Books Coming Out This Month
June is a reading month if there ever was one. Convention dealer tables match up nicely with short and long award lists, and the longer days offer more time to read. There is time away from school if not time away from home, opening up our world, so what better way to compliment that than by opening our world further with fiction. Then again, if you go nowhere at all, the armchair traveller has all the world you need between these covers …
Haunted Charlottesville and Surrounding Counties
Charlottesville, Virginia, and its surrounding counties are filled with history and charm. They also hold spirits who aren’t ready to leave their beloved homes or families behind.
The Time Traveler Professor, Book One: Silent Meridian
Atomic Alchemist Productions LLC
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is obsessed with a legendary red book. Its peculiar stories have come to life, and rumors claim that it has rewritten its own endings. He takes on an unlikely partner, John Patrick Scott, known to most as a concert pianist, but as a paranormal investigator and a time-traveler professor to a select few.
For 14 years, Dax has lived with the mystery of his mother’s disappearance. Now he must face his past to find the traveling carnival that kidnapped her, and stop them from summoning an ancient being down from the stars … a being called Father Death.
Teeth in the Mist
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
A monk uncovers the Devil’s Tongue and dares to speak it, with repercussions felt for generations. Three powerful young women, centuries apart, must fight the consequences of the monk’s fateful agreement.
The Hungry Ones (Book 2 of The Messy Man Series)
Harmful Monkey Press
Two years ago, the Crossroads Motel was the site of an act so brutal that its buildings were left to rot. Jessie, however, sees promise in the Crossroad’s bare bones and buys it up, determined to breathe new life into the place.
Thomas is no ordinary man. To live, he must devour human flesh. His habitual existence is one of killing and feeding and taking on the physical characteristics of his victims.
Houses of the Unholy
Cemetery Dance Publishing
This collection of short stories ranges from quiet suspense to hammer-blows of horror, and it includes a brand new novella of apocalyptic terror, December Soul.
A Secret Guide to Fighting Elder Gods
It’s the fight against the Elder Gods in the modern age. Teenagers, from every walk of life, use whatever they can to defend our world. Sometimes they win. Sometimes they lose. Sometimes- they give into the temptation of power.
The Patience of a Dead Man
Michael Clark Books
He bet it all on a house in disrepair but he didn’t know it was never really empty. Tim Russell can’t simply leave. If he does, he loses everything—not only his investment but his way of life. Tim knows it’s dangerous to stay, but not being able to support his daughters would be an entirely different nightmare.
Vaudeville and Other Nightmares (Illustrated Edition)
In this updated and illustrated collection, Australian horror author Greg Chapman will take you deeper in the recesses of the psyche and introduce you to abominations that only Hell would welcome.
Terror Politico: A Screaming World in Chaos
Cin Ferguson, editor
Scary Dairy Press LLC
This anthology highlights dark and nasty things in politics. Thirty-five contributors weave tales of horror, sci-fi, and speculative fiction that pluck a reader’s brain strings and just might break them! Dive into these stories and discover which is worse: reality or fiction?
Thank you to all who listed, and please do share these free promotional listings provided to members each month. Make sure to fill out the New Release Form in the Members Only area of the HWA Web site by the 15th of each month to have your future releases posted in Recently Born of Horrific Minds! I’d love to include every book, but some were released too long ago to count as “recent,” so they may not be listed here, but appear on the “Members Books” section of horror.org/newreleases. Forward questions you might have using the form or regarding your forthcoming release to firstname.lastname@example.org, and enjoy these fine reads!