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, all! I hope Thanksgiving treated you well, and I hope you treated your families well. Not that I think you wouldn’t or anything, but I think we sometimes reserve our best behavior for strangers because their opinions of us are unformed. Those who’re already close to us, well, they already know the chinks in […]Read more "Jack Ketchum Calls DUST DEVILS a “Rousing-good weird western!”"
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"
Originally posted on Hunter Shea:
Jonathan Janz is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. If you’ve never read his books, you might assume the mind behind the man is as unassuming as a Norman Rockwell painting. Thankfully, you’d be wrong. Dead wrong. This is a man who knows how to spin a twisted,…
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…
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…
The wait is over. My new novel (my fifth Samhain Horror novel, my sixth novel overall) is here. DUST DEVILS is a vampire western that combines the lawless wildness of the Old West with the terrifying bloodlust of the bestial undead. But DUST DEVILS is much more than that. It’s a story of a betrayed […]Read more "The DUST DEVILS Are UNLEASHED!"