Marc Colten was born in 1950 in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. His was influenced by the Cold War and the divisiveness of the Viet-Nam war. His literary influences were the novels of George Orwell and John LeCarre and the short stories of Saki and John Collier.
In the near future, Louis Turner goes out into the night to find the mysteries hidden in the depths of the city. The world has been made grey and flavorless and he craves excitement. What he will find in that hidden world might be more than even he is prepared for.
Belying its title, "Summer of Love" is one man's story of how his entire world was turned upside down on a beautiful summer day so many years ago. Every assumption he has made about life is destroyed, leaving him with only questions.
What do you do when you find yourself trapped in a mausoleum? How would you explain yourself to the judge of the damned? Think you'd be lucky to be rescued by a beautiful woman in the desert? Eleven short stories about the horrors lurking just out of sight.