Love is woven into the material of our lives. A strength of nature that knits us jointly whilst it tears us aside. Threads of starvation, ardour, and ache run via this assortment the place the final Nephilim fights his gory cravings, a latchkey child befriends a cage dancer, and a weird and wonderful chance lurks within the shadows of a pleasant local. Siblings flip significant and gods are dropped at their knees in a depressing literary patchwork that might force you into the knot of your lover’s palms, understanding how simply you'll unravel.
Suicide sew is horny, transgressive, and clever; produced from 11 stories that discover the sinister aspect of love.
"If you will have a glimpse into the darkness of the typical, with moments of good looks and horror alongside the best way, Suicide sew is definitely worthy identifying up."
~Josh Black, Cemetery Dance Online
“Sarah L. Johnson is a fully wonderful expertise. Her phrases strike real, and her tales are dripping with the very stuff that makes us Human.”
~ Axel Howerton, Arthur Ellis Award-nominated writer of scorching Sinatra, and Furr
“Johnson’s tales frequently arouse and frighten in equivalent degree. a powerful woman voice has good and actually arrived at nighttime fiction style. Take her hand as she walks you thru those 11 stories, yet pray she doesn’t permit go.”
~ Beavisthebookhead Blog
"Suicide sew is a horror assortment, and entirely embraces the transformative energy of horror throughout genres... The tales are sharp and hazardous and darkish, so dark…"
~Charles Payseur, Nerds of a Feather, Flock jointly Blog
“Dark and sincere, hauntingly attractive and sharp, Ms. Johnson’s prose will tear at you. regulate this woman, i feel she's going to end up herself a strength to be reckoned with in literature.”
~ C.W. LaSart, writer of advert Nauseam
"The ease of Johnson’s type belies the awful subject material she treats. during this appreciate, her paintings is corresponding to a few of Neil Gaiman’s, within which a delightful floor provides option to giant darkness, which keeps to spread within the reader’s brain after the tale is completed. Like Gaiman, Johnson is worked up to roam during the highways and byways of mythology, to revisit and reassess the various oldest tales in western tradition, usually taking them in new and startling instructions. and likewise like Gaiman, she is keen to permit a few enigmas to stay in her fiction. With Suicide sew, she has prepare a compelling debut.” ~ John Langan for LOCUS journal December 2016.
*Update c/o EMP Publishing: As of 1/13/2017, Comet Press has selected the novella "Little Sister, Little Brother" from Ms. Johnson's assortment within 'Suicide sew: 11 tales' to be featured of their annual Year's top Hardcore Horror 2016.