Winner of the Australian Shadows Award for Best Collection.
Includes “In Vaulted Halls Entombed” featured in the Netflix Original Series Love, Death + Robots.
“Alan Baxter is Australia’s master of literary darkness.” — This Is Horror
Collected together for the first time ever, these sixteen provocative and intensely chilling tales by multi-award-winning-author Alan Baxter venture into the depths of the darkest and most shadowy places where unspeakable horrors are the predators and we the willing prey.
Prepare for an always terrifying, frequently heartbreaking journey in multiple stages, each piece echoing Alan Baxter’s unique voice that effortlessly blends horror, fantasy and the weird with elements of the dark fantastique, resulting in an unforgettable volume of fiction.
Praise for Alan Baxter and Served Cold:
“Step into the ring with Alan Baxter, I dare you. He writes with the grace, precision, and swift brutality of a prizefighter. Served Cold is a stellar showcase for his talents. If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading him yet, start here!” — Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Ararat and The Pandora Room
“In Served Cold Alan Baxter shows off his impressive versatility and range with a host of stories that mix old school terrors with very now concerns. At turns creepy and visceral, Baxter delivers the horror goods.” — Paul Tremblay, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of A Head Full of Ghosts and The Cabin at the End of the World
“Alan Baxter’s Served Cold is a feast for readers, who will push back from the table wanting more!” — John F.D. Taff, Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of The Fearing and The End in All Beginnings
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