The Hunt (A Chilling Vampire Short Story)

The Hunt (A Chilling Vampire Short Story)

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by J. Thorn
     
 

"Thorn is the new, fresh face in horror and dark fantasy."
JA Konrath (aka Jack Kilborn)

"J. doesn't mess around, he jumps right into the action and delivers an inventive blend of genres."
Scott Nicholson, bestselling author of the AFTER series

"Thorn brings an intelligence and thoughtfulness to horror. Someone who treats the genre, and its

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"Thorn is the new, fresh face in horror and dark fantasy."
JA Konrath (aka Jack Kilborn)

"J. doesn't mess around, he jumps right into the action and delivers an inventive blend of genres."
Scott Nicholson, bestselling author of the AFTER series

"Thorn brings an intelligence and thoughtfulness to horror. Someone who treats the genre, and its readers, with the respect they deserve."
David Wright, co-author of the bestselling horror and sci-fi Yesterday's Gone series

"J. Thorn's dark visions make his novels a must for bookshelves of any fan of horror and fantasy fiction."
Craig DiLouie, author of SUFFER THE CHILDREN

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045444477
Publisher:
J. Thorn
Publication date:
11/17/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
112,469
File size:
442 KB

Meet the Author

Want a story that’s rooted in a fundamental aspect of being human?

I believe reading dark fiction can be healing. My overriding mission is to connect with you through my art, and I hope to inspire you to do the same. I’m a word architect and driven visionary. I’m obsessed with heavy metal, horror films and technology. And I admire strong people who are not afraid to speak their mind.

I grew up in an Irish Catholic, working class family and was the first to go to college. I didn’t have expensive toys, so I used my own imagination for entertainment. And then I abused alcohol for entertainment. I spent the first thirty years of my life convincing myself I wasn’t an addict and the last ten worrying about all the potential threats the substances hid from me.

Anxiety and depression are always hiding in the corner, waiting to jump me when I start to feel happiness.

I had to break through family programming and accept the role of the black sheep. In my 30s I started writing horror and formed a heavy metal band while my family rolled their eyes, sighed and waited for the “phase” to end.

I spent years paralyzing myself with self-loathing and criticism, keeping my creativity smothered and hidden from the rest of the world. I worked a job I hated because that’s what Irish Catholic fathers do. They don’t express themselves, they pay the damn mortgage. I may have left my guilt and faith behind long ago, but the scars remain.

My creativity is my release, my therapy and my place to work through it all. I haven’t had a drink in a long time, but the anxiety and depression are always lurking. Writing novels and songs keeps it at bay. I scream over anxiety with my microphone and I turn my guitar up loud enough to drown out the whispers of self-doubt.

I hope to leave a legacy of art that will continue to entertain and enrich lives long after I’m gone. I want others to see that you don’t have to conform to the mainstream to be fulfilled.

Don’t be afraid of the dark. Embrace it.

Experience:
By the end of 2014, J. Thorn will have published over one million words and sold over 100,000 ebooks, worldwide.

J. Thorn is a Top 100 Most Popular Author in Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy (Amazon Author Rank). In March of 2014 Thorn held the #5 position in Horror with his childhood idols Dean Koontz and Stephen King at #4 and #2 respectively. He is an official, active member of the Horror Writers Association and a member of the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers. J. is a contributor to disinformation.com and a staff writer for HeavyPlanet.net as well as a founding board member of the Author Marketing Institute.

Thorn earned a B.A. in American History from the University of Pittsburgh and a M.A. from Duquesne University. He has spent the last twenty years researching mysticism and the occult in colonial American history.

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