Continued From: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/rtrs-as-books/

The contents of my Gestalt Real-Time Review books are shown below (there are no contents lists printed in the books):



Glyphotech and Other Macabre Processes – by Mark Samuels

Beneath The Surface – by Simon Strantzas

Omens by Richard Gavin

Divinations of the Deep – Matt Cardin

Rain Dogs – Gary McMahon

Teatro Grottesco – Thomas Ligott

How to Make Monsters – Gary McMahon

The Reach of Children – Tim Lebbon

The Impelled & Other Head-Trips – Gary Fry

World Wide Web And Other Lovecraftian Upgrades – by Gary Fry

Beneath The Ground – edited by Joel Lane

Unbecoming And Other Tales Of Horror – by Mike O’Driscoll

The Ephemera – by Neil Williamson

Somnambulists – by Allen Ashley

The Villa Désirée and Other Uncanny Stories – by May Sinclair

Sanity and Other Delusions – by Gary Fry

Sleepwalkers – Marion Arnott

Islington Crocodiles – Paul Meloy

The English Soil Society – by Tim Nickels

The Cusp of Something – by Jai Clare

Visits To The Flea Circus – by Nick Jackson

Mostly Monochrome Stories – by John Travis

Bull Running For Girls – by Allyson Bird

The Terrible Changes – by Joel Lane

Pictures of the Dark – by Simon Bestwick

ANONthology (HarperCollins)

Primeval Wood – by Richard Gavin

Ghosts and Grisly Things – by Ramsey Campbell

The Exaggerated Man – by Terry Grimwood

Cold to the Touch – by Simon Strantzas

The Nightfarers – by Mark Valentine

Black Static – issue 12

The Alsiso Project

Author’s Commentary on ‘Weirdmonger’



Extended Play (Elastic Press)

Different Skins – by Gary McMahon

CERN Zoo – the original DFL ‘Editor’s Commentary’

Black Static – issue 13

All God’s Angels, Beware! – Quentin S Crisp

Cinnabar’s Gnosis (Ex Occidente Press)

Dancing on Air – Frances Oliver

Slight review of Slights – by Kaaron Warren

Children of Epiphany – Frances Oliver

Black Static – Issue 15

Pieces of Midnight – by Gary McMahon

The Sixth Black Book of Horror

Back From The Dead (Noose & Gibbet)

The Peacock’s Eye – Frances Oliver

The Tourist Season – Frances Oliver

All Souls – Frances Oliver

Literary Remains – by R.B. Russell

The Terror and the Tortoiseshell – John Travis

Putting the Pieces in Place – R.B. Russell

Tragic Life Stories – by Steve Duffy

“Remember You’re a One-Ball!” – by Quentin S. Crisp

The Man Who Collected Machen & Other Stories – by Mark Samuels

Where The Heart Is (Gray Friar Press)

Dark Awakenings – by Matt Cardin

The Silver Voices – by John Howard

Groaning Shadows – by Paul Finch

The Mascarons of the Late Empire & Other Studies by Mark Valentine

Null Immortalis – the Editor’s Commentary

Black Static – Issue 18….300

Interzone #230

The Old Knowledge – by Rosalie Parker

The Places Between – by Terry Grimwood

Never Again edited by Allyson Bird & Joel Lane

Tenebrous Tales – by Christopher Barker

An Emporium of Automata – by D.P. Watt

Black Static – issue 19



Lost Places – by Simon Kurt Unsworth

The Wounds of Exile – by Reggie Oliver

Mindful of Phantoms – by Gary Fry

Xargos – by Frances Oliver

Oblivion’s Poppy – by Colin Insole

Occultation – by Laird Barron

The Satyr – by Stephen J. Clark

The AUTUMN MYTH – by Joel Lane

The Coanda Effect – by Rhys Hughes

Mad Matinée in Baku – by Albert Power

Northwest Passages – by Barbara Roden

‘The Sons of Ishmael’ by George Berguño

The Ghosts of Summer – by Frances Oliver

The Defeat of Grief – by John Howard




GHOSTS (Crimewave Eleven)

Black Static #20

Full Dark, No Stars – by Stephen King

War With The Newts (Karel Capek); The Best of Alan Coren (1980): The Dark Tower I (Stephen King)

BFS Journal (Winter 2010) – My Real-Time Review

War With The Newts – by Karel Capek

The Dark Tower – The Gunslinger by Stephen King

I Wonder What Human Flesh Tastes Like by Justin Isis

The Dark Tower – The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King

Holiday – by M. Rickert

THE DRACULA PAPERS: Book I: The Scholar’s Tale by Reggie Oliver

THE DARK TOWER: The Waste Lands by Stephen King

The Peacock Escritoire – by Mark Valentine

Black Static #21

Amerika – by Karim Ghahwagi

A Pallid Wave on Shores of Night – by Adam S. Cantwell

The Dark Tower – WIZARD AND GLASS by Stephen King

Revenants – by Daniel Mills

DARK MINDS – including an original story by GARY McMAHON

The Dark Tower – WOLVES of the CALLA by Stephen King

The Chômu ‘Man Who Collected Machen’ by Mark Samuels

The Life of Polycrates & Other Stories for Antiquated Children by Brendan Connell

