GARY McMAHON SELLS TWO HORROR NOVELS TO ANGRY ROBOT
|Gary McMahon sold two books to HarperCollins’ Angry Robot Books. According to the publisher, with this purchase, it has “turned its attention to reinvigorating horror.” The books, Pretty Little Dead Things and its sequel, Dead Bad Things, “promise an astonishing mix of David Peace and modern Japanese horror cinema to create a truly unique fusion of intense writing and sheer terror.”
Publishing Director Marc Gascoigne said “Horror thrives in movies and graphic novels. Like our other recent discovery, Kaaron Warren, Gary is at the forefront of a new generation of writers bringing that energy back to horror fiction.”
McMahon offers this teaser for the first book:
His name is Thomas Usher. A normal man. An average guy. Until he is involved in a tragic accident and his wife and daughter are killed…
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MEET THE REAL CRIMINAL UNDERWORLD OF THE DEPRESSION-ERA AMERICA IN ‘TURF’
1920s Manhattan is full of more than just mobsters and plucky young ingenues, according to new comic Turf.
Written by British talk-show host Jonathan Ross and drawn by the wonderful Tommy Lee Edwards, publisher Image Comics solicits the issue like this:
“New York, 1929. The height of prohibition. The cops turn a blind eye while the mobs run the city, dealing in guns, girls and illegal liquor. But the arrival of the mysterious Dragonmir Family from Eastern Europe with more of a taste for blood then booze co-incides with a series of brutal attacks on the gangsters themselves.”
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Gary McMahon’s two novels sound like an interesting read. What do you think?
I need to get my hands on ‘Turf’. Gangsters, the supernatural and a comic all rolled into one, is right up my alley. Will you be reading it?