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BURN THA MOTHERFUCKA DOWN – Anthology Announcement

We are developing a project that we can’t keep quiet about any longer…

Here at Deadite Press in Portland, Oregon we are entering our 14th week of downtown protests for black lives and we have barely recovered from the shock of unidentified federal officers illegally abducting people off the streets in unmarked vans. Today is the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. And the image for this post is a photograph taken Monday night in Kenosha, Wisconsin at a protest following the police shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday. The fight for civil rights and equality in this country is far from over and this is the time for action.

To contribute to the cause and engage our community of creators and readers, I can share with you now that we are putting together an anthology of extreme horror stories about police brutality and systemic racism. In true Deadite Press style this anthology will be brutal and uncompromising. We have already reached out to many of our favorite horror writers and the responses have been inspiring! We will also be opening up for submissions soon.

The project is being edited by Andre Duza and Wrath James White. 100% of the net profits from this anthology will benefit NAACP Legal Defense Fund  and The Equal Justice Initiative.

Here’s their official statement about the anthology:

BURN THA MOTHERFUCKA DOWN!
(Anti-fascism, Anti-racism, Extreme Horror tales of Justice, Anarchy, Revolution, and Revenge)
Edited by Andre Duza and Wrath James White

Systemic racism is hardwired into the US justice system. From police shootings and brutal beatings of unarmed black people, to mass incarceration and longer prison sentences for minorities and people of color, conviction of innocent men due to prosecutorial misconduct, laws that target minority communities with harsher sentences for marijuana and crack than for cocaine, designer drugs, and prescription opioids, anti-immigration laws that overwhelmingly target black and brown countries, bathroom bills and denial of healthcare for transpersons, the gay/ trans panic legal defense and the failure to prioritize and prosecute the murder of transwomen, it is clear the system is rigged against us. So, what is there left for us to do, but burn this motherfucker down!

100% of the net profits from this anthology will benefit NAACP Legal Defense Fund  and The Equal Justice Initiative.

Burn Tha Motherfucka Down! will be published by Deadite Press in paperback and ebook formats with an anticipated release date in early 2021.

Stay tuned as things develop for information about how you can get involved!


ALL YOU CAN EAT by Shane McKenzie

Unflinching and uncompromising, tough and talented, Shane McKenzie stands at the forefront of the next generation of horror writers.
—Bentley Little, Stoker Award winning author of The Summoning, The Store, and The Haunted

Edward Lee fans are going to dig All You Can Eat! My advice? Devour this in one sitting, before it eats you!
—J. F. Gonzalez, Author of Survivor and the co-author of the Clickers series.

Deep in Texas there is a Chinese restaurant that harbors a secret. Its food is delicious and the secret ingredient ensures that once you have one bite you’ll never be able to stop. But when the food runs out and the customers turn to cannibalism, the kitchen staff must take up arms against these obese people-eaters or else be next on the menu!

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THE DARK ONES by Bryan Smith

Smith promises unimaginable brutality, bile-inducing fear, and unfathomable despair; and then delivers monumentally.”
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A feast of good old-fashioned horror.”
—Brian Keene, author of Ghoul

They are The Dark Ones. The name began as a self-deprecating joke, but it stuck and now it’s a source of pride. They’re the one who don’t fit in. The misfits who drink and smoke too much and stay out all hours of the night. Everyone knows they’re trouble.

On the outskirts of Ransom, TN is an abandoned, boarded-up house. Something evil happened there long ago. The evil has been contained there ever since, locked down tight in the basement—until the night The Dark Ones set it free . . .

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DARK HOLLOW by Brian Keene

Something very strange is happening in LeHorn’s Hollow. . .

Eerie, piping music is heard late at night, and mysterious fires have been spotted deep in the woods. Women are vanishing without a trace overnight, leaving behind husbands and families.

When up-and-coming novelist Adam Senft stumbles upon an unearthly scene, it plunges him and the entire town into an ancient nightmare. Folks say the woods in LeHorn’s Hollow are haunted, but what waits there is far worse than any ghost.

It has been summoned…

and now it demands to be satisfied.

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HERO by J. F. Gonzalez and Wrath James White

Adelle Smith has lived her entire life for the betterment of mankind. A Civil Rights Activist in the Sixties and Seventies, she has spent most of her adult life attending marches, giving speeches, and lending a hand to anyone in need.

But on the very evening she is to be acknowledged with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her humanitarian efforts, a stroke leaves her partially paralyzed and unable to speak. Now Adelle’s in the care of a ruthless hospice nurse, who sees not a hero before her, but the cause of her many hardships growing up as a child of interracial parents, someone who decides to give Adelle her very own brand of “Physical Therapy” consisting of pain and suffering, mental cruelty and torture.