SONG OF SUSANNAH – The Dark Tower by Stephen King

The Dark Tower: THE DARK TOWER by Stephen King

The Great Lover – by Michael Cisco



the abolisher of roses by Gary Fry

The Mauve Embellishments – by Charles Schneider

Link Arms With Toads! – Rhys Hughes

Allurements of Cabochon – by John Gale

The ‘Star’ Ushak – by Louis Marvick

Dying to Read – by John Elliott

Old Albert: An Epilogue – by Brian J Showers

The Bestiary of Communion – by Stephen J Clark

‘The Exorcist’s Travelogue’ – by George Berguño

The Master in Café Morphine Edited by Dan T Ghetu



Real-Time Review of TQF #37 (Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #37)

Do Not Pass Go – by Joel Lane

Jeanette – by Joe Simpson Walker

Black Static #24

The Horror Anthology of Horror Anthologies

Mrs Midnight and other stories by Reggie Oliver

Quiet Houses – by Simon Kurt Unsworth

Black Static #25 – Fiction Review

The Orphan Palace – Joseph S. Pulver, Sr.

The WEIRD: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer



Alcyone – Colin Insole

The Secret Life of the Panda – Nick Jackson

Black Static #26

Here Comes The Nice – Jeremy Reed

TARSHISHIM – Ron Weighell

Real-Time Review of TQF #39 (Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #39)


Morbid Tales – Quentin S. Crisp

Shrike – Quentin S. Crisp

The Far Side of the Lake – Steve Rasnic Tem (my first ebook review)

Nowhere to Go – Iain Rowan (ebook)

Black Static #27

GHOSTS – R.B. Russell



American Morons –stories by Glen Hirshberg

Nightingale Songs – Simon Strantzas

The Haunted Grove – Tim Jeffreys (ebook)

Secret Europe by John Howard and Mark Valentine

BLACK HORSE and Other Strange Stories by Jason A. Wyckoff

WILD JUSTICE – Edited by Ellen Datlow (ebook)

Sangria in the Sangraal by Rhys Hughes

The Two Sams – Glen Hirshberg (ebook)


The Janus Tree and other stories – Glen Hirshberg

The Book of Bunk – by Glen Hirshberg (ebook)

Black Static #28

Glory & Splendour – Alex Miles (ebook)



The Wind Through The Keyhole – Stephen King

Strange Epiphanies – Peter Bell

BFS Journal – Spring 2012

Real-Time Review of TQF #40 (Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #40)

Dadaoism – a new anthology (from Chômu Press)

This Hermetic Legislature (an anthology from Ex Occidente Press)

A Certain Slant of Light – Peter Bell

The Snowman’s Children – Glen Hirshberg

The Ten Dictates of Alfred Tesseller by D.P. Watt

Black Static #29

BOOK – The InkerMen

Real-Time Review of TQF #41

The Truth Spinner – Rhys Hughes

Celebrant – by Michael Cisco

Instinct – ‘poems of desire’ by Joel Lane

Peel Back The Sky – Stephen Bacon

The Brothel Creeper – Rhys Hughes

A Cage For The Nightingale – Phyllis Paul

The Screaming Book of Horror Ed. Johnny Mains

Terror Tales of East Anglia Ed. Paul Finch



FIRST NOVEL and QUILT by Nicholas Royle (HERE.)


The Last Gold of Decayed Stars by Colin Insole


O Altítudo by Thomas STRØMSHOLT

The Sea Change & Other Stories by Helen Grant

THE NEW FATE by Jonathan Wood

Rameau’s Nephew by Denis Diderot

BFS JOURNAL Winter 2012 / 2013


Black Static #33 (TTA Press)

INTERZONE #245 (TTA Press)

‘Onion Songs’ by Steve Rasnic Tem

Star Kites – Mark Valentine

The Madman of Tosterglope – Louis Marvick.



Jacques the Fatalist – Denis Diderot

The Inmates – John Cowper Powys

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #43

SPIN – by Nina Allan

WHITSTABLE – Stephen Volk

DEFEATED DOGS – Quentin S. Crisp

Black Static #34

Interzone #246

The Quarry by Iain Banks.

Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce.

The Adjacent by Christopher Priest.

Virtue in Danger by Reggie Oliver.



Rustblind and Silverbright

Black Static #35

Interzone #247

Horror Without Victims – An Editor’s Commentary

The Abnormalities of Stringent Strange by Rhys Hughes

The Transfiguration of Mister Punch

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #44

Black Static #36

Interzone #248

The Light is Alone – Thomas Phillips

Aornos by Avalon Brantley

The Emperor’s Pavement by John Howard

Cities and Thrones and Powers by John Howard

The Art of Ventriloquism by AJ Kirby.




