Robert Fass

Robert Fass
  • An enthralling debut, Above the Fire crystallizes the relationship between a father and son as they survive a winter of isolation. Perfect for fans of The Dog Stars by Peter Heller and The Road by Cormac McCarthy.

    Laboring under a shared loss, Doug and his young son, Tim, set out on a late season backpacking trip through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. They find beauty and solidarity in the outdoors, making friends along the trail and falling into the rhythms of an expedition. But when reports of warfare and social collapse reach the ranger station, Doug—seeking to protect the only family he has left—withdraws even further into the backcountry.

    The alpine winter presents its own dangers, as father and son must endure the elements, the solitude, and the ever-present threat of outsiders. As their isolation intensifies, and the nature of the country’s disorder becomes more unsettling, their bond with each other grows more fierce. But as spring approaches, they must decide whether—and how—to confront the perils of a changed world.

  • The first issue in the second century of Weird Tales features a new HELLBOY story by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden. Editor Jonathan Maberry has built a collection of cosmic horror that will destabilize your worldview.

    “The Eyrie” by Jonathan Maberry
    “The City in the Sea: A Hellboy Story” by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden
    “When the Stars Are Right: The Weird Tales Origins of Cosmic Horror” by Nicholas Diak
    “A Ghost Story for Christmas” by Paul Cornell
    “The Forest Gate” by Samantha Underhill
    “Night Fishing” by Caitlín R. Kiernan
    “The Traveler” by Francesco Tignini
    “Cosmic vs Abrahamic Horror” by F. Paul Wilson
    “The Last Bonneville” by F. Paul Wilson
    “Lost Generations” by Angela Yuriko Smith
    “Concerto in Five Movements” by Ramsey Campbell
    “Mozaika” by Nancy Kilpatrick
    “Inkblot Succubus” by Nikki Sixx
    “Laid to Rest” by Tim Lebbon
    “Call of the Void - L’appel du vide” by Carol Gyzander

  • Have you ever read a suspense novel so good you had to stop and think to yourself, “How did the author come up with this idea? Their characters? Is some of this story real?” For over five years, Mark Rubinstein, physician, psychiatrist, and mystery and thriller writer, had the chance to ask the most well-known authors in the field just these kinds of questions in interviews for the Huffington Post.

    Collected here are interviews with forty-seven accomplished authors, including Michael Connelly, Ken Follett, Meg Gardiner, Dennis Lehane, Laura Lippman, and Don Winslow. These are their personal stories in their own words, much of the material never before published. How do these writers’ life experiences color their art? Find out their thoughts, their inspirations, their candid opinions. Learn more about your favorite authors, how they work and who they truly are.