A Penny Down the Well: A Short Story Collection of Horrifying Events

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A Penny Down the Well: A Short Story Collection of Fear contains five short horror tales that put a dark spin on everyday events. In "Down the Drain," Jared learns of his apartment's dark past. "Their Last Ride" shows the danger of cemetery work. "A Penny Down the Well" revives long-buried evils. "The Wheezing Man" uncovers a town's vile secrets. "Our Spirits Out West" dissects human desperation. More
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Words: 76,860
Language: English
ISBN: 9781310988172
About J. A. Crook

J. A. Crook is an independent American horror and literary fiction author. He writes anthologies that combine terror, suspense, and supernatural elements. His short literary fiction focuses on the human condition with southern gothic influence. His inspirations include the modernist writers Ernest Hemingway and Carson McCullers. Contemporary inspirations include Stephen King, Clive Barker, Cormac McCarthy, Raymond Carver, and Flannery O'Connor. He has written and released two horror anthologies and has published a series of short fiction pieces. His style involves the use of intertextuality between stories and anthologies, with a focus on keen dialogue and minimalism.

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Review by: Tanya Freeth on Dec. 29, 2015 :
Excellent, highly recommended
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Review by: Edward Mardis on Dec. 18, 2015 :
Brilliant read. Could not put it down. Hope to see more from this author.
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