Three Great Authors

Rick Hautala

In the past week the world’s horror community has lost three great authors – David B.Silva, James Herbert and Rick Hautala.

 Even though I didn’t know these men (I did have several exchanges with David via email when he was running and found him to be very cordial and receptive to the promotion of my own work), I respect them as fellow writers of what is a very unique genre.

These men, these writers, will live on in the hearts of their close friends and loved ones, but for those of us who didn’t know them, we can can get some idea of their personas through the brilliance of their words.

James Herbert
Here are the links to where you can find their works –


David B. Silva

I encourage every reader, horror afficionado or no, to go out and obtain copies of David, James’ or Rick’s works and pass on your condolences by immersing yourselves in their imaginations. I’m sure these horror legends would look down on us and smile.
Rest in Peace Gentlemen and thank you for your contribution to horror.

About darkscrybe

Two-time international Bram Stoker Award-nominee®*, Greg Chapman is a horror author and artist based in Queensland, Australia. Greg is the author of several novels, novellas and short stories, including his award-nominated debut novel, Hollow House (Omnium Gatherum) and collections, Vaudeville and Other Nightmares (Specul8 Publishing) and This Sublime Darkness and Other Dark Stories (Things in the Well Publications). He is also a horror artist and his first graphic novel Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times, (McFarland & Company) written by authors Rocky Wood and Lisa Morton, won the Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel category at the Bram Stoker Awards® in 2013. He is also the current President of the Australasian Horror Writers Association. Greg lives in Rockhampton with his wife and their two daughters. * Superior Achievement in a First Novel for Hollow House (2016) and Superior Achievement in Short Fiction, for “The Book of Last Words” (2019)
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