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Get a Taste of Mr. Mercedes from a Sneak Peek of the Prologue

Stephen King's UK publisher, Hodder & Stoughton, has released an excerpt from the horror master's upcoming new novel, Mr. Mercedes - the whole prologue in fact - and we have the details of how you can get your hands on it right here!

Does Anne Rice Have a Prince Lestat-Penned Vampire Etiquette Guide in the Works?

Anne Rice is one of the most active authors on social media, and she teased her fans this week with the possibility of a vampire etiquette and clothing guide coming our way written by none other than the Brat Prince himself, Lestat de Lioncourt!

Titan Releasing Dead Man's Hand: An Anthology of the Weird West on May 13th

If you're a fan of short stories, the Wild West, and horror authors like Joe Lansdale and Jonathan Maberry, mark your calendar for May 13th, when Titan Books releases Dead Man's Hand, an anthology of weird westerns, edited by John Joseph Adams.

Step Inside the Mind of Mr. Mercedes with this New Trailer

Looking for some summer reading? Well, Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes has a release date of June 3rd, and this new trailer for the novel, which arrives in the form of a letter to Detective Hodges, should pique your interest in it.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Titan's Re-release of Aliens: The Official Movie Novelization

Yesterday Titan Books re-released Alan Dean Foster's Aliens: The Official Movie Novelization here in the States (if you're in the UK, you have a few extra weeks to wait), and in honor of the occasion, we have an exclusive excerpt to share!

More Omega Days Are Ahead Thanks to Berkley Trade

John L. Campbell's sequel to Omega Days, entitled Ship of the Dead, is coming this fall from Berkley Trade, and to help get you ready for it, they're releasing an expanded version of the original in exactly one week!

Titan to Reissue Aliens: The Official Movie Novelization in the US and the UK

On April 29th in the US and a few weeks later on May 16th in the UK, Titan Books is releasing Aliens: The Official Movie Novelization, Alan Dean Foster's adaptation of the iconic movie sequel. We have all the details you need no matter which side of the pond you're on!

Shane McKenzie's The Oak Goes Up for Pre-Order

Shane McKenzie is one hell of a productive author. He's released two books in 2014 so far and has a comic available through Zenescope. Today we're pleased to announce that he's readying a hardcover release of The Oak, a follow-up to 2012's Infinity House. Find out how to pre-order this glorious deluxe edition here!

Valancourt Books' Ryan Cagle on Re-Releasing Classic and Modern Out of Print Horror Stories

Tuesdays are when new books are typically released, and horror fans usually don’t have too much trouble finding something to read. There is Amazon of course and publishers like Samhain and Cemetery Dance…

Wolf Creek: Origin (Book)

Written by Greg McLean and Aaron Sterns Published by Penguin Global

The First Cut Is the Deepest in Brandon Ford's New Novel Open Wounds

Brandon Ford is a horror author whose works we've covered and reviewed fairly extensively here at Dread Central so when he dropped us a line with word on his latest project along with the cover art, of course we had to share!