The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (a real-time novel taken back towards its static core)

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #45

The Burning Circus edited by Johnny Mains

MEMBER by Michael Cisco

The Young Dictator by Rhys Hughes

Flowers of the Sea by Reggie Oliver

Report From The Interior by Paul Auster

Elegies & Requiems by Colin Insole

25 Nov 2013: SABBATICESS– announcement

Dec 2013: The Rehearsal by Eleanor Catton (not real-time)

Dec 2013: Stoner by John Williams (not real-time)

Transactions of the Flesh edited by D.P. Watt and Peter Holman

Where Furnaces Burn by Joel Lane

The Heaven Tree & Other Stories by Christopher Harman

December 2013 / Crimewave 12: Hurts

Black Static #37

Interzone #249.



Delicate Toxins

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #46

Strange Tales IV

Terror Tales of the Seaside

Black Static #38

Interzone #250.

Dogs With Their Eyes Shut by Paul Meloy

MENACE by Gary Fry

Finnegans Wake by James Joyce (to be continued?)

BFS Journal #10

Tales of the Grotesque by L.A. Lewis.



THE GALAXY CLUB by Brendan Connell


A Dead Church by Harold Billings

Letters of Oblivion by Andrew Condous

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by HP Lovecraft

TRISTRAM SHANDY by Laurence Sterne.

Black Static #39

Interzone #251

Every Short Story (1951-2012) by Alasdair Gray (part one)

The Horror Fields edited by Matt Leyshon

The Function Room: The Kollection by Matt Leyshon.



The Wide, Carnivorous Sky & Other Monstrous Geographies by John Langan

Mr. Gaunt and other uneasy encounters by John Langan

Journeys Beyond Advice – Rhys Hughes

North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #47

The Dark Return of Time by R.B. Russell

Black Static #40

Cold Turkey – Carole Johnstone

Descended Suns Resuscitate by Avalon Brantley

The Moon King – Neil Williamson

Interzone #252



Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon

THE SPECTRAL LINK by Thomas Ligotti

Summonings – Ron Weighell

Burnt Black Suns – Simon Strantzas

Strange Gateways – Simon Kurt Unsworth

Fearful Symmetries – Edited by Ellen Datlow

Ana Kai Tangata – Scott Nicolay

Harvesting the Moon – Ursula Pflug

Infra Noir – Zagava: Ex Occidente Press

Malingerer – Thomas Phillips

The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies– Clark Ashton Smith

Black Static 41 & 42, Interzone 253 & 254

Captains Stupendous – Rhys Hughes

The Lunar Tickle by Rhys Hughes

The Grimscribe’s Puppets – A Season in Carcosa : two books edited by Joe Pulver



After the Fires – Stories by Ursula Pflug

‘Horror Uncut’: Tales of Social Insecurity and Economic Unease

The Stream & The Torrent by Brian Howell

The Monk’s Bible by Harold Billings

The Sound of White Ants by Brian Howell

The King In Yellow – by Robert W. Chambers

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #48 & 49


Interzone 255 – Black Static 43

Year’s Best Weird Fiction – Volume One

AREA X – Jeff VanderMeer



In the Land of Time – Lord Dunsany

DREAMS of OURSELVES (anthology)

BFS Journal #12

BFS Journal #13

Encounters – Early Stories of Elizabeth Bowen

Wraiths by Mark Valentine

A Distillate of Heresy by Damian Murphy

Revival by Stephen King

Kafka in Brontëland by Tamar Yellin

At The Hairdresser’s – Anita Brookner

Bone Idle in the Charnel Houseby Rhys Hughes

Orpheus on the Underground by Rhys Hughes



‘Ancient Sorceries’ and other chilling tales – by Algernon Blackwood

Interzone #256

Black Static #44

This Thing Called Literature by Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle

The Race – Nina Allan

The Master of Clouds – Howard Stephen Watts

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #50

Thirty Tributes to Calvino – Rhys Hughes

Rhysop’s Fablesby Rhys Hughes

Flash in the Pantheon by Rhys Hughes



Rupetta by N.A. Sulway

Nemonymous Night

My Six Novellas

The Buried Giant – Kazuo Ishiguro

The Three Impostors – Arthur Machen

The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth

Sensorama edited by Allen Ashley

Black Static #45 / Interzone #257

The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley



ONLY CONNECT collaborations by DF and Gordon Lewis

The Lustre of Time by John Howard

OUT STACK and other places by Gary Couzens

Strange Tales V (Tartarus)

The Visible Filthby Nathan Ballingrud

Bastards of the Absolute – Adam S. Cantwell

Tales of Mystery and Imagination – Edgar Allan Poe

The Haunter of the Dark – HP Lovecraft



The Sacred Fount by Henry James

Splinters of Horn and Ivory – Thomas Strømsholt

Picnic at Hanging Rock – Joan Lindsay


THE FAMILIAR – Mark Z. Danielewski

Interzone 258 / Black Static 46

Romances of the White Day

THE STRANGERS and other writings By Robert Aickman (reviews of its fiction only)

Aickman’s Heirs

The Imperishable Sacraments by Damian Murphy

The Infusorium – Jon Padgett



DREAMCATCHER by Stephen King

The King in Yellow Tales, Vol. 1 by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr.


Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

THEBOYWHOplayedWITHSHADOWS by Quentin S. Crisp

golem of bucharest by Andrew Condous

EXTINCTION by Thomas Bernhard

The Beginning of the End by Ian Parkinson

Seven NIGHTJAR PRESS publications (Alison Moore, Conrad Williams, Hilary Scudder, Elizabeth Stott, Tom Fletcher, David Rose, Christopher Kenworthy).

THE SATYR & Other Tales by Stephen J. Clark

A Choir of Ill Children by Tom Piccirilli

In The Lovecraft Museum by Steve Rasnic Tem

Wylding Hall – Elizabeth Hand

A Head Full Of Ghosts – Paul Tremblay



The Nameless Dark – T. E. Grau

The King in the Golden Mask by Marcel Schwob

Gateways to Abomination by Matthew M. Bartlett

Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote

Cannibals of West Papua By Brendan Connell

The Complete Stories of Truman Capote



Breakfast at Tiffany’s / The Grass Harp

Report On Probability A by Brian Aldiss


Black Static #47




Interzone #259

The Horrifying Presence and Other Tales by Jean Ray

Music for Chameleons by Truman Capote

TRANSCENSIENCE by Avalon Brantley and Lockett Hollis

The Rite of Trebizond & Other Tales – Mark Valentine & John Howard

Albion Fay by Mark Morris


Black Static #48

Interzone #260

Two Years Eight Months And Twenty Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie

The Complete Father Brown Stories by G.K. Chesterton (PART ONE)

The Collected Connoisseur – Mark Valentine & John Howard

Skein and Bone by V.H. Leslie

SONGS OF A DEAD DREAMER and GRIMSCRIBE by Thomas Ligotti Penguin Classics

Two Nightjar Press Publications (Leone Ross and John D Rutter)

Year’s Best Weird Fiction: Volume Two

The Hill of Cinders of Colin Insole



The Haunted Sleep of Jonathan Wood

SCAR CITY by Joel Lane


The Night Clock By Paul Meloy

The NOCTUARY Collection by Thomas Ligotti

MY WORK IS NOT YET DONE by Thomas Ligotti

My second real-time review of TEATRO GROTTESCO HERE

WRAITHS by Mark Valentine Zagava version

ERITH by Quentin S. Crisp


The Knot of Vipers By Francois Mauriac


HAUNTED BY BOOKS by Mark Valentine

Jottings From A Far Away Place by Brendan Connell

The Siren of Montmartre by Leopold Nacht

Blue on Blue by Quentin S. Crisp



Lost Girl by Adam Nevill

Cassilda’s Song

The Complete Father Brown Stories by G.K. Chesterton (part two)

Animal Money by Michael Cisco (unfinished review)

Ruination in Bloom by Charles Schneider

Collected Fiction of Leena Krohn (Doña Quixote and Other Citizens. Portrait)

Welcome to the Arms Race by Justin Isis

Slade House by David Mitchell

The Death House by Sarah Pinborough



The End of the World: A User’s Guide by Neil James Hudson

Playground of Lost Toys

ORTHOGONAL SF (1) – The War at Home

Falling Over – James Everington



The Gift of the kos’mos Cometh!

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

A Suite in Four Windows by David Rix

Meet Me In The Middle Of The Air – Eric Schaller

Furnace by Livia Llewellyn

Split Tongues by Kristi DeMeester

Brutal Pantomimes by Rhys Hughes

Small Man Syndrome by A.J. Kirby

Leytonstone by Stephen Volk

Sing Me Your Scars by Damien Angelica Walters



Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #54

Gold of Ophir by Leena Krohn

Noctuidae by Scott Nicolay

The Exaltation of the Minotaur by Damian Murphy


Alectryomancer by Christopher Slatsky

A Saucerful of Secrets by Andrew Darlington

Interzone #263

Experimental Film by Gemma Files

The Noise of Time – Julian Barnes

The Standing One – Matt Leyshon

ALTAR by Philip Fracassi

Greener Pastures – Michael Wehunt

Creeping Waves – Matthew M. Bartlett

The Hyde Hotel

Rain Instruments by Mark Valentine



Pereat Mundus: A Novel of Sorts by Leena Krohn

The Lure of Devouring Light – Michael Griffin

Mr. Suicide by Nicole Cushing

Conflagration: Immoral Vignettes by DP Watt

Dissonant Intervals by Louis Marvick

Fates of the Animals by Padrika Tarrant

The Felicity of Epigones by Derek John

Autumn Cthulhu

Interzone #264

Black Static #52

September by Quentin S. Crisp

Bodies of Water by V.H. Leslie

Trying To Be So Quiet – James Everington

Stag in Flight by S.P. Miskowski

Pagan Triptych by Ron Weighell, Mark Valentine and John Howard

almost sentient, almost divine by d.p. watt

Worse Than Myself – by Adam Golaski

Elusive Plato – by Rhys Hughes

Secret Language by Neil Williamson

BleakWarrior – Alistair Rennie



Complete Father Brown Stories – Part Two

DATURA, Or A Figment Seen By Everyone by Leena Krohn

Lanterns of the Night by Alcebiades Diniz Miguel

Marked To Die : A Tribute To Mark Samuels

The Numbers – Jackdaws (Nightjar Press)

