Reviewers open ‘CANOPIC JARS,’ find fresh scares

Canopic Jars: Tales of Mummies and Mummification

Canopic Jars: Tales of Mummies and Mummification—the anthology from Great Old Ones Publishing which includes my newest short story “Jarring Lucas”—is available and has, so far, met with positive reviews of the “it’s great to see something fresh done with the original walking dead” variety.

Hellnotes specifically highlighted “Jarring Lucas” and proclaims “The fresh looks at mummification found here could perhaps return the mummy to its rightful place as something to fear.” Killer Reviews notes “if you love to throw yourself into a fantastic short story, then you’re in luck – this book has the right mix of ingredients to make any horror fan come unraveled with joy (pun intended).” And Lurid Lit says Canopic “is a much needed breath of fresh air from the standard ‘look a dead guy chomping of a leg’ zombie fare…So everything old is new again and the stories, by and large, present inventive plots, marvelous twists of fate and some off the wall characters.”

Now that your holiday gifts are unwrapped, if you’re looking for something new to open, check out Canopic Jars: Tales of Mummies and Mummification. It could be just what you’re looking for on a cold January day.

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Canopic Jars Anthology Writers

Some of the writers who have tales featured in Canopic Jars at the book’s release and signing at Anthocon, November 9, 2013 (See? Sam Adams is holding a copy. He knows what’s cool).

About kristipetersenschoonover

A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies; her traditionally published books include a short story collection, THE SHADOWS BEHIND. She was the recipient of three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. She serves as co-host of the DARK DISCUSSIONS podcast, as founding editor of the dark literary journal 34 ORCHARD, and is a member of both the New England Horror Writers and the Horror Writers Association. Follow her adventures at

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