Dworshak isn't a lake in the classical sense of the word, but a reservoir; a portion of the once narrow northern fork of the Clearwater River, dammed up to generate power and prevent the yearly spring floods that once plagued the town of Orofino. If half the rumors about Dworshak were true, it would surely be haunted. Stories about a small trade town, its buildings deserted but still intact, buried under hundreds of feet of dark water.
When novelist Jim Eldridge receives an invitation to a writer's retreat on Washington State's Mount Misery, it seems like the perfect escape from the last days of his dead marriage. Jim accepts the invitation to the Hacks Club and joins the other guests including the legendary H. Casper and best-seller Heather Woods for a week of fun and relaxation. Someone in those woods is not happy to see them. The body count rises, and the survivors band together to fight the relentless killer.
"SLOW START, STRONG FINISH!!!!"
Shannon Pitcher was trying to forget the brutal murder of her ex-husband and the loss of her only daughter, when fate brought her to a lost, scared little girl named Charity at the gate of an abandoned and haunted place called Feral Park. Now she must save Charity from the same Bogey Man who killed her own daughter, and from the wild children of Feral Park. Gordon Chambers has searched for six years for his daughter. Even when his estranged wife is found slaughtered and his daughter, Charity, disappears, hope remains in the form of strange dreams....
Everyone had given up on the lost children. The parents have destroyed and - as well as possible, rebuilt their lives. Then the phone rings, and a father hears his daughter's voice. Everything changes. What happens when four fathers venture onto the reclusive Johnny 'Junk' Curtis's property in search of their missing children is far worse than their imaginations could have conceived. In a castle of booby traps and junk, they uncover secrets better left alone - and meet the truth behind the legend of 'Johnny Junk.'
"Why you should not sleep with your sister."
Douglas Clegg (You Come When I Call You & The Hour Before Dark) says: “Brian Knight's writing shines with a dark brilliance. Dragonfly is a chilling collection of terror.” A collection of thirteen horror stories by Brian Knight, a fresh new voice in horror. Poignant, compelling, darkly humorous, this eclectic menagerie of horror stories offers something for everyone.
In 2008, the cult novelette 12:00 a.m. Live introduced readers to the sick world of Andy Crow and Charles Green. Joe Carter is a shady security guard with a shameful past. When, in boredom, he tunes into a mysterious shock radio show, he finds himself caught up in a horrifying game. In 2009, The Avian presented the tragic story of Jove. They Call Us Monsters, a brand new novella and the final book of this amazing fantasy-horror trilogy, brings these characters together - and all hell breaks loose. This collection includes all three books!
Life in Clearwater was quiet, even a little dull for Grim, but it was better than the time he'd spent on the streets of Seattle. Then the strange girl arrived, abandoned at a roadside diner. Drugged, sick, with no memory of her past. Grim had a bad feeling about her from the beginning but he didn't say anything when his foster mother, Clara, took her in. If anyone needed a home, it was this strange, sad girl - Clara's new Angel...
A simple fugitive recovery assignment turns into another misadventure when Butch Quick meets Sharon Fitch, a Paradise Valley street dealer turned police informant. The scum of Paradise Valley is about to find out just how ugly Butch can get.
Big trouble comes to Butch Quick in the form of Go-Go Gidget, the Dancing Midget. When an interstate stalker tracks Gidget down to the nightclub where Butch works, it is up to Butch to make sure she doesn't end up a statistic.
Jerry Conway is old, sick, heartbroken, and nearly used up when the old car comes back into his life, hungry for vengeance. With Jerry's help, Midnight Blues tracks down the men responsible for the death of his wife. But what does Midnight Blues and his lost love's angry spirit have in store for him, the man who failed to protect her?
Jess Jensen lives a boring life, and her greatest fear is becoming a spinster librarian cat lady in her old age. Hoping to avoid that fate, she goes to the Ohio State Fair, where she meets Jack, a regular at the library who had been noticing her for months. They have an impromptu date, where one thing leads to another, and BAM! Werewolf attack! But werewolves aren't real, are they?
Jess decides to investigate a killing in a small college town. Could it be a werewolf? When she arrives, Jess finds out there have been a string of mysterious deaths since the 1950s. As she digs further and further into the town's history, she makes several new friends, one of whom may be the killer. Who is the mysterious man who seems to be stalking Jess?
Jess is on her stolen motorcycle, fleeing from werewolves and the FBI. She needs to get herself established and off the grid before someone catches up with her. Exhausted, she stops at Tony Samson's Bed and Breakfast for a rest. It's a nice place, and Tony seems like a nice guy, but when a turbo-charged ghost starts wrecking the place and terrifying the guests, it's up to Jess to stop the ghost before someone gets killed.