Shadow Writer – the 10th Anniversary Edition of Paul Kane's celebrated anthologies "Alone (In The Dark)" and "Touching the Flame" containing all of the stories from the original publications together with three uncollected short stories, uncollected poetry, copies of edited manuscript pages, comprehensive author notes and a new introduction by Simon Clark PLUS a colour art portfolio of the illustrations from the German edition of Touching The Flame (Deluxe & Lettered Editions Only).
"Kane finds the everyday horrors buried within us, rips them out and serves them up in these deliciously dark tales." – Kelley Armstrong
"Paul Kane brings an original voice and style to his dark stories. His work is compelling and powerful." – Ed Gorman
"I'm impressed by the range of Paul Kane's imagination. It seems there is no risk, no high-stakes gamble, he fears to take... Kane's foot never gets even close to the brake pedal." – Peter Straub
Paul Kane is the award-winning, bestselling author and editor of over fifty books – including the Arrowhead trilogy (gathered together in the sellout Hooded Man omnibus, revolving around a post-apocalyptic version of Robin Hood), The Butterfly Man and Other Stories, Hellbound Hearts and The Mammoth Book of Body Horror. His non-fiction books include The Hellraiser Films and Their Legacy and Voices in the Dark, and his genre journalism has appeared in the likes of SFX, Rue Morgue and DeathRay. He has been a Guest at Alt.Fiction five times, was a Guest at the first SFX Weekender, at Thought Bubble in 2011, Derbyshire Literary Festival and Off the Shelf in 2012, Monster Mash and Event Horizon in 2013, and Edge-Lit in 2014, ... (more)