Friday, April 6, 2012

Announcing the Trade Paperback Edition of THE WICKED

Great news!

On May 1, 2012, Shock Totem Publications will re-release in paperback my ode to 1980s horror, The Wicked.

Originally published in 2007 in limited edition hardcover, The Wicked features revised text, a new foreword by Mark Allan Gunnells, a new afterword by yours truly, and brilliant new artwork and illustrations by Jesse David Young (with additional cover layout by Yannick Bouchard). Also included is a brand new, exclusive tie-in short story I wrote specifically for this release.

The Wicked will be released in paperback and e-book formats.  More details will follow closer to release . . . .

The Wicked is a good old-fashioned, unabashed Horror novel. James Newman remembers when horror used to be fun, and he’s recaptured it here in all of its gory glory. A terrifying page-turner in the tradition of Graham Masterton, J.N. Williamson, and Richard Laymon. WICKEDly good reading from of horror’s new heirs!”

-- Brian Keene
Author of The Rising, City of the Dead and Ghoul

“Demons, depravity and despair, oh my! Reminiscent of the best of 80’s horror and Bentley Little at his most grotesque and unrelenting, The Wicked is the kind of horror we don’t see enough of anymore. This is one wild and bloody ride, and in the capable hands of James Newman, it’s one worth taking.”

-- Kealan Patrick Burke
Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Turtle Boy and Kin

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