In the Court Of The Yellow King, edited by Glynn Owen Barass is a love letter to the original Robert W. Chambers short story collection, 'The King In Yellow', with story themes that draw heavily on the concepts of the original while throwing a number of very interesting spins into the formula, just to see what happens.
Vigil is a vampire apocalyptic novel told in two time streams penned by English author Craig Saunders (writing here as C.R. Saunders). This is not a romance, the vampires are brutal and viscous killers, and the humans at war with them are suitably meek but actively opposed to the hunters higher up in the food chain than themselves.
Whispers from the Abyss, edited by Kat Rocha is a Lovecraftian anthology which likes to steer from the beaten path of the Lovecraftian Mythos: from eldritch-powered necromancer automata to dysfunctional Innsmouth families to short stories about parasitologists in way over their depths, this anthology was a very fulfilling read through and through.
Beer Run Of The Dead, by Don Noble is the story of Kip, a terminally awkward nerd struggling to keep his head together as the world ends on the last day of school (naturally). He is forced to live through the last, bloody moments of human civilization with Richard (his mother's current boyfriend) and survive in the wreckage with Rock and Steady, two hopeless rockstar rejects. During their struggles, Kip will have to man up or be promptly reduced to juicy sirloin steaks by the ravenous hordes of the dead.
A fantasy retelling of Jack The Ripper's gruesome return to his old tricks, placed inside an urban fantasy version of London, starring the closest thing to an occult cost-effective James Bond, the Whitechapel D...
Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma is a collection of short stories by Alex Shvartsman, ranging from humorous urban fantasy stories about quack exorcists-for-hire, to Christmas tales from the deepest, grimmest future to the occasional case of meta-humorous shenanigans, taking place among characters that are perfectly aware that they are going through nonsensical events in a disorderly universe.
The Abbreviated Epics Anthology by Third FlatIron Press is a collection of short fantasy stories, each of which tackles the oft-quoted theme of 'epic', repurposing it according to each author's whim. There are steampunk shorts that take you to exotic locales, theological discussions in strange new universies, cosmological debates among nascent godlings and railroad rides with trickster-gods.
Ravencroft Springs, by Logan L. Masterson is a pulp novel in everything but in name: the story of a rugged loner in self-exile in a small town in the middle of Nowhere, USA, looking to distance himself from civ...