Brad Strickland was born in New Holland, Georgia. He attended the University of Georgia and earned a Ph.D. in English and American Literature. He has written or co-written more than 65 novels, many for younger readers. He continued the series begun by the late John Bellairs and also wrote books for the Wishbone series, about public TV's literature-loving Jack Russell Terrier. Brad is a Professor of English and the Coordinator of Freshman English at Gainesville State College. He is married to Barbara Strickland, and they have a grown daughter, Amy, a grown son, Jonathan, and a daughter-in-law, Rebecca. He lives in Oakwood, Georgia.
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The Dancer in the Dark: A Novel by Thomas E. Fuller and Brad Strickland
Welcome to sultry Blankenship, Georgia, where archaeologist Benedict Peterson is excavating the mysterious Malatowa Mounds, much against the wishes of locals Jubal Elder and John MacIntosh. When eerie events unfold, Peterson asks his uncle Cletus Tremaine, of the Archaeology Department of Miskatonic University, to come south to consult. What they find is an ancient horror that will cost people their sanity, their security, their lives...and maybe even their souls.
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Atlanta Bones is a hard-edged Florida thriller relieved by humor and spiced with exotic locations. In the best-selling tradition of John D. MacDonald, Carl Hiassen, and Randy Wayne White, it rips through a plot involving a rich man who is presumed dead, his not-so-grieving widow, and a reluctant, tough adventurer.
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Jim Dallas knew from the start that a search for a runaway teen-aged daughter was likely to be a losing proposition. But he got pulled from Florida into a search that led to the Caribbean...and into a web of treachery and death.
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The Dancer in the Dark
by Brad Strickland
Published: August 5, 2011.
When archaeologists from Miskatonic University explore ancient mounds in the hills of Georgia, they unwittingly unleash an ancient evil that will cost some of them their lives, some their sanity...and perhaps their souls. A Lovecraftian tale of horror from Thomas E. Fuller and Brad Strickland, The Dancer in the Dark will haunt your nightmares. Cover art: Joe DeVito
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