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!"
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"
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"
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…"
Howdy, all! Great news. My upcoming Samhain Horror release EXORCIST ROAD is now available for pre-order! I guess I said that in the title, huh? But that doesn’t make it any less true, people. Because it is. Available. Now. For pre-order, that is. And it’s discounted! For only $3.15, you get over a hundred pages […]Read more "EXORCIST ROAD Available for Pre-Order"
I’ve been doing mostly novels for the past couple of years, but I enjoy writing novellas too. I got an idea for one and decided to write it. Here’s the (unedited) description: Chicago is gripped by terror. Someone is brutally murdering sixteen-year-old girls, and the authorities are baffled. Dubbed “The Sweet Sixteen Killer,” the depraved […]Read more "Cover (and plot) Reveal! Welcome to EXORCIST ROAD…"
Hey, friends. I’m poring over the final edits of CASTLE OF SORROWS (coming in July!), editing THE NIGHTMARE GIRL (my January 2015 Joe R. Lansdale-inspired suspense-thriller), and taking a brief respite to post this great new review for THE DARKEST LULLABY, which was my third Samhain Horror novel (for those of you keeping score). Check […]Read more "“It all builds up for an astonishing ending”: Fresh Fiction Reviews THE DARKEST LULLABY!"
I could write a bunch of stuff and make a lot of inane jokes, but none of that would sell you as well as this beautiful cover… At midnight tonight this baby goes on sale. The ebook will download instantly to your reader of choice; the paperback will show up within days. I think you’ll […]Read more "Happy Release Day: THE DARKEST LULLABY"