It’s finally here. Or almost. Black Dawn, my newest horror novel, will be released around mid-August (yes, 2016) in ebook for $3.99 and in paperback for $18.95. I’ve painstakingly edited the novel five times myself, my editor Winslow Eliot has worked her magic on it, and finally it’s out of my hands. Production staff are churning it out as we speak. Here’s a quick summary:
Saul Climer is a down-on-his-luck alcoholic. Dwindling finances, the isolation of country living, a souring romance, and a lurid love affair with the bottle all drive him into a pit of depression and reckless abandon. As he’s dragged deeper into the black void of despair, he realizes his nightmares are not only becoming more vivid, he’s actually dream-teleporting and witnessing gruesome, macabre murders.
At the end of his rope mentally and physically, he realizes his ex-girlfriend’s life is in danger, as well as the lives of some close friends. Thrust into a battle with internal and external demons, he discovers there’s more to this life-and-death struggle than meets the eye: Voodoo spells, calculating killers, and a possible government cover-up.
Black Dawn is a dark tale about an epic war of real and perceived dangers. Pitting human vulnerability against the courage it takes to risk life, limb, and heart, it’s an action-packed ride that is both terrifying and uplifting.
It will be available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and the like. I hope you enjoy it. At just over 70,000 words, it’s the longest novel I’ve ever written and was a long time (too long in my humble opinion) in the making.
Other news. I’m working on a post-apocalyptic tale tentatively titled The End Is Nigh. It should be ready to rock ‘n roll by mid-October, providing I stick to my disciplined writing schedule; which thus far I am happy to say, I have.
Currently sitting at just a tad over 40,000 words, The End Is Nigh will likely top out at 80,000 or 90,000 words, which will make it my longest novel to date. It’s a tale about a group of troubled souls who take refuge in an underground system of caves after learning the world will be burned to ashes, as predicted in The Bible’s Book of Revelations.
I’m enjoying writing The End Is Nigh and that usually means a good story. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy Black Dawn. Until next time, thanks for stopping by. And thanks so much for your support and many positive reviews. Without you, the reader, my journey into mad worlds wouldn’t be possible.
Enjoy your day.