Grant Palmquist

Biography

Grant Palmquist is the author of the science-fiction novel Azure and four horror novels: A Song After Dark, Permanent Winter, Dirge, and The Seer. His short stories have appeared in Chizine, Dogmatika, and Underground Voices.

He lives in Houston, Texas, with his wife, and is currently at work on a novella entitled Sinkhole.

Where to find Grant Palmquist online

Twitter: sal79paradise

Books

Sinkhole: A Novella of Terror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
On a lazy spring afternoon, a sinkhole opens up and swallows Bobby Page’s mother whole… Bobby thinks it must be a nightmare, but he’s never been a in a nightmare this real in all his fourteen years in Kinsale, Texas. When he edges closer to the hole in an attempt to save his mother, he sees something sinister lurking within it, something monstrous that threatens to destroy the whole town.
The Seer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
The first time Nick Northfield saw a demon was the summer of 1988 in Houston, Texas, when he was nine years old. It wouldn’t be the last. . . . Beware, the Pied Piper is coming to town, and he’s bringing his lust for murder and mayhem with him. The Seer is a terrifying novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat...and up till morning.
Libertines: A Horror Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
When Samantha finds an advertisement in a tawdry magazine that promises to jumpstart her sex life, she can’t help but tell her husband about it. All they have to do is pay fifty bucks and listen to a subliminal recording daily, so there’s nothing to lose. Only once they buy it and begin listening to it, they start to change, subtly at first, then dramatically. . . .
Engel: A Novelette of Terror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
THE ULTIMATE HORROR HAS BEEN UNLEASHED UPON AN UNSUSPECTING CITY. When an advertisement encourages Charlie to murder his boss, he begins to wonder whether he’s losing his grip on reality. When an archangel visits Adam one night and reveals the evil skulking beneath the surface of society, it will alter his life in ways he never could have foreseen. Their paths will collide in Engel.
Azure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(3.80)
A tyrannical nation... An ordinary man... An extraordinary dystopian adventure... Asher Cain is a model employee for the nation of Azure, obsessed with bringing perpetrators of its myriad laws to justice. But when the nation targets him as a transgressor, he finds himself on the run from justice, seeking a way out of the nation, a place from which few have ever escaped.
Dirge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.50)
WHAT’S MORE FRIGHTENING THAN DEATH? Sterling Davis has everything a man could want—a big house, a fancy car, and more women than he can handle. But someone lurks in the shadows, waiting to take it all away, and when she does he’ll have to face death and worse to get it all back. YOU’RE ABOUT TO FIND OUT. . . .
End of Amnesia: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00)
A young man thinks he’s met the perfect one-night stand in Lacey, but she has a plan of her own, one that will last far longer than one night ... and make him wish he never met her. End of Amnesia is a short story of approximately 2,500 words. Includes a sample of the novel A Song After Dark.
Cemeteries of the Heart and Other Stories
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Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(3.83)
In a distant future, Stan works at a dead-end job, handcuffed to his desk, forbidden to look out the window. His life seems hopeless till he meets Meredith, a coworker who harbors secrets about this world and the next, secrets that could make his life worth living . . . Thus begins Cemeteries of the Heart and Other Stories, eight mind-bending tales of madness that will leave their mark on you.
Permanent Winter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(3.20)
DO YOU KNOW WHAT LURKS IN THE SHADOWS? The coldest winter in more than a century engulfs the city of Nepenthe, California. Men, women and children vanish in the night without a trace. Haunting visions torment Joshua, a young man who believes his purpose is to find out who or what is behind these disappearances. THE ANSWER WILL SEND CHILLS UP YOUR SPINE. . . .
Isolated Howl: A Short Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(4.50)
Three boys think they’ve found their ticket to fortune and fame when they find the body of a werewolf near the woods. Then it disappears, and a trail of bent grass leads straight into the heart of the forest . . . which makes the boys think there must be more of them out there. When a full moon hits and they decide to hunt one down, they’ll get more than they ever bargained for . . .
A Song After Dark
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.25)
Norman thought he'd hit the jackpot when he met Zach, trading his boring straight-A lifestyle for one filled with parties, drugs, and more girls than he ever imagined he'd meet in his lifetime. But there’s something dangerous about Zach, something not quite right. For Zach has a dark secret, that once revealed will drag his newfound sidekick into a nightmare world mired in death and destruction.