Release Day is Here! The Indifference of Heaven by Michael Allen Rose

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Release day is finally here for The Indifference of Heaven from Michael Allen Rose.

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The Indifference of Heaven
By Michael Allen Rose
The Indifference of Heaven
By Michael Allen Rose
The Indifference of Heaven creeps its way under your skin, and before you even realize what’s happening, it’s holding you hostage in its wonderfully weird tendrils, with no intention of letting go you until the last page is done.
— Danger Slater, Author of He Digs A Hole
Haunting, feels like a nightmare, images I can’t shake. Genuinely creepy and disturbing. Now written on every stall I walk into: ‘For a creepy read call: Michael Allen Rose.’
— Laura Lee Bahr, Author of Haunt and Long-Form Religious Porn
We all rely on the reliable to generate some measure of security. Doing so helps us focus on the task at hand, clinging to the illusion that our comforting ruts won’t vanish beneath us. In The Indifference of Heaven, Michael Allen Rose delves into the mind of a man whose trustworthy world suddenly proves no longer worthy of trust. Rose’s skills at scene setting, selecting just the right narrative detail, and depicting his hapless bar owner’s devolving insecurity brings us a masterful tale that will long stay with you.
— Robert Devereaux, author of Baby’s First Book of Seriously Fucked-Up Shit

Make sure to stop by the Printer's Row Lit Fest to pick up a copy.

Welcome Stacy Danielle Stephens!

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Omnium Gatherum is thrilled to welcome Stacy Danielle Stephens! The Dog Who Knew Too Much will be released in 2018

Stacy Danielle Stephens - is the great-great-niece of Edward Eggleston and the great-granddaughter of a character in Willa Cather's Pulitzer-Prize-winning roman à clef One of Ours. As heiress to two of America's most profoundly groundbreaking literary traditions, she strives to write as Picasso painted, using an ink metaphorically distilled from the blood, sweat, and tears of a great cloud of witnesses seldom interviewed by a more typical author.

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George has owned the bar for years, and it's mostly been the same old thing - serve the drinks, keep the locals happy, clean up the mess. Of particular note is the graffiti that some joker keeps leaving behind in the stall of the restroom. It doesn't seem like anything special, until George notices that one morning, it reads more like a murder confession than the random sex jokes and vulgar rhymes that he's used to.

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Ladies and gentlemen, your attention please! Let me introduce tonight’s guest of honor, none other than the big guy himself… the big poppa, the never-gonna-stoppa, the cream that rose to the toppa… give it up for YOUR! PROPHIT! KING! With his golden staff, Prophit King runs the Nation, keeps you safe from traitors, and presides over that greatest of sports: Cruce!

Molly Most is the Crucecaster from G-1 whose star is on the rise. She’s on her way to being the greatest Crucecaster the world has ever seen. Molly isn’t looking for trouble, but trouble finds her when she catches Prophit King’s eye. Telling him “no” isn’t an option, but an ally might be buzzing in her ear.

The Fog of War lifts, crucibles are revealed, and two teams of Roosters clash in a brutal melee. It’s the greatest sport the world has ever known, and this time the stakes could not be higher. Staple your eyes open, and set up permanent residence on the edge of your seat for a Cruce Championship to annihilate all championships!

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Welcome Lynn Hortel!

Omnium  Gatherum is excited to welcome Lynn Hortel. Lynn will be working with editor Lee Murray on her debut novel Throwback.

 Lynn Hortel author of Throwback

Lynn Hortel author of Throwback

Lynn Hortel has lived in several cities throughout the southwest. She never felt settled until she moved to Joshua Tree where she fell in love with the surreal landscape. At Seton Hill University she earned an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction, and Throwback is her first complete novel—partly written out in the desert, scribbled on notebook paper while surrounded by cacti. When she’s not writing, she enjoys hiking, stargazing, and wildflower viewing. She lives with her son and an Australian Cattle Dog named Richard.

Tide of Stone Release Day is Here!

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The Time-Ball Tower of Tempuston houses the worst criminals in history.

Given the option of the death penalty or eternal life, they chose eternal life.

They have a long time to regret that choice.

 Kaaron Warren author of Tide of Stone

Kaaron Warren author of Tide of Stone

Release day for Tide of Stone by Kaaron Warren is here at last!

Release day for Tide of Stone by Kaaron Warren is here at last!

Get your copy from Omnium Gatherum or from Amazon or Amazon UK

Also available in Ebook at Amazon and Amazon UK

Tomorrow hear Kaaron on Chatting with Sherri.  

Welcome Ari Marmell!

We are thrilled to announce that Ari Marmell will be joining the Omnium Gatherum team!  Welcome!

