• Zombie Bites

    OUT NOW: Zombie Bites

    ‘Nothing stinks or burns like dead zombies.  I arrived and saw the black smoke and the bright red flames and I knew.’ Zombie Bites contains 19 brand new horror stories for all fans of the undead.

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  • RedRattle_MortalShuffle_Cover_v2

    OUT NOW: Mortal Shuffle

    ‘James Ellroy meets The Catcher In The Rye. Original, tense and violent, dark and funny.’ Red Rattle’s first crime novel, and Liverpool author Jim Lawler’s debut novel.

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  • Dracula Telegraph

    Red Rattle releases two new vampire volumes

    On Thursday 19th September, Red Rattle launched our latest titles to add to our horror collection, ‘Dracula’s Midnight Snacks‘, a collection of original vampire fiction, and ‘Telegraph for Garlic‘, in-depth analysis of Stoker’s ‘Dracula’. Read all about it…

     

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Welcome to Red Rattle Books, an independent publishing company based in London and Liverpool.

Here you can find information on who we are, our latest titles, how to contact us and guidelines for manuscript submissions, press enquiries and book orders.

Red Rattle Books specialises in quality crime, horror, and the odd surprise. Providing a platform for new and talented authors, we produce contemporary fiction as well as non-fiction books which push the boundaries of traditional genres.

Red Rattle Blog

Zombie Bites

October 30th – Launch of Zombie Bites

  ‘Nothing stinks or burns like dead zombies.  I arrived and saw the black smoke and the bright red flames and I knew.’   Next week, Red Rattle will launch:   ZOMBIE BITES   A collection of brand new and …

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Mortal Shuffle

OUT NOW: Mortal Shuffle

‘I meant a real policeman, not you Nathan.’   Nathan Wrench is a police detective and a tortured soul. Nathan has a complicated relationship with everyone, especially his girlfriend, Esther Welles.  She reports Nathan to the authorities.  Esther alleges that …

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Zombie Bites

OUT NOW: Zombie Bites

‘Nothing stinks or burns like dead zombies.  I arrived and saw the black smoke and the bright red flames and I knew.’   OUT NOW Available here in both paperback and Kindle formats.   Zombies cause death and destruction and …

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How to Defend Yourself Against Scorpions

New Release: How to Defend Yourself Against Scorpions

How To Defend Yourself Against Scorpions is the latest book to be released by Red Rattle Books.   How To Defend Yourself Against Scorpions offers for the first time in the English language an extensive selection of the very best …

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Kindle

New Deal For Red Rattle Kindles

We are pleased to announce that all Red Rattle titles are now available on Kindle in the UK, Europe, Japan and the United States. Red Rattle Books prices Kindle editions slightly below 50% of the paperback price but look out …

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Latest Releases

Zombie Bites

19 brand new horror stories for all fans of the undead.

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Dracula's Midnight Snacks

'Dracula's Midnight Snacks' is a collection of 14 stories of vampire fiction.

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Telegraph for Garlic

‘Telegraph For Garlic’ is a collection of original academic analysis of the novel 'Dracula'.

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RedRattle_MortalShuffle_Cover_v2

‘James Ellroy meets The Catcher In The Rye. Original, tense and violent, dark and funny.’

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How to Defend Yourself Against Scorpions

Strange and unforgettable supernatural tales from Argentina.

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Frankenstein Galvanized

Frankenstein Galvanized stands out from the numerous publications of Shelley’s story

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