My new short story, “Duality”, appears in NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP — a charity anthology benefiting The Jimmy Fund / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Edited by P.D. Caceck and Laura J. Hickman and featuring cover artwork by Cortney Skinner, this anthology contains contributions from Christopher Golden, Jack Ketchum, Thomas Tessier, Elizabeth Massie, John M. McIlveen, Jill Bauman, James A. Moore, Mark Morris, Bev Vincent, Izzy Lee, Charles L. Grant, and many more. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE. Continue reading NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP


Have you ever wondered “What would a Brian Keene Justice League or John Constantine comic be like?” Or perhaps, “I wonder what Edward Lee would do with Superman?” Or maybe, “I bet Mary SanGiovanni could rock the house on Wonder Woman.” Or, “Nick Cutter on Batman. Wouldn’t that be nuts?” If so, please pre-order DC HOUSE OF HORROR #1, which will be in comic book stores on October 25th. It features work by myself, Edward Lee, Mary SanGiovanni, Bryan Smith, Nick Cutter, Wrath James White, Weston Ochse, and Ronald Malfi, paired with artists Rags Morales, Bilquis Evely, Howard Porter, Scott … Continue reading PRE-ORDER DC HOUSE OF HORROR


Sword and sorcery collides with horror once again in THRONE OF THE BASTARDS — the sequel to Brian Keene and Steven L. Shrewsbury’s award-winning KING OF THE BASTARDS. Learning that his family are in danger, Rogan returns to his former kingdom, now under siege from foreign invaders and supernatural forces led by his bastard son. With time running out, the aging barbarian and his trusted companions, Javan and Akibeel, must forge an alliance of new friends and old foes, mustering an army to retake the kingdom. Surrounded by savages, soldiers, demons, and dark magic, it will take all of their … Continue reading THRONE OF THE BASTARDS – Paperback & E-Book

THE RISING – 99 Cents

The uncut, Author’s Preferred Edition of THE RISING in just .99 cents on Kindle and Nook for a limited time. Published in 2003, THE RISING is considered by many fans to be a seminal work of modern horror. Critics and academia cite it as inspiring the modern day pop culture zombie craze (along with 28 Days Later and the comic version of The Walking Dead). If you’ve never read it before, you’ll never find it cheaper than this current sale. And if you read the original, this is a great time to revisit the novel and experience all the chapters … Continue reading THE RISING – 99 Cents


DC HOUSE OF HORROR #1 — in comic shops October 25th — is an all-new, all-creepy one-shot set in the DC Universe, DC House of Horror features the contributions of some of the most exciting voices in contemporary horror fiction, including Brian Keene, Edward Lee, Weston Ochse, Mary SanGiovanni, Wrath James White, Nick Cutter, Ronald Malfi and Bryan Smith, partnered up with artists Rags Morales, Bilquis Evely, Howard Porter, Scott Kolins, Dale Eaglesham and others. Martha Kent fights for her life against a creature from a spacecraft that lands in front of her farmhouse! A young woman is possessed by the … Continue reading DC HOUSE OF HORROR


Continuing the release of Brian Keene’s entire backlist into audiobook, THE RISING and A GATHERING OF CROWS are now available in Audiobook. This edition of THE RISING is the Tenth Anniversary Author’s Preferred Edition with material never-before-available on audio. And with the release of A GATHERING OF CROWS, the entire current Levi Stoltzfus saga is now available in audio form. Click the covers above to purchase.   Continue reading THE RISING and A GATHERING OF CROWS Audiobooks

Summer Appearances — Virginia and Colorado

I will be at the 4th annual SCARES THAT CARE CHARITY WEEKEND in Williamsburg, VA on July 21st – 23rd, and at the GHOST TOWN WRITERS RETREAT in Georgetown, CO on August 3rd – 6th. Here is what you need to know if you are attending either event. Due to my increased involvement with the Scares That Care charity, and my promotion within the organization, I will not be sitting behind an autograph table all weekend (unlike previous years). While I am certainly willing and happy to sign your books, I will not have books for sale, and can only … Continue reading Summer Appearances — Virginia and Colorado


Continuing the release of all of Brian Keene’s backlist on audio, Crossroads Press is proud to present LAST OF THE ALBATWITCHES, narrated by Chet Williamson. Fan favorite ex-Amish occult detective Levi Stolzfus, the star of Ghost Walk and A Gathering of Crows, returns in two novellas of demons and monsters! The Witching Tree In the woods of Pennsylvania there is a clearing with only one lone tree in the center. And from that tree, there comes only death. Levi has been brought in to investigate the mysterious killings. In doing so, he must face a force much older than mankind … Continue reading LAST OF THE ALBATWITCHES Audiobook

New Exit Short Story!

“A Delayed Exit” (previously only available to my supporters on Patreon) makes its print debut in the latest issue of LampLight Magazine. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE For new readers, The Exit is a popular recurring character of mine, who has appeared in THE COMPLEX, THE SEVEN, and several short stories. This latest issue of LampLight is on sale right now via Kindle and Smashwords. Nook and iBooks should follow this week, with the print magazine forthcoming. Continue reading New Exit Short Story!


OTHER WORDS by Brian Keene In Stock and On Sale Now OTHER WORDS collects — for the first time anywhere — Brian Keene’s non-fiction about other writers and books, including Brian Hodge, John Skipp, Richard Laymon, Tom Piccirilli, Mary SanGiovanni, Weston Ochse, David B. Silva, Tim Lebbon, James A. Moore, Gene O’Neill, C. Robert Cargill, the World Horror Convention, a history of occult detectives, and much more, as well as rare, in-depth essays on his own works such as THE RISING series, DARK HOLLOW, the EARTHWORM GODS saga, and others. A must read for any fan of horror fiction, Thunderstorm Books … Continue reading OTHER WORDS On Sale Now


EVIL’S INFLUENCE by Brian Keene, Brett McBean, Nate Southard, Ronald Kelly, and Bryan Smith In Stock and On Sale Now Since its creation, Thunderstorm Books has offered the discerning horror fan collectible pieces of art and provided authors both new and old, unknown and celebrated, a showcase for their unique voices. An integral part of that creation was the wisdom and guidance of Don Koish, who helped pave the way for quality works of horror with his much beloved Necessary Evil Press. Now, in celebration of a nearly decade of publishing, as well as honoring the influence of Necessary Evil, Thunderstorm … Continue reading EVIL’S INFLUENCE On Sale Now


Below is the finalized table of contents for the forthcoming CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ anthology, which is approximately 135,000 words (so yeah, it’s a big book). Pre-orders will begin later this summer. You’ll note that the four chapters of “EL PASO” — a semi-autobiographical novel that we, the estate, believed was unfinished — which was previously supposed to be included, have now been removed. That is because a new draft of that novel, called THE CROSSROADS, has been discovered (in the form of a mislabeled Word document). This new draft is still unfinished, but it contains more … Continue reading CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ Update