David J Schow

Books

Crypt Orchids
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Crime. Psychos. Trashed relationships. Tainted love. Murder. Sinister plots. Evil connivances. Men in Suits with a Plan. Bizarre flap copy. Not to mention hustlers, losers, cutthroats, gun fetishists, homicidal hitchhikers, demented road-hogs, serial killer impersonators, government torturers, and a Ripper named Jack. Vaudevillians (shudder). Welcome to Crypt Orchids.
Rock Breaks Scissors Cut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The mysterious Dr. Gold has heavy-duty backing to fund a project having to do with the recording of dreams. Her three star volunteers—Jovana, a fashion model, Gilbert, a pop journalist, and Melinda, a bookstore employee—seem to have nothing in common until the experiments interlink them in unanticipated ways.
The Shaft
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A low-level drug runner named Cruz finds himself exiled from sunny Miami to frigid Chicago. He holes up in a decrepit rooming-house, the Kenilworth Arms, in the dead of winter. There he meets Jonathan, a yuppie struggling to get over a failed romance, and Jamaica, a prostitute on the payroll of the drug kingpin Bauhaus. When kilos of cocaine down a ventilation shaft strange things begin to happen.
Havoc Swims Jaded
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Havoc Swims Jaded? What the hell kind of title is that? What does it mean? It sounds vaguely…threatening, doesn't it? Havoc reigns, as a Hallowe'en Horror Night goes horribly wrong, and its featured creatures turn out to be the real thing. Meanwhile, a slimy Lovecraftian monstrosity deals with its daily routine of punching a clock to raise, well, havoc.
The Thriller Zone: A Twenty-Novel eBook Bundle of Thrillers and Suspense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,806,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A New Bundle Featuring Twenty Novels of Mystery and Suspense The next of our series of eBook bundles, The Thriller Zone features twenty thriller and suspense novels by various award-winning and bestselling authors.
Zombie Jam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Zombie Jam is a festival of the living dead, featuring Schow's previously uncollected short fiction from zombie anthologies near and far, including the elusive pseudonymous works of alter ego Chan McConnell. Stories included in this collection: Blossom Incursion DON’T/ WALK Infection Jerry’s Kids Meet Wormboy Epidemic Dying Words Assimilation
Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You might perceive it as an unblinking scrutiny of such topical issues as sex, obsession, idol worship, penny miracles, policing the birthrate, breast implants, mysterious phone calls in the dead of night, pornography, eternal youth, and the price of devotion. With whom -- or what -- are you really crawling into bed, in the dark? This collection contains thirteen stories by David J. Schow.
Wild Hairs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Winner of the 2001 International Horror Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction The essays by David J. Schow, whose regular column in Fangoria was well known for its rants and raves in the tradition of Dennis Miller, Harlan Ellison, and Professor Irwin Corey, are collected here for the first time. Schow spouts off on a wide variety of subjects.
Bullets of Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Widowed architect Arthur Latimer has become a recluse in his own home: a storm-proof fortress that doubles as a shrine to his dead wife. But the outside world beckons in the form of a bizarre party downbeach. Now, just as the biggest hurricane ever to hit the Pacific Northwest rolls in with deadly force, Art is subjected to intrusions from his past and invasions from the present.
Black Leather Required
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
David J. Schow's short stories have been regularly selected for over twenty-five volumes of "Year's Best" anthologies across three decades and have won the World Fantasy Award, the ultra-rare Dimension Award from Twilight Zone magazine, plus a 2002 International Horror Guild Award for his collection of Fangoria columns, Wild Hairs. Black Leather Required collects thirteen of Schow's short stories.
Seeing Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
David J. Schow's very first collection of short stories, back in print for the first time in nearly ten years. It features the World Fantasy Award-winning story, "Red Light," the Twilight Zone Magazine prize-winner "Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You," plus eleven more tales as startling, as disturbing, as provocative and unnerving.
Lost Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,600. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
You’ve been in love … right? DEFINE LOVE Obsessive, consuming, fiery, arctic? A passion that grips others but not you? An infatuation that refuses to release you from its grasp? A weapon that makes you idolized, used, or lost forever?
The Kill Riff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Lucas dreams it every night: the rockshow, flashy, ear-pounding, chaotic. The frothed-up mob that storms the stage. The death of his daughter Kristen, trampled in a sudden surge of tribal frenzy. In Lucas Ellington’s eyes, the audience is blameless. His child was murdered by the main event — Whip Hand, the ultimate party band.

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