Archive for June, 2010

June 28th, 2010

Left Hand of God ARC Giveaway

Paul Hoffman has written the first in what will be a series set in an unspecified future time when a religious order has created “sanctuaries” where new generations are raised and molded.
A young boy bred to be a killer by religious fanatics seems to be the key in a monstrous plan that is set into [...]

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June 28th, 2010

Submissions to the Autumn Issue are Closed!

We have 25 fantastic stories from writers like Kaye George, Eric Stone, Nigel Bird, Chris Dabnor, David Perlmutter, and more!
In addition to artists returning from the first issue, we have Alena Lazareva, Sarah Vaughn, Leanne Hannah, Mark Satchwill, and more!
We are now open for issue #3.  Deadline is first Friday in November; the issue will [...]

June 21st, 2010


By Shane Mullins
Illustration by Susie Hawkins
Ethan Voorhees had always loved his job. He was director of Pennsylvania’s Allegheny Observatory, a beautiful Classic Revival-style building that would be 100 years old in 2012 but whose history reached back into the early 19th century.
He had received his degree in Astro-Physics from the University of Pittsburgh and [...]

June 18th, 2010

Weekend Read Recommendation

Dark Valentine’s good friend Kelli Stanley (author of Nox Dormienda and City of Dragons) recommends A Twisted Ladder, the debut novel from writer Rhodi Hawk.

June 11th, 2010

We Are Live!

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The inaugural issue of Dark Valentine Magazine is now available! If summer is a little too bright and shiny for you, then we invite you to take a walk on the dark side with 120 harrowing pages of horror, fantasy, noir, and more. An extremely talented pool of writers and artists answered [...]

June 8th, 2010

Two great reads in one great post

First there’s Lori Handeland’s new book Shakespeare Undead.¬† Really, do you need to know anything more than the title?¬† Lori’s the author of the Phoenix Chronicles and Nightcreatures series but this is a stand alone (but has to be the first in a series–please!).
Lori puts out a really entertaining newsletter that often includes mini-essays on [...]

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