Phil Locascio is the author of several novels including The Sorcerer of Hooterville, The Sins of Orville Sand, The Harbor of Ill Will, The Fragility of Contrition and The Restoration of Josef Mundt. He is also the author of a collection of short stories entitled Howling Hounds. Phil has had dozens of short stories published through the years in various anthologies and magazines. Several of his tales have received Honorable Mention in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. Phil welcomes comments at Lucysdad2@comcast.net.
When an alien entity takes up residence in Lon, the benefits obtained by harboring the creature provide him the means to live true to his character. Lon's newfound power allows him to overlook the price that must be paid for this mutually beneficial relationship: the death of innocent people.
The Price of Immortality is Death
A young boy's death threatens the future and sanity of a Montana rancher...A terminally ill nurse commits herself to cold-blooded murder...A doctor's chance encounter makes him suspect his adopted son may have an identical twin ...
A botched jewelry store robbery sets offs a chain reaction of mystery, deceit and murder in the arid scrubland of New Mexico. The year is 1953 and a host of devious characters are assembling in the hot, barren desert in search of the missing jewels.