They gather in darkness, sharing ancient and arcane knowledge as they manipulate the very matter of reality itself. Spells and conjuration; legerdemain and prestidigitation – these are the mistresses and masters of the esoteric arts. From the otherworldly visions of Conan Doyle’s father in Audrey Niffenegger’s ‘The Wrong Fairy’ to the diabolical political machinations... [click here for more]
This is the future of horror!
Editor Jonathan Oliver, fast becoming the most exciting new anthologist of the weird and horrific, here brings together three of his award-winning anthologies for Solaris. Here are House of Fear, Magic and End of the Road, showcasing forty-nine stories by the most important and ground-breaking names in genre fiction, including
AUDREY NIFFENEGGER • CHRISTOPHER... [click here for more]
House of Fear: An Anthology of Haunted House Stories The tread on the landing outside the door, when you know you are the only one in the house. The wind whistling through the eves, carrying the voices of the dead. The figure glimpsed briefly through the cracked window of a derelict house. Editor Jonathan Oliver brings horror home with a collection of haunted house stories by some of the finest writers... [click here for more]
Imagine there was a classic supernatural chiller that Hammer Films never made. A grand epic produced at the studio’s peak, which played like a cross between the Dracula and Frankenstein films and Dr Terror’s House Of Horrors... Four passengers meet on a train journey through Eastern Europe during the First World War, and face a mystery that must be solved if they are to survive. As the... [click here for more]
“It’s a strange thing, nyctophobia. You’re not born with it. It can start at any time. It comes and goes, and it’s one of the only phobias you can transmit to other people.”
Newly-married architect Callie and her wealthy husband Mateo move to Hyperion House, a grand old home in southern Spain. It’s an eccentric place built in front of a cliff:... [click here for more]
With a Foreword by Joanne Harris. June Cryer is a shopaholic suburban housewife trapped in a lousy marriage. After discovering her husband’s infidelity with the flight attendant next door, she loses her home, her husband and her credit rating. But there’s a solution: a friend needs a caretaker for a spectacular London high-rise apartment. It’s just for the weekend, and there’ll be money to... [click here for more]
‘The ultimate gated community is a human being with a closed mind.’ - JG Ballard
In Dubai there’s a new world of high-luxury resorts emerging for the super-rich—but at what price to everyone else?
Lea, Roy and their 15 year-old daughter Cara live in a gated community reserved for foreign workers. Roy has been hired to deal with teething problems at Dream World, a futuristic... [click here for more]