Archive for the 'Authors' Category

May 1st, 2011

Sherlock Holmes before he was famous

Sherlock Holmes as a teenager; his brother Mycroft called home to talk him out of his new hobbies…
Victorian adventure ensues in Steve Poling’s new book The Aristotelian (with cover by our own Joanne Renaud).  AvaiLable for 99 cents at, the book is the first in a planned series.
Steve Poling stopped by Dark Valentine to [...]

April 12th, 2011

“Justified” promotion just for us!

Author Kali Amanda Browne is offering Dark Valentine readers the opportunity to snag a copy of her new book Justified two days before it’s available to the general reading public. Browne describes her novel as a “literary ménage à trois of crime story, noir, and biting satire.”
It all begins with a disgruntled civil servant and [...]

January 11th, 2011

Jim Brown wants to give you a present!

Best-sellling novelist Jim Brown’s new book is out and he’ll give you a pdf copy of it FREE if you sign up for his mailing list.  Not only that, but he’ll draw a name at random from the new newslisters and make that person a character in his next novel
Jim does vlog posts on his [...]

October 30th, 2010

G. Wells Taylor Brings the Pain…

“So Borland’s plan was to drink the Listerine, get ready to experience the full pain and panic of having his belly muscles cut open, then do something violent and reckless that would likely get him shot. Perfect. His fellow veteran, Captain Hyde, would recognize the little Borland touches.”

October 29th, 2010

Win a signed copy of Full Dark, No Stars!

Stephen King is one of Dark Valentine Magazine’s patron saints and no Halloween weekend would be complete without a shout-out to the master. (And you know we are going to be all over a book with the word “Dark” in the title.  King has a new book out–a selection of novellas–and his publisher is offering [...]

October 16th, 2010

Coming Soon but Here Now!

Dark Valentine will publish David Perlmutter’s “Black Magic” tonight as part of our Fall Fiction Frenzy.  You may remember David wrote the hilarious “Bloch’s Parent” for our second issue.  You’ll have to wait a couple of hours to read his new story but in the meantime, you can read an interview with him up at [...]

September 8th, 2010

Writers Who Kill Interview: Kaye George

If you  loved her story “Shipwreck” in the Autumn issue of Dark Valentine, you’ll want to catch the interview with Kaye George on Writers Who Kill.

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September 6th, 2010

Canterbury Goth

Everyone claims to have been there when it all went down. Wolves’ dung, I say. And thank God the Church keeps such accurate records—cuts down on the wild stories. The thirtieth anniversary of the Apocalypse comes this Friday.

August 28th, 2010

Interview with Kaye George

Award-winning author Kaye George’s story “Shipwreck” is in the Autumn Issue of Dark Valentine, available for free download on Friday, September 3rd.  Here’s an interview about her new book, to be published later this year.

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August 8th, 2010

More Elizabeth Zelvin Goodness to Read!

Dark Valentine contributor Elizabeth Zelvin (she wrote “The Silkie” in the Summer Issue) has the weekly punch story up at Beat To a Pulp.  It’s called “Dress to Kill” and it’s what we’re talking about when we say we like “dark fiction.”
The author of Death Will Get You Sober and Death Will Help You Leave [...]

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