Carrie Clevenger is putting the finishing touches on a new Crooked Fang novella called TRAITORS. The Crooked Fang saga–which includes the novel CROOKED FANG, as well as BLOOD AND FIRE and JUST MY BLOOD TYPE co-authored with Nerine Dorman—tells the story of vampire/bass player Xan Marcelles. TRAITORS is described as an interlude spin-off written to keep the story moving as Carrie works on the sequel to CF, tentatively titled ZERO. One of the aspects of the novel I really enjoyed was Carrie’s lean, hardass style.
From Carrie Clevenger’s blog, Mindspeak:
“Without his rock band, Crooked Fang, vampire Xan Marcelles discovers that normal life is way more boring than he remembers. But trouble has a way of delivering excitement to his doorstep, and this time it’s dug a little nest in Texas. A passenger wouldn’t be too big of an issue if it were anyone else, but Nin doesn’t exactly have a track record of integrity. The real question is, which will be more dangerous – the devil he knows, or the threat lurking on the horizon?”
TRAITORS is being edited by Nerine Dorman and has cover art by Jyann Boyer and Carrie’s husband, Lucas Clevenger (see image above). The title font is in Carrie’s own handwriting.
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A few weeks ago, I posted the cover for Billie Sue Mosiman’s new collection, SINISTER: Tales of Dread. SINISTER is now available on Amazon.
“Fourteen brand new 2013 tales of dread ranging from horror to dark science fiction and noir, SINISTER will keep you awake at night. 244 pages of aliens who come from the sky, a detective working his last case, a skull flenser who loves his job, and various evils and dark chills creep through this new collection from the Edgar and Stoker nominated author, Billie Sue Mosiman.”
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Also out: THE TOBACCO-STAINED SKY, edited by Andrez Bergen and Guy Salvidge.
“Noir meets its grim future in a post-apocalyptic Melbourne infested with all manner of hard-boiled dames, grifters and gumshoes. Concocted by a motley crew of writers and comic book artists, The Tobacco-Stained Sky is a sordid, unforgettable journey into the perfect storm.”
Featuring 16 writers and 8 artists including Josh Stallings, Andrez Bergen, Drezz Rodriguez, Chris Rhatigan, Guy Salvidge, Gerard Brennan, Michael Grills, Gordon Highland, Julie Morrigan, Kristopher Young, Nathan St John and Liam José.
On Amazon HERE.