From the press release:

Damnation Books June 2013 Releases

The Vector of the Dead

by Dave Bloodfield

About the book:
A town’s biggest nightmare continues with a new terror.

In a small town, a group of survivors escaped one horror to face another as they fight for their lives.

Margie Barnes’ bite wound takes her body through changes that have the local medical staff stumped. Doctor Fredrick Blake consults on her unique condition, which only he may be able to shed light on. Margie’s physiological changes turn her into something between the living and the dead. She starts a new dead army, unleashing the terror on a new town of unaware citizens. Sheriff Rob Daniels and Reverend Theodor Brighton lead the living in a new battle against the dead. They rely on the experienced survivors to see them through and build a new weapon in time.


The Bartender Always Dies Last

by Joshua Caine

About the book:
Sometime love sucks and sometimes love bytes.

Lifelong smartass, Roger Westhoven, found love in the most unlikely of places…a college bar. As luck would have it, Roger’s neighbor, Lila, just discovered a dark secret festering between the cracks of this tiny college town. A rash of murders darkens Hill, Pennsylvania every seven years and the bartender always dies last. Roger’s new girlfriend just so happens to be the new bartender at Corky’s. According to the timeline of events, the murders are due to begin again in two days. Will Roger and his band of stoner friends get to the root of Hill’s unspoken secret before its too late? What’s the deal with that creepy bookshelf anyway?


Michael Faust

by Jeremy Kline

About the book:
Lazarus Cane series—book 2.

Ellie Morris is being watched. A strange force is occupying her home, watching her shower, watching her dress, but the time for watching has ended. Is Ellie Morris haunted, or is the dark presence in her home something more terrifying?

Scott Cane, the shape-shifting vigilante, sets his sights on a new killer. Despite his new life, the darkness within is growing. Two predators are about to converge, leaving one dead and the other scarred.

Michael Faust is the long awaited sequel to Lazarus Cane.


The Tormentors

by Jack Phoenix

About the book:
Face Your Demons.

Roderick Whithers has it all; money, looks, a beautiful family, and a mistress on the side, of course. When three hellish women who only he can see beset him nightly, his prosperous life begins to unravel. While his wife, Elizabeth struggles to uncover the means of ending her husband’s suffering, will she uncover his darkest secrets as well? Hell hath no Fury, but who are the true Tormentors in the Whithers family?


The Demon of Montreal

by A. Michael Schwarz

About the book:
Salvation through darkness.

Abby Winston wants to die. Her darkness inside is too great to face. The Universe agrees. Even her fortune cookies are shooting blanks.

She can’t do it herself, but her Death-Wish is not in vain. Something hears her plea and means to derive purpose from her erasure: a man-made demon meant to save the world. She can’t return to the life she decided to leave and so takes the first step on a path darker than death.



by Ray S. Kent

About the book:
“Redneck” just got a whole new meaning.

Humorous Horror.

Living in Hickville with a pervert step-dad and a drug addict mom, her life pretty much sucked. Then he came along with his cute fangs, his hot bod’ and his confession about being “drawn” to her. Suddenly, everything “sucked” in a much cooler way. Why was he nervous around certain people and why did her creepy step-dad act even creepier? It all sounded like some bad novel—but soon she would discover that vampire romance in real life is a lot “trashier”, a lot bloodier, and a hell of a lot more fun.



by Sean A. Lusher

About the book:
A crusade for sanity.

John Hale’s life has just been shattered by an arrow that killed his best friend. An arrow he fired. After ejecting himself from the Guardsmen, the prestigious police force that protects the land, John goes on a broken crusade to save his sanity. He meets an unlikely lover: Rain, a terrified teenager recently turned vampire with no idea how to handle it. With her at his side, John Hale’s life becomes an insane, drug and sex fueled spiral into madness and the darkest pits of the human soul.


The Last Day for Rob Rhino

by Kathleen O’Donnell

About the book:
She’s a bald widow on a mission. With a heavy load in a Louis Vuitton carryon, Claire heads to rural Pennsylvania to confront the in-laws she’s never met. To get through, Claire partakes with abandon from the traveling pharmacy in her Prada purse. Aging porn star Rob Rhino’s on the same plane headed east, on a mission of sorts too. A reality show has made Rob an unlikely TV sensation, but his past draws him back to the place where it all began.

Claire hates fat, stinky Rob on sight but can’t shake him. They’ve both got big problems. Claire’s is in the overhead compartment. Rob’s is in his pants. They forge an unlikely bond in an eccentric town where everyone has something to hide. If Claire’s not careful, their friendship might be the death of her.



by Michael A. Moscaritolo

About the book:
The computer system designed to save them may be what ultimately kills them.

A joyride in a flight simulator turns deadly when a group of college students tap into a military flight system designed to protect against a hijacking. At the same time, a winter storm knocks out power and causes the computer system to lock up leaving an airplane with 259 people flying helpless in the sky. The FBI is called in to help, but ends up uncovering more than they bargain for.


