In this seductive and chillingly vengeful collection of short fiction, Rob Watts, award-winning author of Americana, depicts four morally bankrupt men and the scathing and contemptuous women who take out their revenge in the most outrageous methods. Their terrifying descent into madness and their lust for revenge makes for a truly mesmerizing thrill-ride
Recently Separated - An online match gone wrong. From their first date, there's an instant attraction between Jerry and Ruby. They seem like a match made in heaven, until Jerry gets caught in a lie and sends Ruby into a psychotic rage.
Carman - A late-night drive turns troublesome when Bill decides to pick up a seemingly harmless young girl stranded on a deserted country road. When his passenger informs him of her sinister intentions, Bill must make a quick decision that will save his marriage or cost hime everything.
Nantasket Beach - Jenna and Pete have a happy marriage, a successful business and a beautiful beach house. Secrets, however, tear it all down and their cheerful and sunny lifestyle quickly turns into a dark and depressing mess.
Americana - Dennis, a down on his luck short-order cook, encounters a stunning young female who immediately adds excitement to his mundane daily life, but their growing romance opens up old wounds for Dennis. While his new girlfriend seems too good to be true, he eventually discovers that she has ominous intentions.
|Publisher:||Ocean View Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)|
About the Author
After freelancing for many years as a music reviewer, Watts released Huldufolk (2011), a suspenseful tale inspired by his time spent in Iceland, learning the language and studying folklore. The limited edition novella had included an accompanying CD soundtrack of music composed by the author as the fictitious band, The Traffic Lights. His novel, The Crooked Roads through Cedar Grove, was released in 2015 as a special edition hardcover, w/ a CD & vinyl soundtrack. It was re-released in paperback in 2017. His 2016 Dark Romance/Thriller, Americana, was released in a limited print edition with a playable vinyl record book cover featuring the song "Americana Theme." Americana received an award from the 60th Annual New England Book Show in recognition of excellence in graphic arts. In October of 2017, his first collection of short fiction, Charms, will be released.