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Gabino Iglesias Books In Order

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Hungry Darkness (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zero Saints (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Coyote Songs (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Devil Takes You Home (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
House of Bone and Rain (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Publication Order of Come Join Us By The Fire II Books

If Living Is Seeing I'm Holding My Breath (By: Sunny Moraine) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Cabin (By: Brian Evenson) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Song of The Lady Rose (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Joren Falls (By: Laird Barron) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Music of the Abyss (By: Shaun Hamill) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
You Will Survive This Night (By: Indrapramit Das) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghost Bread (By: Camilla Grudova) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spyder Threads (By: Craig Laurance Gidney) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of New Bizarro Author Books

Uncle Sam’s Carnival of Copulating Inanimals (By: Kirk Jones) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pax Titanus (By: TomLucas) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Tall Tales with Short Cocks(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
This is NOT an Anthology(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Strange Sex 2: The Second Cumming(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Surreal Worlds(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost Signals(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
States of Terror: Volume Three(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Bait 4(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lullabies for Suffering(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Both Sides: Stories From the Border(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lockdown(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Halldark Holidays(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stitched Lips: An Anthology of Horror from Silenced Voices(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Were Tales: A Shapeshifter Anthology(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Midnight From Beyond the Stars(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Humans Are The Problem: A Monster's Anthology(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crime Hits Home(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Orphans of Bliss(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shattered & Splintered(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hideous Book of Hidden Horrors(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Other Terrors(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mother(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Found(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Damnation Games(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Obsolescence(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Qualia Nous: Vol. 2(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Gabino Iglesias
Gabino Iglesias is an editor, writer, journalist, and book reviewer that lives in Austin, Texas.

He works as the TV/film editor at Entropy Magazine, the book reviews editor at PANK Magazine, and a columnist for CLASH Media and LitReactor. Gabino’s nonfiction has appeared in such places as the Los Angeles Review of Books, The New York Times, El Nuevo Dia, the LA Times, and other places.

The stuff he’s made up has been published places like Drunk Monkeys, Flash Fiction Offensive, Red Fez, Bizarro Central, Divergent Magazine, Cows, Paragraph Line, Cows, as well as many other crime, horror, surrealist, and bizarro anthologies.

Gabino’s reviews are published in places like Criminal Element, The Rumpus, NPR, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Heavy Feather Review, Entropy, HorrorTalk, Atticus Review, Necessary Fiction, Crimespree, and other online and print venues.

Gabino has been a juror for the Shirley Jackson Awards twice and has judged the Splatterpunk Awards, the PANK Big Book Contest, the Newfound Prose Prize, and the 2021 FIU Student Literary Awards, among others.

He has offered keynotes at various events and institutions, including ARRTCon, the Lighthouse Book Project, the inaugural POP_UP Academic Conference on Popular Culture, and the Review Creative Conference. Gabino’s worked as a mentor with the San Francisco Creative Writing Institute and the Periplus Collective.

He’s a member of the Mystery Writers of America, the Horror Writers Association, and the National Book Critics Circle. He’s been nominated for an Anthony, a Locus, and a Bram Stoker award. And he teaches creative writing at Southern New Hampshire University’s online MFA program. In 2021, he received the Horror Writer’s Association Diversity Grant.

When he’s not busy reading or writing, he’s worked as a dog whisperer, ballerina assassin, and witty communications professor.

“Gutmouth” is the first stand alone bizarro story and was released in 2012. He’s got a mouth in his gut. This toothy, foul-mouthed, obnoxious, pig of a mouth. His girlfriend doesn’t seem to mind too much, luckily. Marie, the cyber prostitute and one legged stripper love of his life is quite accepting of the whole thing. Then just a little too accepting.

What would you do if your girlfriend cheated on you with the voracious yapper located underneath your belly button? If you live in Gutmouth’s world- this bleak city where spontaneous and gruesome mutations aren’t a big deal, klepto-roaches take anything that aren’t tied down, drugs turn your pain into pleasure, your best friend is a misogynistic rat-man, and consumers are tortured for growing food-well then you might do something pretty crazy. And what if you ended up getting caught?

“Hungry Darkness” is the first stand alone novel and was released in 2015. Nick Ayres wanted to be the very first man that explored all of the Caulkers’ Giant Cave, the largest underwater cave in the world. But instead of fame and fortune, he found death at the hands of something which defies science, and accidentally unleashes it on the island’s unsuspecting population.

Gabriel Robles is the guy that’s tasked to take care of this monster. He knows the water and all of its inhabitants better than anybody else, yet he has never faced something so lethal before. Robles must figure out something rather quick like, because the victims continue to pile up and it’s just a matter of time before the blood in the water becomes an issue for all of Belize, possibly even the world.

“Zero Saints” is the second stand alone novel and was released in 2015. Fernando, drug dealer and enforcer, has seen some better days of late. On his way back home from work, some heavily-tattooed gangsters throw him in the back of some car and take him to this abandoned house, where they saw off his buddy’s head and feed the kid’s fingers to…well, something.

Their message is quite clear: this is their turf, now. However Fernando’s not put down so easily. Using the assistance of an insane Puerto Rican pop sensation, a Santeria priestess, a Russian hitman, and a very human dog, he will build up the courage (and the firepower) that he will need in order to fight a gangbanger who is a bit more than just human.

“Coyote Songs” is the third stand alone novel and was released in 2018. Old gods and ghosts guide the hands of those that are all caught up in a violent struggle to save the soul of the American southwest.

A guy tasked with shuttling kids over the border believes that the Virgin Mary is guiding him towards a final justice. One woman offers up colonizer blood to the Mother of Chaos. One boy joins up with corpse destroyers in order to get vengeance for his dad’s death.

These stories all intertwine with those of one vengeful spirit and a hungry creature to paint a compelling, timely, pulpy image of revenge, hope, and family.

“The Devil Takes You Home” is the fourth stand alone novel and was released in 2022. A genre defying thriller about a dad who is desperate to salvage what is left of his family, even if this means a descent into violence, both supernatural and of our own horrifying world.

Mario, buried in debt because of his young daughter’s illness, and his marriage at the brink, reluctantly takes a job as a hitman. He surprises himself with his proclivity for violence. After a tragedy destroys the life that he once knew, he agrees to take on a final job: hijack a cartel’s cash shipment before it can get to Mexico. Along with an old friend and Juanca (a cartel insider), Mario goes off on this near suicidal mission, which is going to either leave him with either a bullet in the head or a cool $200,000.

However the path to ruin or reward is never quite as straight as it might first appear. While the three complicated men travel on through the never ending landscape of Texas, across the border and back, their hidden motives are laid bare alongside nightmarish encounters which defy all explanation. One thing is for sure: even if Mario is able to make it out alive, he’s not going to be the same.

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