Newest Release: A Town Called River

Are you interested in urban fantasy? How about Slavic folklore? Stories about people with supernatural powers, like krsniks, who are tasked with the responsibility of keeping the powerless safe from those who would harm them. Or stories about dangerous moras who hunt while you sleep. Or tales about evil shtrigas out to get your… blood?Continue reading “Newest Release: A Town Called River”

Step Behind a Curtain!

Are you ready for a sneak peek into our upcoming urban fantasy novel A Town Called River, by Igor Rendić? The novel’s first chapter, Step Behind a Curtain, is available now for free download from our page. You can read it in epub, mobi and pdf. And if you like what you’ve read, consider pre-orderingContinue reading “Step Behind a Curtain!”

Release Day: Girls Back Home

The portal to world 753 just opened today, so hop on to the newest adventure of our murder-solving lesbian doppelgangers! Girls Back Home, the third installment of our queer retrofuturistic mystery series Ranger Paraversum by Vesna Kurilić, is out now and ready for your eyes. Lina and Karol were just enjoying their precious time togetherContinue reading “Release Day: Girls Back Home”

Author Feature: Igor Rendić

This November we’re publishing the urban fantasy novel A Town Called River by the award winning author and translator Igor Rendić. We sat down with Igor and asked him a few questions about himself and his writing so you can get the chance to learn more about him before his book gets out. And heContinue reading “Author Feature: Igor Rendić”

Cover Reveal: A Town Called River

On this beautiful sunny day in Rijeka, we’re sharing with the world the first look on the cover of our urban fantasy novel A Town Called River by the award winning author Igor Rendić. This is Igor’s first solo novel, prior to which he helped write the historical urban fantasy saga Flumen Obscura with sixContinue reading “Cover Reveal: A Town Called River”

Cover Reveal for Girls Back Home

Girls Back Home, the third installment of the Ranger Paraversum series by Vesna Kurilić, now has a cover and we’re happy to share it with you! Feast your eyes on this fantastic illustration, evoking the art deco style of the book itself, featuring the main characters and the omnipresent smoke—this time joined with a majorContinue reading “Cover Reveal for Girls Back Home”

Exciting News

Today we have a bit of an announcement of another kind: during the next few weeks, there’s going to be a lot of interesting stuff happening on our social media. A group of first year Master’s students, from our local Academy of Applied Arts in Rijeka, have worked hard on illustrating the stories from ourContinue reading “Exciting News”

Mistress of Geese—Now in Paperback

Mistress of Geese, the queer folk horror collection written by Antonija Mežnarić, is now available in paperback, too! As you can see, our cover photo artist Mojca Brenko-Puzak, a folk horror aficionado and an amazing photographer, took the opportunity to do a bit of a ‘coverception’ with her copy of the book. The book collectsContinue reading “Mistress of Geese—Now in Paperback”

2021 ESFS Awards

Some great news here at Centipede HQ! Each year at Eurocon, the European Science Fiction Society gives out ESFS Awards in different categories, in order to promote European speculative fiction worldwide. This year, we got the news that our small publishing cottage Shtriga recieved the 2021 ESFS Award for the Best Publisher! We’re joint winnersContinue reading “2021 ESFS Awards”

Pride Month Reads

Tomorrow is the first day of Pride month so we would like to celebrate our books with queer rep (which is… most of them!). If you’re still searching for something to read, you can check out our recent releases in queer horror, fantasy and romance. Queer horror There are a few titles of queer horrorContinue reading “Pride Month Reads”