Year Zero

By Jeff Long

In his sensational novel "The Descent," Jeff lengthy created an international of wonderful terror and event, "an innovative journey de strength" (Jon Krakauer). Now he imagines a state of affairs so shiny, so haunting, it anchors his position between storytelling masters. yr 0 An archaeological manhunt is raging within the holy land -- a hunt for the ancient Jesus. For Nathan Lee fast, a tender American box researcher and expectant father, the road among noble discovery and the plunder of ruins is sacred -- till the evening he crosses it. At a Roman landfill underneath the crucifixion grounds often called Golgotha, Nathan Lee yields to his professor's greed and turns universal grave robber. His international -- his unborn daughter -- turns out misplaced to him. enormous quantities of miles away, at the distant Greek island of Corfu, a prosperous collector pries open his most recent black-market buy -- a fourteen-inch holy relic containing a vial of blood courting again to the 1st century -- and unleashes a two-thousand-year-old plague. because the pandemic explodes from the Mediterranean basin and threatens to eat humankind, Nathan Lee will get an opportunity at redemption. He embarks on an Odyssean trip again to the us to discover his kinfolk. Skirting the sides of the realm, Nathan Lee's course eventually leads him to New Mexico, the place the best minds of technology have converged at Los Alamos to discover a vaccine. There Nathan Lee meets Miranda Abbot, a nineteen-year-old prodigy. because the remedy maintains to elude them, Miranda launches a determined ultimate procedure: using human lab rats cloned from the 12 months 0. Nathan Lee, the thief of bones, comes face-to-face with males made up of the very relics he looted, one in all whom claims to beJesus Christ, yet can also be sufferer 0. Combining the clinical precision of "The Andromeda pressure" with the depth of vintage experience epics, Jeff lengthy takes readers on a riveting voyage throughout the rubble of earthquake-torn Jerusalem, the serenity of the excessive Himalayas, and the eerie sanctuary of Los Alamos. With Long's attribute originality, "Year 0" races opposed to the apocalyptic clock, making a maze of twists, outstanding surroundings, and the conflict of technological know-how and religion.

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The Shaft

David J. Schow is the writer of various horror novels and tales. His so much own novel is The Shaft, provided the following with a brand new creation, new afterword, the unique brief tale, and a beautiful and complicated layout which serves to reinforce the novel's supernatural components and the mental pain of its characters.

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Trolley No. 1852

In 1934, horror author H.P. Lovecraft is invited to jot down a narrative for a subversive underground journal, all at the pseudonym should be used. The pay is lofty, and God understands, Lovecraft wishes the cash. there is only one capture. It needs to be a pornographic tale . . . All Aboard Trolley No. 1852 in the course of the dead night bowels of recent York urban, the trolley travels. Admitting just a designated kind of passenger, and taking them to a truly choose vacation spot . . . The 1852 membership is a bordello not like the other. Its girls are the main appealing within the entire urban and they'll do whatever. yet there's something else happening at this intercourse membership. within the again rooms monsters are appearing vile acts on one another and doorways to different dimensions are starting . . .

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Scars on the Face of God: The Devil's Bible

By C. G. Bauer

"Scars at the Face of God is an excellent novel. Congratulations on hitting one out of the park, Chris." -Jonathan Maberry, a number of Bram Stoker Award winner "C. G. Bauer writes with ardour and depth, tackling the mysteries of religion and worry. warmer than the flames of hell." -Scott Nicholson, writer of Scattered Ashes Hex symptoms defend each barn and outbuilding. The neighborhood tannery spews its poison at the land and within the river. And infants disappear at delivery. An orphan and one-time felon who earned his nickname "from the sound a crowbar makes whilst it hits a man's head," Johannes "Wump" Hozer is now the custodian of Our girl of the Innocents parish in 3 Bridges, PA. Wump is previous and drained. he is fought all his lifestyles opposed to the tannery's waste, opposed to God, and opposed to the blind eyes of his solid associates. these days he attempts to disregard the previous priest's exploits with the younger women of the parish and the strangeness surrounding the neighborhood orphanage, and does what solid he can for his spouse, the church, the sisters who run the orphanage, and the negative orphans themselves. Then youth thoughts and weird presentments start to plague Wump whilst a brick wall unearthed on the web site of a brand new eating place collapses, and uncooked sewage contains hundreds of thousands of child bones into the pit left in the back of. appears like the devil's made 3 Bridges his playground, and Wump must discover why; the infants hold screaming and he has to make it cease.

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Strange Conflict

By Dennis Wheatley

The darkest hour of 1940, Britain's lifeline is failing quickly as her convoys are despatched to the ground of the Altantic. yet who can clarify the Nazi's grim good fortune? The Duke de Richleau can threat a guess--the enemy is combating at the Astral aircraft. yet he who dares to hitch the conflict with the Forces of Darkness dangers his sanity and intensely soul. to be had in April.

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City of Night (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, Book 2)

By Dean Koontz

From the prestigious mind's eye of Dean Koontz comes a strong transforming of 1 of the vintage tales of all time. in case you imagine you recognize the legend, you recognize merely part the reality. The secret, the parable, the fear, and the magic proceed. . . .

They are enhanced, heal greater, and imagine speedier than any people ever created–and they need to be destroyed. now not even Victor Helios–once Frankenstein–can cease the engineered killers he’s set free on a reign of terror via modern day New Orleans. simply the one-time “monster” Deucalion and his all-too-human companions, Detectives Carson O’Connor and Michael Maddison, stand of their approach. yet because the 3 race to discover the genuine dimensions of an age-old conspiracy, they're going to detect that Victor’s new, superior versions have infiltrated each point of the city’s society . . . and much past.

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The Book of Shadows

By James Reese

Alone one of the younger women taught via nuns at a convent tuition in nineteenth-century France, orphaned Herculine has neither wealth nor social connections. while she's accused of being a witch, the shy scholar is locked up without wish of get away ... till her rescue through a true witch, the attractive, mysterious Sebastiana. Swept away to the witch's manor, Herculine will input a phenomenal, erotic international to find her real nature -- and her future -- during this breathtaking, darkly sensual first novel.

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Deadstock

By Jeffrey Thomas

Punktown, crime-ridden city at the colony international, Oasis, is domestic to the scum of numerous alien races. Stalking its suggest streets is Jeremy Stake, the personal detective with chameleon-like skills he doesn't wish and can't keep watch over. there is his filthy rich buyer, Fukuda, whose corporation makes artificial lifestyles varieties as playthings for the wealthy. Then there is Fukuda's appealing teenage daughter, whose helpful distinct dwelling doll has been stolen. and there's the doll itself, growing to be in measurement, intelligence, and resentment. The destinies of most of these contributors will converge, and collide, in Punktown.

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