A STANDALONE NOVEL.Finalist, Horror - 2018 IAN Book of the Year AwardFirst Place - 11th Annual National Indie Excellence AwardsOfficial Selection, Horror - 2017 New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing"Fun, yet brutal, with the same winning humor." ~ KIRKUS REVIEW"The pulse is powerful, the characters real and memorable, and they are crafted to create the kind of conflict that transforms a simple story into an extraordinary tale." ~ Readers' Favorite 5-star Review"This book mixes horror with Native American culture in Arizona (specifically, the Hopi tribe), and the two aspects are interweaved flawlessly."David and his wife, Julie, are still recovering from the previous events in Garbageman. David's telekinetic abilities have disappeared, and he's eager to discover why. Meanwhile, Julie has immersed herself in Southwest Native American art and culture. She collects kachina figures - handmade dolls symbolizing strange and powerful spirits. Her knowledge of mythology will come in handy when the supernatural world comes to call on the couple and David finds himself in possession of a strange Hopi artifact.Dogging them both is a serial killer, the Fisherman, and other paranormal demons and enemies. To defeat these dark forces, the couple will have to put their trust in a mysterious new ally.Like its predecessor, Cryptic is written in author Erik Dean's signature synthetic style. Science fiction, horror, mystery, the occult, and even the metaphysical, exist side by side in Dean's rich world of the supernatural Southwest.GET YOUR COPY!
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GarbagemanCruel and UnusualCrueler and More UnusualConnect with Erik Dean on Twitter: @AuthorErikDean
About the Author
Erik Dean loves horror, science fiction, and action-adventure literature. He uses his twenty years of experience as an x-ray technologist to inject medical knowledge in his fast-paced, supernatural stories.
Dean lives in Phoenix, Arizona. He loves researching vampire and werewolf mythology, watching The Walking Dead, and writing. He has written one previous novel, Garbageman, and is working on a collection of short stories called Cruel and Unusual.