The outstanding book reviewer Shane Douglas Keene, writing for Hellnotes, just finished my new novel EXORCIST FALLS and had this to say about it: “His best book to date.” “Absolutely punishing in its intensity.” “His characters are all delightfully alive and exquisitely broken.” “Every new thing he brings us is a sublime example of the […]Read more "Hellnotes Raves EXORCIST FALLS!"
Hey, friends. I have a new novel about to launch on March 15th, but this is no ordinary release. Not only is my full-length novel EXORCIST FALLS coming from Sinister Grin Press, but included in the same volume will be the novella that started it at all, EXORCIST ROAD, for the first time ever in print. […]Read more "EXORCIST FALLS Cover Reveal!"
Hello, my friends. It has been awhile, but I’ve got some good stuff for you tonight. But first, the bit of bad news. My biological father died. I won’t go into it further at the moment, but for now I’ll just say it has been a strange time. How’s that for oblique? In better news… […]Read more "99-Cent Books, a New Audiobook, New Reviews, and One Bit of Bad News"
Hey, friends. Daughters are in the bathtub. Son is styling his post-shower hair like Wolverine. Wife is folding laundry. I be bloggin’. And getting excited about THE NIGHTMARE GIRL, which is hurtling toward you next week. Some are calling it my best novel yet, and I can’t wait for you all to read it. Add […]Read more "One Week until the Nightmare…and Loads of Other News!"
So I wrote this novella called EXORCIST ROAD. It’s only been out for about three months now, but man is it on fire. Some Goodreads numbers for you Seventeen five-star reviews. Nine four-star reviews. No three-star reviews. A single two-star review. No one-star reviews. And I’m pretty sure the two-star rating happened when the user’s […]Read more "EXORCIST ROAD Slays Readers"
Hey, friends. Hope you’re well. I am. More importantly, my family is. Thanksgiving is coming up, which makes me happy because it’s one of the coziest holidays, and I enjoy eating, and, on a selfish note, I’m really hoping to get some extra writing time over the long weekend, and I love writing time even […]Read more "Weekend Round-Up!"
So other than the fact that both Hunter Shea and Kristopher Rufty are my friends, what do they have in common? They’re both fantastic writers? Yep, that’s true. They were part of the big Samhain Horror launch back in the fall of 2011 and have become two of the imprint’s most popular authors? Okay, that’s […]Read more "What Do Hunter Shea and Kristopher Rufty Have in Common?"
Howdy, friends! The excellent folks over at Dreadful Tales and The Mortuary have selected my brand-new novella EXORCIST ROAD as their September Book of the Month. Here’s the article/review about it on the Dreadful Tales website, and here’s the link to the forum thread in which the story will be examined/discussed/vivisected over the next several […]Read more "EXORCIST ROAD Chosen as The Mortuary’s Book of the Month"
We’re a few short hours away, folks. I can’t wait for you to check this one out. Like my other three novellas (OLD ORDER, THE CLEARING OF TRAVIS COBLE, and WITCHING HOUR THEATRE), EXORCIST ROAD is told from a single point-of-view. Like those stories, this novella takes place over a very short period of time. But […]Read more "Lock Your Doors. EXORCIST ROAD Drops at Midnight…"
EXORCIST ROAD is coming. If you haven’t heard about this brand-new plus-sized novella, here’s the description: Possessed by a demon…or by the urge to kill? Chicago is gripped by terror. “The Sweet Sixteen Killer” is brutally murdering sixteen-year-old girls, and the authorities are baffled. A seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy has attacked his entire family and […]Read more "The Exorcism Begins in Three Days…"