Rob Smales is the author of Dead of Winter, which won the Superior Achievement in Dark Fiction Award from Firbolg Publishing’s Gothic Library in 2014. His short stories have been published in two dozen anthologies and magazines. His story “Photo Finish” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and won the Preditors & Editors’ Readers Choice Award for Best Horror Short Story of 2012.
More recently, his story “A Night at the Show” received an honorable mention on Ellen Datlow’s list of the Best Horror of 2014, and was also nominated as best short story by the eFestival of Words.
Most recently he has published a collection of short stories, Echoes of Darkness, through Books & Boos Press. Echoes of Darkness is already earning advance praise. “Rob Smales’s prose is seamless and effective, engaging the reader and enticing them in,” stated Bram Stoker Award nominee and author Hal Bodner.
Echoes of Darkness debuted on Feb. 28 and is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and through book distributors Ingram and Baker & Taylor.
More about his work can be found at www.RobSmales.com, or you can look him up on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/Robert.T.Smales.