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  • 2020 Awards (so far)!

    It is that time of the year and we are already blown away at the showing from our 2020 catalog! * means final results in! VELOCITIES : STORIES by Kathe Koja (story collection) | *Bram Stoker Award Finalist, This is Horror Award nominee, *Locus prelim ballot THE ATTIC TRAGEDY by J. Ashley-Smith (novella) | * […] More

  • Blog Tour for Deprivation by Roy Freirich

    Yes, we’re super-duper-stoked that DEPRIVATION will hit stores tomorrow and the blog tour starts right NOW! This beautifully written edge-of-your-seat thriller by Roy Freirich is hard to put down, so choose your start time accordingly. We’ve got a lot of exciting things planned this week, with stops at some amazing bloggers and bookstagrammers, and a […] More


    Publishers Weekly calls Deprivation a “chilling thrillers” that will make horror fans grateful! Mystery/Thriller Book Review: Deprivation by Roy Freirich. Meerkat, $17.95 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-1-946154-21-7 Roy Freirich. Meerkat, $17.95 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-1-946154-21-7 More By and About This Author On New York’s Carratuck Island, physician Sam Carlson, the hero of this chilling […] More

  • Kirkus Reviews Says Roy Freirich’s Deprivation Will “Shake Readers Awake”

    Kirkus weighs in on Roy Freirichs forthcoming psychological thriller, DEPRIVATION and we loved what they had to say! DEPRIVATION by Roy Freirich | Kirkus Reviews In this cinematic thriller, crippling insomnia infects the tourists and residents of a small town following the appearance of a mysteriously silent orphan. Like most out-of-balance tourist towns that bustle […] More

  • Cover Reveal | Deprivation by Roy Freirich

    We are excited to share the cover of Roy Freirich’s new novel Deprivation! The gorgeous design was done by L. Mai Designs, and we think it does a great job capturing the mood of this intense pulse-quickening thriller. Stay tuned for more about this great book in the coming months. More

  • Roy Freirich Talks Insomnia and his upcoming novel, Deprivation

    Roy Freirich spent time talking to Jose Angel Manaiza Jr. at Thrive Global about insomnia and his next novel Deprivation. As a songwriter it was not uncommon to record and mix for twenty hours straight in the studio. After the 11th, I began to fall in love with everything but think it could be better […] More

  • Deprivation by Roy Freirich Coming Early 2020

    Meerkat Press is excited to announce the acquisition of the much anticipated new novel, Deprivation, by acclaimed author and screenwriter, Roy Freirich. The novel, which Kirkus Reviews calls a “cinematic . . . well-paced action thriller,” will be published early 2020. Deprivation is a gripping psychological thriller set on a small New England coastal island […] More