Here we are, coming up to the end of July and as always it is all systems go here at Alchemy Manor. First up is the short list for the British Fantasy Society Awards, which were announced this week. We are tickled pink to see the Alchemy Press nominated in no less than four categories, namely:
“In all there are twenty-two essays, every one of ‘em readable and informative thanks to Howard’s winning combination of clarity, enthusiasm, and erudition” and Touchstones has something for everyone who is interested in the highways and byways of weird fiction.” – Supernatural Tales
It’s already February in a cold and snowy Staffordshire Moorlands, but are we hibernating? We are not!
First and foremost, a reminder for those of you have may have missed it in the Christmas rush: we have for your delectation and delight a collection of short fiction from a master of the form. Tell No Lies by John Grant is a fabulous volume of twelve stories to thrill you and chill you and to take you on journeys of the fantastic!
It is an easy enough mistake to make – the most natural mistake in the world.
Cello is hooked up to the machine, but whose dreams does she experience?
The house is suddenly infested, but with … what?
At the Edinburgh Fringe he meets Kristie. She seems to be exactly what he needs.
The books Philip buys contain a signature that has no right to be there.
In a West Country village petrol is ridiculously cheap. Where does it come from?
Caught in a blizzard he finds himself in Memoryville … where he meets an old acquaintance…
Ginfalcio Beeswax and Truculence Fish are all that stand between the monsters from the blackness of outer space and the end of mankind. But are issues closer to home more frightening than multi-tentacled aliens?
Christopher – their miracle child.
Nick’s lives are … haunted, but by whom?
The artist is dead but her art lives on.
It’s Benjy’s birthday – and he wants his own universe.
Review copies are still available in the e-format of choice.