It's 1987. Dane Morrison, a middle-aged ad agency sales rep, meets an enigmatic street rose salesman during a hot summer in Houston, Texas. As Dane learns more about the rose man, Dane’s dreams and reality become a hellish playground for the unearthly vagabond. And as Dane soon discovers, where love and hope are found, the rose man walks....
The Rose Man is an early, award-winning story from critically acclaimed horror author Terry M. West. Thought lost until it was found on a recovered computer drive, The Rose Man presents one of Terry M. West's most unique horror characters. This story is presented with an introduction from the author as well as story notes.
©2014 Terry M. West (P)2015 Terry M. West
This subtle psychological thriller begins with a deceptively innocent event, buying a rose on impulse, for his sweetheart. This one tiny decision changes his life forever. Move over Edgar Allen Poe and make room for another classic great American horror writer, Terry M. West.
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