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Lily Childs... writes dark fiction, horror and chilling mysteries. She is currently completing her first novel, a supernatural asylum thriller set in the south of England.

Her gothic horrors, ghost stories and crime tales have been published in anthologies, most recently: The House of Three: a Short Story (Ganglion Press), The Twistweaver’s Son in The Demonologia Biblica (Western Legends Publishing), The Ossillatrice Shift in Bones (James Ward Kirk Fiction), Strange Tastes in Fresh Fear (James Ward Kirk Fiction), Girl Don’t Come in Thirteen (Soul Bay Press), Rapture in The Bestiarum Vocabulum (Western Legends Publishing) and Bad Exposure in Phobophobias 2 (Western Legends Publishing)

Cabaret of Dread: a Horror Compendium (2012) is a gathering
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Two years ago I wrote a new twisted fairy tale, IN SEARCH OF SILVER BOUGHS - a story of boots, of regret, of magic and slaughter. It had no destination, no home but despite that it remains one of the pieces I've most enjoyed writing - ever.

On the back of the recent release of WITHIN WET WALLS, I had a conversation with Theresa Derwin, owner of KnightWatch Press who said she'd like to read it f... Read more of this blog post »
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Two years ago I wrote a new twisted fairy tale, IN SEARCH OF SILVER BOUGHS - a story of boots, of regret, of magic and slaughter. It had no destina... Read more of this blog post »
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The House of Three by Lily Childs
""The House of Three" is a chilling tale best read at the midnight hour. When brother and sister, Johnny and Sarah, buy their childhood home and start renovating it, more than just dark memories come back to haunt them.

The story is gripping and co..." Read more of this review »
Within Wet Walls by Lily Childs
"Lily Childs shows once again why she is the Queen of horror/urban fantasy. Within Wet Walls is a wonderfully crafted story... dark and dripping with erotica... necrotica... fantasy... a thirsting for life at all costs... told only as Lily can. Wit..." Read more of this review »
Within Wet Walls by Lily Childs
"The blurb suggests Within Wet Walls was inspired by M.R. James and Dickens. While I agree with these comparisons I was also reminded of ‘The House on Rue Chartres’ by Richard A. Lupoff and Lisa Mannetti’s best work. Of course the style is the auth..." Read more of this review »
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I’m a Sussex gal, through and through – maternal blood from the East – paternal from the West. From the moment I opened the pages of Jan Edwards’ Sussex Tales I was plunged into a state of nostalgia so strong I could taste the honey, smell Autumn’s m ...more
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