In the ruins of the world, the last remnants of humanity find themselves caught in an impossible war between the mechanical and the mystical. Between the unliving and the undead. The Iron Devils. Scheduled for release September 2018.

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When Ari Marmell has free time left over between feeding cats and posting on social media, he writes a little bit. His work includes novels, short stories, role-playing games, and video games, all of which he enjoyed in lieu of school work when growing up. He’s the author of the Mick Oberon gangland/urban fantasy series, the Widdershins YA fantasy series, and many others, with publishers such as Del Rey, Titan Books, Pyr Books, Wizards of the Coast, and now Omnium Gatherum.

Ari currently resides in Austin, Texas. He lives in a clutter that has a moderate amount of apartment in it, along with George—his wife—and the aforementioned cats, who probably want something.

You can find Ari online, if you’re not careful.

Website: mouseferatu.com

Twitter: @mouseferatu

Facebook: facebook.com/mouseferatu/

Welcome Dan Rabarts!

 Dan Rabarts Omnium Gatherum Author

Dan Rabarts Omnium Gatherum Author

Omnium Gatherum is excited to welcome Dan Rabarts! Dan will be working with editor Lee Murray on the first of the Brothers of the Knife series to be released in Sept. 2018.

Dan Rabarts is a New Zealand author, editor and narrator, winner of four Sir Julius Vogel Awards and two Australasian Shadows Awards, occasional sailor of sailing things, part-time metalhead and father of two wee miracles in a house on a hill under the southern sun. His science fiction, dark fantasy and horror short stories have been published in venues such as Beneath Ceaseless Skies and The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk. Together with Lee Murray, he co-edited the anthologies Baby Teeth - Bite-sized Tales of Terror and At The Edge, and co-writes the Path of Ra crime/horror series from Raw Dog Screaming Press, starting with Hounds of Underworld and continued in Teeth of the Wolf. Find out more at dan.rabarts.com.

Welcome Tom Deady

Omnium Gatherum is thrilled to welcome Tom Deady! Tom will be working with editor Lee Murray on his novel Class Reunion. Welcome!

 Tom Deady

Tom Deady

Tom Deady is the Bram Stoker Award (R) winning author of Haven  (Cemetery Dance, 2016), Eternal Darkness (Bloodshot Books, 2017), and Weekend Getaway (Grinning Skull Press, 2017). Deady also has a non-fiction publishing credit with Rue Morgue Magazine, and several short stories published. He holds a Master’s Degree in English and teaches Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University. He is an Active member of the Horror Writers Association and a member of the New England Horror Writers.

Welcome Tom Johnstone!

Omnium Gatherum is very excited to welcome Tom Johnstone! The first installment of the The Herb Fry Mysteries, The Monsters are Due in Madison Square Garden will be available in 2018.

 Tom Johnstone photo by Peter Coleborn

Tom Johnstone photo by Peter Coleborn

Tom Johnstone lives and works in Brighton, England. He is a gardener who writes when he can, usually short stories, but lately they’ve been getting longer, until earlier this year one of them accidentally grew into a novella. Too much fertiliser? He isn’t sure. His fiction has appeared in various publications, including Horror Library Vol. 6 (Cutting Block Press), Supernatural TalesK ZineWicked Women (Fox Spirit Books), Cold Iron (Iron Press), Best Horror of the Year #8 (Night Shade Books) and Brighton - The Graphic Novel(Queen Spark Books). He released a chapbook for Christmas last year, called How I learned the Truth About Krampus, published by Eibonvale Press. More information at tomjohnstone.wordpress.com.

The Monsters are Due in Madison Square Garden

2018

*Photo by Peter Coleburn

Welcome Alice Loweecey/Kate Morgan

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We're thrilled to welcome Alice Loweecey to Omnium Gatherum!  Demons for Tea will be available in 2018.

Baker of brownies and tormenter of characters, Alice Loweecey recently celebrated her thirtieth year outside the convent. She grew up watching Hammer horror films and Scooby-Doo mysteries, which explains a whole lot. When she's not creating trouble for her sleuth Giulia Driscoll or inspiring nightmares as her alter-ego Kate Morgan, she can be found growing her own vegetables (in summer) and cooking with them (the rest of the year).

 

Release Day is Here for Cruce Roosters by Brent Michael Kelley!

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Cruce Roosters
By Brent Michael Kelley

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Release day is here! Get your copy today!

Ladies and gentlemen, your attention please! Let me introduce tonight’s guest of honor, none other than the big guy himself… the big poppa, the never-gonna-stoppa, the cream that rose to the toppa… give it up for YOUR! PROPHIT! KING! With his golden staff, Prophit King runs the Nation, keeps you safe from traitors, and presides over that greatest of sports: Cruce!

