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Kevin J Kennedy is the co-author of You Only Get One Shot, and the man behind the best-selling Collected Christmas Horror Shorts & Collected Easter Horror Shorts anthologies. His short stories have featured in many other notable anthologies in the horror genre.

 

Kevin lives in a small town in Scotland with his wife, step daughter and two strange little cats. 


Keep up to date with new releases or contact Kevin through his website: www.kevinjkennedy.co.uk

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Collected Christmas Horror Shorts. Last day free on Amazon




Christmas is often thought of as a time of joy and cheer, a time for giving to others, a time of celebration and love…. Well, this year some of the best voices in horror fiction decided to band together and tell you some tales about a different kind of Christmas, so grab yourself a mug of hot chocolate, close the curtains, lock the door and get comfy. This will be a Christmas like never before!







Friday, 25 November 2016

On Kindle Countdown for 99p!




Christmas is often thought of as a time of joy and cheer, a time for giving to others, a time of celebration and love…. Well this year some of the best voices in horror fiction decided to band together and tell you some tales about a different kind of Christmas, so grab yourself a mug of hot chocolate, close the curtains, lock the door and get comfy. This will be a Christmas like never before!

Table of Contents:
12 Days (Psychopath Remix) by J.C. Michael (poem)
Thy Will be Done by J.C. Michael
Tommy’s Christmas by John R. Little
Naughty or Nice by Veronica Smith
Santa's Midnight Feast by J.L. Lane
Hung With Care by Ty Schwamberger
Santa Came by Peter Oliver Wonder
In the Bag by Tim Curran
The Christmas Spirit by Lisa Morton
The Tome of Bill Cristmas Carol by Rick Gualtieri
Killing Christmas by Andrew Lennon
All Naughty, No Nice by Michael A. Arnzen
A Disappointed Shade of Blue by C.S. Andserson (poem)
Stuffed Pig by Steven Murray
The Night Before Christmas by Suzanne Fox
Better Watch Out by Willow Rose
Deck The Halls by Xtina Marie (poem)
Christmas Market by Amy Cross
Merry Fuckin' Christmas by Kevin J. Kennedy
The Veil by Rose Garnett
The Last Christmas Dinner by Christina Bergling
The Present by Israel Finn
Christmas Carole by Lisa Vasquez
Slay Bells by Weston Kincade

Edited by Brandy Yassa

Cover design by Lisa Vasquez



Purchase the Hard Cover here.


Paperback and Kindle links below.








Monday, 21 November 2016

Some Christmas Horror Fun for Everyone




About two months ago I had an idea of putting a few of the short Christmas horror stories that I had lying around together and releasing them as a short collection. I contacted a few authors I am friends with to ask if they would like to add a short story at the back of the collection and the response was better than I ever could have hoped for.


Due to the number of authors interested in contributing I decided to write something new for it and only put the one story in just like everyone else. I've been a long time horror reader and since the early days of the internet I have always contacted authors if I enjoyed their work to let them know and have found them to be a really great group of people. With that in mind I decided to email a few of the authors that I have been reading for years now and see if it was of interest to them. Again the response was amazing. I now had an anthology in the making containing a lot of my favourite indie authors but also a bunch of authors that I have been reading over the last fifteen years.


Now I know how to put a book together and get it published but I'm no cover designer and my editing is not the best so this was the next set of hurdles. I have been writing for just over a year now and along the way I have been lucky to work with a few great publishers, authors, editors and more. Most recently I had been working with Stitched Smile Publications on a story entitled Flesh for their Unleashed: Monsters VS Zombies anthology. Lisa Vasquez who is the owner among many other things of Stitched Smile had been talking to me on and off about various horror related works and after being invited to submit a story to my Christmas collection ended up being our cover designer so that was another box ticked.


I still needed an editor and I had recently been sending all of my short stories that I was going to submit to various anthos to Brandy Yassa. Brandy was helping me out simply as a friend as she is an editor for Stitched Smile and some of my subs were for other publishers. We quickly found we worked well together. She has an eye for detail and provides great feedback on the story. This made Brandy a natural choice for the antho however I knew it would be a lot of work and we had a very short period of time to pull it all off. I offered and she accepted and that was our team in place.


Now to say that I couldn't be happier with the finished product is an understatement. I'm sure you will agree that the talent between these pages is truly a fantastic mix of what the horror genre has to offer. I hope you enjoy our tales of Christmas horror as much as we enjoyed writing them.


A massive thank you to everyone who took part in this project. I can't thank you enough.


Now, if you have made it this far, what the hell are you doing? Stop wasting time and go buy the book!


Thursday, 10 November 2016

New charity antho 'VS' now up for pre order. Who writes the best horror: the US or the UK?



All proceeds from the purchase of this book will be donated to the West Wales Poundies Dog Rescue (UK) and the Second Chance Center for Animals (US) charities.
Who writes the best horror: the US or the UK? Find out for yourself in VS: US vs UK, a competition anthology featuring some of the year's best horror, judged by horror enthusiasts and you: the readers.

Featuring Pre-Fight Hype from The Ginger Nuts of Horror and The Eyes of Madness!

The Contenders...
Duncan Ralston vs Rich Hawkins
James Ward Kirk vs Kit Power
Glenn Rolfe vs Lex Jones
Tim Miller vs Daniel I Russel
John Ledger vs Jim Goforth
Essel Pratt vs Daniel Marc Chant
Thomas S Flowers vs Kyle M Scott
Jonathan Ondrashek vs David Owain Hughes
TS Woolard vs Toneye Eyenot
Michael Noe vs Dani Brown
Sisters of Slaughter vs Matt Hickman
Salome Jones vs Kitty Kane
Peter Oliver Wonder vs Kevin Kennedy



Links:


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