Coming Soon: Devil Kin

It’s been a while since my last short story collection (The Reckoning), and a lot has happened since then – including a growing body of shorter fiction which needed gathering in one place. In Devil Kin, I’ve mixed 6 previously published tales with 13 new ones, including a novelette. All, I believe, are amongst the strongest works I’ve written and range from gothic to folk horror to body horror and scifi/dystopian, and even some dark humour. With regard to the latter, I will happily admit to a soft spot for “The Book of Skin” which allowed me to have a chuckle with a pompous poet wandering the moors, though not quite as lonely as a cloud …

Catherine McCarthy, author of Immortelle, had these kind words to say ‘Devil Kin is a generous collection of folk horror and sci-fi/dystopian shorts, some of which have been previously published in anthologies while others are brand new. There truly is something for everyone here, and Ellis proves her strength at both genres.’ Go here for the full review.

Publication Date: 15th May

Pre-order here:

For this book, I’ve decided to go wider for the ebook and so it is not part of Kindle Unlimited at amazon. Setting it up at different sites has been a learning experience! It may be that in the future I also move away a bit from amazon for the print version but one step at a time!

Ebook is available via amazon, Kobo and Barnes&Noble.

Print book will be available via amazon.

Table of Contents:

Dog Rose and Devilkin
From the Mist
The Family Way
The Book of Skin
Platform of the Righteous
Romany Rose*
Rat’s Alley
Family Reunion*
Milking Time*
Better to Close Your Eyes
To See with the Eyes of God
Cry me a River*
Skin to Skin
The Last Word They Always Say
Of Blood and Stone (novelette)

*previously published

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