The Hides

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Rated 5.00/5 based on 1 reviews
It's been almost seven years since the horror at Myers Pond, but for Timmy Quinn, there is no hiding from the dead.

Hoping for peace, he travels to a small harbor town in Ireland.

But no peace can exist in a place whose past is colored by hate and murder.

And in the very foundations of an old crumbling factory, legions of the dead are gathering.

And they know Timmy's name. More

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About Kealan Patrick Burke

Born and raised in a small harbor town in the south of Ireland, Kealan Patrick Burke knew from a very early age that he was going to be a horror writer. The combination of an ancient locale, a horror-loving mother, and a family full of storytellers, made it inevitable that he would end up telling stories for a living. Since those formative years, he has written five novels, over a hundred short stories, six collections, and edited four acclaimed anthologies. In 2004, he was honored with the Bram Stoker Award for his novella The Turtle Boy.

Kealan has worked as a waiter, a drama teacher, a mapmaker, a security guard, an assembly-line worker at Apple Computers, a salesman (for a day), a bartender, landscape gardener, vocalist in a grunge band, curriculum content editor, fiction editor at Gothic.net, and, most recently, a fraud investigator.

When not writing, Kealan designs book covers through his company Elderlemon Design.

A movie based on his short story "Peekers" is currently in development as a major motion picture.

Represented by Merrilee Heifetz at Writers House Agency.

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About the Series: Timmy Quinn
Meet Timmy Quinn, an ordinary eight year old boy enjoying a summer free of school.

Until the day he meets a dead boy sitting on the bank of a local pond and his life is thrown into chaotic nightmare that will follow him for the next thirty years of his life as he tries to protect the people he loves.

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Glen Krisch reviewed on Jan. 18, 2011

A stunning follow-up short novel to The Turtle Boy, The Hides has Timmy Quin visiting Ireland. The descriptions are lush, painting the setting with details that make it feel like you're on your own visit to the emerald isle. The tension builds to a mind-blowing conclusion. I'm hooked. A great first read of 2011!
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