Haunted House Novel from Bram Stoker Award Winning Author Joe McKinney
In this republican country, amid the fluctuating waves of our social life, somebody is always at the drowning point.
Those words were true when Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote them in 1851, and they were true in 1933, when a fire burned half of Crook House to the ground, taking James Crook’s wife and two sons with it. A disgraced bootlegger and former pro baseball player, James Crook returned from prison to find his house, and his life, a pile of cinders. Broken and insane, he rebuilt Crook House, putting his pain and loneliness into every timber.
But Hawthorne’s words are still true today, and nobody knows that better than Dr. Robert Bell, who has just moved into Crook House as part of his hiring package from a small Texas college. He soon discovers that Crook House is more than just a new beginning for himself and Sarah and their daughter Angela. For the Bell family, Crook House is a place where the past still lives, and its horrors waiting for the next drowning man.
"A rising star on the horror scene." - FEAR NET
Available in Trade Paperback (ISBN: 978-1-937128-43-2, 162 pages, MSRP $19.95) available on DarkRegions.com, Amazon, various bookstores and libraries and coming soon to Ingram Book Group Distribution Catalog (ipage). Previously offered in 150 signed and numbered hardcover and deluxe 26 lettered hardcover (both sold out).
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