And now, after a lifetime of helping others, Adelle needs help, quickly, before another round of brutal treatment snuffs out her life.

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GENITAL GRINDER by Ryan Harding

Think you’re hardcore? Think again. If you’ve handled everything Edward Lee, Wrath James White, and Bryan Smith have thrown at you, then put on your rubber parka, spread some plastic across the floor, and get ready for Ryan Harding, the unsung master of hardcore horror. Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. Harding’s work is like an acid bath, and pain has never been so sweet.
– Brian Keene

Enjoy the tour, friends. Enjoy the gang-bang. You may need psych drugs afterwards, you may need an air-sick bag and a steam shower, but I feel confident that you will be provocatively moved by this book.
– Edward Lee from his introduction.

Gential Grinder collects the most sought after and most extreme fiction from the diamond in the puke – Ryan Harding.

Contents:
Introduction: Enjoy the Gang Rape by Edward Lee
Damaged Goods
Sharing Needles
Genital Grinder: A Snuff Film in 5 Acts
Development
Emissary
Genital Grinder II: Dis-Membered
First Indications
Aftermath: About the Stories

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THE CAGE by Brian Keene

For the employees of Big Bill’s Home Electronics, it’s just the end of another long workday—until a gunman bursts into the store and begins shooting.

Now, with some of their co-workers dead, the hostages are disappearing one-by-one, and if they want to survive the night, they’ll have to escape…

THE CAGE.

Deadite Press is proud to make Brian Keene’s hard-to-find, ultra-violent novella THE CAGE available to a wider audience.

Also includes three rare bonus stories: “Marriage Causes Cancer In Rats,” “Lest Ye Become,” and “Waiting For Darkness.”

 

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GHOUL by Brian Keene

There is something in the local cemetery that comes out at night.

Something that is unearthing corpses and killing people.

It’s the summer of 1984 and Timmy and his friends are looking forward to no school, comic books, and adventure. But instead they will be fighting for their lives. The ghoul has smelled their blood and it is after them.

But that’s not the only monster they will face this summer . . .

From award-winning horror master Brian Keene comes a novel of monsters, murder, and the loss of innocence.

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SANTA STEPS OUT by Robert Devereaux

Sex, Death, and Santa Claus

His generosity is legendary. He has a devoted wife, a crack team of sky-borne reindeer, hordes of industrious elves, and the love of good little boys and girls around the globe. But what unholy desires now propel him into the lascivious clutches of a certain fairy? And who was he before  the sleigh and workshop, in times forgotten?

She munches on molars, summons drowned sailors to her pleasure, and recalls, sharp as a pinprick, her life as the most savage of ash nymphs. Why then is she stuck, night after night, hovering above pillows to leave coins for gap-toothed brats? More important, how quickly can she captivate the jolly old elf to the north?

He’s huge, fluffy, lonesome, and unbearably horny. On his Easter rounds, he contrives, as often as possible, to get a grip on himself and peer into interesting bedrooms. But who in the world will throw him down and ravage him as the lovers under his gaze ravage one another?

Deadite Press is proud to bring back the ultimate erotic Christmas story from Robert Devereaux

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CASTAWAYS by Brian Keene

They came to the deserted island to compete on a popular reality television show. Each one hoped to be the last to leave. Now they’re just hoping to stay alive, because the island isn’t deserted after all. Contestants are disappearing, but they aren’t being eliminated by the game. They’re being taken by the monstrous, half-human creatures that live deep in the jungle. The men will be slaughtered. The women will be kept alive as captives. Night is falling, the creatures are coming, and rescue is so far away…

Deadite Press is proud to present Brian Keene’s tribute to the late, great Richard Laymon!

“Bloody, vile, violent and nasty. Castaways is a can’t put down page turner.” -House of Horrors

“Much like Laymon, Keene provides all kinds of thrills here… But Brian Keene has his own voice, too, one just as good a the late great master, Richard Laymon.” -SFRevu

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SURVIVOR by J. F. Gonzalez

BEFORE HOSTEL…BEFORE SAW…THERE WAS SURVIVOR…

It was supposed to be a romantic weekend getaway. Lisa was looking forward to spending time alone with her husband-and telling him that they are going to have a baby. Instead, it becomes a nightmare when her husband is arrested and Lisa is kidnapped. But the kidnappers aren’t asking for ransom. They want Lisa herself. They’re going to make her a star in a snuff film.

