Today I have a treat for you! Granted, it’s a tad dark for a Monday morning, but it features some truly horrific tales, and hauntingly beautiful illustrations for every story. Have a look and see for yourself! I promise it’s as dark as my morning coffee!
Tales in Sombre Tones (Publication Date: April 15th, 2019)
Lock the doors, close the blinds and settle in with this anthology of illustrated horror stories. Velvet dark imagery leads you into haunting tales that will stay with you long after the lights have gone out. Drawing on folklore and nightmares, exploring modern versions of classic stories and bringing original, inventive new horrors, this is a collection that takes the reader on a stunning journey into the world just behind the shadows.
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How stunning are these drawings? Each story features its own beautiful illustration, giving us a powerful visual. The stories combined with these pictures give the reader the most visceral experience possible.
This work of art is truly a feast for the senses, and it is going straight to the top of my TBR!
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About the Author
Sean Walter lives on the west coast of the United States, in the rainy city of Portland, Oregon. He’s been writing about all things strange and twisted as a hobby since he was eight years old, and professionally for the last decade or so. The myriad of jobs he’s had in his life, from manual labour jobs to EMT, bartender to bodyguard, lend realism and experience to his dark stories.
About the Illustrator
Karen Ruffles lives in Whitby on the North Yorkshire coast, a perfect location for an artist with a love for the gothic side of horror. She specialises in charcoal and carbon pencil drawings, covering a wide range of subjects but her first love is the monsters who wander into her studio and in some cases, take up permanent residence.