The world is a beautiful and terrifying place, where the lands have secrets of their own.
There’s a rustle in the trees in the French countryside. Is it the wind? Or the soldiers who should have died just once?
The fields of India encircle the shaman as he performs rituals that can take away a life or bring it back.
The woods next to a lake in New England hide a camp full of archetypes and a psycho who may or may not wear a mask.
There’s something about a place in time folded into a tale that becomes a character of its own, something that tantalizes and mesmerizes. From the twisting, gravel roads of New Zealand to the dusty, hard-lived ranches of the American West, we travel the world to find the disturbed, the mysterious, and the heart-wrenching.
Authors Luke Bandy, Nick Barton, S. B. Roark, Michael D. Burnside, Gwyneth Cooper, Dana Himrich, Brooke Reynolds and introduce us to their worlds and invite us in to see it as they do.
We might never be the same.
Ink Stains, a quarterly anthology published by Dark Alley Press, features gritty fiction. We are about shining a stark light on the shadows of life, exploring those dimly lit corridors, and unearthing those long-buried secrets. We are about examining the human existence and the human psyche in its raw, delicate and dangerous state. We don’t shy away from controversy, nor do we believe good will always triumph over evil or that someone will always be around to save the day. Sometimes all we have is ourselves. And the stories that keep us turning the page.
Formats: eBook, Trade Paperback
Imprint” Dark Alley Press
BISAC: Fiction / Horror / Anthologies
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