Horror/ Action Adventure
Date Published: July 20th
Publisher: Severed Press
Petroleum engineers drilling in the African desert uncover a pocket of
mysterious, life-preserving gas, and the hellish creatures hibernating
within—a colony of ten-foot prehistoric scorpions. After 400 million
years, Scorpius Rex has risen to reclaim its throne as Earth’s apex
When their USAID humanitarian mission goes awry, Dave Brank’s
security team becomes trapped inside the drilling complex’s
electrified perimeter. Now they’re locked in a life or death battle
against hordes of flesh-eating scorpions prowling the labyrinth of
machinery. Brank, a decorated soldier unjustly drummed out of the army, is
determined to save his men and the nearby village. Outside the fence lurks
another kind of monster—renegade commandos with a barbaric plan to
lure the scorpions out . . . by feeding them women and children. Only
Brank’s team can stop the slaughter and, just maybe, save the world.
Unfortunately, these guys aren’t elite Navy SEALS or Delta Force
Operators; they’re mercenaries—battle-scarred mavericks who kill
to earn a living, not to save the world. But with humanity’s survival
at stake and Brank calling the shots, even these hired guns can become
About the Author
Scorpius Rex is William Burke’s second novel, following a long career
in film and television. He was the creator and director of the
Destination America paranormal series Hauntings and Horrors and the OLN
series Creepy Canada, as well as producing the HBO productions Forbidden
Science, Lingerie and Sin City Diaries. His work has garnered high praise
from network executives and insomniacs watching Cinemax at 3 a.m.
During the 1990’s Burke was a staff producer for the Playboy
Entertainment Group, producing eighteen feature films and multiple
television series. He’s acted as Line Producer and Assistant Director
on dozens of feature films—some great, some bad and some truly
Scorpius Rex is the glorious result of a childhood spent immersed in late
night creature features, monster magazines and horror comics.
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horror anthology of thirteen short creepy, scary and sometimes
gruesome monster stories. These hair-raising stories will make your
mind tingle and your paranoia kick into over-drive.
the unexpected, of deceit and of unspeakable beings that hide in the
recesses of the mind and the shadows of dark forests.
A tale of a gas station attendant and the creature that stalks him in
a storm like he had never witnessed before. The newly found journal
entry of Robert Tolliver’s nightmarish dreams that ravage his life
after a horrific accident in the swamps of Louisiana. A butcher’s
child was created of steel and blades used to cut meat. A story about
a new embalming fluid with a terrible side effect. The tale of a man
and his friends on a camping trip, A leather collar and a vile beast
that reigns over a pile of corpses. Plus many more.
science experiment gone wrong, conspiracy theories, urban legends,
pitch dark atmosphere, snakes, gators, rednecks, revenge, and a
pretty epic creature.” – Aimee M. – Goodreads
is about to change. He was traveling through Louisiana and a few
missed turns, a few hours later, he finds himself facing a horrible
fate. All Robert knows is that he is stuck in an abandoned military
bunker in the wild swamps of Louisiana. There is something stalking
his every move, a scary horror unlike anything he has ever seen.
wife Julie and his daughter Lillie? Will he uncover a bigger horror
mystery that the small town of Montegut had been hiding for years?
Channel. Brett has a deep love for horror with a particular interest
in Isolation and Cryptid based stories.
organizations around the world battle time and the undead in an
attempt to get valuable research data to the US Army Medical Research
Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Maryland. There, an
antiviral for the Acute Reanimation Syndrome (ARS) virus is being developed.
which are half-zombies, and all the stories are intertwined with one another.
the antiviral is brought back to half-life but finds himself caught
between human and zombie, and reconsiders which side he should fight on.
odds against zombies and a hostile military faction attempting to get
their antiviral to an awaiting military transport plane that will
take them to a US military base.
military outpost for an exchange to acquire a batch of antiviral but
finds themselves betrayed and stranded. Having learned of High
Command’s treacheries, a rogue team of Marines led by a sympathetic
master sergeant comes to the Canadians rescue. The master sergeant
hopes to enlist the Canadians, along with a brigade of half-zombies,
as part of a strike force to overthrow a forced labor camp in
Gettysburg run by the military.
half-zombie condition has left her infertile, leads a discontented
group of half-zombies on a war against humanity and zombies alike.
Will the remaining military, the work camp survivors, and the
lieutenant’s half-mute brigade unite in time to stop the dissident
half-mutes from executing their elaborate plan of genocide, or will
humankind finally meet extinction?
TS Alan is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, and
suspense, but also frequently incorporates elements of fantasy,
science fiction, mystery, and satire. Alan has published two novels,
and six short stories.
was educated at Williamsville South High School, Niagara Community
College and the State University College at Buffalo.
zombie stories. His first published novel was The Romero
Strain (2014), which was published by Books of the Dead Press.
His sequel The Romero Strain: The Dead, the Damned, and the
Darkness was independently released in November 2017.
Stephen King, Edgar Allen Poe, and O. Henry, among others.
