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01-21-2013, 02:22 AM
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Title: The Creeping Kelp
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: August 2011
Publisher: Dark Regions Press
Format: paperback, ebook, 244pp

ISBN-10: 1937128156
ISBN-13: 978-1937128159
ASIN: B007ZHZUJW

Price: $16.95 (paperback)
$3.03 (ebook)


Logline: :

Some seaweed, a jellyfish and some material brought back from the Peabodie expedition to Antarctica. An innocuous enough blend you might think. But when a storm in the North Atlantic frees a sample that has been dormant inside an old wreck, the new creature finds that it is hungry. Our plastics-orientated society has given it an abundant supply of food...more than enough for it to grown, and build, and spread
Can anyone escape the terror that is...The Creeping Kelp?

Link:

Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1937128156
Ebook: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007ZHZUJW


Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com

If you are like me and grew up on those glorious nature run amok movies you will absolutely love The Creeping Kelp and I highly recommend it. - Famous Monsters of Filmland

The Creeping Kelp would make for a great beach read, and will give you shivers the next time you step on a piece of seaweed in the water. Highly recommended. - The Monster Librarian

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01-21-2013, 02:31 AM
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Title: Sherlock Holmes: Revenant
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: November 2011
Publisher: Dark Regions Press
Format: Novella, paperback, ebook, 138pp

ISBN-10: 1937128245
ISBN-13: 978-1937128241
ASIN: B007ZGWN1G

Price: $14.95 (paperback)
$3.03 (ebook)


Logline: :

A strange sickness affecting the members of the House of Lords starts a new adventure for Holmes and Watson, one that will see them on the run, accused of murder and pursued by both the police and a deadly gang of assassins.
The case takes them up and down the country, from Scotland to the Houses of Parliament and leads them down arcane paths, following their relentless foe in pursuit of the lost secret of immortality.

Their adversary seems hell-bent, not only on their destruction but on an act of terrorism that will shake London to its foundations.

Holmes must catch and unmask the revenant, and only by confronting his own past will he be able to prevail.

Link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1937128245/


Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com

...a splendid and entertaining diversion.- Black Static #28

Baker Street Irregulars should quickly secure a copy of the book. - British Fantasy Society

It's a nice blend of mystery and occult adventure and you don't find that particular flavor much any more - Don D'Ammassa

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01-21-2013, 02:42 AM
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Title: Night of the Wendigo
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: March 2012
Publisher: Darkfuse Publications
Format: Novel, paperback, ebook, 282pp

ISBN-10: 1937771342
ISBN-13: 978-1937771348
ASIN: B007QM2BAC

Price: $16.99 (paperback)
$5.04 (ebook)


Logline: :

Four hundred years ago a Scottish cargo ship fell prey to a Wendigo at an early settlement on the Hudson River. Now a team of archaeologists have uncovered the boat, and let loose the evil. Soon Manhattan is hit by an ice storm like no other. Besides the wind and ice, there is something else moving in the storm. Blue, cold things, with razor sharp teeth.

Link:

http://www.amazon.com/Night-Wendigo-William-Meikle/dp/1937771342/

Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com


This book is informed as much by classic drive-in B-movies as it is by prose fiction and it’s none the worse for that. It would, in fact, make a pretty good film. It’s an exciting page-turner of a book that I finished in just two sittings. - THE BRITISH FANTASY SOCIETY

Fun ensues and, during a particularly malefic winter storm, Manhattan is given the ol’ Emmerlich and Devlin treatment. This is edge-of-your-seat storytelling at its finest, with full, rich characters, nasty critters, and all the atmosphere one can handle. - THE CROW'S CAW

Night Of the Wendigo is one hell of a story by one hell of a storyteller at the top of his game and is a tale that is not to be missed... I give it my highest recommendation. - FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND MAGAZINE

Night of The Wendigo is another near perfect example of why I love Willie's writing. Within minutes I was transported into another world, a world in which all the crap of real life didn't exist. All that existed and all that mattered for my time spent in this book was the book itself. Some books require you to think and concentrate, and some books like this places your brain right in the centre of an 3D Dolby 7.1 surround sound narrative. And please believe me this is no criticism of Willie's writing, Willie has a gift for writing highly entertaining thrilling novels, and this is no exception. - GINGER NUTS OF HORROR

