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OKIKU – Mary SanGiovanniKindle/Paperback – .99/$5.50

Is anyplace far enough to escape ghosts?

Gina thought a small Japanese village far from anything she’s ever known would be enough to escape her past.

But someone wants to make sure she remembers each and every horror, and what she did — and didn’t do — to cause them.

STRANGE WAYS – Bryan SmithKindle/Paperback – $3.99/$10.44

Meet Delphine, Simone, and Zarina. Together they are the Sisters of the Endless Night. For centuries the coven has traveled the width and breadth of the country. Now the coven has come to idyllic Wagner Avenue, the very heart of American suburbia. It is here where the alluring witches will face their gravest challenges yet. Dark forces are in motion, the cauldron is boiling, the pentagram is bleeding, and trouble is brewing. The witching hour is here.

NO LIPSTICK IN AVALON – Robert FordKindle/Paperback – $2.99/$10.15

Sara Larson separated from her husband of twelve years and her life quickly turns into a streak of bad luck. She sets her mind to doing what needs doing–reinventing herself and creating the life she wants.

She puts to rest old ghosts, makes new memories, and tries to learn, all over again, what happiness and love means to her.

DIE AND STAY DEAD – Nicholas KaufmannKindle/Paperback – $8.89/$13.88

In this pulse­pounding sequel to Dying Is My Business, Trent, a man who can’t stay dead or retain his memories, tries to uncover his connection to a deadly Doomsday cult bent on destroying NYC by summoning Nahash-Dred, a powerful, terrifying demon known as the Destroyer of Worlds. And if they are connected, it means the truth of who Trent really is may lie buried in the twisted mind of a madman.

Maelstrom V Early Warning System

This is an activation of the Maelstrom early warning system. This is not a test. The 2014 Maelstrom collectible set will go on sale the first week of November. This test advises you to set aside $135. This year’s set includes APOCRYPHA by Brian Keene, KING OF THE BASTARDS by Brian Keene and Steven Shrewsbury, and HAG by John Goodrich (with an Introduction by Laird Barron). All three are signed, collectible hardcovers limited to 260 copies. Yes, the publisher will match numbers (when possible). (Please note: Former subscribers to the now-defunct Of Keene Interest print newsletter will receive a free trade paperback edition of APOCRYPHA). This concludes the early warning system. Set aside $135. Maelstrom V is coming soon!

LAST OF THE ALBATWITCHES – Paperback and Kindle

Yes, I know there is usually a two-month delay between the release of the paperback and the release of the Kindle edition. But apparently not this time, as the Kindle edition of the new Levi Stoltzfus book, LAST OF THE ALBATWITCHES, went on sale this morning.

Brian Keene’s fan-favorite ex-Amish occult detective Levi Stolzfus, the star of GHOST WALK and A GATHERING OF CROWS, returns to face demons and monsters in LAST OF THE ALBATWITCHES, an all-new book collecting two novellas, The Witching Tree and The Last of the Albatwitches!

Click here to purchase in paperback.

Click here to download to Kindle.

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 – – an evil that will threaten to take his life and leave his faith shattered.

The Last of the Albatwitches

There’s an old legend about the forest surrounding Chickies Rock – how it’s the home to a reclusive race of Sasquatch-like creatures known as the Albatwitches. But after a recent murder, Levi suspects there might be some truth to the stories.

Now he must race against both the Cryptid Hunters reality television team and a squad of private security contractors from the mysterious Globe Corporation, to unravel the source of the legend and determine what manner of monster has turned the forest into a killing ground. But will doing so reveal an even bigger mystery — a conspiracy against reality itself?

CLICK HERE TO ORDER

LAST OF THE ALBATWITCHES Paperback On Sale Now

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Brian Keene’s fan-favorite ex-Amish occult detective Levi Stolzfus, the star of GHOST WALK and A GATHERING OF CROWS, returns to face demons and monsters in LAST OF THE ALBATWITCHES, an all-new book collecting two novellas, The Witching Tree and The Last of the Albatwitches!

Click here to purchase in paperback. (Digital forthcoming in two months).

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 – – an evil that will threaten to take his life and leave his faith shattered.

The Last of the Albatwitches

There’s an old legend about the forest surrounding Chickies Rock – how it’s the home to a reclusive race of Sasquatch-like creatures known as the Albatwitches. But after a recent murder, Levi suspects there might be some truth to the stories.

Now he must race against both the Cryptid Hunters reality television team and a squad of private security contractors from the mysterious Globe Corporation, to unravel the source of the legend and determine what manner of monster has turned the forest into a killing ground. But will doing so reveal an even bigger mystery — a conspiracy against reality itself?

CLICK HERE TO ORDER

AN EVENING WITH BRIAN KEENE (Updated)

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This charity event will be my only public appearance for 2015.

Inspired by similar events with Kevin Smith, Stephen King, and Neil Gaiman, AN EVENING WITH BRIAN KEENE is a live, 2-hour performance including brutally honest, incendiary, hilarious stories and anecdotes from two decades of writing horror fiction, a lengthy Q&A with the audience, the exclusive world premiere of my new short film FAST ZOMBIES SUCK, and much more. It takes place Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Williamsburg, VA as part of the 2nd Annual SCARES THAT CARE WEEKEND Charity Horror Convention.

Admission to the performance is free with the purchase of a Scares That Care Weekend pass. As with all other Scares That Care events, 100% of the proceeds go to the charity. (If you would like more information on the charity, click here.)

AN EVENING WITH BRIAN KEENE will be filmed for eventual release on DVD. Proceeds from that DVD will also go toward the charity. As this charity is very near and dear to me, this event will be my only public appearance for 2015. I will be available all weekend long to sign books. It is my sincere hope that you will come for the weekend, see the show and the movie premiere Thursday night, and have me sign your books and offer you my thanks throughout the rest of the weekend. Bring the family and make it a summer vacation. Both the convention and the town of Williamsburg have lots to offer.

We expect the hotel to sell out quickly, so don’t delay. Click here to secure your Scares That Care weekend pass and reserve your hotel room. And I’ll see you next year.

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UPDATE #1: As of 9/4/2014, there are less than 40 hotel rooms left. Reserve yours now!

WIDOWMAKERS up for pre-order (UPDATED)

As previously reported, horror novelist James Newman was the victim of a freak accident involving a tree.

WIDOWMAKERS is a new benefit anthology for James and his family. It features stories by myself, Brian Hodge, J.F. Gonzalez, Elizabeth Massie, Ray Garton, Maurice Broaddus, Ronald Kelly, James A. Moore, Tracy Carbone, Tim Waggoner, Shane MacKenzie, Jeff Strand and many more. The Kindle edition is currently available for pre-order for just $4.99. A paperback edition is forthcoming, as well.

UPDATE: FOR THOSE WHOSE ORDER WAS CANCELLED BY AMAZON – According to the publisher, the file wasn’t uploaded to Amazon in enough time prior to the release date and they deep-sixed the pre-orders. The editor states that he is uploading the final file tomorrow night and it will be available 12-24 hours later. If you preordered the Kindle version you will need to repurchase it when it goes live.

ONE NIGHT ONLY

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The Bizarro Across America Tour has featured a rotating assembly of Bizarro authors. It comes to York, PA on Friday, September 5th, and since both Kelli Owen and I have written Bizarro, and since we live in York, we’ll be joining them that night. This is my last public appearance for 2014, so I hope to see you there!