If you enjoyed Stephen and Owen King's Sleeping Beauties, then you may want to add Aliya Whiteley's The Beauty to your to-read list. Originally written several years ago, Whiteley's award-winning novella is now officially published in the US (along with a new short story, Peace, Pipe) courtesy of Titan Books, and we've been provided with three copies to give away to Daily Dead readers.


Prize Details: (3) Winners will receive (1) paperback copy of The Beauty.

How to Enter: We're giving Daily Dead readers multiple chances to enter and win:

1. Instagram: Following us on Instagram during the contest period will give you an automatic contest entry. Make sure to follow us at:


2. Email: For a chance to win via email, send an email to contest@dailydead.com with the subject “The Beauty Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.

Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01am EST on January 23rd. This contest is only open to those who are eighteen years of age or older that live in the United States, Canada, or the United Kingdom. Only one entry per entry method, per household will be accepted.


The Beauty synopsis: "Somewhere away from the cities and towns, in the Valley of the Rocks, a society of men and boys gather around the fire each night to listen to their history recounted by Nate, the storyteller. Requested most often by the group is the tale of the death of all women.

They are the last generation.

One night, Nate brings back new secrets from the woods; peculiar mushrooms are growing from the ground where the women’s bodies lie buried. These are the first signs of a strange and insidious presence unlike anything ever known before…

Discover the Beauty."

To learn more about The Beauty, visit Amazon and Titan Books online.