“In this modern Lovecraftian tale, French uses well-worn tropes to introduce his story and get it moving, but then, just when you think you have read this one before, he bends and twists his story into something both original and shocking. This is a well-paced occult story featuring solid characters and just the right balance between description and action—perfect for fans of cosmic-horror or demonic-possession tales.” — Booklist


The Time Eater is the debut novel of psychological/metaphysical horror and weird fiction from Aaron J. French. When Roger Borough receives an unexpected call from a mysterious woman, he is sum-moned into the past by news that an old college friend is dying. When he encounters James Steiner again the floodgates of his unconscious become unlocked, releasing a deluge of memories and fears he has worked hard to forget. But that’s not all. Their reunion also unearths a secret, a ritual from their shared past that awakened an entity so vast, so outside of space and time, that it shattered their youthful reality. Now that entity is back. And it is ravenous and all-devouring…


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“Aaron J. French gives us a psychological war between man and the darkness behind the curtain of reality”

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Front_Cover_Image_TGOHPLCThe Gods of H.P. Lovecraft, a brand new anthology edited by Aaron J. French, collects the twelve principal deities of the Lovecraftian Mythos and sets them loose in its pages. Featuring the biggest names in horror and dark fantasy, including many NY Times bestsellers, full of original fiction and artwork, and individual commentary on each of the deities by Donald Tyson, author of Grimoire of the Necro-nomicon and Alhazred. Lovecraft’s bestiary of gods has had a major influence on the horror scene from the time these sacred names were first evoked. Cthulhu, Azathoth, Nyarlathotep, Yog-Sothoth—this pantheon of the horrific calls to mind the very worst of cosmic nightmares and the very darkest signs of human nature. The Gods of H.P. Lovecraft brings together twelve all-new Mythos tales from:


1. Cthulhu (Adam Nevill)
2. Yog-Sothoth (Martha Wells)
3. Azathoth (Laird Barron)
4. Nyarlathotep (Bentley Little)
5. Shub-Niggurath (David Liss)
6. Tsathoggua (Brett Talley)
7. The Mi-Go (Christopher Golden & James A. Moore)
8. Night-gaunts (Jonathan Maberry)
9. Elder Things (Joe Lansdale)
10. Great Race (Rachel Caine)
11. Yig (Douglas Wynne)
12. The Deep Ones (Seanan McGuire)
With commentary on each deity by Donald Tyson


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“THE GODS OF H. P. LOVECRAFT is a dream of an anthology. ”

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