Category Archives: Horror

30 from 2016

Here are the best books I read in 2016

(not in any particular order)


  1. 300,000,000 – Blake Butler
  2. A Head Full of Ghosts – Paul Tremblay
  3. A House at the Bottom of a Lake – Josh Malerman
  4. Animal Money – Michael Cisco
  5. Anomaly Flats – Clayton Smith
  6. Bird Box – Josh Malerman
  7. Discovering Scarfolk – Richard Littler
  8. Ella Minnow Pea – Mark Dunn
  9. Every Part of the Animal – Duncan Ralston
  10. Fake Fruit Factory – Patrick Wensink
  11. Falter-Kingdom – Michael Seidlinger
  12. Gutshot – Amelia Gray
  13. Gutted – Ed. Doug Murano
  14. Hair Side, Flesh Side – Helen Marshall
  15. It Sustains – Mark Morris
  16. Jagannath – Karin Tidbeck
  17. King Carrion – Rich Hawkins
  18. Lost Signals – Ed. Max Booth
  19. Nyctophobia – Christopher Fowler
  20. One for Sorrow – Christopher Barzak
  21. Penpal – Dathan Auerbach
  22. Pretty Little Dead Girls – Mercedes M Yardley
  23. The Deep – Nick Cutter
  24. The Fireman – Joe Hill
  25. The King In Yellow – Robert Chambers
  26. The Last Gods of Indochine – Sam Ferrer
  27. The Secret of Ventriloquism – Jon Padgett
  28. The Strange Library – Haruki Murakami
  29. The Troop – Nick Cutter
  30. The Warren – Brian Evenson

ARIA expo 2016


The 4th Annual Rhode Island Author Expo.
Meet over 125 local authors, all under one roof
From middle grade to horror to science fiction
Free admission! Free parking! Giveaways and more!

Every one who loves to read,
loves signed books!

Get your holiday shopping done
for all of the bibliophiles in your life in one place!

I will be speaking on 2 panels:


11:30 AM
Presentation Area #2
Moderated by Gina Colvario Krupka
Other panelists are L.L. Craft and Pete Larrivee


12:15 PM
Presentation Area #2
Moderated by Tabitha Lord
Other panelists are Mike Squatrito, Loren Walker &John McDaid



my halloween watch list for today…

these are on my
2016 Halloween watch list for today…

halloween 2016

what are you watching

oh yeah…

the most terrifying thing of them all…

my beloved chicago bears are playing the vikings


on monday night football

it’s sure to be a bloodbath

oh the horror…

Scituate Art Festival This Weekend!


Come to the largest Festival of its kind in Southern New England

The Scituate Art Festival

This Columbus Day Weekend October 8-10

Hundreds of fine artists, crafts-people, musicians, great food and…

your finest independent local writers

from the Association of Rhode Island Authors

including yours truly…


Shadow Work Publishing Presents: Selected Horrors

I am honored and humbled to be involved with

Shadow Work Publishing’s amazing new compilation,



For a limited time, you can get FIVE full novels

by some of today’s greatest minds in independent horror

bundled together for only $0.99.

Hunting Witches by Jeffery X Martin
Gristle & Bone by Duncan Ralston
Tales of Blood & Sulphur by J G Clay
the Key to Everything by Alex Kimmell
Reinheit by Thomas S Flowers 

Guaranteed to keep you hiding under the covers for the long winter nights to come…


The internet is a fantastic thing.

Without social media, I would never have met any of these guys or been exposed to their incredible books.

Shadow Work Publishing has not only reinvigorated my passion for writing weird fiction,

they have become a welcoming new home for me and my books.

It fills me with such pride to be associated with such a wonderful group of  writers.

Don’t miss this opportunity to discover what is hiding in the shadows for you…