Skies darken. Sirens wail. Buildings tremble with each distant boom. You grasp your loved ones close to you. Any second could be your last.
Howls From the Wreckage will push you to the edge of imminent disaster—and drown you in the heartbreak of its fallout.
HOWL Society Press presents its thrilling anthology of disaster horror, fittingly introduced by Nick Cutter, acclaimed author of The Troop and The Deep.
Our Kickstarter for Howls from the Wreckage has just launched! Head over to our Kickstarter Campaign to back this project and get this terrifying anthology yourself. Featuring the following lineup of stories:
“Don’t Play in the Closet” by David Worn
“(>executeRelease_)” by P.L. McMillan
“Son of Yokozuro” by Caleb Stephens
“Crickets” by Solomon Forse
“You Shall Return” by L.P. Hernandez
“The Richardson Family Reunion” by Ryan Marie Ketterer
“Casualties of a Predictable Apocalypse” by Joseph Andre Thomas
“Heavy Rain” by TJ Price
“A War in Hell” by Mike Adamson
“Fleshies” by Thea Maeve
“A Tornado or Something Like It” by C.B. Jones
“A Thing of Habit” by Cassandra Khaw
“Unzipped” by Bridget D. Brave
“The Last Sermon of Brother Grime” by Timaeus Bloom
“Against the Flats” by Jennifer L. Collins
“Hope is a Sad Song” by Gully Novaro
“Systemic Infection” by Michelle Tang
“Forever Home” by Chelsea Pumpkins
“The Children of the Event” by Carson Winter
“Detritus” by Lindsey Ragsdale
Edited by Christopher O’Halloran
Foreword by Nick Cutter
Artwork from Molly Halstead, Joe Radkins, Leah Gharbaharan, Maia Weir, Cassie Daley, Christi Nogle, Michelle Tang, P.L. McMillan, and Solomon Forse.
Audiobook narrated by Don LaFollette, Torchide, Joshua Davos, DeepVoiceVA, Pandora Beatrix, Lance Lovegood, Matthew Byrne, and James Takahashi.
Editions available for pre-order
Limited special-edition hardback: With stunning cover art from Leah Gharbaharan and a sleek layout by Molly Halstead, this 6” x 9” hardback is printed with meticulous care, including hand finishing from bindery experts. The cover features long-lasting wear resistance and 3D texturing to ensure a visually and physically satisfying product that will provide timeless appeal on your personal bookshelf. Any remaining or returned stock from the initial Kickstarter order will be sold at StokerCon 2024 or other conventions.
Limited vintage horror paperback: One glance at this retro edition and you’ll know Joe Radkins took inspiration from Grady Hendrix’s Paperbacks From Hell when designing this cover. With Molly Halstead’s classic text layout, 3D texturing on the cover, and the traditional 4.25” x 7” trade paperback ratio, this book stands alongside the most eye-catching paperbacks from the 80s and 90s horror fiction heyday. Any remaining or returned stock from the initial order will be sold at StokerCon 2024 or other conventions.
Standard trade paperback: What better way to present a disaster theme than with rampageous artwork from Maia Weir and lawless lettering from Molly Halstead? Feast your eyes on this spectacular 6” x 9” edition that one can hardly call “standard.” By securing this edition through our Kickstarter, you should receive it ahead of the public book release.
Ebook: Featuring all the same interior illustrations as the editions above, enjoy a PDF or .epub file of Howls from the Wreckage on your favorite reading device.
Audiobook: This professional audio production includes the foreword and all twenty stories made available via .mp3, .m4b, and a private YouTube link. Starring voice actors Don LaFollette, Torchide, Joshua Davos, DeepVoiceVA, Pandora Beatrix, Lance Lovegood, Matthew Byrne, and James Takahashi.
For all editions, each story includes several pen-and-ink drawings from talented visual artists Molly Halstead, Joe Radkins, Leah Gharbaharan, Maia Weir, Cassie Daley, Christi Nogle, Michelle Tang, P.L. McMillan, and Solomon Forse.
Each backer level for physical editions comes with full-color stickers and a bookmark showcasing various artwork from Howls From the Wreckage.