Tequila's Sunrise

Tequila's Sunrise

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by Brian Keene
     
 

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Discover the secret origins of the "drink of the gods" in this dark fantasy fable by best-selling author Brian Keene. Chalco, a young Aztec boy, feels helpless as conquering Spanish forces near his village. But when a messenger of the gods hands him a key to unlock the doors of human perception and visit unseen worlds, Chalco journeys into the mystical Labyrinth,

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Discover the secret origins of the "drink of the gods" in this dark fantasy fable by best-selling author Brian Keene. Chalco, a young Aztec boy, feels helpless as conquering Spanish forces near his village. But when a messenger of the gods hands him a key to unlock the doors of human perception and visit unseen worlds, Chalco journeys into the mystical Labyrinth, searching for a way to defeat the invaders. He will face gods, devils, and things that are neither. But he will also learn that some doorways should never be opened and not all entrances have exits... Tequila's Sunrise. Take the shot and open the door... if you dare. Deadite Press is proud to present this author's preferred edition of Brian Keene's long out-of-print novella, which contains material not included in previously published editions. Also included in this edition are seven bonus short stories: Dust, Burying Betsy, Fade To Null, Golden Boy, Two-Headed Alien Love Child, That Which Lingers, and Bunnies In August.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012438942
Publisher:
Eraserhead Press
Publication date:
05/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
104
Sales rank:
680,943
File size:
493 KB

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Tequila's Sunrise 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
NJMetal More than 1 year ago
Brian Keene's short story collection TEQUILA SUNRISE is superb! A collection of previously published but long out of print work is a treasure for Keene fans and a great point to start for the Keene newbie. The namesake story shows Keene's ability to write outside of his comfort zone. Though there is a part that encompasses all of his 'mythos' into a few tantilizing paragraphs, the guts of the story really lie outside of Keene's normal genre writing. This is his attempt at fable writing and he pulls it off brilliantly. The remaining several stories don't beat off the path that much. They are all really good especially for their short lengths. There is a ghost story, a crack at bizzaro fiction and a really disturbing story dealing with child molestation and abuse. If you like Keene or just want to try him on for size this book is right up your alley. It's Keene at his best in short bursts. Though his recent short story collection JACKS MAGIC BEANS is also good, I like this collection a bit better overall.
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