The Company of the Dead [NOOK Book]

Overview

A teenage girl living with a horrific birthmark down one side of her face discovers the cure may be worse than the affliction in ‘Stained’. A drug addict wakes to find herself trapped in a room of her worst nightmare, in ‘The Tortured Room’. A hitchhiker gets the lift from hell in ‘Thumbing it.’ And more...


Six short stories of horror; ghosts, vampires and demonic dolls.

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The Company of the Dead

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Overview

A teenage girl living with a horrific birthmark down one side of her face discovers the cure may be worse than the affliction in ‘Stained’. A drug addict wakes to find herself trapped in a room of her worst nightmare, in ‘The Tortured Room’. A hitchhiker gets the lift from hell in ‘Thumbing it.’ And more...


Six short stories of horror; ghosts, vampires and demonic dolls.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033239221
  • Publisher: Warwick House Press
  • Publication date: 11/23/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 742,909
  • File size: 278 KB

Meet the Author

Marissa Farrar is a multi-published fantasy and horror author. She was born in Devon, England, has travelled all over the world, and has lived in both Australia and Spain. She now resides in the countryside with her husband, two children, a crazy Spanish dog, two rescue cats and six hens and ten goldfish. Despite returning to England, she daydreams of one day being able to split her time between her home country and the balmy, white sandy beaches of Spain.


Even though she’s been writing stories since she was small and held dreams of being a writer, her initial life plan went a different way.


In her youth, inspired by James Herriot, she decided to become a vet, and would regularly bring home new pets to her weary parents. Upon discovering her exams were never going to get her into a veterinary degree, she ended up studying Zoology. Once she completed her degree and realised she’d spent the majority trying to find time to write, she decided to follow her dream of being an author. Seven years later, she was published and two years after that she was able to say goodbye to the day job.


However, she’s continued to collect animals!


Marissa is the author of four novels, including the dark vampire ‘Serenity’ series. Her fifth novel, Underlife, a dark fantasy set beneath the streets of London, will be published August 2012.


Her short stories have been accepted for a number of anthologies including, Their Dark Masters, Red Skies Press, Masters of Horror: Damned If You Don’t, Triskaideka Books; and 2013: The Aftermath, Pill Hill Press.


If you want to know more about Marissa, then please visit her website at marissa-farrar.blogspot.com. You can also find her at her facebook page, facebook.com/marissa.farrar.author or follow her on twitter @marissafarrar.


She loves to hear from readers and can be emailed at marissafarrar@hotmail.co.uk.


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