Adrian Ludens is the author of Bedtime Stories for Carrion Beetles. He has contributed to several anthologies, including: Blood Lite III: Aftertaste, Darker Edge of Desire (upcoming), Blood Rites, Zombie Kong, Diabolic Tales III, the Stoker-nominated Slices of Flesh and others.
Adrian won the "Mysterious Photograph" flash fiction writing contest in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine two consecutive months (May and June 2008). He has also contributed to Morpheus Tales, Big Pulp and Woman's World.
He lives in the historic Black Hills of South Dakota with his family where he works as a program director and radio announcer.
Adrian Ludens, Doug Murano, and C.W. LaSart have joined forces for this collection of fifteen dark tales. Gruesome Faces Ghastly Places features three South Dakota-based authors in one exclusive collection of horror, supernatural suspense and dark fantasy. Contains four of each author's favorite previously-published stories and one new, never-before-published tale from each author.