A confession: I love lists. When I was an adolescent, one of the few books I would actually read (and read and read and read) was THE BOOK OF LISTS. I eventually branched out to THE BOOK OF LISTS TWO, which only fed the list-crazy beast inside of me. I never checked out THE BOOK […]Read more "Brian Keene Names DUST DEVILS the Fifth-Best Book of 2014"
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!"
Hey, friends. Sparse blogging month, but I suspect you all know why (family, writing, teaching, three dozen other things). So I’ll get right to it: my vampire/superhero/action/horror/everything-and-the-kitchen-sink novel BLOODSHOT: KINGDOM OF SHADOWS is only $1.99 right now at Amazon. If you love superheroes, great. But if that turns you off, forget the superhero part and […]Read more "HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: My Vampire/Superhero Novel for Only $1.99!"
In addition to a couple of paperbacks I’m bringing to next week’s SCARES THAT CARE convention in the hopes that Brian Keene and Jack Ketchum sign them for me, I’m going to be packing these babies as well: In case you can’t read all the titles, they are THE SORROWS, HOUSE OF SKIN, THE DARKEST […]Read more "My Williamsburg Book Supply and a Word about Authenticity"
Howdy! At this link you can enter to win a free copy of BLOODSHOT: KINGDOM OF SHADOWS, a book I happen to love and can’t wait for more people to experience. Gotta run, friends. Peace.Read more "Enter to Win a Copy of BLOODSHOT: KINGDOM OF SHADOWS!"
Originally posted on Scary Funny:
Courtesy: Samhain Publishing Jonathan Janz has a way with words (sometimes requiring me to grab a dictionary), but that’s okay! His story, Dust Devils, set in New Mexico in the 1880s, chronicles the journey of Cody, a vengeful young man whose wife is slaughtered by a troupe of vampires masquerading…
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!"
One of the coolest things for a writer is waking up to a great review. Well, here’s a WONDERFUL review from my good friend Erin Al-Mehairi at her awesome Oh, for the Hook of a Book blog. If you haven’t “followed” it yet, you need to. There’s consistently great quality there, and Erin examines a […]Read more "Octane Loaded Second Review of Jonathan Janz’s Vampire Western, Dust Devils! Plus an Interview (Squeal All You’d Like)!"
I meant to post about this fabulous review the other day but didn’t because I was so busy. I’ve either been with my family, at my day job (teacher), or working my other job (writer), and when I’ve had a spare moment, it’s been devoted to letting the puppy outside, or waiting for him to […]Read more "FEARnet Loves DUST DEVILS"
Originally posted on Mika Reads Horror Fiction:
It’s on from page one, and it doesn’t stop until it’s done. On a desert in 1880s New Mexico, a man called Cody and a boy named Willet spy a group of vampires feasting on some nice human barbecue. The vampires, travelling from town to town as a…