Cannibal Man

by Dorothy Knight

About the book:
“A woman is raped every sixteen seconds in South Africa.” —South African Government Statistics 2012

Four women have had their faces eaten off while being brutally raped. Detectives Timothy Sauer and George Hobbs from the Serious Crimes Unit, are assigned to the cases and have to deal with missing evidence, a corrupt state and bribery within the South African Police Services.



by Joseph Spencer

About the book:
Sons of Darkness Book 2

Sometimes the toughest fight lies within yourself.

As more dark secrets come to light, the battle for souls push Prairieville to the brink of war in the living and supernatural realms.

Jeff Wrage swears a blood oath to Abaddon, the supernatural avenger of murder victims, to hunt the crooked cop who butchered his wife. Jeff wonders whether he can be the executioner Abaddon requires. Their pact throws the supernatual realm in chaos and threatens to trigger an apocalyptic fight for control of the afterlife between the Sons of Darkness and Sons of Light foretold in the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Orlando Marino sees the death of Cyrus Black as his opportunity to restore the Marino family’s stronghold in Prairieville’s organized crime scene and become a mob kingpin. He unleashes a plague, turning its victims into mindless followers. Cyrus’ heir is busy rooting out a traitor and is unable to stop the coming turf war in the realm of man.

The fate of all rests with Homicide Detective Anna Duke, who steps into the shoes of her mentor while coming to terms with unrequited love. As she tries to clear the fallen hero’s name, she takes on a case where corpses go missing. Her new partner is reported dead. She learns the truth about her true identity and uncovers a trail of secrets questioning her tragic past. She journeys to avert the destruction of all creation.


Lying in Wait

by Robert N. Chan

About the book:
Sadistic genius has to find an outlet, and is there any better than manipulating and torturing a beautiful, smart, witty, woman who’s been horribly damaged by childhood abuse?

Penn Stone creates tabloid-worthy stories by luring former lovers to grisly deaths. Stories are the hallmark of civilization. So when he manipulates and kills, he does it for the sake of civilization. Besides, it’s fun. Beautiful, witty, and damaged, by the unspeakable things done to her when she was abducted at age eleven, Lucinda McConnell seems the perfect victim. To break her will, Penn expertly plays out a twisted scenario, but no longer the defenseless victim, she has other ideas.


Markheim: Blood and Ash

by Carrie Lynn Barker

About the book:
Sequel to Markheim: Sound and Fury

After fighting to keep her lover safe from a cold-blooded killer, Elsie Markheim realizes the war isn’t over when her lover, Remy Keller disappears. Elsie begins the search for him but her discoveries only lead her to realize that the murder must be a member of her own family. When more family members turn up dead all over the world, she knows that the last person she expected should have been the first person on her mind.


Farm House

by Steve Soderquist

About the book:
Screams do not carry twenty miles to the next farm house…

Ten years ago, a little girl was supposedly murdered. Ten years ago, that little girl got away.

Now, after eight years of living on her own, feeding from garbage cans and doing what she must to survive and still remain anonymous, the lies told to her have led her—her sense of vengeance and retribution—back to the door-step of whom she considers to blame.

Those who stand in her way receive nothing of mercy as her relentless pursuit to extract revenge on those who robbed her of her life comes to a chilling close as nothing will stop her…and no one is to be spared.


Dead Girl Beach

by Mike Sullivan

About the book:
book 1 of the Sam Seabury Series

At least every five months the body of a young girl turns up dead in a remote tropical lagoon on Thailand’s Koh Phangan Island. The local village pipeline carry stories of the place being haunted. Ghosts soar through the trees. Dark spirits lurk below the water. Scary apparitions appear in the night. From then on, the place is called Dead Girl Beach. Municipal police, one nautical mile down the coast in the village of Had Rin, order signs to be posted in the area to prevent people from going there. Most people take the signs seriously and stayed away, all accept Greta Langer.

She’s a monsterous Amazonian on a kill spree and a bevy of naive, unsuspecting bar hostesses working the bars on Sunrise Beach are her victims. The place has become her office and she’s always open for business.


Treat Me Kindly

by Briana Lawrence

About the book:
I only ask that you treat me kindly, then I will do the same for you.

The words of the invitation whisper gently into your ear, speaking of rare and exotic animals unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. To detective Alex Sampson, however, that invitation speaks of something else. Death. Attendees at a prestigious animal auction are turning up dead, each murder more brutal than the last. The only clue to each crime points to a different animal, but when did birds and butterflies go from being aphrodisiacs for fairy tales to deadly mass murderers?


Hill Magick

by Julia French

About the book:
Can Rachel believe enough—and is True powerful enough—to defeat the wizard’s terrible agenda?

Seeking escape from her abusive husband, aspiring columnist Rachel Jeffries travels into the hill country of Massachusetts, where she is saved from certain death by self-taught folk healer True Gannett. Armed only with his great grandfather’s knowledge, can True protect himself and Rachel and stop the swath of destruction started by the powerful magician, Joshua Lembrecht and his obnoxious familiar?


About Russ Thompson

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This