Vol 5 of an anthology series of the Utah Chapter of the Horror Writers' Association. The Horror Inside will drive you mad! Some will resist. Others will give in willing. You may even find that you like the psychosis, of original Utah Horror. Thirty lunatics have come together to produce the finest and most original unpublished writings, since losing their minds. Experience the delusion and insanity of this new collection of horror in poetry, flash, and short fiction. Hypnotic flesh eaters, ghosts of the past, ritual killings, time loops in hell, Ted Bundy's murder-sex, sub-dermal insects, homicidal hauntings, and asylum wanderers will thrill and fascinate you on the way out of sanity. Lovecraft's typewriter will type out your last words as you lose your mind, proclaiming the stories within, the best to have ever been penned. 364 pages with Poetry, Flash, and Short Fiction. Available for $19.99 on Amazon, the Printed Garden of Sandy, UT, and at Ken Sander's Rare Book in downtown Salt Lake City.
Come one, come all, to the new anthology of fiction weird and tall! Strange Stories vol 1 is an anthology of tales of the high and strange from around the world. In the spirit of the pulps from the 1930s Golden Age in America, this volume of work seeks to bring back the great craft of pulp short fiction and writing which was lost through time, money, and the decline of the magazines. From talking dogs, retired superheroes, and overdosing deities, to voodooed sex dolls, exploding pizza joints, and forced castration, you will not be disappointed! Inside you will find flash and short fiction, film scripts, novelettes, a novella, book chapter, and a play. Packed with over 600 pages of content, a STRANGE Adventure Awaits!
620 pages. Hardcover, only available from Forty-Two Books's on Storenvy, for $34.99
Enter the world of the scary, the fearful, the hardcore, and the most disturbing horrific works of poetry from the crypts of authors from around the world. Putrescent Poems brings together some of the finest works to display what poetry and horror can do when married. Inside you will find how Jung Explains Pizza, Haunted Mansions, Frankenstuds, and a man who kills his unborn child. This book isn't for the soft hearted, the light lovers, or those with tender sensibilities. Say no to "save me Jesus," but yes to the monster inside, seeking to be fed on lines of rhyme, stanzas better than gold bonanzas, and verses which make you curse in your seat. From free verse and ink on paper, to traditional rhyme and narrative, this book showcases a variety of poetic styles with refined craft and form. 90 pages. Hardcover available on Amazon for $17.99
Enter a world where anxiety rules and compulsion is the tool. Like fighting a dragon with a tooth pick, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder takes many forms and has many techniques to torture and abuse its victims. It feeds on fear, dread, and suffering. To relieve the pain, sufferers develop habits, called compulsions, deflecting OCD's obsessive gaze for a while, before it breaks through and returns with a vengeance. This book is a work of art, on public exhibition. You will find 50 original poems and writings dealing with OCD, it's affects, and rediscovering that there is life after diagnosis. Travel alongside one man's journey as he falls into the dark recesses of his mind, finds inner strength, and is reborn in this narrative of the inner worlds. Allow yourself to experience the beauty and terror of Monster Brain. 168 pages. Paper available on Amazon or signed copies from Forty-Two Books' Storenvy.
What side were you on in 2015? White and gold, or black and blue? This chapbook is The Dress debate turned into words. What would it look like to study such a debate in another format: words? Color and fashion are at stake, read these minimalist poems to find out, get in on the joke, and support poets! Available on Amazon for $5. Signed copies availalbe from Forty-Two Books Storenvy.
From the Creators of It Came from the Great Salt Lake and The Peaks of Madness, comes the next installment of original Utah Horror. These ballads and expeditions are not for the faint, the faithful, nor those seeking the pathway to heaven. You will find the road to hell, as you descend into the realms of ghosts, werewolves, skin walkers, and shadow figures. Corpses that just will not stay dead, flesh eating humans, evil Fae of the deep timber, and nightmare creatures from beyond the dimensional spaces, try these titillating stories along your quest to enlightenment. Only the protective power of the dead exorcist, magical fighter bunnies, and fellow holy monster hunters will be able to guide you along this divine quest to slay the beast within...and without. May you take your journey with solace and find that not only do monsters walk the roads and cities of the world, but that They Walk Among US.. Available on Amazon for only $14.99!