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Dead Water and Other Weird Tales by David A Sutton
« on: February 26, 2015, 09:09:16 pm »
Coming soon: Dead Water and Other Weird Tales, the new collection from David Sutton. Introduction by David Riley. Art by Jim Pitts.



From weirdness on the Welsh coast: Whatever it was, the object was too large for a bird, too slim for a boat, too streamlined for flotsam… She pressed her face closer to the glass, fascinated and terrified at the same time. In the net … bilious white, flesh that might have been partly consumed by some predator. (“The Fisherman”)

A visit to Lovecraft’s Innsmouth: My eyes could not block out the sight of the shapes, flopping, wading, barking as they inexorably massed in my direction… the texture of their skins bore the suggestion of the final stages of gangrenous flesh. (“Innsmouth Gold”)

In the depths of winter in Arthurian times: The sound of battle clamoured through my brain. The field of Arderydd, soaked in blood; Liddel Water running with blood; Gwenddolau’s fortress hard by … splattered with blood… Perhaps it was not Myrddin’s great age that sapped him of his powers. Perhaps it was the Romans and their priests… The new faith has made us all weak. (“Midwinter”)

On board Venturer, about to land on Mars: The texture of Mars, the texture of its red facade, the sub-liminal texture of its history and mythology and the baggage of the many fictions. Mars was larger than itself… The three of them had sat in the rec. area and watched as Earth’s dark soul was lit up again. (“Landfall on Elysium Planitia”)

And more … eighteen stories of horror, fantasy and science fiction from award-winning editor and writer David A. Sutton:

Will be available at the BSFG meeting in March or pre-order via Amazon.


https://alchemypress.wordpress.com/alchemy-publications/2015-publications/dead-water/
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Re: Dead Water and Other Weird Tales
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2015, 12:33:04 pm »
David Sutton's latest collection Dead Water and Other Weird Tales is now available from The Alchemy Press. Here, he faces a few easy questions -- with insightful answers:
https://alchemypress.wordpress.com/2015/04/28/david-a-sutton-interviewed/




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Re: Dead Water and Other Weird Tales
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2015, 12:34:35 pm »
Dead Water and Other Weird Tales gets a great review from SF Book Reviews:
https://sfbook.com/dead-water-and-other-weird-tales.htm


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Re: Dead Water and Other Weird Tales by David A Sutton
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2015, 12:35:10 pm »
There's another fabulous review of Dead Water in the current BSFG (Birmingham SF Group) Newsletter: 

"The stories display an impressive imagination and vary extensively in theme although all contain some element of the fantastical or weird. This is a very strong collection and although some of the stories are horrific they are usually subtle and build tension very effectively."



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"The tales in this collection are creepy, atmospheric, unsettling and disturbing, the kind of tales to keep you awake at night, huddled under the covers and clutching a brightly lit torch for dear life while something slivers in the shadows. I’d highly recommend this collection." -- The Book Lover's Boudoir

https://thebookloversboudoir.wordpress.com/2015/08/15/book-review-dead-water-and-other-weird-tales-by-david-a-sutton/