Demons And Other Inconveniences

Demons And Other Inconveniences

by Dan Dillard


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"Enjoyable and nasty: the stories are impressive." 5 Stars.

"Icky." 5 Stars

"Humor and horror and shivers, excellent combination." 5 Stars

"Dan Dillard has written a great book, loaded with some creepy short stories." 5 Stars

"...this book will snare you in its gloriously wicked clutches and drag you kicking, screaming, and sometimes laughing from one creepy story to the next." -Stalk and Slash

"...creative and very entertaining in some cases while truly horrifying in others." 4 Stars

Demons are all around us. Hatred, greed, old age, addiction. Some of them are more tangible with claws, fangs and dark intentions. Face your demons before they take over. They're only as frightening as you allow. A collection of short horror stories for grown-ups with non-traditional twists and a bit of dark humor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452826110
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/15/2010
Pages: 446
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.99(d)

About the Author

Dan was born in Connecticut and has lived all over the US. A former US Navy sailor, he now lives in the Midwest and loves his family, movies, animals and creating evil somethings for the annual Halloween party. He owes his imagination to his two beautiful children, and the guts to put his writing out there to a loving, beautiful...and very patient wife.

He is a member of Pen of the Damned and the Horror Writer's Association, and he has written for The Carnival 13 and William Castle's 'Scare it Forward'. His short stories have been published in anthologies and magazines--some you may have even heard of.
He is the author responsible for "Demons and Other Inconveniences", "What Tangled Webs", "The Unauthorized Autobiography of Ethan Jacobs", "Lunacy", "How to Eat a Human Being" and now "Giving Up the Ghost". Currently, he's busy with a new collection, "Down the Psycho Path" and another novel, "The Toothless Dead" as well as a handful of screenplays. He writes with an easy-going, character-based, small-town style and sprinkles in some dark humor to even out the scary bits.

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SweetColleen More than 1 year ago
DEMONS AND OTHER INCONVENIENCES By Dan Dillard Demons, vampires, and things that go bump in the night. What scares you? Is something the future may hold? Is it a murderer of innocent children? What about the old woman living alone down the street? All of these and more can be found in the short stories contained in DEMONS AND OTHER INCONVENIENCES. Dan Dillard has quite the imagination and has some great stories here. Some of my favorite stories in the collection include AMBER ALERT about a child that's gone missing in a small town and the horrifying realization of who is actually responsible; UNLUCKY IN DEATH about a newly-turned vampire who faints at the sight of blood; NEVER JUDGE A BOOK about Jack who runs into some pretty scary creatures on his walk home-this is a funny one, too; and MY MIND'S EYE about what goes through the mind of a potential killer. Other notable stories include THE TRASH MENAGERIE which takes an interesting look at hoarding; PIG MAN about what a little girl sees in the middle of the night-quite terrifying; THE DEMON OF WALKER'S WOODS about the imaginations of a group of small-town children one summer; and ANTICIPATION about someone just waiting to die at the hands of others-and the surprise of "who" it is. Overall, there isn't a bad story in the collection. I look forward to reading more from Dan Dillard in the future.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great original horror stories from dan dillard. I have read everything he has published and its all been good. He has great imagination and captures you from the beginning. I look forward to reading more from him. If you love good creepy horror stories read this book. You won't be sorry.
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