Clifford Beck

Biography

A native of Upstate New York, Clifford Beck received the bulk of his education at the State University of New York at Albany. His writing began with experiments in poetry, inspired by ancient literature. Later, he attended Southern Maine Technical College, earning a degree in New Media. His work is largely an exploration into human darkness and the dynamics of madness. Having a background in design and illustration, he also creates the cover art for his novels. Now a resident of Portland, Maine, he tends to write what speaks to him the loudest, occasionally relying on music for inspiration. But, ideas have always come to him during the most unlikely of situations and is always with pen and pad at the ready. During the course of his life, he has been seen as someone in possession of a rather peculiar personality, but has come to accept this as a commonality among writers in general and an expression of what makes the mind of a writer tick. He has most of his life in the helping professions and has witnessed a good deal of human suffering. Using his work as a tool of reflection, he brings these experiences to the surface in the form of ideas pertaining to social issues and the direction the world appears to be taking. Additionally, Mr. Beck has discovered that without the constraints of religion, he is able to paint the darkness of human nature on a much broader canvas. And using a strong sense of visual imagery, is able to bring his novels to life, immersing the reader in a world governed by a unique and separate reality.

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Books

A Dark Place
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Three Stories of Terror and Madness It is sometimes said that the people who need to be watched the closest are those who are the quietest. The demure. The meek. ‘He was always so quiet,’ they would say. But at some point, the wire is tripped. A circuit in the psyche is opened and through it floods a living torrent of darkness many would find unimaginable. How easy might it be, given our human fra
Heretic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
The Life of a Witch Hunter It is one hundred years after the black death and with Europe still in ruins, many continue to die. Now, no longer able to feed their only child, Aiden Selwyn’s parents are forced to give him up and three days walk through the English countryside, they arrive at isolated monastery. The abbot takes him in without hesitation, but all is not as it seems and after reaching a
Outpatient
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Tragedy befalls Maine’s Carrabassett Valley as Catherine Thomaston, a theoretical physics professor with a brilliant career at Bowdoin College, takes ill after the sudden death of her father.
Learning To Walk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,880. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Clarence Taylor is the son of wealthy parents living in Bangor, Maine with strong ties to a community of old money. Yet, he does not fit in and harbors a deep resentment for the attitude that seems inherent in opulence. After witnessing the events of nine eleven, he makes a vow to himself that he will find a way to make a difference. But, as he prepares to confront the evil he has sworn to elimina

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