Deeper, Darker Things and Other Oddities!

by Steve Dillon

Steve Dillon’s second collection of weird fiction, short stories, and dark poetry:

Below: The hardback is only available through Steve Dillon at DillonStephen@hotmail.com

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– Deeper, Darker Things: A Lovecraftian mystery set aboard a modern-day Antarctic expedition vessel as a young man tries to figure out why his brother committed suicide a year ago after returning from a similar expedition.
– The Scary Man: A letter from a teenage girl to her mother, explaining how she feels about the shadows figure who comes to her at night.
– The Marshmallow People: Recounts memories of a family summer camp gone tragically wrong.
– The Floss Man: Tells of 2 young girls’ and their disturbing encounter with a man who seems familiar.
– Panopticon: Forewarns us of a dystopian future where all our needs are catered for, with sinister consequences, and a choice to be made when a mysterious box appears.
– A Rapid Fingering: A haunted saxophone… and the strange effects on those who hear it or play it!
– Bliss Pond: The tale of a schoolboy who is bullied by everyone because he’s ‘soft’.
– All these and more original stories and poems new to this collection
– Plus a selection of reprints of stories by Dillon, a couple with collaborators, and a second collection of dark poetry!

Below: Cover for the paperback edition available on Amazon.

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White Shadows by P.B. Kane

Now available!
White Shadows
by author P.B. Kane (Paul Kane) is now available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle versions. This is YA fiction at its best and includes the following stories, including for the first time in print, the title story White Shadows!
The Rainbow Man
A Chaos Demon is for Life
Kindred Spirits
White Shadows
Remembrance
Shells
Grandpa’s Chair
The Rainbow Coat

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A group of young friends find a body on the beach after a storm. A body that turns out to be alive, a person who will cause all kinds of trouble for their community… Meanwhile, an unusual Christmas present is causing chaos in another household, and two teenage ghosts find each other in death. At the same time a young girl seeks revenge for what happened to her parents – taken by the “White Shadows” – and an initiation dare turns into a brutal history lesson. And as a whole seaside village is taken over by the “shells”, one boy discovers his grandfather’s connection to a very special piece of furniture…

These are the YA tales from the imagination of award-winning and bestselling author P.B. Kane (Before, Arcana, Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell – as Paul Kane).

Including the original introduction to The Rainbow Man by New York Times bestseller Rachel Caine (The Morganville Vampire series), the prequel short “The Rainbow Coat” and a brand new cover from Ben Baldwin, this is a unique collection not to be missed by young readers or just the young at heart.

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Beside the Seaside – Tales from the Daytripper

Available now through Amazon

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Contents:

Daze Out (Poem) by Steve Dillon
The Sand by Deborah Sheldon
Wagglers by Steve Dillon
New Year, New You by Tracie McBride
Mumbles Pier by Brian Craddock
Little Man by Ramsey Campbell
The Floss Man by Steve Dillon
Duelling Aces by Gary Buller
Penny Dreadful by C.L. Raven
Sand Martin by David Turnbull
Vivienne and Agnes by Chris Mason
Whelks by Stephen Herczeg
The Fairground Horror by Brian Lumley


Train Wreck and Other Stories

by Noel Osualdini

Features a selection of short stories by Australian author Noel Osualdini. Most have been published in various anthologies and magazines, and this collection contains the best of these, as well as some new stories, including the final part of Shauna’s trilogy, the first two parts of which were published as part of ‘The Refuge Collection’.

Contents

Call Centre
Night Escape
Writer’s Retreat
Skin
Plum Wine
No More Fly Eyes
Wrecking Crew
Preface to The Refuge Collection
The Ghost in the Water
The Undertaker’s Tale
In the Belly of the Whale
Rescue by Santa
Trickster at the Carnival
Bloodworms
A House Returned
Sex and Death and Professor Lonsdale
Train Wreck
In the Mesopelagic Zone
Outback Attack
The Master of Marchand


About the author

Noel Osualdini was born in 1960, the son of an immigrant Italian quarry worker and his Australian wife. At age 5 he was hastily christened Catholic and received the Last Rites, following a near-fatal car accident in which he was run over by the son of the local Presbyterian Minister. He moved with his family a few years later to semi-rural Hampton Park and became a farm boy with ambitions of becoming a journalist. Although he wrote his first published newspaper articles at the age of 15 for a local newspaper, he never succeeded in that ambition. He has worked in technical roles in commercial and community-based television, has been a public servant, call centre operator, graphic designer and garage attendant.


Above: Alt A Cover art by Steve Dillon

Below: ALT B cover by Will Jacques!

Features novellas, short stories, and poems by Steve Dillon, former President of the Australian Horror Writers Association and editor and publisher of the Things in the Well series of anthologies.

Contents:
The Beard
Circus Runner
The Weirdness of Bliss
Little Bastard
The Heat is on
The Memory Man
Leaf-Fall
Nature’s Ways…
Broken
Nyctophobia
Shhh…
My Name Is
Plus a selection of dark poems including ‘Daze Out’


About the author:

Steve Dillon has been writing, editing, and publishing for the past few years, and ‘The Beard and Other Weirdness’ is his first collection of short stories, novellas, flash fiction, drabbles, and dark poetry! Some are reprints, others are new. Steve is the ex-President of the Australian Horror Writers Association (AHWA) so you can expect these to be dark, twisted tales of supernatural terror, psychological thrillers, and more.
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Contact Steve on: DillonStephen@hotmail.com

 


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