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Simon Strantzas

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Simon Strantzas is the author of Nothing is Everything, Burnt Black Suns, Nightingale Songs, Cold to the Touch and Beneath the Surface and has been nominated for the British Fantasy and Shirley Jackson Awards. His work has been appeared in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror (ed. Stephen Jones), The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror (ed. by Paula Guran), Best Horror of the Year (ed. by Ellen Datlow), Cemetery Dance, and Nightmare. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

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Burnt Black Suns

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Nightingale Songs

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Beneath the Surface

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These Last Embers

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Nothing is Everything

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Some favourite reads from 2018

For the past few years, around this time of December, I post a list of many of the books I’ve read over the preceding twelve months. It’s a way to promote other authors’ work however I can, but also a way to keep me accountable and continuously reading. The list isn’t as long as it was last year due to a number of extenuating circumstances (one of which was the preparation and launch of my new...

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