Meikle has a talent for conjuring up wonderful imagery and drawing the reader into the story; and does so yet again in a fast-paced, testosterone-driven action horror tale. - ANDY ERUPTS

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01-21-2013, 02:48 AM
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Title: CLOCKWORK DOLLS
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Jan 2013
Publisher: Darkfuse Publications
Format: Novella, hardcover, ebook, 67pp

ASIN: B00B0XBQX6

Price: $3.04 (ebook)


Logline: :

Does all human passion, all memory, all imagination come merely from the chemistry in our brains, like the movements of a clock follow from the arrangement of its cogs and wheels?

Are we just clockwork dolls?

Or is there an organizing principle at work, something we can ask for answers to the important questions of existence... something that might answer?

Dave Burns has asked.

Now he, and his friends, might not live long enough to understand the reply.


Link:

http://www.amazon.com/Clockwork-Dolls-ebook/dp/B00B0XBQX6

Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com

Full of strong and well written characters, an ever building sense of dread, topped off with a satisfying conclusion. This novella hits the mark perfectly. - Ginger Nuts of Horror

I never thought that such a short novel could have such a huge impact, not only on my emotions but also on my ideas of God, the Universe and Fate. This is a thought provoker if ever there was one ... It's totally mind blowing. - Magic of Reading

... a brilliantly written story which offers plenty of rewards for those game enough to read it. - Fantasy Book Review

It's a novella that takes a piece of metaphysics and turns it into a monster. Keep your Secret, gurus. William Meikle has the cure for what ails me. - Wag the Fox

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01-21-2013, 07:35 AM
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Title: Carnacki: Heaven and Hell
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: June 2012
Publisher: Dark Regions Press
Format: Collection, hardcover, paperback, ebook, 250pp

ISBN-10: 193712827X
ISBN-13: 978-1937128272
ASIN: B0045UA7E0

Price: $18.95 (paperback)
$2.02 (ebook)


Logline: In the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century the fight against evil was in the hands of Sherlock Holmes, John Silence and Allan Quatermain. And one other, a man who carried the fight to the forces of darkness armed only with his wits, his science, and his arcane knowledge.
Meet an Edwardian occult detective who goes where no other gentleman will dare, venturing deep into neolithic barrows, into the crypts of ancient cathedrals and fighting the elemental powers of darkness on this own terms.

Meet Carnacki: Ghostfinder

TOC

- The Blooded Iklwa
- The Larkhill Barrow
- The Sisters of Mercy
- The Hellfire Mirror
- The Beast of Glamis
- The Tomb of Pygea
- The Lusitania
- The Haunted Oak
- The Shoreditch Worm (not in the ebook)
- The Dark Island (30K novella, not in the ebook)


Link:

Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/dp/193712827X/
e book: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0045UA7E0/


Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com

This is an excellent collection, worthy of the attention of any reader with a fondness for ghost stories. Meikle does a fine job, both in creating fresh material for the supernatural sleuth, and also for delivering the voice and feel of the classic Carnacki tales ... I urge you to seek out this book with all possible speed; I’m confident you won’t be disappointed. - Flames Rising

William Meikle does a stand up job here of capturing the tone of the original stories. He falls naturally into the more formal language of the period, without making it any less easy to read. - David Brzeski, British Fantasy Society

William Meikle has become one of my favorite storytellers--here with a trademark mingling of intrigue, suspense and fantasy in these linked tales. Part Sherlock Holmes, part Lovecraft, and all Meikle, these tales are perfect for curling up on a foggy night with a bottle and a fire." - Scott Nicholson

Meikle gets the style of the original stories so well that it is virtually impossible to distinguish his tales from the ones Hodgson wrote a century ago. In a couple of stories he brings in real world elements that Hodgson probably wouldn't have included; it doesn't distract at all. And Carnacki's four friends - who were VERY anonymous in the original stories - get rudimentary personalities (Arkwright is a bit of a twit). I am generally fond of pastiches - Sherlock Holmes, Lovecraftian tales etc. - and this is one of the best I've read for quite some time. - Stig Olsen

