The Bone Lantern [hardcover] by Angela Slatter
CATEGORY Fantasy / Horror
PUBLICATION DATE May 2022
COVER ART Daniele Serra
Unsigned Jacketed Hardcover — ISBN 978-1-78636-834-8 [£18]
100 JHC signed by the author — ISBN 978-1-78636-833-1 [£25]
When a strange creature approaches Selke’s campfire, intent on filling its stomach with who knows what (or whom), Selke disarms it with her own meal and the promise of stories, eager to prolong her life while she searches for salvation.
There follows the tale of Gwynn, a young witch determined to survive the prince’s court and avoid the fate of his many wives; the story of a dital harp, imbued with the magic of its maker to aid in her quest for revenge, and lastly, the tale of Selke’s search for the bone lantern, and through it her salvation…
Dr Angela Slatter is an Australian writer of dark fantasy and horror. She’s the author of four novels, three novellas, and ten short story collections. Her latest publications are the gothic fairytale novel All the Murmuring Bones from Titan, and the mosaic collection The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales from Tartarus Press. She has a PhD, teaches for the Australian Writers’ Centre, and is trying to finish a new gothic novel, Morwood. She has won a World Fantasy Award, a British Fantasy Award, a Ditmar Award, an Australian Shadows Award, and six Aurealis Awards. Her debut novel was nominated for the Dublin Literary Award in 2018.
She can be found online at www.angelaslatter.com, tweeting as AngelaSlatter, and taking photos of dogs, food and books on Instagram as angelaslatter.