Jill Girardi is a former music producer and record shop owner who lived in Malaysia for many years. It was there that she lost her heart on the streets of Georgetown, and developed a passion for Malay ghosts and folklore. Her first book, Hantu Macabre, was published by Fixi Novo in 2018. It made it to number three on the best seller lists and was shortlisted for the 2019 Popular/The Star Readers’ Choice Awards. She is a member of the Horror Writers’ Association and now lives in New York where she is an editor for the new publishing house, Kandisha Press.
- Hantu Macabre: finalist in the 2019 Popular/The Star Readers’ Choice Awards
Most Recently Published Work (as of May 2020)
– A glamorous actress whose very flesh is reanimated by a beloved Hollywood icon
– A Boy Scout troop encounters a frightening mythological creature in an American forest
– A lonely woman finds a home among a group of lost-and-found souls, all cared for by a tentacled sea-creature called “Mother”
– A faceless woman attacks like a virus and takes on the identities of her victims
– A post-apocalyptic battle for survival rages between human and insect
– A shadow woman leads the spirits of the murdered to take revenge in the desert
These are just some of the stories nineteen women came up with when tasked with creating their own Women Monsters. Step inside and experience tales of bloodsucking entities in the jungles of Southeast Asia, Cuban river goddesses, an Aztec bruja, werewolves, mermaids, soulstealers, obsessive lovers, furious spurned wives, bloody murder in Gothic manors and on Southern plantations, and so much more…
Featuring stories from: Christy Aldridge, Carmen Baca, Somer Canon, Andrea Dawn, Dawn DeBraal, Sharon Frame Gay, The Sisters of Slaughter : Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason, Jill Girardi, Alys Hobbs, Tina Isaacs, Stevie Kopas, Marie Lanza, Malena Salazar Maciá, Charlotte Munro, Lydia Prime, Paula R.C. Readman, Copper Rose and Yolanda Sfetsos.
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