Sylvan Dread – Richard Gavin

butterfly dream by kristine ong muslim

The Daughters of Lilith and Other Tales by Harold Billing

Cat-At-The-Window by Mark Valentine



Singing With All My Skin & Bone by Sunny Moraine

Flannery O’Connor: Complete Stories

COLOR PLATES by Adam Golaski


Seduction of the Golden Pheasant by Damian Murphy

Hidden Back Room by Jason A. Wyckoff


The Big Book of Science Fiction edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (up to the Ursula LeGuin story)

The Pelican’s New Clothes – Leena Krohn

The Little One: A Meditation by Quentin S. Crisp

A Collapse of Horses by Brian Evenson

The Account of David Stonehouse, Exile by Daniel Mills

SLOW MOTION WARS by Allen Ashley & Andrew Hook

Black Static #53

Death and the Seaside by Alison Moore

Interzone #265

Divorce Procedures for the Hairdressers of a Metallic and Inconstant Goddess by Justin Isis

COMPLICITY by Christopher Ropes

THE MANY by Wyl Menmuir

Short Stories and Excerpts from Larger Works – Leena Krohn

A Twist in the Eye – Charles Wilkinson

You’ll Know When You Get There – Lynda E. Rucker

A Natural History of Hell: Stories by Jeffrey Ford

Shadow Moths by Cate Gardner


The Pain Tree and Other Stories – Charles Wilkinson

SOMETHING REMAINS – Joel Lane and Friends



THE BIG BOOK OF SCIENCE FICTION (from Robert Silverburg till the end)

Written With My Left Hand – Nugent Barker



The Hauntings at Tankerton Park by Reggie Oliver

Brown is the New Black by David Rix

Year’s Best Weird Fiction – Vol. 3

Rule Dementia! by Quentin S. Crisp

THE GRADUAL by Christopher Priest

Nightscript II



The Complete Samuel Beckett Short Fiction

The Warren by Brian Evenson


Nutshell by Ian McEwan

The Stones Are Singing by R.B. Russell

You Can Never Spit It All Out by Ralph Robert Moore

The Face of Twilight by Mark Samuels

Black Static #55

Interzone #267

The SeArChInG Dead by Ramsey Campbell

Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

Out There by Quentin S. Crisp

The Madness Of Dr. Caligari

The Academy Outside of Ingolstadt by Damian Murphy

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Poems by Charles Wilkinson



The Ceremonies by TED Klein

Some Will Not Sleep – Adam L.G. Nevill

Central Station by Lavie Tidhar

Deadfall Hotel by Steve Rasnic Tem

They Don’t Come Home Anymore by T.E. Grau

FURY by DB Waters & ROUNDS by Wyl Menmuir

Human Maps – by Andrew Hook

After Me Comes The Flood – Sarah Perry

A Different City – Tanith Lee

Omensetter’s Luck by William H. Gass

Dead Letters edited by Conrad Williams

ootHaNgbart – Rebecca Lloyd

Dark Gods – T.E.D. Klein

Black Static #56

Interzone #268

A Pilgrim Stranger – Mark Samuels

The Secret of Ventriloquism by Jon Padgett



The Essex Serpent – Sarah Perry

Holidays From Hell by Reggie Oliver

The Seashell Contract by Rhys Hughes

UBO by Steve Rasnic Tem

Green and Pleasant Land – Great British Horror 1

Mirrors in the Deluge by Rhys Hughes

A Vampire of the Soul by Anne-Sylvie Salzman and William Charlton

The Memoirist by Neil Williamson

CLARK by Brendan Connell

MIST & other ghost stories by Richmal Crompton


The Tunnel – William H Gass

Singularity and Other Stories by Melanie Tem

Hieroglyphs of Blood & Bone by Michael Griffin

Orthogonal: Criminal Variations

An Ideal Retreat by Michael Griffin

Black Static 57 / Interzone 269

Absent Company by Steve Rasnic Tem

Among the Living by Steve Rasnic Tem

Black Feathers – edited by Ellen Datlow

as blank as the days yet to be by Mark Valentine

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #59


Visit of a Ghost by John Howard


NUMBER 11 or Tales that Witness Madness by Jonathan Coe

You Will Grow Into Them by Malcolm Devlin

Shadows and Tall Trees #7

The Clocks In This House All Tell Different Times by Xan Brooks

Terror Tales of Cornwall

The House of Silence by Avalon Brantley.

ORNITHOLOGY by Nicholas Royle.

