Halloween is a special time of year for anyone involved in the horror genre, especially the small presses (like Bloodshot Books, of course) that spread their love of all over social media like a generous slathering of mayonnaise on a hoagie. And anyone who knows me, particularly my best bud from college, Barak Blackburn, will […]

A Year and A Day…

That’s how long it has been since THE AWAKENING by Brett McBean became the first novel to be released with our iconic eyeball logo on the spine. Tomorrow, our 11th novel, THOSE WHO FOLLOW by Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason, will be unleashed into the wild. Not too shabby for 12 months, huh? So, let’s have […]

SEND ME YOUR MOST HORRIFIC TALES: The 2017 Bloodshot Books Call for Original Novels – LAST DAY!!

What are we looking for?  Original unpublished horror novels (or long novellas) for our mid-2018/early 2019 schedule Submission Period: August 1 – September 30th, 2017.  <<— TODAY IS THE DEADLINE If you try to cut the line and send it early, I will return it and probably remember you as “that annoying person who can’t […]


THE BREEZE HORROR, the classic splatterpunk zombie novel by Candace Caponegro, has been reanimated and it is ready to rot your brains today. Get the infection on Amazon now! Kindle: http://bit.ly/Br33z3 Trade Paperback: http://bit.ly/Br33z3PB As with all titles from Bloodshot Books, it is also FREE to borrow if you have Kindle Unlimited. Here’s the synopsis: […]

This is kind of a BIG DEAL!

IT’S ANOTHER BLOODSHOT BOOKS ANNOUNCEMENT!   I’ve been sitting on this one a while….   A couple of months ago, I decided to approach a renowned UK author who has been writing in the horror genre for close to 3 decades. I wanted to see if he would be interested in reprinting a short novel […]


The Bloodshot Books edition of the cult splatterpunk novel, THE BREEZE HORROR by Candace Caponegro, is now up for pre-order on Amazon Kindle. It crawls from its grave on April 28th. I promise you… you have never read a zombie novel like this before. PRE-ORDER HERE!

Cover Reveal Time! WHITE DEATH by Christine Morgan

I’ve loved Christine Morgan‘s work ever since she submitted “Soft-Walker” for inclusion in the first volume of NOT YOUR AVERAGE MONSTER. If you haven’t read her stuff, you need to fix that situation ASAP. Not only does she write amazing historical horror, but she also is the twisted genius behind MURDER GIRLS, a twisted novel […]

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