This version of Carnacki seems a bit more voluble than the one I remember, but horror stories of this type generally assume a more relaxed and intellectual air than most modern ones. It's a style of writing that I appreciate, and miss. - Don D'Ammassa

...worthy of sharing a bookshelf with its source material. - Pete Tennant, Black Static #30

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01-21-2013, 06:16 PM
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Title: The Concordances of the Red Serpent
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: December 2011
Publisher: Seven Realms Press
Format: Novel, paperback, ebook, 370pp

ISBN-10: 0983735034
ISBN-13: 978-0983735038
ASIN: B004INHX96

Price: $13.99 (paperback)
$2.02 (ebook)


Logline: Patty is a cataloguer of rare manuscripts, working on part of a newly discovered journal of a 14th Century alchemist. Just another dull day on the job. But after mentioning it in her blog she gets to the office to find everyone brutally murdered. Now she's on the run with the incomplete journal, trying to find the rest, pursued by a killer who wants the secret of eternal life it contains.

The quest leads her halfway across the world to the castles and misty history of Scotland. She thinks she's looking for a manuscript. But the things she learns on the journey all point to the 14th Century alchemist himself, a man who is still very much alive.

The Concordances of the Red Serpent is a supernatural thriller set in the USA, Canada and Scotland and echoes back to the glossy caper movies of Hitchcock. Mix with a bit of Da Vinci Code type musings on alchemical secrets and stir well.

Link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0983735034/

Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com

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08-04-2013, 07:03 PM
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Title: THE HOLE
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Aug 1st 2013
Publisher: Darkfuse Publications
Format: Novel, hardcover, paperback, ebook, 266pp

ISBN-10: 1937771970
ISBN-13: 978-1937771973

Price: $16.99 (paperback)
Price: $4.99 (ebook)


Logline: :

It starts with an odd hum that brings headaches and nosebleeds to the inhabitants of a remote, sleepy country town. Then a sinkhole begins to form...and out from that hole comes the townspeople's worst nightmares.

Facing their fears and the growing madness, a group of survivors descend into the collapsed area in an attempt to save what is left of their town.

Sacrifices will be required, but will they be enough? The hole is growing...spreading...and the horror within it is growing stronger...


Link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1937771970

Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com

There is no doubt in my mind that Mr. Meikle is one of the premier storytellers of our time. The Hole is one hell of a story, a fun ride and a blast to read. If you are looking for some good summer entertainment, don't turn on the idiot box, pick up a copy of "The Hole", find yourself a nice tree to sit under and get lost in the magic of a great story. The Hole will certainly be time well spent and I highly recommend it.- Famous Monsters of Filmland

William Meikle should be a household name if this is the sort of rip roaring story he produces. - The Horrifically Horrifying Horror Blog

A seriously creepy thriller – lights on for this one!- CAYOCOSTA72 Book Reviews

This is an intelligent and well-rounded horror story even with its tip of the cap to “The invasion of the body snatchers” and its pod people. Meikle shows adeptness in handling the story as he takes it right to the edge of absurdity but keeps from crossing that line. This is the first book that I have read by Meikle but I can guarantee that it will definitely not be the last. - Examiner.com

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04-25-2014, 12:19 AM
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Title: BROKEN SIGIL
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Jan 12th 2014
Publisher: Darkfuse Publications
Format: Novella, hardcover, ebook, 57pp

ASIN: B00HUD0IEI


Price: $3.99 (ebook)


Logline: :

There are houses like this all over the world. Most people only know of them from whispered stories over campfires; tall tales told to scare the unwary. But some, those who suffer…some know better. They are drawn to the places where what ails them can be eased.

If you have the will, the fortitude, you can peer into another life, where the dead are not gone, where you can see that they thrive and go on, in the dreams that stuff is made of.