Blood Kin by Steve Rasnic Tem

Interzone 270 / Black Static 58

An English Guide to Birdwatching by Nicholas Royle



Seven Strange Stories by Rebecca Lloyd

Laudanum Nights by Stephen Bacon

Paupers’ Graves by James Everington


The Quarantined City by James Everington

The Wanderer by Timothy J Jarvis

Daughters of Apostasy by Damian Murphy

The Paris Notebooks by Quentin S. Crisp

Cloud Farming in Wales by Rhys Hughes

BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer

ELASTICITY edited by Andrew Hook

Buried Shadows by John Howard

Fountain of Drowned Memories by Erik Hofstatter


Paymon’s Trio by Colette de Curzon & The Automaton by David Wheldon

Under The Volcano by Malcolm Lowry



On Being Blue by William H Gass

The Best Horror of the Year – Volume 9

The Rift by Nina Allan

The Dream Operator by Mike O’Driscoll

Salty Kiss Island by Rhys Hughes

Black Static #59

Interzone #271

The Waves by Virginia Woolf (PART ONE)

Supernatural Tales 35

Under the Garden by Graham Greene

Under The Skin by Michel Faber

Phantasm / Chimera



TENDER by Sofia Samatar

Worming the Harpy by Rhys Hughes

THE WAVES (Part Two) by Virginia Woolf

Haunted Worlds by Jeffrey Thomas

Europa by Karim Ghahwagi

Ruins of Eden and Other Witcheries by Harold Billings

Abyssinia by Damian Murphy

Black Mirror by Leopoldo Lugones

Darkly Haunting

Everything That’s Underneath by Kristi DeMeester

The Moment of Eclipse by Brian Aldiss

Knucklebones by Marni Scofidio

The UNCONSOLED by Kazuo Ishiguro

Interzone 272

Black Static 60

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #60

The Teardrop Method by Simon Avery

Naming The Bones by Laura Mauro


The Curious Case of Jan Torrentius by Brian Howell

Nightscript Vol. III

World Muses by Rhys Hughes

Gas by Eric Stener Carlson

Stars Beneath The Ships by Oliver Smith

One Of Us by Iain Rowan

Year’s Best Weird Fiction Vol. 4

I Will Surround You by Conrad Williams

October by Quentin S. Crisp

Looming Low

The Red Tree by Caitlín R. Kiernan

Interzone #273

Black Static #61

Bremen / The Unwish by Claire Dean

Imposter Syndrome

The Crabian Heart by Erik Hofstatter



4321 by Paul Auster

KA: Dar Oakley by John Crowley

You Should Come With Me Now by M John Harrison

Theatre of Curious Acts by Cate Gardner

The Drowning Girl by Caitlín R. Kiernan

Pretty Marys All In A Row by Gwendolyn Kiste

Behind You by Ralph Robert Moore

Wound of Wounds

Shiloh by Philip Fracassi

The Scarlet Soul edited by Mark Valentine

How I Learned The Truth About Krampus by Tom Johnstone

The Prozess Manifestations by Mark Samuels


Worming The Harpy)
The Smell of Telescopes)
Stories from a Lost Anthology) – Rhys Hughes

