Tuesday, 11 April 2017

The Complete Shadow Fabric Mythos

"Let's do what devils do. Hiding in shadows, no one's around." - Prey For Me, Korn


Your chance to get stitched up.

Now available in one volume, the complete Shadow Fabric mythos to date is up for pre-order here: Shadow Fabric Mythos Vol 1.
Includes the best-selling debut novel The Shadow Fabric, all stories from the collection Sinister Stitches, the short stories Ten Minutes Till Deadtime and Claimed, and also a previously unpublished mythos story Dead Lines.

Over 460 pages of absolute terror!


THE SHADOW FABRIC - a supernatural horror novel

Leo remembers little of his past. Desperate for a new life, he snatches up the first job to come along. On his second day he witnesses a murder, and the Shadow Fabric – a malevolent force that controls the darkness – takes the body and vanishes with it.

Determined to get answers, Leo has no idea where to turn. Revelations come in the most unlikely places, and secrets of witchcraft and ancient artefacts unfold. In particular, a device used in the 17th century to extract evil from witches proves key to his discoveries. With these truths long hidden from humankind, his memory unravels. Not only haunted by the past, a sinister presence within the darkness threatens Leo’s existence and he soon doubts everything and everyone...including himself.

The relentless and destructive power of the Shadow Fabric compels Leo to fight not only this growing darkness, but also the entity beneath the Fabric’s surface. While these supernatural horrors rage and his world crumbles, Leo must confront his past before he can embrace his future. But the future may not exist.

SINISTER STITCHES - a collection of short horror stories

Featured stories include:

NEXT ON THE LIST - “I hate changes.”
MIDNIGHT CLAY - ...a mess of black and crimson.
A DEMON’S THREAD - ...campfire stories...
ON THE VINE - Barbs sliced his forearms and the torch flew from his hand.
THE ARTIST AND THE CRONE - Part-flesh, part-shadow, the foul garment writhed on the ground.
DUE SOUTH - He really should’ve driven like most people.
RED, WHITE AND BLACK - ...filth glistened, protruding through torn flesh and broken bone...
INTENSIVE SCARE - It churned like liquid, bubbled, and swept up and into my eyes.
MEETING MUM - Beneath the gleaming skin, those traceries of veins wriggled like a hundred worms.
SEEING IS BELIEVING - When he removed those glasses, I saw his bloodshot eyes.
DISTURBED - The night pressed down. His hands clawed his head, tugged at his hat. “No!”
WELCOME HOME - She’d vanished last night . . . or was it last week?

Each story binds the Shadow Fabric mythos tighter, revealing that everything around us is entwined with a deep-rooted darkness. And sometimes that darkness — the fabric — tears.

TEN MINUTES TILL DEADTIME & CLAIMED

Two stories that prove no matter where you are in the world, the darkness will find you...

DEAD LINES

A previously unpublished short tale of an artist struggling to meet deadlines because the dead have other plans.

Dark fantasy horror stories of demons, devices, and deceit.



Available for pre-order: Shadow Fabric Mythos Vol 1

What the reviewers are saying about the Shadow Fabric mythos:

"Terrifying. Intense. Brilliant..."

"The Shadow Fabric managed to sate my appetite for intrigue, while stuffing me full of terror..."

"You are taken on a roller coaster ride that reminded me of Stephen King at his best."

"The sheer evilness of the Shadow Fabric and the mechanism that it grew in power was down right scary..."




Get your mitts on the complete Shadow Fabric mythos.

Pre-order here: Shadow Fabric Mythos Vol 1



Mark Cassell lives in a rural part of the UK where he often dreams of dystopian futures, peculiar creatures, and flitting shadows. Primarily a horror writer, his steampunk, dark fantasy, and SF stories have featured in numerous anthologies and ezines including Rayne Hall's Ten Tales series and horror zine, Sirens Call.

His best-selling debut novel, The Shadow Fabric, is closely followed by the popular short story collection, Sinister Stitches, and are both only a fraction of an expanding mythos. His most recent release, Chaos Halo 1.0: Alpha Beta Gamma Kill, is in association with Future Chronicles Photography.



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