Link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HUD0IEI

Link to author's website:

http://www.williammeikle.com

Meikle has been producing some of his best work under the aegis of DarkFuse, and this novella is no exception... a bravura performance. - Pete Tennant, Black Static #38

...would have made a great ‘Twilight Zone’ episode. - British Fantasy Society

While Broken Sigil is filled with ghosts, its true power lies in how it will haunt the reader’s mind even after the last word is read. Broken Sigil is one of those rare stories that is powerful enough to make the reader think about every word and turn it into something much more meaningful than just another story. - Examiner.com

Heartbreaking, chilling and highly recommended. - Ravenous Reads

It's a highly imaginative premise and one which is delivered consumately. - Dark Musings

This storyline, which begins as a dark-around-the-edges tale, seamlessly runs to full black, and readers have a first class ticket for a rollercoaster ride in this fascinating novella. — Shannon Raab, Suspense Magazine

Broken Sigil is moody, dark, and packs an impressive amount of old-school horror into a slim volume. William Meikle takes this story in some decidedly unexpected directions, which is refreshing. - Court Street Literary Collective

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04-25-2014, 01:48 AM
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Title: THE RAVINE
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Nov 18th 2013
Publisher: Dark Regions Press
Format: Novel, hardcover, paperback, ebook, 220pp

ISBN-10: 1626410135
ISBN-13: 978-1626410138
ASIN: B00GRIAI8S


Price: $3.99 (ebook)
Price: $13.50 (Paperback)

Logline:

A Weird Western.

Cavalry officer Stephens wants to keep his troopers safe, but when he is pulled into the oldest conflict of them all, he must choose - to serve, or to die.

Saloon-hand Jacob wants to live a quiet life, play his fiddle, and sink a few beers. But something has come to his town-something old, hungry, and far from quiet.

Farmer Joe Clancy wants to keep his herd alive long enough to be able to sell them and save his farm. But first, he has to save his family, as death stalks the corrals.

To fight the growing menace, the three men must confront their inner demons and an all too real evil, one that threatens the lives of everyone it touches.


Links:

Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/Ravine-William-Meikle/dp/1626410135/

ebook: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GRIAI8S

Mysterious gunslinger? Yes. Noble cavalry officer? Yup. Rancher down on his luck? Oh yes. The Ravine has them all. What it also has are angels, demons and zombies, oh, and some very weird fish. Chuck all those elements together and you end up with a cracking tale of adventure and horror with some brilliantly effective set-pieces. - Dark Musings

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04-25-2014, 08:59 PM
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THE MIDNIGHT EYE FILES - all available now in paperback, ebook and audiobook

Title: THE AMULET
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Apr 30 2013
Publisher: Seven Realms Publishing / Black Death Books (ebook)
Format: Novel, paperback, ebook, audiobook, 248pp

ISBN-10: 0989260305
ISBN-13: 978-0989260305
ASIN: B0044KMNYI


Price: $3.99 (ebook)
Price: $11.70 (Paperback)
Price: $17.95 (audiobook)

Logline:

It was supposed to be an easy case. Fast money, and a way to kill some time-something Derek Adams, a down-on-his-luck Glasgow private investigator, has way too much of. Recover a stolen family heirloom, and try to keep the relationship with his very beautiful-and very married-client, strictly professional. Easy.

But the Johnson Amulet is no mere trinket...and Derek isn't the only person trying to find the priceless relic. Before long he's up to his armpits in bodies, femme fatales... and tentacles. The stars have aligned... An ancient evil has awakened.To save the day, Derek must take some dark pathways, and not everyone is going to make it back out into the light.

Links:

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0989260305/


Title: THE SIRENS
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Oct 15th 2013
Publisher: Seven Realms Publishing / Black Death Books (ebook)
Format: Novel, paperback, ebook, audiobook, 250pp

ISBN-10: 0989260348
ISBN-13: 978-0989260343
ASIN: B00472O6PW


Price: $3.99 (ebook)
Price: $11.40 (Paperback)
Price: $17.95 (audiobook)

Logline:

Glasgow private investigator Derek Adams can't seem to get away from the otherworldly, especially not when it seems to be the only paying gig in town. So when an old widow offers him two grand to find her son-who isn't exactly missing...just not himself-it's not long before things start to get weird, and a road trip to the rural village of Skye turns into a detour to the twilight.

