Steve Rasnic Tem

Books

Celestial Inventories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Among the transforming events in these twenty-two genre-bending stories: an office worker and his wife fade into a literal invisibility; a photographer discovers the unexpected in the faces of dead children; a girl moves onto a strange street when she fails to return from trick-or-treating; an artist devotes his career to contracting diseases.
Here with the Shadows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These stories by award-winning author Steve Rasnic Tem drag from the darkness ghosts that haunt us all. Between these covers lurk the spectres of grief, loss, and loneliness. Here with the Shadows is a volume of supernatural impressions and quiet vacancies, and in each story Tem reminds us that sometimes only a whisper separates us from the eternal.
Onion Songs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Onion Songs is a collection of 42 short stories spanning the writing career of Steve Rasnic Tem, with an emphasis on the bizarre, the offbeat and the meditative. Here Tem confronts the big questions of human experience (aging, death, identity, relationships) like a collector digging deep in the clutter of an attic and pulling out only the most unexpected and most telling finds.
The Harvest Child and Other Fantasies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,100. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
THE HARVEST CHILD AND OTHER FANTASIES collects the wide range of Steve Rasnic Tem’s fantasy tales for the first time. These 39 stories include sword & sorcery sagas, chronicles of fairies, elves, witches, wizards, magical creatures, Robin Hood, funny fantasy, and a smattering of science fantasy, as well as some uncollected dark fantasy tales which emphasize the fantasy over the horror.
Out of the Dark: A Storybook of Horrors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 224,750. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Steve Rasnic Tem once said his writing was filtered through “a different lens to view the world.” With a style all his own, Tem has galvanized and thrilled fans of weird fiction worldwide. His efforts have earned him the Bram Stoker, World Fantasy and British Fantasy Awards. His métier is the monstrous secret, the unsettling darkness hidden within all of us.
Absent Company
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
ABSENT COMPANY collects two of Steve Rasnic Tem’s early books of ghostly, supernatural tales: the 33 stories in The Far Side of the Lake combined with his haunting exploration of the intersection of reality and delusion, the novelette Among the Living. “It’s not uncommon to believe yourself awake when you are, in fact, sleeping. Far less common is to believe yourself sleeping when you are awake."
City Fishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,280. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
City fishing is the long out of print short fiction collection by award-winning author Steve Rasnic Tem. This book collects 38 short stories drawn from the deep recesses of a very creative mind. Nominated for the Bram Stoker Award Winner, International Horror Guild Award, 2000
In Concert
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Horror » General
Steve Rasnic & Melanie Tem : In Concert collects the collaborative short fiction of Melanie Tem and Steve Rasnic Tem, who have worked at the cutting edge of imaginative fiction for over a quarter century. In the twenty-one tales herein, the reader will find fear, joy, and mystery.
The Book of Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
The Book of Days consists of a short story told each day by a man trying to talk himself back to sanity. These daily inventions emulate the styles of everything from traditional ghost stories to the works of O’Henry and James Whitcomb Riley, from westerns to fifties science fiction. As a sequence illustrating the narrator’s deep internal struggle, these stories build to an electrifying whole.
Excavation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Archaeologist Reed Taylor is called back to his hometown of Simpson Creeks, Kentucky to dig into the earth now covering his family’s old farm, and the bodies of his mother and father. But in a terrifying rendezvous with his own past he discovers that his memories of the dead are not only palpable, but capable of fantastic transformation.

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