Thursday 29 February 2024

Day Twenty-Two of Showcasing books published by Parallel Universe Publications: Nightscape by Eric Ian Steele


Day twenty-two of showcasing books published by Parallel Universe Publications brings us to Nightscape, a collection of stories by Eric Ian Steele, some of whose tales have appeared more recently in Swords & Sorceries: Tales of Heroic Fantasy
Eric Ian Steele is a novelist and screenwriter from Manchester, England. He is the writer of the horror novel The Autumn Man, as well as the thriller feature film The Student (2017) and the action/sci-fi feature film Clone Hunter (2010). He won the prestigious Writers on the Storm screenwriting contest in 2012 and has had short films produced across the USA. He has also written for hire on a children’s sci-fi animated TV series. His short stories range from science-fiction to horror and fantasy and can be found in numerous anthologies and magazines including Terror Tales alongside fiction by Neil Gaiman and Kim Newman, The Lovecraft E-Zine, Horror Without Victims, the superhero fiction anthology POW!erful Tales, and the zombie poetry collection Vicious Verses and Reanimated Rhymes!  Some of his most recent films are the present day vampire thriller set in Manchester Boy #5 (available on amazon prime), Day of the Clones and 1942.

Nightscape includes eleven tales:

Charlie - first published in Terror Tales #4, edityed by John B. Ford and Paul Kane

The Musical Box - first published in Chaos Theory: Tales Askew #13, edited by A. A. Roberts

The Groaner in the Glen - first published in The Lovecraft eZine #29, edited by Mike Davis

City of the Damned - first published in In Bad Dreams II

Black Annis - first published in The Willows #1, edited by Ben Thomas

After the Fall - first published in Chaos Theory: Tales Askew #3, edited by A. A. Roberts

Moths - first published in Scifantastic

Cycle - first published in Terminal Earth

A Dahlia Among the Roses, Ars Armortia, and Indian Summer are original to this collection. £20.00

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