PRESS RELEASE: Dark Regions Press Launches Retail Preorder for I AM THE ABYSS, Anthology of Personal Afterlife Fiction

October 09, 2017

Dark Regions Press, LLC

Portland, OR 



Independent specialty publisher Dark Regions Press has launched the retail preorder for one of their most anticipated titles - I AM THE ABYSS - exclusively on This massive anthology is expected to weigh in at over 450 pages with nine original novellas. Each story centers around an individual who dies in the mortal world then enters their own personalized subconscious afterlife.

The book is stunningly illustrated by renowned artist Les Edwards who created nine color paintings for the tome. Artists Menton3 and David Ho provided beautiful cover pieces. Authors Michael Marshall Smith, Nicole Cushing, Reggie Oliver, Steve Rasnic Tem, John R. Little, Jeffrey Thomas, Greg F. Gifune, Douglas Wynne and William Meikle have all written new novellas specifically for this volume. I AM THE ABYSS is edited by Chris Morey, publisher at Dark Regions Press. Offered in ebook, trade paperback and deluxe signed limited hardcover editions, the first print run is already 50% sold out as of October 10th 2017.

I AM THE ABYSS can be preordered from Dark Regions Press directly on their website here:


Samsara by Greg F. Gifune

Crimes and Ashes by Nicole Cushing

Torn by Steve Rasnic Tem

Blacktop by William Meikle

Faith by John R. Little

Acheron by Jeffrey Thomas

The Bardo of Becoming by Douglas Wynne

The Final Stage by Reggie Oliver

The Burning Woods by Michael Marshall Smith


Available for preorder on in the following formats: Ebook (ISBN: 978-1-62641-261-3), Trade Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-62641-262-0, First Printing) and YOUR HEART IS BLACK deluxe signed slipcased hardcover (ISBN: 978-1-62641-263-7, One-Time Printing) on Wholesale Pricing Available to Retailers in Ingram Catalog (ipage) or direct for trade paperback edition, deluxe signed hardcover only available to retailers via direct orders. Estimated Page Count: 450, Size: 8"x8".