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Gothic Fantasy | Successful Submissions | Chilling Crime

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re very pleased to announce the successful authors for our latest collection: Chilling Crime Short Stories. Combining brand new and recent stories with classic fiction from the history of literature, this anthology includes a foreword by Margaret Murphy and is due for release in October (UK) and December 2021 (USA/Canada). Many thanks to all authors who submitted stories for consideration to this theme, and congratulations to the below!

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Dinner Date by Jeremy Bates

The Peculiar Affliction of Allison White by Jesse Bethea

The Grim by Allan Burd

She Walks by Laura J. Campbell

A Name for Every Home by Ramsey Campbell

Screams Don't Echo by D.R. Cartwright

T.H.O.R.N.: The Human Organ Repossession Network by Robert Ford

Trigger by Tyler Jones

Justice by Theresa Konwinski

Shadows by Alexes Lester

The Present by Robert Lopresti

Invisible Death by Tom Mead

Monsters by Marshall J. Moore

Rockin' Around the Murder Tree by Jane Nightshade

Move-in Weekend by Christi Nogle

The Walker by Michael Penncavage

The Dead Man's Dog by Zandra Renwick

The Bulldog Ant Is Not a Team Player by Dan Stout

Chit Chit by Steve Toase


These modern authors will appear alongside work by the following classic writers:

Irvin S. Cobb, Wilkie Collins, Richard Harding Davis, Charles Dickens, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Anna Katharine Green, Henry James, Guy de Maupassant, L.T. Meade with Robert Eustace, Thomas More, Baroness Emma Orczy, Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur B. Reeve, Sophocles (translated by Gilbert Murray), Edgar Wallace, Victor L. Whitechurch, and Richard Francis Burton’s translation of a story from The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night.


This book will be available to buy later this year via book stores, Amazon, and our website page for Chilling Crime!


Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, gothic horror, submissions, anthologies

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