Listen to the leaves rustling. Hear the wind building. These could the first signs that Gideon Berlander has found you. They could be the last sounds you hear. Gideon hasn’t been the same since that terrifying night in the cave, the night he changed forever—the night he became a wind caller. But the power to call upon and control the unimaginable force of the wind it all its fury has warped him.
It comes out of the night. It kills with animal stealth and viciousness, but with an almost human capacity for cruelty and sadism.
And this time, it has left a witness.
Jim Duchane watched it kill his two best friends. Now tormented by their deaths and skeptical of his own memories of that awful night, he is approached by two fringe monster hunters who are desperate to track the beast.
A collection of short horror stories ranging from the Lovecraftian "The Landsquid" to the surrealist "Octopus Woman Inked in Blood and the Dream of the Sea" and "The Crevasse and the Po Mask" to the haunted house story of "The Ramp" and the story of a guilty conscience in "The Overpass."
After receiving an ancient tribal journal from her grandfather, Jenny is sent on a mission of discovery in an attempt to unravel clues to her family's monster hunting past. The journey becomes more than academic when she is asked to confront a coven of dangerous witches who plan to cast an insidious spell on the plains of West Texas. Some language & violence, these stories are for mature readers.
In 1673 the first European explorers to travel down the Mississippi River spot on the high, sheer bluffs the painting of a huge, winged monster. Where does it come from? Why did somebody take the trouble and risk to paint it on bluff face? The Indians told them the terrifying story of a man-eating dragon-like creature, and the brave chief who killed it.