FALLING INTO HEAVEN by L.H. Maynard & M.P.N. Sims. Cover Art by Gerald Gaubert. Introduced by William P. Simmons.
Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK; Sarob Press; 2004. 1st edition hardcover. Len Maynard & Mick Sims have written and edited more than 40 books in the supernatural genre, as well as having numerous stories published in a variety of anthologies and magazines. Active Horror Writers Association members, their collections, Shadows At Midnight, 1979 and 1999 (published by Sarob Press in a revised and enlarged version), and Echoes Of Darkness, 2000 (Sarob Press), were followed in 2002 by their third collection, Incantations, and two retrospective collections of their stories, essays and interviews, The Secret Geography Of Nightmare and Selling Dark Miracles, one introduced by Hugh Lamb and the other by Stephen Jones. This latest collection, Falling Into Heaven (introduced by William P. Simmons), contains their most recent fiction, most of which are original to this collection. Novellas, Moths, The Hidden Language Of Demons and The Seminar, were published in 2001, 2002 and 2003 respectively. They worked as editors on Darkness Rising, and as editors/publishers they ran Enigmatic Press in the UK, which produced Enigmatic Tales, and its sister titles. They have in the past written essays, and reviews, but currently they are concentrating on writing horror, young adult and thriller novels, as well as a few short stories.
Images, Dead Menís Shoes, A Victorian Pot Dresser, Sand Castles, Calling Down The Lightning, Soaking Wet Without a Boat, Salvation, Shortcuts, Caviso Gamo, October Cries/Dancers, Flour White and Spindle Thin, Glimpses, Sliding Down the Slippery Slip.
LIMITED EDITION: 40 numbered copies slipcased, signed by both the authors, Simmons and illustrator Gerald Gaubert. OUT OF PRINT PRIOR TO PUBLICATION. Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket.