Fantasy & Gothic Blog

FLAME TREE PRESS | January Releases | Catherine Cavendish Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Continuing with our author Q&As to celebrate our January releases, we are talking to Catherine Cavendish about her new release The Haunting of Henderson Close. She talked to us about her new book, her writing practices and advice for new writers!

 

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FLAME TREE PRESS | January Releases | Daniel M. Bensen Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

To kick off this week’s series of blogs to celebrate out January releases, we talked to Daniel M. Bensen about his new book, Junction. He talked about his inspiration for the book, world building and how he came up with the aliens in the story. If you like scifi, we’re sure you’ll love Junction from Daniel M. Bensen.

 

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FLAME TREE PRESS | Looking toward our 2019 list

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

2018 was an incredible year for us and we are so excited to now move toward our 2019 list. From award winners to first time writers, 2019 will see our mission of showcasing original voices and publishing FICTION WITHOUT FRONTIERS continue. We can't wait to share the list for the entire year with you, but for now we are focusing on our January, February, March and April titles. From science fiction and crime to horror and fantasy, the first 4 months of the year are full of books that bridge a variety of genres. Continue reading to see what we have in store for the first part of the year!

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Flame Tree Press | Our 2018 List in Review

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

The launch of Flame Tree Press in 2018 has seen us release 13 books! With a mix of crime, thrillers, horror, science fiction and fantasy, the list encompasses a wide variety of themes and offers something for everyone. We are so happy with the stories we've helped our authors to tell, the quality of the books themselves and the response from readers. We didn't expect such huge engagement and so much enthusiasm so early on in our own story. We thought we'd take a minute and look back at all 13 titles from the 2018 list from Flame Tree Press

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Gothic Fantasy | Successful Submissions | American Gothic and Urban Crime

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

To end the year on a high, we're delighted to present the list of authors set to feature in our upcoming short story collections: American Gothic, and Urban Crime. Following swiftly on the tail of Haunted House, and Cosy Crime, these latest books join our Gothic Fantasy series, and similarly combine classic tales with contemporary stories received by submission. Again, our call for submissions was met with an overwhelming response, so we're excited now to share this final selection! From Urban Crime's thrilling city dangers to the downright unsettling breed of horror running through American Gothic, this latest pair of anthologies promises a healthy dose of the fascinating and strange in 2019. See below for the line-up...

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, American Gothic, Urban Crime, Authors

Horror Fiction History | The History of Werewolves

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

In this week’s blog we are completing our look at The Trio of horror! After looking at vampires and Frankenstein and his monster we turn our attention to werewolves. With a global history spanning hundreds of years, werewolves have been terrifying people for millennia. In this blog we trace their history in folklore to modern horror fiction.


 

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Topics: Horror Fiction History

Horror Fiction History | The History of Frankenstein

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Rather like Dracula and vampires, Frankenstein’s Monster has become the name and face for a character type: the reanimated corpse. In this blog post we are looking at the conception and history of the character and the use of Frankenstein in horror fiction to learn a little more about one of horror's finest creations and the reach it has had. 

 

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Topics: Horror Fiction History, History of Horror

Flame Tree Press | November Releases | Upcoming Releases

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

We're leaving our 2018 list behind us and looking toward the new year. We are very excited to bring you 24 brand new titles and another 12 that are brand new to Flame Tree Press. We're starting the year with a great mix of science fiction, crime and horror that we can't wait for you to read! Keep on reading to find out what treats we have in store for the first two months of 2019... 

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Flame Tree Press | November Releases | Adrian Laing Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Continuing with our series of author Q&As, we turn to the writer of Kosmos, Adrian Laing. He talked to us about influences, writing practices and what’s in store for the readers of Kosmos!

 

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Flame Tree Press | November Releases | Jonathan Janz Q&A

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

This week marks the international release of The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz, Kosmos by Adrian Laing, Night Shift by Robin Triggs and Think Your Self Lucky by Ramsey Campbell. All four books will be available in paperback, hardback, audio book and eBook from the 30th of November! To celebrate we are posting Q&As with all the authors and today it's Jonathan Janz. 

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Topics: Flame Tree Press Authors, Author Interview, Q&A, Flame Tree Press

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