Dark Bites(R): Part 4 - 848

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Dark Bites(R) is a horror short story collection focusing on the classic creatures we love to fear: zombies, vampires, werewolves, ghosts and more. In 1979 the worst blizzard in history dumped 19" of snow on Chicago. A canceled flight leads Marie to seek shelter in the city. As the city is buried, she's trapped with a sexual predator in a fight for her life-she doesn't stand a ghost of a chance.

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About Robert Ropars

Robert Ropars is a 44-year-old author, living in the Chicago area since 1986 and into writing and photography. A voracious reader and open to most genres. As an author, he's published "Carriage Returns" (poetry from 1988-2008) and "Romantic Confessions" (poetry and haiku 2008-2009).

In 2010, he started exploring e-books/e-readers and decided to publish a book in serial format. Dark Bites(R) is a four-part horror e-book series. Four women... four tales of death and spine-tingling horror. Explore new twists on classic horror stories (zombies, werewolves, vampires and ghosts). These are the women of Dark Bites.

Since then he's published several short fiction ebooks and a collection of short stories. In late 2014, he has published his first full-length work 'Ghosts in the Graveyard.'

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Review by: Books4Tomorrow Reviews on Sep. 12, 2012 :
If you’re not a horror fan, stay far far away from this book. It will give you chills and might keep you awake a few nights. I, on the other hand, am a big fan of the horror genre, so naturally I loved this 15-minute, quick read novella. Part of an anthology, “848” preyed on my worst fears and as horrifying as it was, I couldn’t stop reading. As someone who suffers from claustrophobia and a fear of falling elevators, what the main character had to endure was absolutely terrifying. The thought of lying helpless at the bottom of an elevator shaft in an abandoned building, is enough to give anyone nightmares. What really kept me rooting for this character was her will to survive and in the short space of only 28 pages, the author had me experiencing the same agonizing fear the main character did.

This ghost story is the perfect bedtime read, but I have to warn you again that if horror is not your thing, you will find this short story quite disturbing. For me, it was well worth the read and a terrifyingly thrilling fifteen minutes of my time.
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