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Kim Newman - Author

About the Author

Kim Newman is a well known and respected author and movie critic. He writes regularly for Empire Magazine and contributes to The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and others. He makes frequent appearances on radio and TV. He has won the Bram Stoker, International Horror Guild, British Fantasy and British Science Fiction Awards and been nominated for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

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Jago

Jago

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2020

Paul, a young academic composing a thesis about the end of the world, and his girlfriend Hazel, a potter, have come to the tiny English village of Alder for the summer. Their idea of a rural retreat gradually sours as the laws of nature begin to break down around them. The village, swollen by an annual rock festival of cataclysmic proportions, prepares to reap a harvest of horror.

Science Fiction/Horror: A Sight and Sound Reader

Science Fiction/Horror: A Sight and Sound Reader

Author: Kim Newman Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2020

This volume provides a diverse overview of trends that have shaped sci-fi/horror since the 1990s. It explores how films like The Fight Club and The Truman Show have impinged on more traditional territory and have tested the limits of conventional understandings of two central film genres.

Anno Dracula 1999: Daikaiju

Anno Dracula 1999: Daikaiju

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2019

The new novel in the acclaimed alternate history vampire series from Kim Newman. Compulsory reading... glorious Neil Gaiman on Anno Dracula THE NEW MILLENNIUM... Vampire princess Christina Light is throwing a New Year's Eve party in Daikaiju Plaza - a building in the shape of a giant mechanical dragon - in Tokyo, attended by world leaders of technology, finance and culture. But the party is crashed by less enlightened souls. The distinguished guests are held hostage by yakuza assassins and Transylvanian mercenaries. And vampire schoolgirl Nezumi - sword-wielding agent of the Diogenes Club - finds herself alone, pitted against the world's deadliest creatures. Thrown out of the party, she must fight her way back up through a building that seems designed to destroy her in a thousand ways. Can Nezumi survive past midnight?

Beasts in Velvet

Beasts in Velvet

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2019

As a vicious killer known only as The Beast because of the ferocity of his crimes, stalks the streets of Altdorf, disgraced watchman Filthy Harald Kleindeinst is reinstated with the assignment to stop the bloody reign of terror and uncover the murderer's true identity. In the Imperial capital of Altdorf, a killer stalks the streets. Nicknamed The Beast by those who have seen the remains of his victims all evidence points to the haughty members of the Imperial court, the wealthy and privileged who are a law unto themselves.

Silver Nails

Silver Nails

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2019

Readers are taken through a journey in the fantasy land of Warhammer through five interwoven novellas featuring Genevieve the vampire. From the bandit-infested Grey Mountains to the Chaos Wastes, these stories show that nowhere, not even the sanctity of the capital city of the empire, is safe. Humanity was not the first species to walk amongst the stars. Their existance is a mere blink of an eye to those immortal beings that still exist. Now a discovery has been made that may lead to a savage upheaval in their aeon-long dormancy. A race will begin for an ancient device of galaxy-destroying power.

Genevieve Undead

Genevieve Undead

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2019

Humanity was not the first species to walk amongst the stars. Their existance is a mere blink of an eye to those immortal beings that still exist. Now a discovery has been made that may lead to a savage upheaval in their aeon-long dormancy. A race will begin for an ancient device of galaxy-destroying power. After her return from Drachenfels, Genevieve Dieudonne, the vampire femme fatale, embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery in which she must face monsters and magicians, intrigue and evil. Her journey takes her from the depths of an old theater to an accursed mansion under a deadly gothic spell, and finally to the hunt of a savage unicorn mare through haunted forests.

The Haunting of Drearcliff Grange School

The Haunting of Drearcliff Grange School

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2018

Amy Thomsett - the girl who flies on moth-wings - takes part in the Great Game, a contest of skill against other institutes of learning. In a nightmare, and in the cellars of a house in Piccadilly, Amy glimpses a spectre who might have dogged her all her life, the Broken Doll. The cracked-face, glass-eyed creature might well be the most serious threat the Moth Club have ever faced.

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine #24

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine #24

Author: Kim Newman, Stan Trybulski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2018

The Man From the Diogenes Club

The Man From the Diogenes Club

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/12/2017

CAN'T ELIMINATE THE IMPOSSIBLE? Send for the man from the Diogenes Club! The debonair psychic investigator Richard Jeperson is the Most Valued Member of the Diogenes Club, the least-known and most essential branch of British Intelligence. While foiling the plot of many a maniacal mastermind, he is chased by sentient snowmen and Nazi zombies, investigates an unearthly murderer stalking the sex shops of 1970s Soho, and battles a poltergeist to prevent it triggering nuclear Armageddon. But as a new century dawns, can he save the ailing Diogenes Club itself from a force more diabolical still? Newman's ten mischievous tales, with cameos from the much-loved characters of the Anno Dracula universe, will entertain fans and newcomers alike.

