I was born in France and raised in Maine. And my parents live in a house where Stephen King may have played as a kid. How's that for a strange pseudo-connection to the master of horror?
Now I live in Sweden with my wife and two sons and a growing collection of mountain bikes.
I'm doing something a little different right now. Or maybe not all that different, but it's a change. I'm giving away my novel, Pure Evil, for free. I hope you read it. I hope you get something out of it. Above all else, I hope that it entertains you.
I'm not one of the big-name writers. I'm starting as a nobody, just like everyone else getting into this game. So clean slate. Big playing field. If you want, tell me what you think of my stories. I tend to listen.
I'm working on my second book right now. It's a fictional account of a haunting that takes place in a real location in Maine. It's based on real feelings and observations. I'll even go so far as to say that any fiction has some grounding in reality. You can't write about the supernatural without having some belief that there are things beyond our understanding. And you can't write about the infiltration of evil into the lives of good, ordinary people without believing that the same things can happen in real life.
So art imitates life and vice-versa. And sometimes the imagination makes things bigger and badder than they are, but that's okay too. We're wired for story, as one writer put it with a book by the same name. I think it comes down to the fact that most of us are empathetic creatures by default. We like stepping into someone else's shoes, feeling what they feel. I'm not going to take it any further than that. You can draw your own conclusions.
Enjoy. And thanks for stopping by.
on July 20, 2018 :
Whatever the other reviewers saw in this book obviously passed me by! Our MC Kelly is an airhead numbnut who puts up with her husband's habit of beating her crapless on a regular basis because he never questions the massive credit card bills she runs up on home shopping and the sex is good. Oh and he never bruises her face, which is nice of him. She also thinks that he should change his name as Terry sounds like an asian or black man who is trying to hide his true ethnic origin. WTF????? I mean seriously, what is THAT all about? As usual the cops are obnoxious morons who keep letting her off with parking offences because she smiles nicely at them and is attractive. That was it for me. Let the zombies eat them all.
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