What they have in mind for Lisa is unspeakable. They plan to torture and murder her as graphically and brutally as possible, and to capture it all on film. If they have their way, Lisa’s death will be truly horrifying…but even more horrifying is what Lisa will do to survive…

Deadite Press is proud to present the classic hardcore horror novel in this author’s preferred version by J. F. Gonzalez. Now a new generation of readers will ask – how far would you go to survive?

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DEPRAVED by Bryan Smith

Welcome to Hopkins Bend. You’re never getting out of here alive…

In the middle-of-nowhere, USA, there is a town not on any map. A place where outsiders are tortured, raped, and eaten. Where local law enforcement runs a sex trafficking ring. And the woods hold even more monstrous secrets.

Today four unlucky travelers will end up in Hopkins Bend. If they want to ever get out alive they will have to become just as vicious and violent as their pursuers. Just as…depraved.

“Depraved lives up to its name in the most brutal and visceral way. Sort of like a roller-coaster ride… but with battery acid and razor blades on the handlebars.” -Ronald Kelly

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JUST LIKE HELL by Nate Southard

Dillion is a popular high school football star, gay, and tied to a chair in the dark. His lover is bound and gagged next to him. Around him are his teammates – his captors. They aren’t happy that they’ve been playing with a “faggot” and they intend to repay the disgrace. There will be humiliation, blood, and pain. But then it gets out of control. What started as black-hearted entertainment has turned into a cat-and-mouse game of gruesome justice. By the end of this night, four people will be dead. And those left alive will be forever scared.

Deadite Press is proud to present Nate Southard’s modern hardcore horror classic of torture, terror, and bloody vengeance. This edition also includes four bonus stories: “A Team-Building Exercise,” “Miss Kenner and Me,” “Senorita,” and “Work Pit Four.”

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THE KILLING KIND by Bryan Smith

The classic ultra-splatter roadtrip in the spirit of Natural Born Killers and The Devil’s Rejects.

Roxie is the goth girl of your dreams. There’s just one problem-she’s batshit crazy and has a fetish for murder. After a petty insult at a gas station, she goes on a murder spree, hunting down those that pissed her off.

But she’s not the only monster on the road. There are others out there killing and raping. And everyone’s headed to the same beach house. A desolate vacation getaway with no neighbors and no one to hear the screams.

Deadite Press is proud to bring back Bryan Smith’s nasty novel of murder, torture, and the darkest side of human nature-The Killing Kind

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MANGLED MEAT by Edward Lee

No writer is more hardcore, offensive, or notorious than Edward Lee. His world is one of torture, bizarre fetishes, and alien autopsies.

Prepare yourself, as these three novellas from the king of splatterspunk are guaranteed to make you gasp, gag, and laugh your ass off.

The Decortication Technician – What secrets do a crashed alien spaceship hold? One man and his surgical tools will find out.

The Cyesolagniac – A man with a pregnancy fetish meets the girl of his dreams-and his worst nightmares.

Room 415 – From his hotel room window, Flood will see his darkest desires become real.

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HIGHWAYS TO HELL by Bryan Smith

“Let me unequivocally state that Bryan Smith creates the most fantastic, sick, demented and twisted characters in horror fiction today.” –Famous Monsters of Filmland

“I look forward to spending a weekend with a new Bryan Smith book the way I used to look forward to spending a weekend with a new Richard Laymon novel. In my view, there isn‘t higher praise than that.”-Brian Keene, author of The Rising.

“Holy. Shit.”-Horror Drive-In

The road to hell is paved with angels and demons. Brain worms and dead prostitutes. Serial killers and frustrated writers. Zombies and Rock ‘n Roll. And once you start down this path, there is no going back.

Collecting thirteen tales of shock and terror from Bryan Smith, Highways to Hell is a non-stop road-trip of cruelty, pain, and death. Grab a seat, Smith has such sights to show you.

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KILL WHITEY by Brian Keene

In the Russian criminal underworld there is a man named Whitey. He is unstoppable and always gets what he wants. Some say he can’t be hurt. Some say he can’t be killed.

Larry Gidson is about to find out. He is a dock worker on the run with Sondra Belov, a beautiful stripper. Whitey wants Sondra and he will torture and kill to get her. Larry, his friends, and even his cat will never be safe unless they give him Sondra – or they kill Whitey.

From horror master, Brian Keene, comes a crime adventure filled with sex, gore, and guns.

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HIS PAIN by Wrath James White

Life is pain . . .

. . .  or at least it is for Jason. Born with a rare central nervous disorder, every sensation is pain. Every sound, scent, texture, flavor, even every breath, brings nothing but mind-numbing pain. His days are spent in a padded room addicted to every narcotic known to man. At night he is sealed in a sensory deprivation bag to block out the entire world.

Pain is all Jason has ever known about the world.

