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The Best Horror, collected by the Best Editor—Ellen Datlow

At the Hugo Awards at Worldcon 75 on August 11th, Ellen Datlow, the longtime editor of Night Shade’s successful Best Horror of the Year series, won Best Editor, Short Form, and we’d like to offer her a huge congrats. We’re incredibly proud to work with such an acclaimed and influential editor—in addition to the 2017 Hugo Award, […]

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New Book(s) Announcement: Rudy Rucker!

Here’s some exciting news: recently, we finalized a ten-book deal with the incomparable SF legend Rudy Rucker! For the past few years, Rudy’s been self-publishing his work via his own publishing venture, Transreal Books. Now we’ve convinced him to return (in part, at least) to the traditional publishing world. We’ll be reissuing a number of novels […]

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Everyone’s Talking About Jeremy Robert Johnson’s Entropy in Bloom

Everyone’s Talking About Jeremy Robert Johnson’s <i>Entropy in Bloom</i>

Last week, Blumhouse released When Susurrus Stirs, a (VERY NSFW) award-winning short film based on a story of the same name by Jeremy Robert Johnson (and included in his brilliant collection, Entropy in Bloom). An utterly original body horror narrative, the short story fascinated and horrified us when we read it, and the film is, if anything, even […]

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Creating a Cover: The Devil’s Rosary by Seabury Quinn

The Devil’s Rosary, the second volume in Seabury Quinn’s Complete Tales of Jules de Grandin—after The Horror on the Links—releases this September. Today we’re spotlighting the incredible cover designed by Claudia Noble and featuring art by the legendary Donato Giancola. Similar to last week’s post on Robert Guffey’s Until the Last Dog Dies, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes peek into the design […]

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Cover Reveal: Until the Last Dog Dies, by Robert Guffey

This November, we’ll be publishing Robert Guffey’s genre-defying debut novel, Until the Last Dog Dies. This dark satire focuses on a young stand-up comedian who must confront an apocalyptic virus destroying people’s sense of humor—it’s a compelling mix of speculative fiction, biting stand-up comedy, and end-of-the-world horror. Today we’re excited to show off the awesome cover, with artwork and design by Keith Negley. You’ll […]

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All the Books We’re Publishing in Spring/Summer 2017

With winter nearing its midpoint, we thought it was high time to preview our upcoming books. Everyone at Night Shade is excited to share with you our list for Spring/Summer 2017! We’ve got everything from bestselling authors like Glen Cook, Neal Asher, Harry Turtledove, and Greg Egan, to a Neil Clarke-edited collection of the year’s best […]

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Cover Reveal: Entropy in Bloom, by Jeremy Robert Johnson

Jeremy Robert Johnson’s genre-defying Entropy in Bloom releases in April 2017. This ‘Best of’ collection of Johnson’s brilliantly bizarre and macabre short fiction also includes a new, never-before-published novella. Today, though, we’re showing off the awesome cover, with artwork by Martin Wittfooth and design by Rain Saukas! For more than a decade, Jeremy Robert Johnson has been bubbling under the surface […]

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Night Shade Books November Releases

Night Shade Books November Releases

We’ve got three great books publishing in November, the last to come out from Night Shade Books in 2016! A Trail Through Time is the fourth book in Jodi Taylor’s bestselling madcap time-travelling Chronicles of St. Mary’s Series; The Calorium Wars is Dennis O’Flaherty’s audacious steampunk follow-up to the “rousingly violent, funny, sometimes shockingly profane” King of the Cracksmen […]

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Night Shade Books October Releases

October sees two original books (both of which can scratch that horror itch) and the paperback edition of one of the most critically acclaimed science fiction debuts in recent years. Firewalk is a supernatural crime thriller that comes from the co-creator of iZombie, Chris Roberson. Reanimatrix is Pete Rawlik’s Lovecraftian take on the hard-boiled pulp detective novel. Tom Toner’s The Promise of […]

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Night Shade Books September Releases

Night Shade Books September Releases

This month we’ve got three new books for you: MJ-12: Inception, The Boys of Summer, and A Second Chance. MJ-12: Inception comes from Michael J. Martinez, acclaimed genre-bending author of The Daedalus Incident, and it’s his take on the cold war spy thriller…with super-humans. If you loved Stranger Things (like we did) then you’re going to want to grab The Boys of Summer, which keeps […]

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