Dead of Winter

Eight chilling tales to read under the Cold Moon.  A tinker’s son acquires a cursed soul. A dying woman is haunted by her own reflection. An uninvited presence haunts a Christmas seance. A festive holiday turns macabre. Despite the twinkling lights and steaming cocoa, the end of the year is the darkest time of the year—a season of short days, …

2021 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition Quarterfinalists

2021 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition Quarterfinalists Vesuvian Titles reached the quarterfinals in the following categories:Horror — Dark Country, Sisters of the MoonAdventure — 7th Grade RevolutionHere is the complete list of Quarterfinalists: “Just Another Girl on the Road” S. Kensington 7th Grade Revolution Liana Gardner 80 Years Till Death: Sex, Drugs, and Osteoporosis JP LeRoux A Blind Eye Alan Larson …

Announcing the Results of the 2020 Independent Publisher Book Awards

Announcing the Results of the2020 Independent Publisher Book Awards  HORROR GOLD: The Meadows, by London Clarke (Carfax Abbey Publishing) SILVER: The Night Weaver, by Monique Snyman (Vesuvian Books)BRONZE (tie): The Experiments, by Bill Thompson (Ascendente Books)The Armageddon Chord, by Jeremy Wagner (Riverdale Avenue Books) MILITARY/WARTIME FICTION GOLD: Royal Beauty Bright, by Ryan Byrnes (Amphorae Publishing Group)SILVER (tie): Life During Wartime, …

Foreword Reviews Announces Finalists For 2019 Indies Book Of The Year Awards

FOREWORD REVIEWS ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR2019 INDIES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS  Link to the list of Young Adult Finalists: Foreword Indies — 2019 Finalists FOREWORD REVIEWS ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR2019 INDIES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS  Link to the list of Young Adult Finalists: Foreword Indies — 2019 Finalists

Dark Country

A young occult-crime expert is called in to investigate a murder and finds herself the target of a dangerous game with a serial killer who utilizes the paranormal to do his bidding; Dark Country highlights the multicultural mythologies, magic, histories, beauty, and horror of living in pseudo-modern South Africa. Too often people mistake monsters for gods. When a ravaged corpse …

Quarterfinalists in the 2019 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition

Quarterfinalists in the 2019 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition 

The Night Weaver Named to Friendly Haints and Macabre Adventures by School Library Journal

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL NAMES THE NIGHT WEAVER TOFRIENDLY HAINTS AND MACABRE ADVENTURES36 Seasonal Titles for Middle Grade and High School Readers  SNYMAN, Monique. The Night Weaver. 266p. (The Harrowsgate Series).Vesuvian. Oct. 2019. pap. $16.99. ISBN 9781645480068. Gr 9 Up—Stephen King’s It meets Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight in Snyman’s first installment of a new series. In the town of Shadow Grove, an …

The Night Weaver Featured in Foreword Reviews Magazine Oct/Nov 2019 issue

The Night Weaver Featured in Foreword Reviews Magazine Oct/Nov 2019 Issue Something dark is waking up in Shadow Grove, and one teenager has the determination—and the family legacy—that’s necessary to set things right. Monique Snyman’s sinister and satisfying fantasy tale The Night Weaver is an atmospheric start to a new series.The town of Shadow Grove is just as eerie as its name …