Mannings, Ravencrest’s walls have been witness to generations of
unimaginable scandal, horror, and depravity. Imported stone by stone
from England to northern California in the early 1800s, the manor now
houses widower Eric Manning, his children, and his staff. Ravencrest
stands alone, holding its memories and ghosts close to its dark
heart, casting long, black shadows across its grand lawns, through
the surrounding forests, and over the picturesque town of Devilswood, below.
has ever seen, but as she learns more about its tangled past of
romance and terror, she realizes that beauty has a dark side.
Ravencrest is built on secrets, and its inhabitants seem to be
keeping plenty of their own – from the handsome English butler, Grant
Phister, to the power-mad administrator, Mrs. Heller, to Eric Manning
himself, who watches her with dark, fathomless eyes. But Belinda soon
realizes that the living who dwell in Ravencrest have nothing on the
other inhabitants – the ones who walk the darkened halls by night …
the ones who enter her dreams … the ones who are watching … and waiting …
Who – or what – is watching her from the vents? From ghostly screams
and the clutching bony fingers of death in the indoor pool, to the
trio of gliding nuns in the east wing who come at Belinda with black
blazing eyes, to the beckoning little girl in the red dress who died
more than two centuries ago, Belinda is thrust into a world of waking
nightmares where there is no distinction between the living and the
dead, and there are no limits to the horrors that await. Witchcraft
is afoot at Ravencrest and as unspeakable terrors begin to unfold,
Belinda realizes that her beautiful new home is a keeper of tragedy,
a collector of souls. And it wants to add her to its collection …
Devilswood, Ravencrest Manor, imported stone-by-stone from England
more than two centuries ago, looms tall and terrifying, gathering its
dark and unnatural powers, and drawing those it wants as its own.
gives way to autumn, romance is in the air. She and multi-millionaire
Eric Manning are falling in love … but powerful forces will stop at
nothing to keep them apart. And as the annual Harvest Ball is set to
begin, evil abounds at Ravencrest. Murder lurks in the shadows, evil
spirits freely roam the halls, a phantom baby cries, signaling a
death in the mansion, and in the notoriously haunted east wing, three
blood-soaked nuns, Sisters Faith, Hope, and Charity, tend to the
demented needs of a maid gone mad.
moonlight, and a scarecrow goes on a killing rampage, collecting a
gruesome assortment of body parts from unwilling donors … But
Belinda’s greatest danger is the vengeful spirit of Rebecca Dane.
Once the mistress of Ravencrest, Rebecca Dane has a centuries-old ax
to grind with the powerful witch, Cordelia Heller – and Belinda
becomes her weapon of choice.
debauched parties that would have inspired Jay Gatsby himself. From
the Manning fortune to a beautiful wife, the silent film star known
as the White Violet, Henry had it all … including a loyal cult that
worshipped the demon Forneus.
and his demonic familiar visited upon Ravencrest … but now
that evil has returned.
born, but it is not of this earth. Father Antonio DeVargas is
summoned as ghostly parties light up the old poolhouse and phantom
screams rip open the night. Meanwhile, the White Violet wanders the
The witching hour. Watery echoes in an empty building. The grand
Greek Pool at Ravencrest Manor babbles and gurgles as
chlorine-scented water flows like cool blood in veins and arteries.
The moon, full and high above the arched glass ceiling, shines its
light into the cobalt pool, casting splintered rays across the water.
explodes into the air. The sound ebbs and flows with movement.
things be real? Or are they merely tricks of light and sound, magic
courtesy of Mother Nature?
unmistakable, rises and echoes. Eddie Cantor. If You Knew Susie Like
I Know Susie.
The sounds of a party, of voices, of champagne glasses clinking.
like glistening cold silk, there and gone again in an instant.
Tamara Thorne’s first novel was published in 1991, and since then she has
written many more, including international bestsellers Haunted, Bad Things, Moonfall,
Eternity and The Sorority. A lifelong lover of ghost stories, she is currently working on
several collaborations with Alistair Cross as well as an upcoming
solo novel. Learn more about her at:
eight, began writing his own stories. First published in 2012, he has
since co-authored The Cliffhouse Haunting and Mother with
Tamara Thorne and is working on several other projects. His debut
solo novel, The Crimson Corset, was an Amazon bestseller. The Black Wasp, book
3 in The Vampires of Crimson Cove series will be out later this year.
Find out more about him at:
including the next volume in the continuing gothic series, The Ravencrest Saga.
Their first novel, The Cliffhouse Haunting, was an immediate bestseller.
which has featured such guests as Anne Rice of The Vampire Chronicles,
Charlaine Harris of the Southern Vampire Mysteries and basis of the HBO series
True Blood, Jeff Lindsay, author of the Dexter novels, Jay Bonansinga of The Walking Dead
series, Laurell K. Hamilton of the Anita Blake novels, Peter Atkins, screenwriter of Hellraiser
2, 3, and 4, worldwide bestseller V.C. Andrews, Kim Harrison of the Hollows series,
and New York Times best sellers Preston & Child, Christopher Rice, and Christopher Moore.
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