Aniko Carmean is a Virginia girl living in Austin, Texas. She writes stories and novels in a variety of genres including horror, science fiction, and literary-artsy. Aniko is the sole proprietor of Odd Sky Books, a publication imprint dedicated to serving discerning readers of surreal fiction. Aniko's major literary influences are Italo Calvino, Shirley Jackson, Amelie Nothomb, Iris Murdoch, and Sylvia Plath. After graduating with a degree in Physics from a small liberal arts school, Aniko married her college sweetheart, and took a day job in software to support her writing habit.
Aniko's favorite shoes are Doc Martens.
Her favorite way to think is while is walking, favorite number is twenty-two, favorite month is October, and her favorite pastime is lingering over a hearty meal and talking with friends.
Aniko has lived in more than one haunted house, which goes a long way towards explaining her fascination with the surreal.
Urban legend researchers Drucilla and Eddie are investigating the gruesome Treeletting legend. They are about to discover that Mother Nature isn't just a metaphor. BREAKER is small-town horror at its finest.