By Adam Pepper, Sarah Pinborough, Jeff Strand and Jeffrey Thomas
The second Dark Arts Books release is Waiting for October, a compilation of 12 new tales and rare reprints by four of horror’s most evocative authors: Adam Pepper, Sarah Pinborough, Jeff Strand and Jeffrey Thomas. From body parts gone missing to body parts inexplicably arriving, from parasitic children to dead grammas, Waiting for October is filled with the harvest of four tantalizingly twisted imaginations.
This volume, including an introduction by editor Bill Breedlove, was released at the World Horror Convention in Toronto in March 2007. The stories “Buried A Man I Hated There” and “Crystal Carla” were both on the recommended reading list for the 2007 Bram Stoker Award Ballot, and are available to read in their entirety through the links below.
“In Waiting for October, four unique voices probe the breadth and depth of dark fiction with tremendous success. This collection offers the subtle and creepy along with the brutal and grotesque. Stylish. Smart. And scary. It’s a stunning collection from four of the genre’s brightest talents.”
— LEE THOMAS, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Stained, Damage and The Dust of Wonderland
Table of Contents
Click the PDFs below to read free stories!
Bad Candy House
“Here’s What Happened…”
Buried A Man I Hated There
Old Maid Syndrome
WAITING FOR OCTOBER
Release Date: 2007
Trade Paperback: 152 pages