Joe Mynhardt is a South African horror writer, publisher, editor and teacher with over fifty short story publications. He has appeared in dozens of publications and collections, among them FOR THE NIGHT IS DARK (with Jasper Bark, Tonia Brown and Scott Nicholson).
Joe is also the owner and operator of Crystal Lake Publishing. He has published and edited PAUL KANE’S SLEEPER(S), DANIEL I. RUSSELL’S TRICKS, MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM and FEAR THE REAPER.
Upcoming collections Joe has edited include KEVIN LUCIA’S THINGS SLIP THROUGH, WILLIAM MEIKLE’S SAMURAI AND OTHER STORIES, GARY MCMAHON’S WHERE YOU LIVE, THE OUTSIDERS (Simon Bestwick, Gary McMahon etc.), CHILDREN OF THE GRAVE (Joe McKinney, Armand Rosamilia etc.) and TALES FROM THE LAKE VOL.1 (Graham Masterton, Tim Curran etc.).
His collection of short stories, LOST IN THE DARK, is available through Amazon.
Read more about Joe and his creations at www.Joemynhardt.com and www.crystallakepub.com or find him on Facebook at “Joe Mynhardt’s Short Stories.”
Joe is also an Associate member of the HWA.
The sleepy English locality of Middletown is about to get even sleepier, as a strange malady starts to affect the population. It spreads quickly, causing the authorities to quarantine this small city, and seek out the only person who might be able to help: Doctor Andrew Strauss.
Tricks, Mischief and Mayhem is the debut collection of short stories from Australian Shadows Award finalist Daniel I. Russell. Spanning nearly ten years, this macabre showcase contains the best of Russell's published short fiction and five brand new tales.
Welcome to Clifton Heights, New York, an average Adirondack town, and nice enough in its own right. Except after dark, under the pale light of the moon. Or on a road out of town that never ends, or in an old house on the edge of town with a will of its own.
In Samurai and Other Stories you'll find numerous ghosts, many Scotsmen, a big blob, some holy relics, some unholy relics, a Mothman, a barbarian, some swordplay, a shoggoth and people that nobody expects.
Dive into fourteen tales of non-themed horror by Crystal Lake Publishing, with short stories and dark poems by some of the best horror writers in the world, including a story by the master himself, Graham Masterton.
Wow, what an amazing gem. I went into this book certain I would enjoy it, but I had no idea how I would be absorbed by it. The story is heart-rending and thought-provoking, yet scary at the same time. A great idea, well executed.
Well done, Clayton. Can't wait to see what you come up with next.