Times are tough for 13-year-old Christian Marks. His parents are getting divorced, and even more unsettling, his suicidal father claims to have been issued dire warnings from the afterlife from Christian's recently deceased grandmother. Wanting only to escape his troubled life, Christian takes to the nearby woods with his loyal pet, a headstrong beagle named Barney. But the forest proves no refuge when boy and dog stumble upon a murdered mountain biker, and soon find themselves hunted by a local legend who may be something more than human.
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About the Author
Sebastian Bendix is a Los Angeles based writer and musician, as well as host of a popular midnight horror film series, Friday Night Frights at the Cinefamily. He attended school at Emerson College for writing and has had pieces published in both in print (Mean Magazine, Sanitarium Magazine and Xchyler Publishing) and online (CHUD.com, Encounters Magazine and Grinning Skull Press). He has written several screenplays in the fantasy/horror genre, one of which, The Black Cradle, is in development as an independent feature. The Patchwork Girl was his first foray into the world of prose fiction. His second novel, The Stronghold, is nearing completion and will be out to publishers in 2016.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This story held my interest and was over way too quickly.
My 14 year old son loved the book and asked me to post a review saying just that.