This is a post for fans of J.F. Gonzalez, giving you a status update on forthcoming unpublished works. I have finished going through his literary estate and am happy to report the following:
The End begins January 2015 Happy Holidays…
PRE-ORDER THE PAPERBACK EDITION OF MY NEW NOVEL, THE LOST LEVEL, FOR $15 AND RECEIVE THE EBOOK EDITION IMMEDIATELY, ALONG WITH FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING! Click here to pre-order the paperback and receive the ebook for free! Not interested in the paperback? Click here to pre-order the ebook for your Kindle! When modern-day occultist Aaron Pace discovers the secrets of inter-dimensional travel via a mystical pathway called The Labyrinth, he wastes
If you liked THE MIST, try DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN, by Brian Keene. Excellent short horror novel. — Stephen King (@StephenKing) December 13, 2014 Which means a whole bunch of new people are coming here right now. Hello to them. DARKNESS OF THE EDGE OF TOWN is available in the following formats: Paperback Kindle Nook Audiobook Thanks for checking it out. If you enjoy it, a complete list
Time is running out to pre-order your copy of LIBRA NIGRUM SCIENTIA SECRETA, the book examining the back-story behind the mythos of Brian Keene and J.F. Gonzalez. Drawing inspiration from sources as varied as H.P. Lovecraft’s Necronomicon to J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion, this profusely-illustrated work of art is a dream come true for devotees of both author’s works. Part spell-book, part history, and part religious text, Libra Nigrum Scientia Secreta
We all want to believe. The truth is still out there. The X-Files have been reopened. IDW Publishing and series creator Chris Carter have authorized new investigations into the weird, the strange, and the mysterious. New York Times Bestseller and multiple Bram Stoker Award-winner Jonathan Maberry brings together some of today’s top storytellers, including Brian Keene, Tim Lebbon, Kevin J. Anderson, Max Allan Collins, and many more for a series
“I had strings, but now I’m free. There are no strings on me.” — Ultron, Avengers 2 This will be my last new communique of 2014. After this message, I’ll be vanishing from all social media (including private accounts) until early next year, which will hopefully be better than 2014. This year I’ve lost a friend to cancer; another friend to an aneurysm; a home due to incessant, pummeling storms;
MAELSTROM is my own publishing imprint through Thunderstorm Books. Each year, we publish a set of three signed, limited edition hardcover books (one of which will not be reprinted) for one low price. The 2014 set, which includes myself, Steven Shrewsbury, Jonathan Goodrich, and Laird Barron. APOCRYPHA by Brian Keene A true must-have for any Brian Keene collector, APOCRYPHA goes deep inside the author’s vaults and archives, revealing for the
I am heartbroken to confirm what you’ve probably already seen on social media this morning — my long-time collaborator and one of my best friends, J.F. Gonzalez, passed away earlier this morning after complications from an illness. What follows will be a bit of a balancing act — trying to serve his fans and readers and answer any questions they may have about the status of his future works, while
Because of the massively popular response to THE RISING t-shirt, I’m happy to announce the next shirt in my line from Skurvy Ink, EARTHWORM GODS, featuring art by the amazing Nick Gucker. Click on the images below to purchase either shirt (or both).
Time is running out to pre-order your copy of LIBRA NIGRUM SCIENTIA SECRETA, the book that reveals the secrets behind Brian Keene’s The Thirteen and The Labyrinth, and J.F. Gonzalez’s Hanpa and The Dark Ones. This profusely-illustrated work of art is a dream come true for devotees of both author’s works. Through an arrangement with the publisher, there will be no paperback, digital or trade hardcover published, making this edition
Over on Goodreads, they’ve organized a Clickers Buddy Read for the months of November/December. They’ll be reading Clickers, Clickers II, Clickers III, and Clickers vs. Zombies (which crosses over with The Rising trilogy). Click here for the details. And if you don’t have the series, you can purchase them in paperback, Kindle or Nook here.
If you’re not familiar with it, Humble Bundle is a website that allows you to pay whatever price you want for a bundle of books, with the proceeds going to charity. Their latest offering includes over 15 horror novels and comics, including my own THE LAST ZOMBIE: ZOMNIBUS and ZOMBIES: THE RECENT DEAD (in which I have a story). You name your own price. The proceeds go to the Rape,
Would you like to win a free copy of my forthcoming, long-anticipated new novel THE LOST LEVEL (which will be in stores early next year)? Sure, you would. Click here for details.
There’s some health rumors floating around the Internet involving both myself and J.F. Gonzalez, and I’ve started to get emails about it, and how it impacts LIBRA NIGRUM SCIENTIA SECRETA so I guess a statement is in order.
As you’ve no doubt noticed, I don’t Blog here anymore, and instead, Blog almost daily on Tumblr. But the following is a list of tentative release dates, so I’ll put it here. This is as much for my benefit, as yours, because it helps me visualize what’s left, and what needs to be done. Usually, I regret posting things like this, because a year from now somebody will shout, “You
Hardcover, digital, and audiobook. Spring 2015
THE NEIGHBORHOOD by Kelli Owen Free – KINDLE A missing girl. A found fingertip. A puddle of blood without a body. A small town neighborhood full of rumors and imagination through the eyes of its youth. Their world is a combination of grass stains and dried mud—the badges of childhood, that often look like blood in the right light. THE NICKRONOMICON by Nick Mamatas $4.99 – KINDLE This vile tome
BRIAN KEENE and J.F. GONZALEZ. Two of the biggest names in modern horror, and creators of two of the most popular mythologies in current weird fiction. Now, for the first time, the secrets of each author’s mythos are revealed. LIBRA NIGRUM SCIENTIA SECRETA is a fictional treatise examining the back-story behind the mythos of Brian Keene and J.F. Gonzalez. Drawing inspiration from sources as varied as H.P. Lovecraft’s Necronomicon to
I am very happy to announce that I have partnered with SkurvyInk for a new series of t-shirts, the first of which is THE RISING (shown below). Featuring awesome original artwork by Dominic Black, these aren’t the cheap t-shirts other online vendors sell. These are top-of-the-line in quality and design. Click here to purchase.
OKIKU – Mary SanGiovanni – Kindle/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 Smith – Kindle/Paperback – $3.99/$10.44 Meet Delphine, Simone,
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,
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
Available today in Germany is my newest book, TEIF BEGRABEN. (For U.S. readers, this collects ENTOMBED, AN OCCURRENCE IN CRAZY BEAR VALLEY, and LOST CANYON OF THE DEAD). TIEF BEGRABEN is available for Kindle right now. Click here to download. The paperback will be available in a few weeks. Click here to pre-order. And click here for the first review!