Just in time for Killercon in Vegas comes Gene O’Neill’s latest novella, “Doc Good’s Traveling Show.” This is a coming of age story of two Freemen boys who join up with a traveling show, two lads with very special abilities. They grow up fast on the road, fall in love, develop big plans, but then alas … unexpected tragedy. It might be said that this tale is the author’s futuristic take on Of Mice And Men. Grab a copy directly from Bad Moon Books and get free shipping and a signed John R. Little chapbook titled A Pair Of Little Things. Use the coupon code: doc1
200 signed and numbered paperbacks with GAK cover art. $19.95. To purchase: Doc Good’s
Also just in time for Killercon, comes Lisa Morton’s haunting novella, “The Lucid Dreaming.” Ashley, a twentysomething California girl, is a postpunk who would rather be called Spike and who worries about money, her family, and freeway traffic. She’s also a violent paranoid schizophrenic living in a state facility west of Los Angeles, her disorder kept under control by confinement and the drug Prolixin.
One day Spike is shocked to find her cell door open and so she ventures out, only to find the walls smeared with blood and the staff missing or dead. She escapes and ventures into a world that’s been driven mad by waking nightmares, where she’s now the sanest person alive. Searching for answers, Spike embarks on a road trip that will lead her from Beverly Hills to a nightmarish Texas compound to the highest office in the land…
150 igned and numbered paperback with Zach McCain cover and internal art. $19.95. Grab a copy directly from Bad Moon Books and get free shipping and a signed John R. Little chapbook titled A Pair Of Little Things. Use the coupon code: luc1
To purchase: Lucid Dreaming
Finally, coming in October, Gord Rollo’s horrific novel, Crimson. Four engaging boys from Dunville, Ontario, dub their 1977 club The Knights of the Round Room after finding a bomb shelter on Johnny Page’s farm. In 1955 Jacob Harrison killed his family and hanged himself on that same spot, and Johnny’s tumble into a well awakens a creature who has possessed what’s left of Harrison’s corpse. It confronts the boys and tempts one of them into evil. By 1986, the boys are 19 and the creature is rampaging again, framing Johnny’s friend Peter for the Ripper Killer’s 12-victim crime spree.
This will be Eclipse Title #5 and is being published in a 100 copy HC edition with a Zach Mccain color DJ and internal color art. $65.
Grab a copy directly from Bad Moon and get free shipping and a signed John R. Little chapbook titled “A Pair Of Little Things.” Use coupon code: crim1
To purchase: Crimson