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The Sigil Trilogy

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ReAnimus Acquires Advent!

ReAnimus Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of the legendary Advent Publishers! Advent is now a subsidiary of ReAnimus Press, and we will continue to publish Advent's titles under the Advent name. Advent was founded in 1956 by Earl Kemp and others, and has published the likes of James Blish, Hal Clement, Robert Heinlein, Damon Knight, E.E. "Doc" Smith, and many others. Advent's high quality titles have won and been finalists for several Hugo Awards, such as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Heinlein's Children. Watch this space for ebook and print editions of all of Advent's current titles!

Book Recommendation

THE SIGIL TRILOGY: The universe is dying from within... "Great stuff... Really enjoyed it." — SFWA Grandmaster Michael Moorcock

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Standings for Horror Novels

1. The Meaning of Hell, T.S. Woolard, J. Ellington Ashton Press, [link][comments]

2. I Bathory, Carole Gill, Creativia, [link][comments]
3. AshFall: The Apocalypse of Enoch, Ben Reeder, New Babel Books, [link][comments]
4. A Mighty Rolling Thunder, Kerry Alan Denney, Burning Willow Press, [link][comments]
5. Blood of Nyx, Druscilla Morgan and Roy C. Booth, Indie Authors Press, [link][comments]
6. The Horror Squad, TJ Weeks, CreateSpace, [link][comments]
7. The Secret of Hillcrest House, Melanie Robertson-King, King Park Press, [link][comments]
7. The Enemy Held Near, Armand Rosamilia and Jay Wilburn, Devil Dog Press [comments]
8. When Blood Reigns, Barbara Custer, Night to Dawn Magazine & Books, [link][comments]
9. Arch City Apocalypse, Bob Williams, BWCreations, [link][comments]
9. The Daedalus Enigma, Tamara A. Lowery, Gypsy Shadow Publishing, [link]
9. Amnesia, Matt Hickman, Matt Shaw, [link]
10. Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter, C.A. Verstraete, Imajin Books, [link][comments]
10. The Codex, Helen McCabe, Telos, [link]

11. Hex, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Hodder Paperbacks, [link]
12. Blood Moon Big Top, Toneye Eyenot, J. Ellington Ashton Press, [link][comments]
12. Ghosts of the Golden Triangle, Mord McGhee, TSP, [link][comments]
13. Wind Up Toy, David Owain Hughes, Burning Willow Press, [link][comments]
13. Stranded, Bracken MacLeod, Tor, [link]
13. It Always Bites You In The End, Michael Fisher, J. Ellington Ashton Press, [link][comments]
13. Dark City, Kenneth Gordon, Class Act Books, [link]
13. Big Bad Wolf, Kindra Sowder, Burning Willow Press, [link][comments]
14. Fear of the dark, Mark woods, JEA press, [link]
14. Weedeaters: The Complete Acropalypse, Kevin Candela, KHP/Kent Hill Productions, [link]
14. Chasing Ghosts, Glenn Rolfe, Sinister Grin Press, [link][comments]
14. Obsidian Tears, Daniel D. Lamoreux, Doug Lamoreux, Creativia, [link]
15. Jaded Jewel, Sam Stone, Telos, [link][comments]
15. Undead Fleshcrave: The Zombie Trigger, Jim Goforth, J. Ellington Ashton Press, [link]
15. Haven, Tom Deady, Cemetery Dance Publications, [link]
15. Home, Carson Buckingham, JWK Fiction, [link]
15. Huntington Hauntings, Mavis Huntington & John Hansen, CreateSpace, [link][comments]
15. Motorman, Robert E. Dunn, Necro Publications, [link]
15. Lunar City, Samantha Cross, Solstice Publishing, [link]
15. Dread and Breakfast, Stuart R. West, Grinning Skull Press, [link]
16. The Infernal Express, Josh Reynolds, Emby Press, [link][comments]
16. The Great Tome of Darkest Horrors and Unspeakable Evils, Julie Ann Dawson (editor), Bards and Sages Publishing, [link]
17. Letter To The Damned, Austin Crawley, Provisioners Press, [link][comments]
17. Godkiller- Rednek Apocalypse pt3, eden Hudson, The River Pirate Alliance, [link]
17. Quarter Moon Haunts, Blaze McRob, Blazing Owl Press, [link][comments]
17. The Sanguinarian Id, L. M. Labat, Night to Dawn Magazine & Books LLC , [link][comments]
17. Dusgadh: Essence Of Life, Margaret A. Daly, Author House, [link]
17. Fountain of the Dead, Scott T. Goudsward, Post Mortem Press, [link]
17. Sharkantula, Essel Pratt, j. Ellington Ashton PRess, [link]

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