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Best British Horror 2015 Edited by Johnny Mains

Best British Fantasy 2015, edited by Johnny Mains and published by Salt is now available.

Best British Horror 2015With stories from: Steven J. Dines, Helen Grant, Christopher Harman, Andrew Hook, Jane Jakeman, Graham Joyce, Stephen Laws, Alison Littlewood, Rebecca Lloyd, Helen Marshall, Gary McMahon, Alison Moore, Rosalie Parker, Sara Pascoe, John Llewellyn Probert, R.B. Russell, Mark Samuels, Priya Sharma, Reece Shearsmith, Lisa Tuttle, Simon Kurt Unsworth and Conrad Williams.

‘Johnny Mains is an admirable figure, the Herbert van Thal of our age’ – The Independent

‘Mains is the Minister For Horror’ – Charlie Higson

Thanks to Johnny for including me in the line-up with a story called “The Rising Tide” which appeared in Terror Tales of Wales, which was edited by Paul Finch.

It can be published directly from Salt  and currently at Amazon.co.uk.

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Best British Horror 2015 Edited by Johnny Mains

Johnny Mains has just released the table of contents for Best British Horror 2015, published by Salt.

Shaddertown by Conrad Williams Best British Horror 2015
Quarry Hogs by Jane Jakeman
Random Flight by Rosalie Parker
A Spider Remember By Sara Pascoe
Eastmouth by Alison Moore
Learning the Language by John Llewellyn Probert
Reunion by Rebecca Lloyd
The Third Time by Helen Grant
Drowning in Air by Andrew Hook
Alistair by Mark Samuels
In the Year of Omens by Helen Marshall
Apple Pie and Sulphur by Christopher Harman
On Ilkley Moore by Alison Littlewood
The Broken and the Unmade by Steven J Dines
Only Bleeding by Gary McMahon
The Night Porter by Ray Russell
Something Sinister in Sunlight by Lisa Tuttle
Summerside by Alison Moore
Private Ambulance by Simon Kurt Unsworth
The Rising Tide by Priya Sharma
The Slista by Stephen Laws
Dog by Reece Shearsmith

I am made up to be included, so thanks to Johnny Mains and to Paul Finch who included “The Rising Tide” in Terror Tales of Wales.

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Terror Tales of Wales

As well as being a screenwriter, novelist and journalist, Paul Finch manages to find the time to edit a series of regional British horror anthologies, Terror Tales of Walespublished by Gray Friar Press. I’m very grateful to be included in the latest, Terror Tales of Wales.

“The Rising Tide” is set in beautiful Pembrokeshire. Thank you to the Moore family for the sea at Newgale and the Taylors for the mountains of the Preselis. Their knowledge of  local folklore was invaluable.

Terror Tales of Wales contains original works of fiction, interspersed with local myths and legends (italicised below).
Under the Windings of the Sea by Ray Cluley; Legions of Ghosts; Old as the Hills by Steve Duffy; The Beast of Bodalog; The Druid’s Rest by Reggie Oliver; Night of the Bloody Ape; Swallowing a Dirty Seed by Simon Clark; The Devil Made Him Do It; The Face by Thana Niveau; Hoof-beats in the Mist; Don’t Leave Me Down Here by Steve Lockley; The Werewolf of Clwyd; Matilda of the Night by Stephen Volk; The Goblin Stone; The Sound of the Sea by Paul Lewis; A Quick Pint and a Slow Hanging; The Flow by Tim Lebbon; Doppelganger; The Offspring by Steve Jordan; Prophecy of Fire; Dialled by Bryn Fortey; The Dark Heart of Magnificence; The Rising Tide by Priya Sharma; The Hag Lands; Apple of their Eyes by Gary Fry; Beneath the Sea of Wrecks; Learning the Language by John Llewellyn Probert.
Cover Art: Neil Williams



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