Sunday, February 14, 2016


 I was looking for a special way to pay homage to Kat Yares, a wonderful Woman In Horror we lost last year. Billie Sue Mosiman has the perfect vehicle for doing just that. She has dedicated Fright Mare-Women Write Horror to Kat. Kat was revered and loved by many readers and writers of horror. So, this special Valentine's Day Woman In Horror could not be any more fitting. This is indeed a labor of love by Billie Sue and the twenty fantastic authors contributing to this wonderful tome.

All the authors who have stories in this anthology are true Women In Horror. My thanks to them and Billie Sue Mosiman for great work.

Raven Dane
Hillary Lyon
Elizabeth Massie
Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Amy Grech
Morgan Griffith
Marie Victoria Robertson
Lorraine Versini
Loren Rhoads
Rose Blackthorn
K. L. Nappier
Kathryn Ptacek
KC Grifant
Mara Buck
Tonia Brown
Sarah Doebereiner
Mary Ann Peden-Coviello
Lucy Taylor
C. W. LaSart
Kristal Stittle

Book description:

 Women write horror and have written it since before Mary Shelley wrote FRANKENSTEIN. This anthology is to highlight the fact women write great horror and to kill the fallacy that they aren't in some way up to standard. They are. Read here stories by Elizabeth Massie, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Lucy Taylor, and a plethora of other great writers as they work on your nerves, get inside your head, and bang out some of the scariest tales written today. I'm proud to present these women for your consideration, as Rod Serling might say, as I ask you to step into FRIGHT MARE. Lock the door and windows, put on a light, and remember, it's not real. It's not real. Midnight awaits, monsters scheme to take you away, the strange and weird wait in the shadows, but it's not real. Is it?

Edited by Billie Sue Mosiman, the author who brought you the SINISTER-TALES OF DREAD collections and her latest suspense novel, THE GREY MATTER. 

Editorial Reviews

From the Author

Twenty stories by twenty premier women writers.  From dark to darker they will take the reader on a roller coaster ride. Open the door. Step inside. Don't look back.

About the Author

Novelist, short story writer, and anthologist Billie Sue Mosiman has been nominated for both the Edgar and the Stoker in the novel category. She has done anthologies with Martin Greenberg and David Drake. 

Format: Paperback
A chilling collection of stories that will unnerve, terrify, and stay long after the cover is closed. Some of the most talented female horror writers offer their best. Highly recommended! 
Format: Paperback
This was a captivating collection of unique horror stories that I really enjoyed reading. The various writing styles were refreshing and kept me reading until the last page! 
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A great anthology by twenty Women In Horror and edited by another fantastic Woman In Horror. I know that Kat Yares is smiling down on this collection. 
Blaze McRob

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