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COVER + TABLE OF CONTENTS REVEAL: THE BEST OF THE BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR, edited by Ellen Datlow!

We’ve got an exciting one for you today, Night Shade website readers: the cover and table of contents for The Best of the Best Horror of the Year: 10 Years of Essential Short Horror Fiction, edited by eight-time Hugo Award winner Ellen Datlow! If you’re a fan of short horror fiction, you need to have this […]

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PUB DAY: The Soldier by Neal Asher!

It’s a great day, everybody, because today—May 15, 2018—is the publication date for the newest sci-fi thrill ride from Neal Asher: The Soldier! 1. First, Neal is hosting an AMA today – click here to participate! It’s his first public Q&A since the release of Dark Intelligence a few years ago, so now’s your chance to ask him […]

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Cover Reveal: BLACK LOTUS KISS, by Jason Ridler

We’ve got a new cover to show off, everyone! This one is for the newest Brimstone Files novel from Jason Ridler (@JayRidler): Black Lotus Kiss! The sequel to the acclaimed urban fantasy novel Hex-Rated, Black Lotus Kiss continues the adventures of 1970s LA private eye James Brimstone. This time, he’s dealing with—among other things—a crazed sci-fi sex cult, an attack […]

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ANOTHER HUGO AWARD NOMINATION: Neil Clarke, for Best Editor: Short Form

More amazing news, everyone! You may have seen our post by now about the 2018 Hugo Award nomination for Martha Wells and the Books of the Raksura, but did you know that a second Night Shade author—Neil Clarke, editor extraordinaire—was ALSO nominated for a Hugo? If you’re a sci-fi fan, chances are you might know Neil […]

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HUGO AWARD NOMINATION: The Books of the Raksura, by Martha Wells!

Exciting news, everyone! As you may have heard, we’ve recently received some good news: The Books of the Raksura series, by Martha Wells, has been NOMINATED FOR A HUGO AWARD! The Books of the Raksura centers around the eponymous Raksura, shapeshifting creatures of flight who live in large family groups called colonies and dwell in massive trees throughout a […]

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All the Books We’re Publishing in Spring/Summer 2018

Winter is coming to an end (see what we did there?), so we’ve decided it’s time to share with you our upcoming books for Spring and Summer 2018. We’ve got a great selection of science fiction, fantasy, and horror titles by a variety of excellent authors, so we feel certain that there’s going to be something here to appeal […]

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Cover Reveal: Trial by Treason: the Enchanter General, Book Two, by Dave Duncan!

It’s your lucky day, historical fantasy fans, because today we’re revealing the cover for Trial by Treason, a new novel (and book two in the Enchanter General series, after last year’s excellent Ironfoot) from the legendary Dave Duncan! If you’ve read Ironfoot, you’ll know what you’re getting from Trial by Treason: Medieval magic, murder, and mayhem! (Plus healthy doses of humor, historical […]

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More Buzz for Tina LeCount Myers and The Song of All!

As you’ll all no doubt be aware, last week marked the publication date of Tina LeCount Myers‘s The Song of All, a dark epic fantasy debut novel featuring a former warrior caught who must fight for the survival of his family in a harsh arctic world inspired by Scandinavian indigenous cultures. We’re huge fans of this incredible book—which you […]

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Cover (and ToC!) Reveal: The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Ten, edited by Ellen Datlow!

Remember when we told you we’d have lots more of the Best Horror of the Year coming soon? Well, here’s the first teaser—the incredible front cover and table of contents for the Best Horror of the Year, Volume Ten, which comes out this June! The front cover art is by the talented Chenthooran Nambiarooran, and […]

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New book announcement: Polity-universe classics from Neal Asher!

Exciting news, sci-fi fans! After a long time trying to make it happen, we’ve just acquired the rights to several Neal Asher backlist titles: Gridlinked, Brass Man, and The Skinner. Now, that’s pretty great for lots of reasons—after all, Asher’s books are always incredible—but there’s one thing in particular we want to point out: with these acquisitions, we […]

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