Until the arrival of Yogi Arjunda of the Temple of Physical Enlightenment. He claims to be able to help Jason, to be able to give him a life of more than agony. But the treatment leaves Jason changed and he wants to share what he learned. He wants to share his pain . . .

From hardcore horror master Wrath James White, comes a novella of pain, pleasure, and transcendental splatter.

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DEAD SEA by Brian Keene

In 2003, Brian Keene’s The Rising revived horror literature’s dormant obsession with zombies.

In 2007, Brian Keene’s Dead Sea knocked that obsession on its ass…

The city streets are no longer safe. They are filled instead with the living dead, rotting predators driven only by a need to kill and eat. Some of the living still struggle to survive, but with each passing day, their odds grow worse. Some survivors have fled, frantically searching for a place to escape, even briefly, the slaughter around them. For Lamar Reed and a handful of others, that safe haven is an old Coast Guard ship out at sea, with plenty of water between them and the zombies. These desperate survivors are completely isolated from the dangers of the mainland. But their haven will soon become a deathtrap, and they’ll learn that isolation can also mean no escape!

Deadite Press is proud to present this Author’s Preferred version of Keene’s over-the-top cult classic, which includes never-before-published material!

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DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN by Brian Keene

One morning the residents of Walden, Virginia, woke up to find the rest of the world gone. Just . . . gone.

Surrounding their town was a wall of inky darkness, plummeting Walden into permanent night. Nothing can get in – not light, not people, not even electricity, radio, TV, internet, food, or water. And nothing can get out. No one who dared to penetrate the mysterious barrier has ever been seen again. Only their screams were heard.

But for some, the darkness is not the worst of their fears. Driven mad by thirst, hunger, and perpetual night, the residents of Walden are ready to explode. The last few sane prisoners of this small town must prepare a final stand against their neighbors, themselves, and something even worse . . . something out there . . . in the darkness . . .

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TEQUILA’S SUNRISE by Brian Keene

Discover the secret origins of the “drink of the gods” in this dark fantasy fable by best-selling author Brian Keene.

Chalco, a young Aztec boy, feels helpless as conquering Spanish forces near his village. But when a messenger of the gods hands him a key to unlock the doors of human perception and visit unseen worlds, Chalco journeys into the mystical Labyrinth, searching for a way to defeat the invaders. He will face gods, devils, and things that are neither. But he will also learn that some doorways should never be opened and not all entrances have exits…

Tequila’s Sunrise. Take the shot and open the door… if you dare.

Deadite Press is proud to present this author’s preferred edition of Brian Keene’s long out-of-print novella, which contains material not included in previously published editions. Also included in this edition are seven bonus short stories: Dust, Burying Betsy, Fade To Null, Golden Boy, Two-Headed Alien Love Child, That Which Lingers, and Bunnies In August.

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A GATHERING OF CROWS by Brian Keene

Brinkley Springs is a quiet little town. Some say the town is dying. They don’t know how right they are.

Five mysterious figures are about to pay a visit to Brinkley Springs. They have existed for centuries, emerging from the shadows only to destroy. To kill. To feed. They bring terror and carnage, and leave blood and death in their wake. The only person that can prevent their rampage is ex-Amish magus (and fan favorite character) Levi Stoltzfus.

As the night wears on, Brinkley Springs will be quiet no longer. Screams will break the silence. But when the sun rises again, will there be anyone left alive to hear?

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CARNAL SURGERY by Edward Lee

Autopsy fetishes, crippled sex slaves, a serial killer who keeps the hands of his victims, government conspiracies, dead cops and doomed pornographers. From operating room morality plays to a town that serves up piss and cum mixed drinks, this is the strange and disturbing world of Edward Lee.

From one of the most notorious, controversial, and extreme voices in horror fiction comes a new collection of depravity and terror. Carnal Surgery collects eleven of Lee’s most sought after tales of sex and dismemberment.

Featuring:
The Seeker
Please Let Me Out
The Order of Nature
Goddess of the New Dark Age
Hands
The Table
Death, She Said
The Piece of Paper
The Blurred Room
Gut-Shot
Make A Wish

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BABY’S FIRST BOOK OF SERIOUSLY FUCKED-UP SHIT by Robert Devereaux

From an orgy between God, Satan, Adam and Eve to beauty pageants for fetuses. From a giant human-absorbing tongue to a place where God is in the eyes of the psychopathic. This is a party at the furthest limits of human decency and cruelty. Robert Devereaux is your host but watch out – he’s spiked the punch with drugs, sex, and dismemberment.

Deadite Press is proud to present ten stories of the strange, the gross, and the just plain fucked-up from one of the most original voices in horror – Robert Devereaux.

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