Ravenous Ghosts [NOOK Book]

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Enter a world where a man can make birds fall from the sky...the future is found in the pages of a comic book...a thief picks the worst possible target...the written word can be used to draw blood...and the Pied Piper brings horror to a small town.

Enter the world of RAVENOUS GHOSTS. Seventeen tales of mystery, madness, and monsters, by Bram Stoker Award-winning author Kealan Patrick Burke.

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Overview

Enter a world where a man can make birds fall from the sky...the future is found in the pages of a comic book...a thief picks the worst possible target...the written word can be used to draw blood...and the Pied Piper brings horror to a small town.

Enter the world of RAVENOUS GHOSTS. Seventeen tales of mystery, madness, and monsters, by Bram Stoker Award-winning author Kealan Patrick Burke.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011154362
  • Publisher: Kealan Patrick Burke
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 603,416
  • File size: 271 KB

Meet the Author

Born and raised in Dungarvan, Ireland, Kealan Patrick Burke is an award-winning author described as "a newcomer worth watching" (Publishers Weekly) and "one of the most original authors in contemporary horror" (Booklist).Some of his works include the novels KIN, MASTER OF THE MOORS, CURRENCY OF SOULS and THE HIDES, the novellas THE TURTLE BOY (Bram Stoker Award Winner, 2004), VESSELS, MIDLISTERS, and JACK & JILL, and the collections RAVENOUS GHOSTS and THE NUMBER 121 TO PENNSYLVANIA & OTHERS (Bram Stoker Award-Nominee, 2009).Kealan also edited the anthologies: TAVERNS OF THE DEAD (starred review, Publishers Weekly), BRIMSTONE TURNPIKE, QUIETLY NOW (International Horror Guild Award Nominee, 2004), the charity anthology TALES FROM THE GOREZONE and NIGHT VISIONS 12 (starred review, Publishers Weekly, British Fantasy Award & International Horror Guild Award nominee).A movie based on his short story "Peekers", directed by Mark Steensland (DEAD @ 17), and scripted by veteran novelist Rick Hautala (Bedbugs, The Mountain King), screened at a variety of international film festivals and won a number of awards. You can view the film at the author's website.As actor, Burke played the male lead in Greg Lamberson's film SLIME CITY MASSACRE, the long-awaited sequel to the cult classic SLIME CITY, which will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, and Video On Demand in 2011.Visit Kealan on the web at kealanpatrickburke.com
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2012

    Great

    My first reading experience from Mr. Burke was the story "the grief frequency". Easily one of the best short stories i've read. Since then, i've devoured all his collections and novellas and have not been disappointed. An intelligent author who spins great tales and will leave you scared more than once.

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