Supernatural “Black Dogs,” UFOs, a vampire shark, parasite-infested children, and a foul-mouthed marionette from another dimension.
These are just some of the dark delights to be found collection NOCTURNAL EMISSIONS by Jeffrey Thomas – the fertile imagination behind the Punktown and Letters From Hades series, and finalist for the Bram Stoker and John W. Campbell awards. Thomas demonstrates the wide range of his ability in these short stories, novellas and poems, which include:
Godhead Dying Downwards, Thomas’ acclaimed novella, in which a 19th Century priest seeks to solve ghostly mysteries in the British countryside.
The Night Swimmers, in which two brothers investigate UFO sightings in a New England forest.
The Possessed, a “New Weird” style science fiction/horror novella in which three explorers utilize a strange method of traveling to a far world.
Nocturnal Emissions, a novella (or collection of mini stories, if you’d rather) about imbalance, love, TV, a giant floating eye, and other enigmas – one chapter of which features pop star Walter Egan (Magnet and Steel) as its protagonist.
Praise for the stories of Jeffrey Thomas:
"Thomas is one of the few authors who never seems to run out of new twists and turns." – Don D’Ammassa, Critical Mass reviews
"Jeffrey Thomas’ imagination is as twisted as it is relentless." – F. Paul Wilson, author of the Repairman Jack series
"With brutal elegance and chilling subtlety, Thomas pulls his readers into his dark visions immediately from every opening line." – Paul Di Filippo, in Asimov’s
"Jeffrey Thomas is a writer to watch. I just can’t put down his books once I start them." – Douglas Clegg, author of Isis
"Thomas is a very good wordsmith with a fecund and detailed imagination." - Publisher’s Weekly
ISBN-13: [978-1626411654] MSRP: 19.95, Page Count: , Trim Size: [6 x 9 inches], Distribution: Ingram Book Group (ipage).
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