hc
  • R. B. Russell - She Sleeps - PS Publishing hc

August 2017

  • Edited by Sam Cowan & Justin Steele - Looming Low Volume 1 - Dim Shores pb (mobi)



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