Temp cover design by Alan Lastufka.
Publication Date

September 24, 2024



Print Length



978-1-959565-34-5 (Paperback)
978-1-959565-35-2 (eBook)

About Cicada

Ash is stranded at a rural horror film festival about a giant killer cicada and can't decide what's worse, the movie or her idiot boyfriend, until she realizes she's starring in the bloody sequel when people start dying and the locals won't let them leave.

Cicada News
December 11, 2023
Today we are announcing a new deal for Tanya Pell‘s horror novella, Cicada. Cicada will be published Fall of 2024 as the fourth title in our Killer VHS Series…
About the Author

Tanya Pell has been published in multiple academic collections and edited two of her own: The Gothic Fairy Tale in Young Adult Literature: Essays on Stories from Grimm to Gaiman and Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero in Literature, Comics, and Film. Her horror fiction has most recently appeared in Well, This is Tense with Bag of Bones Press. She is currently on submission with her YA horror novel and is represented by Cortney Radocaj of Belcastro Agency. You can find her on Twitter or IG at @tanyacarinae.


About the Series

A series of books where movie monsters come to life and old VHS tapes summon long-buried evils. You’ll probably survive, as long as you remember to be kind and rewind.

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