Hooferdog [NOOK Book]

Overview

Fifteen-year-old Frank Countryman lives in a state of perpetual fear and poverty along with his mother, sister and his mother’s abusive boyfriend.

While cleaning a Laundromat, Frank comes across a mayonnaise pail, a dark corner filled with bats, and a giant Speed Queen dryer.

Once imagined, Frank now begins a quest to rid his once loving family of the hulking monster that has...

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Hooferdog

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Overview

Fifteen-year-old Frank Countryman lives in a state of perpetual fear and poverty along with his mother, sister and his mother’s abusive boyfriend.

While cleaning a Laundromat, Frank comes across a mayonnaise pail, a dark corner filled with bats, and a giant Speed Queen dryer.

Once imagined, Frank now begins a quest to rid his once loving family of the hulking monster that has ripped their lives to shreds. To begin a life that he and his sister had only imagined in their wildest dreams.

Until now . . .

From novelist, Douglas E Wright, comes a tale of fear, poverty and retribution. Hooferdog is the exciting, 4400 word, 15 page, short story that inspired Douglas E Wright to pen his upcoming tension-filled novel, ElmGrove.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011453601
  • Publisher: Douglas E Wright
  • Publication date: 8/2/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 636,877
  • File size: 65 KB

Meet the Author

Douglas E Wright is a Dark Fantasist, whom for thirty years, worked at Canada Post. Over the years, he has traveled and lived in various parts of Canada, from Iqaluit Nunavut to Springdale Newfoundland to Whitehorse Yukon to Victoria BC.

From these travels, he picked up local lore and created dark stories from the scenery and the people he met along the way.

Douglas writes dark fantasy and mostly supernatural horror, with a literary bent. His short stories have been published in: Britain's Horror Express, HUB and Thirteen Magazine: USA's Black Ink Horror Magazine, Escaping Elsewhere and Mount Zion Press. He also has stories in the anthologies 'Raw Meat' by CWW Press and 'Enter the Realm' by Larry Sells. His hardback Romantic Suspense novella 'BOOGALOOS', along with his chapbook 'SWEET THINGS' was published by Sideshow Press and sold out in four days in late 2009.

His list of influences are extensive. He likes styles of Nancy Kilpatrick to Ray Bradbury, from David Morrell to Kafka and from Joe Hill to Charles Dickens. The films he enjoys are just as diverse. He likes movies and their directors such as Tim Burton's 'Corpse Bride' to Frank Capra's 'It's a Wonderful Life.'

Douglas also spends a great deal of time working and tinkering on his website. He likes horror conferences, collecting advanced horror movie posters and signed horror books as well as Aurora horror models.

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