The White Road by Ron Weighell

The Demons of King Solomon

The Drone Outside by Kristine Ong Muslim

Cry Your Way Home by Damien Angelica Walters

The Prozess Manifestations by Mark Samuels

She Sleeps by R.B. Russell

Sacculina by Philip Fracassi


Behold The Void by Philip Fracassi

Test Patterns

The Stay-Awake Men by Matthew M. Bartlett

Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #61

Fragile Dreams by Philip Fracassi

The Egotist by Philip Fracassi

Psammomancy by Mark Valentine & Brian Lavelle

Best British Short Stories 2017

The Ammonite Violin & Others by Caitlín R. Kiernan

Great British Horror 2: Dark Satanic Mills

Best British Short Stories 2011

The Uncertainty Of All Earthly Things by Mark Valentine

I Wish I Was Like You by S.P. Miskowski

Death Makes Strangers Of Us All by R.B. Russell


Black Static #62 / Interzone #274

Best British Short Stories 2012

Of Doomful Portent: Matthew M. Bartlett

A Spy In The Panopticon / The Notary & Other Stories by Damian Murphy

All The Fabulous Beasts by Priya Sharma

Best British Short Stories 2013

Murmurations: Edited by Nicholas Royle

The Good Terrorist by Doris Lessing

VASTARIEN: A Literary Journal

Tree Spirit by Michael Eisele

Welcome to Sugarville by J.J. Haas

Best British Short Stories 2014

The Chameleon by Samuel Fisher

How Many Times? by Rhys Hughes

Resonance & Revolt by Rosanne Rabinowitz

Supernatural Tales 37

The Mendicant of the Books / The Itinerant follows me

The Nectar of Nightmares by Craig Laurance Gidney

The Parry and the Lunge by David Mathew


Best British Short Stories 2015

Best British Short Stories 2016

Drowning in Beauty

And Her Smile Will Untether The Universe by Gwendolyn Kiste

CLOCKS by Jason E. Rolfe

Sick Dice by David Mathew

Crimewave 13

Black Static 63

Run Over While Staring At A Woman’s Legs by Antony Mann

Interzone 275

The Fallen West by Douglas Thompson

Book of the Sea

Orient Air Express by Paul Morand

A Suggestion of Ghosts – Supernatural Fiction by Women 1854 – 1900

The Dummy & Other Uncanny Stories by Nicholas Royle

The Feathered Bough by Stephen J. Clark

The Hook – Florence Sunnen / Living Together – Matt Thomas

To Charles Fort With Love by Caitlín R. Kiernan

Answered Prayers by Truman Capote

The Boke of the Divill by Reggie Oliver

Taking Care of Frank by Antony Mann

The Best Horror of the Year – Volume Ten

Valerie and Other Stories by Colin Insole

Selected Poems of Fiona Pitt-Kethley


Golden House by Salman Rushdie

Aiaigasa by Quentin S. Crisp

Sparks From The Fire by Rosalie Parker

We are all Falling Towards the Centre of the Earth by Julie Travis

The Dissolution of Small Worlds by Kurt Fawver

Best British Short Stories 2018

Pleasant Tales II by Justin Isis

Figurehead by Carly Holmes

Tears for Europa by D.P. Watt

Black Static #64

Interzone #276

Vastarien: A Literary Journal Issue 2

6 Shorts 2013 – 2017 (Sunday Times / EFG)

Transit by Rachel Cusk

Dreadnought FleX by David Mathew

The Secretariat of Tenebrous Anatomies by Karim Ghahwagi & Bethany White.

GAMBLE by Kerry Hadley-Pryce


Black Helicopters by Caitlín R. Kiernan

Overnight by Philip Fracassi

Inner Europe by John Howard & Mark Valentine

Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke

The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald

Life, Be Still! by H.A. Manhood

Age of Blight by Kristine Ong Muslim

The Canal by Lee Rourke

The Message by Philippa Holloway and The Violet Eye by Mike Fox

Uncertainties Vol. III

The Dance of Abraxas by Benjamin Tweddell

Interzone 277

Black Static 65

The Star of Gnosia by Damian Murphy

I Ain’t Got No Home In This World Anymore by Mike Sauve

Nightscript Vol. 4

Everyday by Lee Rourke

Melmoth by Sarah Perry

Uncommon Miracles by Julie C. Day

Best British Horror 2018

New Fears 2

The Rhododendron Boy by Colin Insole

Nothing is Everything by Simon Strantzas

The Silver Wind by Nina Allan


Touching Distances by Anne Cluysenaar

Netsuke by Rikki Ducornet

Collected Stories of Vladimir Nabokov (part one)

The Early Bird Catches the Worm but the Wise Worm Stays in Bed by Rhys Hughes

Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Volume 5

Splendid in Ash by Charles Wilkinson

The Alchemy Press Book of Horrors


Infra-Noir, The Literary Gazette #1

The Friendly Examiner by Louis Marvick

The Suicide Machine by Douglas Thompson

The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste

Vastarien #3

Test Patterns: Creature Features

The Garden of Ruin, God of the Rain by Mark Valentine


Hidden Folk by C.M. Muller

The Angry Red Planet by Ralph Robert Moore

The Complete Stories of Vladimir Nabokov (Part Two)

The Dinosaur Tourist by Caitlín R. Kiernan

Interzone 278

Black Static 66

The Bellboy by Rebecca Lloyd

Ancient Cities by Jonathan Wood

The Sorrows and the Furies by Thomas Strømsholt

The Metapheromenoi by Brendan Connell

at the setting of the sun by MPN Sims

She Said Destroy by Nadia Bulkin

The Ballet of Dr Caligari and Madder Mysteries by Reggie Oliver

Interzone #279

Black Static #67

The Blind Cinephile by Alcebiades Diniz Miguel

The Rumour by Lesley Kara

All The Names They Used For God by Anjali Sachdeva


The Clockworm by Karen Heuler

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

The Book of Flowering

This Wounded Island by J.W. Böhm

Blacker Against The Deep Dark by Alexander Zelanyj

Non-Syncopated Alignments And Corporeal Jurisdictions (Stories) by Thomas Phillips

A Distasteful Horror Story by Johnny Mains

The Harvest Child and Other Fantasies by Steve Rasnic Tem

The Portswick Imp by Michael W. Thomas

Twice-Told – A Collection of Doubles

Psalms of the Magistrate by Damian Murphy

A Thread of Truth by Nina Allan

I Dream Of Mirrors by Chris Kelso

Collision by J.S. Breukelaar

The Migration – Helen Marshall

Sefira & Other Betrayals – John Langan

Black Static #68

Interzone #280


Whiskey Tales by Jean Ray

Vastarien, Vol. 2 No. 1

The Very Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan

Everything Is Fine Now by Steve Rasnic Tem

Mombasa Madrigal and Other African Escapades by Rhys Hughes

Excavation by Steve Rasnic Tem

Broad Moor by Alison Moore

Jutland by Lucie McKnight Hardy

The Salix Arcana by Benjamin Tweddell

The Best of R.A. Lafferty

The House of Wounds by Georgina Bruce

The Man Who Murdered His Muse by James Champagne

Some Pink Star by Sophie Essex

The Uneasy by Andrew Hook

Third Instar by David Gullen

Family Matters by Gaurav Monga

Their Dark & Secret Alchemy

Eyelidiad by Rhys Hughes


The Dollmaker by Nina Allan

Figures Unseen by Steve Rasnic Tem

Children of the Crimson Sun by Karim Ghahwagi

The Darktree Wheel by Rhys Hughes

Engelbrecht Again! by Rhys Hughes

The Rhymer by Douglas Thompson

Wounds by Nathan Ballingrud

On Dark Wings by Stephen Gregory

Trying To Be So Quiet (2) by James Everington

Blood Moon by Melanie Tem

Warewolff! by Gary J. Shipley

Best New Horror #29

The Deepest Furrow by Jonathan Wood

Black Static #69


Book of Days by Steve Rasnic Tem (Part One)

