I Am Providence…a cool new novel of Lovecraftian Weirdness by Nick Mamatas

Nick is a cool cat…with tentacles. This is a nice writeup. This book is on my To Read This Summer list. Put it on yours, too.

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From BlackGate.com:

‘Nick Mamatas is the author of Move Under Ground, Under My Roof, and several other novels. But his latest, I Am Providence, looks like a breakout book.

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Set at a horror convention, where a grisly murder leads to the discovery of an unspeakable horror in the pages of ancient book bound in human skin, I am Providence is narrated by a faceless corpse in a morgue.

Here’s a longer, official description…

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Israeli author of award-winning speculative fiction (Osama, The Bookman, Camera Obscura) Lavie Tidhar says that “I am Providence is Dark and hilarious… that murder-mystery-in-a-writers-convention you didn’t even know you wanted.”

Publishers Weekly calls the novel: “A heartfelt homage to Lovecraft lore, [which] perfectly captures the antics of conventioneers.”

I Am Providence was published by Night Shade Books on August 9, 2016. It is 243 pages; priced at $16.99 in trade paperback, and $15.99 for the digital version.

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