Before long, Derek is on a remote island, hip-deep in mermaids, stalked by shape-shifters, and tangled in the nets of a diabolical fisher cult intent on waking an ancient god and unleashing the apocalypse. In other words, it's business as usual.

Links:

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0989260348


Title: THE SKIN GAME
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Nov 1 2013
Publisher: Seven Realms Publishing / Black Death Books (ebook)
Format: Novel, paperback, ebook, audiobook, 276pp

ISBN-10: 0989260356
ISBN-13: 978-0989260350
ASIN: B004R9Q7MU


Price: $3.99 (ebook)
Price: $11.70 (Paperback)
Price: $17.95 (audiobook)

Logline:

Things are finally looking up for Glasgow private investigator Derek Adams. The agency is flush with cash and finally getting some respect, and the nightmares? Well, there's booze for that. But the dark side isn't finished with Derek.

What starts off as a simple inquiry into the dealings of a shady bookie quickly descends into a battle with the shadowy unknown. Before he knows it, Derek is on the run, framed for an impossible murder. His only leverage is a strange skin belt that seems to have a life of its own, but hanging onto it might cost Derek more than just his life.

Links:

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0989260356


Author website: http://www.williammeikle.com

I would definitely recommend The Amulet to readers who pine for Lovecraft meets Chandler storylines, or to readers who simply wish their urban fantasy-tinged fiction took more risks. - CSI: Librarian

(The Amulet) ... meets a basic starting formula, but Meikle actively makes that formula his. The writing itself is crisp, filled with good description and strong dialogue. The Scottish setting, while not prominent, grounds the reader in a sense of place. The characters, while themselves variations on noir tropes, are beleivable, and more importantly, likable. All of this, taken together, makes for a smooth, enjoyable read. - Rich Ristow, Strange Latitudes

The Amulet moves along at a brisk pace, with Derek being directed both overtly and covertly by his femme fatale to a climax that tests the limits of the PI and his client and her husband as they battle to keep evil at bay. Whether or not Derek can claim victory at the end, he will be forever and unequivocally changed. I encourage you to pour yourself a couple of fingers of whisky and visit Meikle’s and Derek’s Glasgow some evening as the shadows grow long. - New Pulp

(The Amulet)... is a loving romp in and out of both the Lovecraft Mythos and the noir detective novel, predictable in its own way but unapologetically so, and ultimately fulfilling because most of us have loved the same two sets of elements forever and can't resist whenever they are brought together again. - Bill Gagliani, Chizine

Bottom line, I enjoyed every bit of (The Amulet). Meikle’s writing makes you feel like you’re there, in the rain with Derek Adams, searching seedy pawn shops and bars for the answers. The atmosphere is terrific, and the author knows that sometimes less is more. - The Lovecraft ezine

A lot of writers have tried their hand at mixing horror themes with the private eye genre, generally with poor results, but Meikle has a good grasp on the mixed genres. I loved The Amulet, but The Sirens is even better. If the concept of a private dick investigating cases mixed with classic horror themes interests you, I urge you to give them a try. - Dead in the South

(The Sirens)... reminded me a bit of Sarban, which is most definitely a compliment. - Don D'Ammassa

(The Skin Game)... is a wild fast paced story that is littered with great touches of humour. The story never flags or gets bogged down. I’ve not read many werewolf stories, but the mythology of the werewolves here and the history of the belt are a nice twist. As with many of Willie's other books, The Skin Game has a strong cast of supporting characters, so much so you begin to wonder if there are a lot of Glaswegians wondering if that’s them that are being portrayed within this novel. Seriously I had a great time reading this, and can’t wait for my next fix of Meikle - Ginger Nuts of Horror

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07-01-2014, 09:14 PM
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Title: THE EXILED
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Jul 1st 2014
Publisher: DarkFuse
Format: Novel, hardcover, paperback, ebook, 242pp

ISBN-10: 1940544211
ISBN-13: 978-1940544212
ASIN: B00JFAR6P8


Price: $4.99 (ebook)
Price: $15.25 (Paperback)

Logline:

For those who like their fairy tales dark.

