Songs of the Satyrs




Songs of the Satyrs


From Dark Discoveries editor Aaron J. French, the man who brought you Monk Punk and The Shadow of the Unknown, comes Songs of the Satyrs, an anthology dedicated entirely to the robust creatures of earthly pleasures. Songs of the Satyrs is a collection containing 20 short stories from distinctive new voices in horror as well as such notable authors as David Farland (a.k.a. David Wolverton; New York Times best-selling author), Rhys Hughes, Mark Valentine, W. H. Pugmire, and John Langan, with an introduction by Gene O’Neill.


 Tragôidia by John Langan,  Casting Lots by Jodi Renée Lester,  Founding Fathers by K. H. Vaughan,  Montfort Farm by R. Christophe Ryber,  In Vino Veritas by Robert Harkess,  Fair Weather From That Crimson Land by S. J. Hirons,  A Satyr Once . . . by David W. Landrum,  Ship of Fools by David Farland,  Blood & Beauty by Jeff Chapman,  When the Faun Fell by Rhys Hughes,  Satyrday by Howard Phillips,  Opiate of the Lonely One by Fel Kian,  Unmixed Wine by John “JAM” Arthur Miller,  Game Play by Dy Loveday,  Layin’ a Brodie by J. S. Reinhardt,  Witchcraft & Devilry by Bennie L. Newsome,  To Dance Among Your Puppets by W. H. Pugmire,  The Briggs’ Hill Path by Josh Reynolds,  Goat Songs by Mark Valentine,  Uncle Kantzaros by Iain Grant


“If there has been a previous fiction anthology devoted to satyrs I’m certainly not aware of it–in fact the existence of such an anthology seems as unlikely as these half humans, half goats themselves. But Songs of the Satyrs revels in such unlikeliness, its authors taking this mythical creature as a challenge to their imaginations to produce a variety of fantasy, horror, and science fiction tales exploring sex, madness, appetite, and ecstasy.”–Steve Rasnic Tem, author of Deadfall Hotel

“Get your Goat on! Songs of the Satyrs offers a host of modern Bacchanalian delights and dangers…because where there are satyrs, you know there’s going to be plenty of sex and intoxication (and strange naked rituals in the forest which don’t bode well for someone). OK, sure, you could visit a college frat for the same experience, but then you’d have to deal with the hangover. And that lingering goatish odor…”–John Everson, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Covenant and NightWhere.

“Like the woodlands party animal who is the book’s subject, so too the stories in this anthology frolic and revel and metamorphosize under the supervision of Editor Aaron J. French. French has assembled 20 diverse stories from an equally diverse gathering of authors, each focusing on a different aspect of the goatish hedonist Pan and his cloven-hoofed followers. There is sex, violence and alcohol, not unexpected in a collection of stories about satyrs. It is neither explicit nor gratuitous, but it’s not a YA book either. All in all, I heartily recommend it.”–Hellnotes

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Product Details:

Editor: Aaron J. French

Publication Date: February 27, 2015


Paperback: $17.95 plus $3.00 shipping, handling and sales tax. Total Price $20.95

Electronic: $4.95

Print Length: 262 Pages

Publisher: JournalStone