Horror Novella FESTIVAL Coming Soon From Dark Horse!

Dark Horse Books will release the new horror novella, FESTIVAL. The book is by bestselling horror authors Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon. The novella will be available in comic stores on October 12th and bookstores on October 25th. Keep reading for more details.

From The Press Release

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (April 5, 2022)— New York Times bestselling horror authors Christopher Golden (Ararat, Road of Bones, Hellboy: The Bones of Giants) and Tim Lebbon (Eden, The Last Storm) weave a new tale of terror in the horror novella Festival, from Dark Horse Books. This hardcover edition will include a cover and illustrations by Peter Bergting.

The Valhalla music festival commemorates a long-ago Viking slaughter, but when strange things start to happen it seems the massacre may be far from over. When festival-goers begin to disappear, and musicians find themselves playing mysterious and ancient songs as if possessed, the fans have to figure out what’s going on before the festival site’s haunting past comes back for blood.

The Festival hardcover will be available at comic stores October 12, 2022 and in bookstores October 25, 2022. It is available for pre-order on AmazonBarnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop and bookstore. Festival will retail for $19.99. 

Praise for Roads of Bones by Christopher Golden:

“Golden is writing at the top of his game.” –Publisher’s Weekly

“[A] horror-thriller hybrid that will chill even the most jaded readers…Give to fans of emotional, though-provoking, nature inspired horror like The Only Good Indians (2020) by Stephen Graham Jones or Wonderland (2020) by Zoje Stage.”—Booklist (starred review)

“The writing is lean, muscular. Readers will feel the cold (and the terror) in their bones…An essential read for horror and supernatural thriller fans.” –Library Journal (starred review)

Praise for Eden by Tim Lebbon:

This is a true page-turner that seamlessly blends elements from various genres, from horror and science fiction to classic adventure tales.”–BookPage

“Lebbon offers weirdly beautiful and horrific images that call to mind those delivered in the theatrical version of Annihilation, and many times I was left chilled by his depictions of a remorseless Nature determined to thrive and grow. A truly gripping and horrifying read.” -Cemetery Dance

“Lebbon excels at building a world that is both wondrous and deeply unsettling…”—Publishers Weekly

About Dark Horse Comics

Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics is an excellent example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and transform a company with humble beginnings into an industry giant. Over the years, Dark Horse has published the work of creative legends such as Yoshitaka Amano, Margaret Atwood, Paul Chadwick, Geof Darrow, Will Eisner, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Faith Erin Hicks, Kazuo Koike, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Moebius, Chuck Palahniuk, Wendy Pini, Richard Pini, and Gerard Way. In addition, Dark Horse has a long tradition of establishing exciting new creative talent throughout all of its divisions. The company has also set the industry standard for quality licensed comics, graphic novels, collectibles, and art books, including Stranger Things, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, Minecraft, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Dragon Age, James Cameron’s Avatar, Game of Thrones, Mass Effect, StarCraft, The Witcher, and Halo. Today, Dark Horse Comics is one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

About Michael Juvinall (6248 Articles)
I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5 and metal fan since I was 14. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all-around affinity for things that go bump in the night! I'm also a huge fan of extreme metal music.

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