Molly Most is the Crucecaster from G-1 whose star is on the rise. She’s on her way to being the greatest Crucecaster the world has ever seen. Molly isn’t looking for trouble, but trouble finds her when she catches Prophit King’s eye. Telling him “no” isn’t an option, but an ally might be buzzing in her ear.

The Fog of War lifts, crucibles are revealed, and two teams of Roosters clash in a brutal melee. It’s the greatest sport the world has ever known, and this time the stakes could not be higher. Staple your eyes open, and set up permanent residence on the edge of your seat for a Cruce Championship to annihilate all championships!

 Brent Michael Kelley

Brent Michael Kelley

Brent Michael Kelley lives the sweet life in Northern Wisconsin, where he writes late into the night with a dog named JP sitting on his lap. When it’s warm, you’ll find him camping, biking, and kayaking with his family. He enjoys a condition known as “resting psycho face,” and he is keenly aware that people who look like him get strange looks when they skip or cartwheel. Brent is not stitching together a “creature” or developing a mind control serum in his basement. Swearsy realsies. Stay up to date on his perfectly legal activities at www.brentmichaelkelley.com.

Welcome Sean Patrick Traver!

 Sean Patrick Traver

Sean Patrick Traver

Omnium Gatherum is thrilled to welcome Sean Patrick Traver. The first in the series Brujachica: Education of a Witch Vol. 1 The Fat Lady Sings is scheduled for release June 2018.

Sean Patrick Traver is the author of GRAVES' END, RED WITCH, and WRAITH LADIES WHO LUNCH, all of which are about the intrusion of magic into the everyday world. He is a member of the LA Horror Writers Association, and also works at the (world famous) Iliad Bookshop in North Hollywood, CA. He is composed largely of carbon and oxygen, with some nitrogen, phosphorus, and calcium thrown in. 

 

Welcome Michael Allen Rose!

We are excited to welcome Michael Allen Rose to Omnium Gatherum! The Indifference of Heaven is scheduled for release in 2018. 

 Michael Allen Rose

Michael Allen Rose

Michael Allen Rose is an author, musician, and performance artist based in Chicago, IL. He works in many genres, including horror, bizarro noir (Embry: Hard Boiled), cartoonish comedy (Party Wolves In My Skull) and experimental and surreal explorations of concepts like gun violence (Boiled Americans). He’s been published in anthologies and magazines such as The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction, Kizuna: Stories for Japan, Fireside Popsicles, Bizarro Bizarro and Mighty In Sorrow: A Literary Tribute to David Tibet. His plays and sketches have been produced and performed in a number of theatres and at Chicago’s famed Second City, where he studied in the conservatory program.

Michael also works as a freelance writer and editor, and has written everything from descriptions of BDSM equipment  to wiki articles on global marijuana legal issues. He hosts the Ultimate Bizarro Showdown at Portland Oregon's "Bizarro Con" each year and he also occasionally performs on stage and does burlesque. He releases industrial and experimental music under the pseudonym Flood Damage. He really likes cats, and enjoys good tea and good beer.

 

Welcome Kaaron Warren!

 Kaaron Warren

Kaaron Warren

Omnium Gatherum is thrilled to welcome Kaaron Warren! Look for her exciting novel The Keeper of Truth in 2018. 

Editor Lee Murray will be working on this project.

Kaaron Warren published her first short story in 1993 and has had stories in print every year since. Her stories have appeared in Australia, the US, China, the UK, and elsewhere in Europe, and have been selected for both Ellen Datlow’s and Paula Guran’s Best of the Year Anthologies.

Kaaron has lived in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Fiji. She has published four novels (Slights, Walking the Tree, Mistification,and The Grief Hole) and six short story collections, including the multi-award winning Through Splintered Walls. Her next short story collection is A Primer to Kaaron Warren from Dark Moon Books.

Her novella “Sky” from that collection won the Shirley Jackson Award and was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award. It went on to win all three of the Australian genre awards, while The Grief Hole did the same thing in 2017.

She has stories upcoming in Ellen Datlow’s “Mad Hatter’s and March Hares”, “Looming Low” from Dim Shores, Nate Pederson’s “Sisterhood”, Cemetery Dance’s Dark Screams series, and “Bitter”, a novella, from Cemetery Dance.

Kaaron was a Fellow at the Museum for Australian Democracy, where she researched prime ministers, artists and serial killers. In 2018 she will be Established Artist in Residence at Katharine Susannah Prichard House in Western Australia. She’s taught workshops in haunted asylums, old morgues and second hand clothing shops and she’s mentored several writers through a number of programs.

She will be Guest of Honour at the World Fantasy Convention in 2018, New Zealand’s GeyserCon in 2019, and Stokercon 2019. You can find her at http://kaaronwarren.wordpress.com/