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Derby Scribes Anthology - Published August 2011


Welcome to the Hellforge - Matthew Fryer, 3rd September 2011

Dark Side of the Covers - BJ, 21st September 2011

A Book A Day - Tonya Cannariato, 16th October 2011

Ginger Nuts of Horror - Jim McLeod, 15th Septmber 2011

Hampton Reviews - Kathy C, 16th October 2011

Cup of Tea Reviews - Sabrina, 2nd November 2011

Dark Musings - Anthony Watson, 21st October 2011

CS Fantasy Reviews - Craig, 5th November 2011

The New Podler - DED, 8th January 2012


Print Edition - Buy Here (£4.00 U.K./$6.41 U.S.A./E4.72 EUROS).

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Featuring previously unpublished stories from Simon Clark, plus stories by Conrad Williams (reprint), Neal James, and Derby Scribes members including Richard Farren BarberStuart Hughes and Christopher Barker.

"Derby Scribes 2011 is the best anthology or collection I've read this year." - The Annual Society Awards, Peter Mark May, author of Hedge End and Hersham Horror Books editor.

"The anthology is an exciting mixture of quality emerging writers as well as some great established names." - Alex Davis. 

"The Derby Scribes 2011 anthology is an enjoyable tome of drama, whimsy and chills." - Welcome to the Hellforge.

"This anthology reminded me that even short fiction can pack a powerful punch." - Dark Side of the Covers.

"On the whole this is a good collection, that showcases some fine talent, definitely worth your time and hard earned cash." - Ginger Nuts of Horror.

"I can absolutely recommend this anthology to anyone who likes fantasy with a thread of humor tied together with a more or less evident thread of the fantastic." - A Book A Day.

"Overall, this is a good eclectic mix of stories from British writers. They are by turns amusing, interesting, and very readable. There are many that are very clever and well done. This is an enjoyable read." - Hampton Reviews.

"Derby Scribes 2011 Anthology's stories were clever, humorous and a fun blend to read. Almost every short story had a surprising twist that was completely unexpected. The authors had been able to make me laugh, gasp, and smile in just a few pages." - Cup of Tea Reviews.

"Derby Scribes is - as with most anthologies - a mixed bag. All in all it's an enjoyable collection." - Dark Musings. 

An exciting mix of the fantastic, the wonderful, and the frightening by the talented members of the Derby Scribes writing group. Overall it's a versatile and multi-faceted anthology, blending corners of reality with aspects of the fantastical in a refreshing way.

Containing eleven short stories from Scribes Alison J. Hill, Christopher Barker, David Ball, Jennifer Brown, Peter Borg, Richard Farren Barber, Stuart Hughes and Victoria Charvill, plus guest authors Conrad Williams, Neal James, and Simon Clark.

Also featuring an introduction by Alex Davis and art work by Samantha Enyon.

The short stories in this anthology include horror, supernatural, contemporary fantasy, science fiction and humour.

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Word count: 32,950 (approximately).

Print Book ISBN: 978-0-9530016-1-3.

Amazon ASIN: B005HQK2VE.

Smashwords ISBN: 978-1-4658-G979-1.

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