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About Tim Mendees
Tim Mendees is a rather odd chap. He's a horror writer from Macclesfield in the North-West of England that specialises in cosmic horror and weird fiction. A lifelong fan of classic weird tales, Tim set out to bring the pulp horror of yesteryear into the 21st Century and give it a distinctly British flavour. His work has been described as the love-child of H.P. Lovecraft and P.G. Wodehouse and is often peppered with a wry sense of humour that acts as a counterpoint to the unnerving, and often disturbing, narratives.
Tim is the author of over one hundred published short stories and novelettes, seven novellas, and two short story collections. He has also curated and edited several cosmic horror-themed anthologies.
When he is not arguing with the spellchecker, Tim is a goth DJ with a weekly radio show on The Feelgood Station, and the co-presenter of the Innsmouth Book Club Podcast & Strange Shadows: The Clark Ashton Smith Podcast. He currently lives in Brighton & Hove with his pet crab, Gerald, and an ever-increasing army of stuffed octopods.
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Titles By Tim Mendees
Join us as we offer up the finest of gifts to the Old Gods. Those deities of long ago from places beyond that crave the darkness, that hunger for crimson-soaked flesh and gore. In this buffet of bone and blood, we offer up stories of the unknown, of the deepest and darkest fears; stories that will feed the hungriest of the Old Gods.
Watch as a farmer tries to protect those he holds most dear, a military rescue that carries the highest price a man can pay, a small town learns to fight evil with evil, and a volunteer prepares for a journey beyond our stars. These and many more tales await you within...
The Hunger of Old Stars
Authors in Anthology:
Thomas K. Wake
Nicholas J. Evans
Curated by Nicholas Gray & Candace NolaEdited by 360Editing (a division of Uncomfortably Dark Horror)
Editors: Candace Nola, Mort Stone, Darcy Rose.
Mythic tales, legends and lore are part of every human culture. From the quests of Greek myth, to China's Journey to the West, from India's Mahabharata to the Anglo-Saxon Beowulf, our histories resound with the clang of swords, and the struggle of heroes and heroines against dark forces and foul sorcery.
In the 20th century, Robert E Howard, among others, pioneered modern mythologies which have become known as Sword and Sorcery. This anthology continues that tradition, with eleven new sizzling S&S tales from the pens of the Innsmouth Writing Circle.
The yarns within feature a cast of lucky thieves, avenging barbarians, bold swordswomen, and temple plunderers, not to mention sorcerers, necromancers, priests and a range of horrors that would freeze the blood of all but the bravest warrior.
So don your chain mail shirt, hoist high your battle-axe, let loose a war cry, and join us in the days of High Adventure....
THE HORN OF TUR - H.R.Laurence
TO TAME A DEMON - Lyndon Perry
FEAST OF FOOLS - Robert Poyton
THE ROTTING GODDESS - B Harlan Crawford
THE COLOUR OF DECAY - Ashley Dioses
THE LUCKY THIEF - Tim Mendees
WIND - Russell Smeaton
THE HAUNTER OF THE CATACOMBS - Gavin Chappell
SKYFALL - Glynn Owen Barrass
THE GUIDE, THE GENERAL AND THE PRIEST - Shelley de Cruz
ONE SWORD AGAINST THE GLUTTONOUS GODS -Lee Clark Zumpe
Now in Eighth Tower’s newest anthology, we see ten before unpublished Yog-Sothoth tales written by some of modern Weird Fiction’s best writers. From a tale of a man in a midlife crisis, to a brilliantly clever piece on a French revolutionary, we are overcome by this new Lovecraftian darkness, and in that darkness, we are invited to go deeper into the void. Come and see the collector of magical objects who finds something not expected and then meet the woman in mourning over the death of her twin who quickly discovers that her dead sister had some very occult hobbies. Visit two lovers in crisis haunted by the ghost of an ex-girlfriend or follow a team of paranormal researchers in 1970s Britain who get far, far more than they bargained for. Finally meet the other denizens of this Lovecraftian tome: a denizen of Massachusetts known by his moniker The Nameless One who is hellishly bent on bringing ultimate evil through to this reality. Then try the story of a rock band on the verge of something unexpected. Or if music with a Scottish sound is more your taste, read the tale of a bagpipe player who meets a beautiful creature from his dreams, only to found that dream is in fact a nightmare. And finally enjoy a retelling of the classic Sherlock Holmes tale where Count Dracula makes an appearance. In all these tales, our protagonists are confronted with the unimaginable reality of Yog-Sothoth and are thus driven mad, or worse. Join us in this new collection if you dare where we explore the terrifying and nihilistic, the absurdly and horribly humorous, and where again and again, our protagonists find that death might not be the worst thing waiting for us all.
