Welcome all, to the July 2016 edition of Sinister Reads. Holy crap balls, Batman! You are in for such a treat this week. The most amazing Greg Chapman has been busy with the release of his debut novel, Hollow House (check out the super creepy trailer) AND… drum roll please, Mr Chapman has also given us gore gathers our own bag of bits and blood to colour in with morbid magic! That’s right people, it’s an adult colouring book for horror lovers! Also, a massive congratulations for Rue Karney on her WIN – check out her latest Sinister Slice too! Enjoy your July Sinister Reads.
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The Horrible Colouring Book
by Greg Chapman
ISBN no.: 0646958259
Release date: 11 July 2016
Greg Chapman is the author of:
THE LAST NIGHT OF OCTOBER
This book is HORRIBLE!
Don’t colour-in to relax, colour-in to give yourself the shivers and stay awake!
24 pages of horrible colouring fun! Vampires! Werewolves! Zombies! And more! Grab your red crayons and stay inside the lines!
“The most fun you can have with colouring pencils without stabbing someone with them.” – Aaron Sterns, Co-writer Wolf Creek 2, author Wolf Creek: Origin. Closet artist.
“Absolutely BRILLIANT! I love it. Beyond being a cool coloring book, it’s a wonderfully witty tribute to the whole genre. Bravo!” – Lisa Morton, six-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author and screenwriter.
by Greg Chapman
Published by: Omnium Gatherum Books
Illustrated by: Greg Chapman (Cover art)
ISBN no.: 978-0692736067
Release date: 25/7/16
No one in Willow Street pays it any notice, not the disgruntled Campbell family next door, not Alice Cowley and her suicidal daughter, or Mr. and Mrs. Markham down the road. Not even Darryl, the loner at number seventy, who is abnormal himself, thinks much about it. It is just the old Kemper House, forgotten and abandoned.
Until it makes itself known.
When the stench of death wafts from Kemper House through Willow Street, and comes to the attention of recent resident and newspaper reporter, Ben Traynor, it starts a chain of horrors that brings Kemper House’s curse into their own homes and leads others direct to its door. Kemper House not only haunts its neighbours, it infects them with an evil that traverses time and reality itself.
Read Reviews here.
For more on Greg’s publications, check out the listing above for The Horrible Colouring Book.
by Rue Karney
Published in SQ Mag
Congratulations to Rue Karney
Winner for Brother.
Category: Australian Horror Writers Association Short Story contest
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If you are interested in taking part in either of these two groups, you need to join the AHWA today, and check out all the other exciting opportunities, you as an author, are currently missing out on. There are tips on writing, how to get published, competitions, group forums and so much more.
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