When several young girls are abducted from various locations in Edinburgh, Detective John Granger and his brother Alan, a reporter, investigate the cases from different directions. The abductor is cunning, always one step ahead, and the only clue he leaves behind at each scene are the brutalized corpses of black swans.

When the brothers' investigations finally converge at a farmhouse in Central Scotland, they catch a glimpse of where the girls have been taken, a place both far away yet close enough to touch. A land known throughout Scottish history with many names: Faerie, Elfheim, and the Astral Plane. It is a place of legend and horror, a myth. But the brothers soon discover it's real, and, to catch the abductor, they will have to cross over themselves.

To catch a killer, John and Alan Granger will have to battle the Cobbe, a strange and enigmatic creature that guards the realm, a creature of horrific power that demands a heavy price for entry into its world. The fate of both realms hangs in the balance…and time is running out...


Links:

Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/The-Exiled-William-Meikle/dp/1940544211

ebook: http://www.amazon.com/Exiled-William-Meikle-ebook/dp/B00JFAR6P8

This book will appeal to people in the overlapping section of a Venn diagram showing Grimm Tales readers, Stephen King fans and crime fiction lovers. - This is Horror

Meikle proves that he is definitely in the upper echelon of talented writers today. - Examiner.com

A must-read for any fan of horror or truly dark fantasy. Highest possible recommendation. - Horror After Dark

A supernatural police procedural – I love it! Highly original, it grabbed me from the get go. - cayocosta72 Book Reviews

William Meikle has gifted us with something unique, fresh and exhilarating. This was dark fiction at its best and I believe you will enjoy every moment of it. - My Book Habit

A great read if you enjoy your fairy tales and dark fantasy. - Books and Tales

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07-03-2014, 11:23 PM
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Title: Dark Melodies
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: May 13, 2013
Publisher: Dark Regions
Format: Story Collection, hardcover, paperback, ebook, 160pp

ISBN-10: 1937128377
ISBN-13: 978-1937128371
ASIN: B00LHZ13G2


Price: $3.99 (ebook)
Price: $15.25 (Paperback)

Logline:

Music can transport you. It can bring sunshine on a cloudy day and lift your heart in times of trouble. But there is another side, a darker side, to music. Allow yourself to be open to a different melody, and who knows where the dance will take you.

In this collection you will follow the music into dark places, down dark passageways, where dark melodies play


Links:

Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1937128377

ebook: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LHZ13G2

Reviews

This is an absolutely wonderful collection, all the stories are character driven supernatural tales oozing with atmosphere and darkness. A symphony of terror (if you don’t mind the pun) and what a symphony it is... I have to say that William Meikle and Dark Regions Press have really put together an excellent collection that should be at the top of your to be read pile and I highly recommend it. -Peter Schwotzer, Famous Monsters of Filmland

A fantastic collection of eight short stories firmly rooted in the Lovecraftian tradition that showcase Meikle’s talent and take the reader on a chaotic trip to some very sinister places... William Meikle is an entertaining writer with a knack for Lovecraftian fiction and Dark Melodies is a testament to that. If you like literature about slumbering gods and the things that inhabit the spaces that open up beyond what we consider real, I strongly suggest you add this tome to your collection - Gabino Iglesias, lovecraftzine.com

The writing throughout is strong, and Meikle’s capacity to create an atmosphere you would struggle to cut with a machete is something all genre authors should pay attention to. Each story has a satisfying conclusion, with the mythos behind each tale being fully explained with an adroitness one could quite happily grow accustomed to. If you’re already a fan of William Meikle, you know exactly what I mean. If you are yet to discover him, this is a great place to start. In musical terms, a fine collection from intro to outro. - This Is Horror

