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*WINNER OF THE 2019 CHRYSALIS AWARD* 'You'll be terrified, fascinated and above all, uplifted by Orpen - a heroine to rival Philip Pullman's Lyra or The Passage's Amy' Stylist 'Fiercely feminist, highly imaginative' Observer 'Birdbox but make it Irish' Red Raised by her mother and Maeve on Slanbeg, an island off the west coast of Ireland, Orpen has a childhood of love and stories by the fireside. But the stories grow darker, and the training begins. Ireland has been devoured by a ravening menace known as the skrake, and though Slanbeg is safe for now, the women must always be ready to run, or to fight. When Maeve is bitten, Orpen is faced with a dilemma: kill Maeve before her transformation is complete, or try to get help. So Orpen sets off, with Maeve in a wheelbarrow and her dog at her side, in the hope of finding other survivors, and a cure. It is a journey that will test Orpen to her limits, on which she will learn who she really is, who she really loves, and how to imagine a future in a world that ended before she was born.
The original, classic, Dark Shadows books from the Paperback Library, return with Hermes Press' archival reprint of all 32 titles in the series beginning with the first novel which first saw print in December, 1966. The first book in this reprint series, Dark Shadows, will feature the original painted cover depicting Victoria Winters and the complete text, re-proofed and error free. These reprints will present each installment in the series with its original cover, but, unlike the Paperback Library books will present the titles in a larger 6 inch by 8 inch format, printed on archival paper and bound to be read and enjoyed without cracking or coming unbound. Each book in the series was written by William Edward Daniel Ross who used the pen name Marilyn Ross. The forerunner to today's immensely popular vampire-themed television programs and theatrical films, Dark Shadows still garners serious attention as one of the most memorable TV shows of the last fifty years. Hermes Press' complete reprint of the series makes the entire collection of these classic novels available once again to fans of gothic romance, Dark Shadows, and all of the series' classic characters.
Hitler is gone. Plan Z is defeated. But the Dead still walk. Jun is a deadhunter - and a damn good one. For her, patrolling Northern Italy with Sergeant Josiah and his elite squad, eradicating zombies and searching for survivors is nothing new. When the squad encounters a group of refugees being relentlessly pursued by the Dead, they uncover a new threat: a secret Alpine Redoubt stuffed with SS and Hitler Youth, who have seemingly gained control over the Dead. The race is on: neutralise the Nazi menace, destroy the secret base, and stem the tide of Dead - or lose Europe to an unstoppable zombie army. World War Two is over, but the Dead War is just beginning...
Previously published as You Know You Want This 'If you enjoyed Cat Person, this is for you' Evening Standard The truth was that if a woman bit a man in an office environment, there would be a strong assumption that the man had done something to deserve it . . . From the creator of Cat Person - the first short story to go viral - comes Cat Person and Other Stories, a compulsive collection about sex, dating and modern life. These are stories of women's lives now. They also happen to be horror stories. In some, women endure the horror. In others, they inflict it. Here are women at work, at home, on dates, at the doctor's, with their families and with their friends. Here are women grappling with desire, punishment, guilt and anger. These are stories that make you feel fascinated but repelled, scared but delighted, revolted but aroused. Cat Person and Other Stories shows why Kristen Roupenian is the most audacious new voice in American fiction. Funny, furious, sly and explicit, she takes a long, hard look at the messed-up power dynamic between men and women - and messes it up some more. 'You know you want to read this collection by the author of the viral short story Cat Person -One story in particular, The Good Guy, is chillingly accurate.' ELLE ELLE ONE TO WATCH
The first original novel tying into the critically acclaimed and much-missed Firefly series from creator Joss Whedon. The Battle of Serenity Valley was the turning point that led the Independents to their defeat at the hands of the Alliance. Yet the Browncoats had held the valley for weeks against all odds, before being ordered to lay down their arms. Command stated they refused to send in airpower because the ground war was too hot. But the soldiers who were there insist that was not true... While picking up a new cargo on Persephone, Captain Malcolm Reynolds is kidnapped by a bunch of embittered veteran Browncoats who suspect him of sabotaging the Independents during the war. As the rest of the crew struggle to locate him, Mal is placed on trial for his life, fighting compelling evidence that someone did indeed betray them to the Alliance all those years ago. As old comrades and old rivals crawl out of the woodwork, Mal must prove his innocence, but his captors are desperate and destitute, and will settle for nothing less than the culprit's blood.
New hardcover collection celebrating the 25th anniversary of Darkstalkers! Morrigan, Demitri, Felicia, Donovan, Victor, Talbain, and more of your favorite Darkstalkers battle it out for control of the night. Featuring both the complete Darkstalkers and Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors comic series, this oversized collection also includes every Darkstalkers bonus story and variant cover.