We’ll Never Have Paris(Part One)

Out of the Dark by Steve Rasnic Tem

Skinner Box by Carole Johnstone

Murmured In Dreams by Stephen Bacon

Fiendish Pamphlets &c. – Raphus Press

An Obscurity of Ghosts Ed. by J.A. Mains

Song For The Unraveling Of The World by Brian Evenson

Graves by Quentin S. Crisp

The Outsider by Stephen King

Sing Your Sadness Deep by Laura Mauro

The Liminal Void by Karim Ghahwagi

All The Things We Never See by Michael Kelly

Serpentine Supplications by Stephan Friedman

The Delicate Shoreline Beckons Us by Jonathan Wood

PARIS: Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities

The Big Book of Classic Fantasy Ed. by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer (Part One)

The Conspirators: A Borgean Tribute

Middle England by Jonathan Coe

Interzone #282 – Black Static #70

Exhalation by Ted Chiang

A Flowering Wound by John Howard

What We’re Teaching Our Sons by Owen Booth



Best British Short Stories 2019

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

Book of Days by Steve Rasnic Tem (Concluded)

The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Concluded)

We’ll Never Have Paris (Concluded)

A Blast of Hunters by David Rix

Growing Things by Paul Tremblay

Vastarien Vol. 2, No. 2

To Rouse Leviathan by Matt Cardin

An American Story by Christopher Priest

Pharricide by Vincent de Swarte

Last Days by Brian Evenson

ECHOES: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories

Crystal Castles: Invitations To The Voyage

Glitch by Lee Rourke

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie

Slap-on-the-Wrist Stories by Rhys Hughes

Black Static 71 / Interzone 283

And Cannot Come Again by Simon Bestwick

The Best Horror of the Year, Vol. 11

4 new publications from Nightjar Press

Sight Unseen by Brian Howell

The Cockroach by Ian McEwan

The Institute by Stephen King


The Pale Illuminations

Patience by Toby Litt

Celestial Inventories by Steve Rasnic Tem

Nightscript, Volume V

Panic Soup by David Mathew

Tomorrow, When I Was Young by Julie Travis

Animals of the Exodus by Alexander Zelenyj

Terroir by D.P. Watt

The Lighthouse by Jeremy Schliewe

Nox Pareidolia


The Illiterate Ghost by Alan Price

Petals and Violins by D.P. Watt

A Miscellany of Death & Folly

The Half-Freaks by Nicole Cushing

Black Static 72 / Interzone 284

Alcebiades Diniz Miguel / Damian Murphy / Raphus Press

Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer

The Child Cephalina by Rebecca Lloyd

Remember the Dead edited by J.A. Mains

Vastarien, Vol 2, Issue 3

Sermons in a House of Grief by Benjamin Tweddell

The Far Tower: Stories for W.B. Yeats

Mysterium by Andrew Condous


Six Ghosts by Montague Summers

In Concert by Melanie Tem and Steve Rasnic Tem

Man on the Ceiling by Melanie Tem & Steve Tem

The Nostalgia That Never Was by Rhys Hughes

The Yellow Wood by Melanie Tem

SYNTH #4: An Anthology of Dark SF

Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

Cruise of Shadows by Jean Ray

Last Stories by William Trevor

Black Static 73 / Interzone 285

Allus Cold by Matt Leyshon

Breathing Through My Nose by Ralph Robert Moore

The Night Doctor and Other Tales by Steve Rasnic Tem


Arms Against A Sea by Rhys Hughes

More Short Stories by William Trevor

Short Stories by W. Somerset Maugham

The Immeasurable Corpse of Nature by Christopher Slatsky

Dot Ut Des by D.P. Watt

Cartes de Visite by Mark Valentine

Shadows & Tall Trees 8

Thin Places by Kay Chronister

Philosophical Fictions by William Charlton

The Moon in a Silver Bag by Colin Insole

Uncertainties IV

Desmodus by Melanie Tem

The Doll’s Alphabet by Camilla Grudova

Walk The Blue Fields by Claire Keegan

Black Static #74

Interzone #286

Engines Beneath Us / Honeybones

Justin Isis and Songling Pu

Ongoing stories by William Trevor, O. Henry, William Faulkner, VS Pritchett, Katherine Mansfield, Thomas Hardy (up to 24 March 2020)

The Worst Is Yet To Come by S.P. Miskowski

Volume 60 is likely to be the final printed book of my reviews, but I continue to write my reviews on-line as ever! If you need copies of any future reviews that you cannot find on-line, please contact me.

Meanwhile, here are the ‘specified’ books of my on-line reviews and extrapolations:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/Nemonymous for details.

‘Happenings’ in themselves. Look see.

THE AUTHOR SPECIFIC BOOKS HERE: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/2019/05/29/the-hawler-the-skys-limit/