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Never fear, Tommy Wharton is here. When you need help with ghosts, goblins and things that generally go bump in the night, I wouldn’t be anywhere in sight.
When it comes to horror poetry, two heads are better than one!
Attack Of The Two-Headed Poetry Monster features more than 80 horror and dark fantasy poems by Bram Stoker Award-winning author Mark McLaughlin and Bram Stoker Award Finalist Michael McCarty. It even includes two long collaborative poems by the diabolical duo. The styles of the poems range from light-hearted to dead-serious from whimsical to Gothic to midnight-horrific. The collection includes an Introduction by Bram Stoker Award-winning poet Rain Graves, an Afterword by prominent poet, editor and artist Sandy DeLuca, and cover art and interior illustrations by Mark McLaughlin.
If these poems don’t make you laugh or scream, check your pulse…you’re probably dead!
As a child, young Texan Jeremy Carmichael fell from a Ferris wheel at a carnival. He landed on a beautiful young woman and his fall was broken. Unfortunately, so was the woman’s spine.
Years later, Jeremy is injured in a car accident while delivering pizzas. The accident opens the gates between the worlds of the living and the dead, awakening a malevolent supernatural presence—the spirit of cruel Frank Edmonson. Frank had been the policeman who’d arrived at the scene of the carnival accident, years earlier. The woman who’d died had been Frank’s lover.
Frank wants revenge on Jeremy and wishes to re-enter the world of the living by taking over the young man’s body. Jeremy finds himself visiting the realm of the dead in dreams and visions. But is that Frank’s doing, or is there another reason…? In his dreams, Jeremy is repeatedly drawn to the River of Time, which flows through the land of the dead. …[more]