It Calls From the Sea is an all-original anthology of twenty brutal tales of horror from the deep blue sea.
Prepare to die. The sea awakens.
Eerie River brings you another round of insatiable thrills. There is no end to the terrors we have in store and there is nowhere left to hide.
Within the Mariana Trench, a research vessel’s crew is threatened by a mysterious force. A father and daughter’s holiday by the ocean turns deadly as a sinister creature stalks them. A group of friends learn that some things should remain in the ocean. Filled with a sense of wonder, a young biologist discovers a new species of kelp, but with disastrous consequences.
Can you hear it, the call of the sea? The lulling rock of the water beneath you, the soft breeze as it moves along your skin. The slip and slime of the beast as it caresses your face and takes you under? Can you feel it? Will you join me?
Featuring stories by:
Chris Bannor “Euphoria”
Chris Hewitt “Reef Encounter”
Christopher Bond “The Ocean Sings Softly”
Dan Le Fever “Xook”
David Green “Into The Depths”
Georgia Cook “Dead Ships”
Holley Cornetto “Heaven's Lake”
Julie Sevens “Shoney's Revenge”
Lin Darrow “Cry of the Hunger Fish”
Mason Gallaway “The Sea Reaches Up”
McKenzie Richardson “The Hunter and the Prey”
R. L. Meza “Long Pork”
S.O. Green “The Shadow Over Innsmouth High”
Steve Neal “Hostile Territory”
T. M. Brown “Buoy 21415”
Tim Mendees “Fronds”
Trey Dowell “Abyssal Horror”
Watt Morgan “Please Leave”
Horror readers are delighted!
IT CALLS FROM THE SEA is a delightfully creepy collection of horror tales that run the gamut from mildly thrilling to absolutely freaky and everything in between. Some stories were longer than others, but they’re all the perfect length for when you just want something quick, dirty, and spooky. Each tale is delightfully different from the others, but they all have the common thread of water creatures that tie them together.
If you’re a fan of horror, you’re not going to want to miss It Calls From The Sea!!! I can’t pick a favorite story from this anthology. Each was unique and packed a real punch.
Sea creatures from the abyss. Leviathans of rare intelligence. Monsters who will drag you into the deep. The variety in this book is amazing. Each story is well written and some of them are unforgettable and terrifying.
Ignore that pull, the need to escape from drudgeries of life and find peace and solitude within nature. It is not the cool breeze and the scent of pine that whispers your name.
No, these things within the forest will rip out your heart and devour your soul. You will tremble as they revel in your madness, taking everything from you and leaving you with nothing. Delve inside this anthology of what truly lurks within the shadows of the trees.
Created by award-winning horror and fiction authors around the world. We dare you to take this journey with us and find out what horrors await you.
The Forest Is Calling. Will you answer?
"A Wail of a Tail" By Emma K. Leadley - A starving hunter and his dog leave for a routine hunting trip, but what he brings back is anything but routine.
"The Thing In The Woods" By D.R. Smith - A group of young boys discover something strange and otherworldly in the forest. Compelled by forces unseen to take it home with them, disaster quickly unfolds. Will anyone survive?
"The Hike" By E.E.W. Christmas - A weekend getaway turns disastrous for Steph, when she wakes to find Becca missing and their car destroyed.
"Forest Man" By Holley Cornetto - A group of old friends reminisce about the summer that changed their lives forever and they soon realize some things should be left in the past.
"Hollow Woods" By Brian Duncan - Making friends is hard, but Emma soon realizes that her new friends aren't who she thinks they are, and the Florida Everglades can be a dangerous place.
"Seita" By Thomas Wake - A hunting trip goes terribly wrong when nature takes back what was stolen.
"Fairies in the Forest" By Jason Holden - A father son getaway turns deadly when the ramblings of their late grandfather prove true.
"Neumack Woods" By N.M. Brown - Two friends go on an adventure into the fabled woods surrounding their home. But what they find will change them forever.
