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!
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!
- Browse the full series of anthologies here.
- See our latest two releases: Black Sci-Fi Short Stories and Terrifying Ghosts.
- Watch out for future submission calls via our newsletter, website and social media pages (Facebook, Twitter).