Anno Dracula - 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem

Anno Dracula - 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2017

From Kim Newman comes this new story set in his unique world of vampires and Dracula, Anno Dracula. On the verge of Dracula's 10th anniversary of rule, forces sworn to crush his iron grip rule are gathering to strike a blow at his tyranny. But all is not as it seems and the true architects of the plot maybe even worse than the monster they have sworn to destroy.

Anno Dracula - One Thousand Monsters

Anno Dracula - One Thousand Monsters

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/10/2017

In 1899 Genevieve Dieudonne is working as a doctor on a ship of vampire refugees from Dracula's Britain, as Christina Light, a vampire who can literally turn into light, persuades the Emperor to cede a section of Tokyo to her as the Vampire Bund, a Shanghai-like international settlement of the undead and her own power base. New Year's Eve 1999 in the Vampire Bund in Tokyo, and Christina is on the cusp of completing her hundred-year plan to become an ascendant power in the world. Only vampire samurai Nezumi stands in her way...In this the fifth gripping novel in the acclaimed alternative history vampire series, Newman takes his story to turn-of-the-century Japan and a world of cyberpunk, kaiju and yakuza.

Kim Newman's Video Dungeon The Collected Reviews

Kim Newman's Video Dungeon The Collected Reviews

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2017

Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman's reviews of the best and worst B movies. Some of the cheapest, trashiest, goriest and, occasionally, unexpectedly good films from the past 25 years are here, torn apart and stitched back together again in Kim's unique style. Everything you want to know about DTV hell is here. Enter if you dare.

Anno Dracula: The Bloody Red Baron

Anno Dracula: The Bloody Red Baron

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2017

It is 1918 and Graf von Dracula is commander-in-chief of the armies of Germany and Austria-Hungary. The War of the Great Powers in Europe is also a war between the living and the undead. Caught up in the conflict, Charles Beauregard, an old enemy of Dracula, his proteg Edwin Winthrop, and intrepid vampire reporter Kate Reed go head-to-head with the lethal vampire flying machine that is the Bloody Red Baron... In the brand-new novella Vampire Romance, Genevi ve Dieudonn , newly returned to England, infiltrates a singular vampire gathering in the service of the Diogenes Club.

Anno Dracula 1899 and Other Stories

Anno Dracula 1899 and Other Stories

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2017

A brand new collection of chilling stories by master of horror Kim Newman, in which Jack the Ripper still stalks the streets, Frankenstein's monster rises from the Arctic ice, and the terrifying legacy of Dr Jeyll and Mr Hyde haunts fog-shrouded London. This volume also includes a brand-new, exclusive Anno Dracula story, 'Yokai Town: Anno Dracula 1899', which sets the scene for the forthcoming novel Anno Dracula 1999: Daikaiju.

The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School

The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2015

A week after her mother found her sleeping on the ceiling, Amy Thomsett is delivered to her new school, Drearcliff Grange in Somerset. Although it looks like a regular boarding school, Amy learns that Drearcliff girls are special, the daughters of criminal masterminds, outlaw scientists and master magicians. Several of the pupils also have special gifts like Amy's, and when one of the girls in her dormitory is abducted by a mysterious group in black hoods, Amy forms a secret, superpowered society called the Moth Club to rescue their friend. They soon discover that the Hooded Conspiracy runs through the school, and it's up to the Moth Club to get to the heart of it.

The Night Mayor

The Night Mayor

Author: Kim Newman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2015

Welcome to the City made from a dream. But this isn't any dream; it is the dark and haunting nightmare of a killer. It is the near future and old-fashioned movies, or flatties , have been replaced by Dreams, virtual reality scenarios written by professional Dreamers. When infamous criminal Truro Daine escapes imprisonment, he flees into the City, an artificial world of his own creation, where he rules as the all-powerful Night Mayor. Now, detective Dreamer Tom Tunney and Susan Bishopric, author of romance Dreams, must join forces to track him down. But how do you hunt the Night Mayor in a city populated by a dense crowd of strangely familiar characters, where it's always two-thirty in the morning, shots never kill and the creator is omnipresent in every drop of falling rain - ?

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