Arkham Horror: Secrets in Scarlet edited by Charlotte Llewelyn-Wells

Secrets in Scarlet

An Arkham Horror Anthology

Secrets in Scarlet

An Arkham Horror Anthology

Edited by Charlotte Llewelyn-Wells

A secret organization ruthlessly seeks power over supernatural terrors in this globe-trotting anthology of arcane mystery and adventure, from the bestselling world of Arkham Horror

Beyond our world lies another, one full of paranormal forces and eldritch horrors, and once that membrane has been pierced, life can never be the same again. In every corner of the globe, persons unknown are seizing objects of extreme supernatural power. They declare themselves defenders of humanity, fighting off the darkness which presses against the veil shrouding our reality from the unknowable. But do their claims of altruism ring true? And should they be permitted to wield such power? From the world of Arkham Horror comes an exciting new anthology that delves into new mysteries.

The Man in the Bubble by David Annandale
City of Waking Dreams by Davide Mana
Brother Bound by Jason Fischer
Honor Among Thieves by Carrie Harris
A Forty Grain Weight of Nephrite by Steven Philip Jones
Strange Things Done by Lisa Smedman
In Art, Truth by James Fadeley
Crossing Stars by MJ Newman
The Red and the Black by Josh Reynolds

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Arkham Horror

Arkham Horror

It is the height of the Roaring Twenties – a fresh enthusiasm for the arts, science, and exploration of the past have opened doors to a wider world, and beyond… And yet, a dark shadow grows in the city of Arkham. Alien entities known as Ancient Ones lurk in the emptiness beyond space and time, writhing at the thresholds between worlds. Eldritch rituals must be stopped and alien creatures destroyed; before the Ancient Ones make our world their ruined dominion. Only a handful of investigators stand against the horrors threatening to tear this world apart. Will they prevail?

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Publication Details

Page Count: 352pp
Cover Art: Daniel Strange
Genre: Anthology and Fantasy


Paperback edition

US On Sale Date: October 18, 2022
UK On Sale Date: January 19, 2023
Paperback ISBN: 9781839081828
Paperback Dimensions: 197mm x 130mm


Ebook edition

Global Ebook On Sale Date: October 4, 2022
ebook ISBN: 9781839081835


Audiobook

Global On Sale: November 11, 2022
ISBN: 9798765050705

About the Author


CHARLOTTE LLEWELYN-WELLS is a bibliophile who took a wrong turn in the wardrobe and ended up as an editor – luckily it was the best choice she ever made. She’s a geek and fangirl with an addiction to unicorns, ice hockey and ice cream.

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JAMES FADELEY is a software engineer by day and a writer by night. While this sounds hectic, he has recently become a father and thus no longer sleeps. When not feeding the milk vampire his daughter, he can be found researching topics for his next story. James is a huge fan of Mansions of Madness and both board and video games in general.

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DAVID ANNANDALE writes Doctor Doom, Arkham Horror and Legend of the Five Rings fiction for Aconyte, and Horus Heresy, Warhammer 40,000, Age of Sigmar and Warhammer Horror fiction for Black Library. Among his recent novels are Reign of the Devourer and The Harrowing of Doom. He is also the author of the horror novel Gethsemane Hall and the Jen Blaylock thriller series. By day, he is Senior Instructor in the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media at the University of Manitoba, Canada, where he specializes in genre film and video games. He is also a co-host of the Hugo-nominated podcast The Skiffy and Fanty Show.

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DAVIDE MANA was born and raised in Turin, Italy, with brief stints in London, Bonn and Urbino, where he studied paleontology (with a specialization in marine plankton) and geology. He currently lives in the wine hills of southern Piedmont, where he is a writer, translator and game designer. In his spare time, he cooks and listens to music, photographs the local feral cats, and collects old books. He co-hosts a podcast about horror movies, called Paura & Delirio.

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JASON FISCHER is a writer who lives near Adelaide, South Australia. He has won the Colin Thiele Literature Scholarship, an Aurealis Award and the Writers of the Future Contest. In Jason’s jack-of-all-trades writing career he has written comics, apps, television, short stories, novellas and novels. He plays a lot of Dungeons & Dragons, has a passion for godawful puns, and is known to sing karaoke until the small hours.

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CARRIE HARRIS has been writing professionally since the early 2000s. She writes original and licensed books in a variety of worlds including Marvel, Warhammer 40k, the World of Darkness, and the Fate RPG. Her books Shadow Avengers: A Marvel Crisis Protocol NovelWitches Unleashed: A Marvel Untold Novel, and Liberty and Justice for All: A Xavier’s Institute Novel were Scribe award finalists for best licensed fiction, and her young adult horror comedy Bad Taste in Boys was a Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers. She is a member of the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association. Carrie lives in New York with her ninja doctor husband, teenagers, and a cranky dog named Slartibartfast.

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STEVEN PHILIP JONES has written over sixty novels, graphic novels, radio scripts and non-fiction books for adults and young adults. Steven’s best known credits include the graphic novel series H. P. Lovecraft Worlds, the horror-adventure comics series Nightlinger, and the review text The Clive Cussler Adventures: A Critical Review. A graduate of the University of Iowa, Steven majored in Journalism and Religion and was accepted into Iowa’s prestigious Writers’ Workshop MFA Program. A proud husband and father, Steven currently resides in northern Utah.

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LISA SMEDMAN is the author of more than 20 books, ranging from science fiction and fantasy novels to non-fiction histories of the Vancouver, the city where she lives. In 2004, one of her Forgotten Realms novels made the New York Times best sellers list. She is also an accomplished game designer, having written dozens of adventures for the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game and other tabletop RPGs. She worked as a journalist for 25 years, and now makes her living teaching video game design at a local college.

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MJ NEWMAN is a writer and senior game developer with Fantasy Flight Games in Roseville, MN. She is the co-designer of Arkham Horror: The Card Game, and is an enthusiast of horror, fantasy, and romance. Her credentials include insomnia, existential dread, and jumping in fear whenever she sees a spider.

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JOSH REYNOLDS is the author of over thirty novels and numerous short stories, including the wildly popular Warhammer: Age of Sigmar and Warhammer 40,000. He grew up in South Carolina and now lives in Sheffield, UK.

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Reviews

“As a whole this anthology stands up brilliantly as a compelling collection of satisfyingly pulpy and horror-tinged 1920s-set adventures”
Track of Words

“Even for those with no involvement in Cthulhvian gaming, the suite of stories set against the background of a global conspiracy of alien sorcery and lost technology is enjoyable.”
LaptrinhX

” a good, solid read with many enticing stories that all had that gothic horror edge to them.”
The Cosmic Circus

Praise for the Arkham Horror novels

“Pulp cthulhuoid classic… Wrath of N’kai is a solidly written tale that delivers a fast-paced story with ample amounts of action, intrigue, and mystery.”

The Dunwich Review

 

The Last Ritual is a brilliantly eerie and well executed read.”

Book Vagabond

 

“Truly feels like a game of Arkham Horror in page form and any fan of occult horror would be happy to have this in their collection.”

The Great Old Ones Gaming, on Wrath of N’kai

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Global Ebook On Sale: October 4, 2022
US Paperback On Sale: October 18, 2022
UK Paperback On Sale: January 19, 2023
Global Audiobook On Sale: November 11, 2022

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