New Novella: “Boiling Shadow”

The Hollowhills Cycle, Vol. II
By Tim Mendees

Cosmic Horror (218 pages)
Available in 5×8 paperback and ebook formats.

Following the tragic death of his parents, William Johnson is sent to live with his grandfather in the isolated mining village of Hollowhills. Everything is not as it seems in his new home, and it quickly becomes apparent that dark forces are converging on the area.

The grief-stricken teenager soon finds himself the target of an ancient evil intent on using him as a pawn in its deadly game. Fighting not only for his mind and body but the fate of humanity, William must uncover the secret of the shadow before it’s too late.

Boiling Shadow is a cosmic horror novella published by Mannison Press and the second book in The Hollowhills Cycle.

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Miss the first book in The Hollowhills Cycle?
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Cosmic Horror (90 pages)
Available in 5×8 paperback and ebook formats.

As a child, Aiden Conley thought that his eccentric uncle was a vampire. Now that he is older, he realizes that the truth behind the man’s aversion to mirrors is far stranger. Madness and death dog Aiden’s footsteps as he attempts to uncover the riddle behind the mirrors in this tale of cosmic horror.

Burning Reflection by Tim Mendees is a cosmic horror novellette published by Mannison Press and the first book in The Hollowhills Cycle.

About the Author
Tim Mendees is a horror writer from Macclesfield in the North-West of England who specializes in cosmic horror and weird fiction. A lifelong fan of classic weird tales, Tim set out to bring the pulp horror of yesteryear into the 21st Century and give it a distinctly British flavour. His work has been described as the lovechild of H.P. Lovecraft and P.G. Wodehouse and is often peppered with a wry sense of humour acting as a counterpoint to the unnerving—and often disturbing—narratives. Tim has over eighty short stories and novelettes published in anthologies and magazines with publishers all over the world. He also has five published novellas and a short story collection with more releases coming soon.

When he is not arguing with the spellchecker, Tim is a goth DJ, crustacean and cephalopod enthusiast, and the presenter of a popular the web series After Hours with live video readings of his material and interviews with fellow authors. Tim is also a co-host of the Innsmouth Book Club podcast. He currently lives in Brighton & Hove with his pet crab, Gerald, and an army of stuffed octopods.

Learn more on his website at or visit his YouTube channel at


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