As with the best of horror fiction, the stories are more about the characters than what happens to them, and the changes that result from their contact with something uncanny. Good collection. - Don D'Ammassa

if you are a fan of the style – and of dark fiction that isn’t full of slashers and vampires, but chills you in a more subtle, supernatural manner – Dark Melodies will certainly be an entertaining, escapist journey for you. - Horror and Fantasy Book Review

It's a while since I've been so entertained by a collection of stories. Dark Melodies was a pleasure to read -and I don't mean a guilty pleasure. It's a collection that struck a chord with me and I heartily recommend it. - Anthony Watson's Dark Musings

The writing is always strong, there is a skill and craft on display here which shouldn't be underestimated. Tight pacing leads to the reader fairly charging through the tales but the atmosphere of mystery and weirdness always remains. - The Heart of Horror

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05-06-2015, 01:43 AM
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Title: TORMENTOR
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: Feb 17th 2015
Publisher: DarkFuse
Format: Novella, hardcover, ebook, 114pp

ASIN: B00QW8UBKS


Price: $4.99 (ebook)


Logline:

A Scottish supernatural novella in hardcover and ebook from DarkFuse

In this one there's a lot of fish, some drums, some beer, a lot of whisky, dancing, some good weather, some bad weather, weird noises in the night and some Spaniards - among other things.

I've had a love affair with the Isle of Skye for many years. If we hadn't come to Newfoundland, we might well have ended up on the same stretch of coastline described in this novella, a windswept shore near Dunvegan Castle.

This novella has been a long time in the making. The basic idea came to me way back in 1991, but it took me a long, long time before I felt that my writing was up to the needs of the story. Then, last year, it all finally came together.

No limbs, no limbs, no head, no head, left arm gone, left leg gone, no legs, no head.

A door is open, and something is coming through. It's just a matter of when — and what.

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ebook: http://www.amazon.com/Tormentor-William-Meikle-ebook/dp/B00QW8UBKS

With Tormentor William Meikle has crafted a genuine classic Haunted House story that excels in so many different ways. - The Ginger Nuts of Horror

William Meikle writes haunted fiction at its best. - Examiner.com

Hugely entertaining and stands at the top of the list of haunted house stories in my book. - Horror Reviews For You

There's some proper scary stuff going on in these passages, the author utilising the creepiness of the concept to its full potential. The denoument, when the explanation for the strange events is discovered, is eminently satisfying. - Anthony Watson's DARK MUSINGS

Sense of place, strong characterisation and unfolding mystery are all masterfully managed. - Gary Fry

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05-06-2015, 01:48 AM
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Title: THE DUNFIELD TERROR
Author(s): William Meikle
Publication Date: April 7th 2015
Publisher: DarkFuse
Format: Novel, hardcover, paperback, ebook, 228pp

ISBN: 1940544696
ASIN: B00TNKKUJO

Price: $16.99 (paperback)
Price: $6.99 (ebook)


Logline:

It starts with a strange glowing fog that arrives at the height of a snowstorm.

A terror from the past has returned, bringing with it death and destruction that threatens to overrun the town. The old stories tell of a post-war experiment gone wrong, one that opened the way for the fog—or whatever was behind it—to begin its reign of terror.

A small team of workmen are the last hope to keep their town alive through the long, storm-filled night. But the many horrors that await them are beyond anyone’s worst nightmares.


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paperback: http://www.amazon.com/The-Dunfield-Terror-William-Meikle/dp/1940544696/ref=tmm_pap_title_0

ebook: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00TNKKUJO/

For the Lovecraft fan and the Chuthlu Mythos enthusiasts, this is a must read but it is also essential for those who want to read the best in contemporary horror. - The Novel Pursuit

Superbly paced with wonderfully open, and likeable characters that help this story flow across the pages at a wonderful tempo. Sometimes edge of your seat stuff and other times set slow so you can become totally engrossed in the story that’s being told. This is a masterpiece - Confessions of a Reviewer

Scary, slimy fun with just enough gross out factor to make the reader queasy but not so much as to become gratuitous. This is just a very good horror novel. - Examiner.com

This novel would have made a classic spine chiller of a movie for Hammer Films. - Reclusive Reads

What a chilling, terrifying read this was! - Cat After Dark