An abandoned B&B in 1998. A Brutal Convent in 1940. An evil as old as time. Welcome to Convent Crescent. This is the first novel to be co-authored by Chris Newton and Zowie Swan, who are both members of the ferocious and energetic punk band Dischord, renowned in their scene for their fierce social commentary and relentless passion. They bonded over a shared love of music and the macabre and... [click here for more]
‘So that is our tradition, on old twelfy night we go, merriness in our cheeks and cider in our blood, to the orchard and hail the Quiet King. Many that observe the wassail do not truly believe in any repercussion in the event they fail to honour the Apple Tree Man. He is a fiction, a kindly and comforting one nonetheless, but a fiction all the same. This is what all rational minded men think of this... [click here for more]
‘There is a witch in Woodplumpton. She is buried, upside down, beneath a boulder…’
When you think of the Fylde, if you think of it at all, you might picture its coastline: Illuminations, picturesque windmills, and historic lighthouses.
This story is much older than any of those things. This story takes place in the Fylde of 400 years ago, where boggarts dwelt in farmsteads,... [click here for more]
In a 17th century that didn’t quite happen, a nation is torn apart by civil war.
When an embittered mercenary agrees to escort a grieving widow to visit her husband’s grave, little does he realise the dangers they will face. This is the story of their struggle through a country divided. As they journey through tainted lands, ravaged by alchemical magic and giant clockwork... [click here for more]
It's 1895 and there's murder in the air! Enter Augustus Mulberry and Arthur Touchstone, Consulting "Detectorators". Mulberry and Touchstone are a pair of rather defective detectives, who ply their trade in the delightful Victorian seaside town of Morecambe. Will they be able to cope with a proper case? Can they catch the killer? Or will they be too distracted by teashops, spooky seances... [click here for more]