Twenty-four terrifying stories ripped out of your nightmares and delivered for you within this collection by award winning authors from around the globe.
Inside are nine stories, of terror, fear, and pain that centers themselves around a single dish. Dishes that are perhaps a bit dangerous, but always delicious. These delectable tales span the gamut from serial killers to cultists who worship old dead gods, from sweets that rot the soul to ancient things that demand sustenance of a different kind.
After each story follows a recipe for the dish featured therein, so you too can make the wonderful meal you just read about, albeit with a few changes to make it palatable for human consumption. This one of a kind cookbook and horror anthology is a must for any gourmand of gruesome horror or ghastly gastronaut.
Ferocious storms, winged beasts and falling angels are just some of the dark tales locked within these pages. Discover a world where carnage falls from the sky, and delve into the frenzy of a world gone mad as Heaven opens and all Hell breaks loose.
Eerie River Publishing brings you another round of exceptional horror created by award-winning authors around the world. We dare you to take this journey with us and find out what madness awaits you!
"Rainfall" - Marie McWilliams
"Hate Sky" - Jay Sandlin
"Flying Home" - Joel R Hunt
"Raindance" - Kimberly Rei
"Faithless" - M. A. Hoyler
"Godspore" - Marc Sorondo
"Flash" - CA McDonald
"Thorn in my Side" - Chris Hewitt
"Three Balloons" - Chris Lilienthal
"Follow You into the Dark" - Christopher Bond
"The Winged Plague" - E.L. Giles
"Beloved of the Storm" - Elizabeth Davis
"The Forgotten Prince" - Elizabeth Nettleton
And so many more. There is no end to the terrors we have in store and there is nowhere left to hide. Get comfy, this is going to be a wild ride.
Bedtime. The twilight of consciousness, the darkness that lies between reality and dreams. Here, on the threshold of slumber, we open the door to myriad dreamscapes, to other worlds and astral planes. A thousand doors to a thousand worlds... and the nightmares that hide within.
Open the door, cross the threshold, and dream the night away. But be careful, and remember:
When you open the door to a realm of nightmares… sometimes you let the nightmares in.
A schoolyard nightmare with a taste for children…
Faceless horrors that prowl the boundary between consciousness and slumber in search of prey…
Houses where dreams and nightmares come to life…
Imaginary friends who bleed into reality…
Old gods who weave webs of nightmares to reveal horrific truths…
A monstrous storyteller who’s just dying to tell a tale about you…
These are just a few of the bedtime stories written by—and for—monsters.
In these pages you’ll find an unforgettable collection of dreams unleashed upon reality and reality transformed into nightmares. Penned by award-winning authors, bestselling writers, and visionary nightmare-smiths, A MONSTER TOLD ME BEDTIME STORIES will remind you what it means to be afraid of the dark.
Hundreds of years ago, the people of Fyffe burned a woman at the stake for witchcraft. With her dying breath, she cursed the families who persecuted her.
From a woman who turns into a wolf to a cult of snake handlers, the residents of Fyffe are anything but ordinary. When a young girl sets off a chain of events that awakens the witch, the families of Fyffe must come together and end the curse once and for all.
Blood Sins is a shared world horror anthology, with each author offering their own unique spin on the town of Fyffe and the residents who call it home.
Leonard by Shawn Chang
Krokodil by James Harper
Last Mummy Standing by Jim Towns
The Paroxysm of Alexander Kort by James Andrew Clark
The Rafters by Nick Chianese
The Devil’s in the Details by John McGowan
The Belt by Emily Castles
Cherry Pie by Betty and The Creature
Once Bitten by Tim Mendees
What Lies Before the Passage by Radar DeBoard
Bingo Night by Taryn Herlich
Madre Tierra by J.L. Royce
September 19th by B.M. Tolkovsky
Strange Aeon: 2022 brings you thirteen stories of cosmic horror in the tradition of H. P. Lovecraft, Robert Howard, and Clark Ashton Smith.
Tales by international authors:
Brett Venter, John Wolf, S. Cameron David, Damir Salkovic, Aaron Beardsell, Katie Marie, Tim Mendees, M. Stern, Victoria Dalpe, Conor Powers-Smith, Miguel Fliguer, Tias Teng andRoelof Goudriaan. With your host, M. Keaton and original art by Joel Martin.