Agents of Dreamland

Caitlín R Kiernan is one of those writers that you can’t believe isn’t a household name. Her writing is fantastic and her stories are dark, complex and wonderful. Agents of Dreamland is about a government special agent investigating an event that disturbs him. He meets a women who tells him about the events in question. At the same time, contact is lost with an interplanetary probe. The book descriptions makes it out to be a Lovecraftian book, but I suspect it’s not going to be that simple. Kiernan is too clever for that. I’m a fan of precisely the blend of complicated and clever dark fantasy and horror Kiernan writes and have several of her short stories in various anthologies. I’m really, really looking forward to this one. Oh. And that cover…

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