Mother Knows Best: Tales of Homemade Horror (A Women in Horror Anthology) (Paperback)

Mother Knows Best: Tales of Homemade Horror (A Women in Horror Anthology) By Lindy Ryan (Editor), Sadie Mother Horror Hartmann (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lindy Ryan (Editor), Sadie Mother Horror Hartmann (Foreword by)
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New and exclusive short stories and poems inspired by bad mothers from some of today’ s fiercest women in horror. Featuring Rachel Harrison, Gwendolyn Kiste, Kristi DeMeester, and Kelsea Yu, edited by Lindy Ryan with a foreword by Sadie “ Mother Horror” Hartmann.


From mama trauma to smother mother, this all-new women in horror anthology features stories about the scariest monster of them all— our mothers.


"Twisted caregiving and inescapably tainted love abound in this intimate and visceral anthology from editor Ryan... These chilling tales impress." — Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW


“ Deliciously evocative and revealing...Not for the faint of heart.” — Midwest Book Review

About the Author


Lindy Ryan is the author of BLESS YOUR HEART, and a Bram Stoker Award® -nominated author-editor, director, and professor. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Independent Book Publishers Association and is the co-chair of the Horror Writers Association Publishers Council. Ryan was named one of Publishers Weekly's 2020 Star Watch Honorees and one of horror’ s “ most masterful anthology curators.” She also writes clean romance under the name Lindy Miller, where her books have been adapted for screen. www.LindyRyanWrites.com. Sadie Hartmann aka Mother Horror is the co-owner of the horror fiction subscription company, Night Worms, and the Bram Stoker Award® -nominated editor of her own horror fiction imprint, Dark Hart. She is the author of 101 HORROR BOOKS TO READ BEFORE YOU’ RE MURDERED. She lives in the PNW with her husband of 20+ years where they stare at Mt Rainier, eat street tacos, and hang out with their three kids. They have a Frenchie named Owen.

Praise For…


"A brilliant, biting collection, the works in MOTHER KNOWS BEST give new, visceral meaning to the phrase mommy issues. At times heartfelt and always horrifying, with every piece the all-consuming mother digs her teeth in deeper and, oh, it hurts so good." - Katrina Monroe, author of Graveyard of Lost Children

"Deliciously evocative and revealing...Not for the faint of heart.” —Midwest Book Review

"Twisted caregiving and inescapably tainted love abound in this intimate and visceral anthology from editor Ryan... These chilling tales impress." —Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW
Product Details
ISBN: 9781645481393
ISBN-10: 1645481395
Publisher: Black Spot Books
Publication Date: May 7th, 2024
Pages: 300
Language: English
Series: A Women in Horror Anthology