They’ve awakened from an ageless sleep.
Quietly taking over the world one household at a time. Moving in the dead of night, replacing those smiling neighbors across the street with an unholy union of man and beast. They’ve waited eons to reclaim this world as their own, and when the balance of power tilts in their favor, the feeding will begin. Until that time they make every effort to remain hidden from view, relying on man’s ignorance of the true nature of the cosmos around them to mask their movements as their influence spreads.
One man has witnessed first hand the power these creatures’ possess.
Sam Hardin defeated them in the past, or so he thought, for what should have died in the fire at his cabin didn’t. After losing his wife and daughter to this creature's vengeance, Sam shoulders his role of executioner, and with his son at his side sets out to conduct a covert war against this growing menace.
If he fails mankind will awaken one morning to new master, for there is only room for one at the top of the food chain.
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About the Author
His grandmother told him that on the night of his birth the crescent moon rode across the night sky, which to her was a sign that he was meant for great things. Obviously the memo got lost as Richard has led a rather ordinary life. A veteran of the cold war he has followed the usual route of working a variety of different jobs before he realized he was meant to lead the life of a writer. A voracious reader, he believes writing is the most intimate form of communication possible. The reader permits the writer access to their mind, and the physical world around them dissolves as reader and writer focus on the narrative of the tale being spun. His love of the macabre was sparked at an early age when he would sit on his grandmother’s porch listening to her tell ghost stories. During the summer he and his cousins would sleep in the back yard, within sight of the abandoned haunted house next door, and spend the night scaring one another with gruesome tales of shadowy creatures that went bump in the night. During his life he has played a series of roles, husband, father, son, and lover, but his favorite by far is grandfather. He and his wife of twenty plus years have raised four children, and helped raise eight grandchildren. They provide a secure home to a yellow lab named Max and a cat who will answer to either Flame or Furball. His loving wife, Dena has experienced first hand the exasperation of living with a writer whose mind has a tendency to wander at the most inappropriate times. Yet she manages to keep his feet firmly planted on terra firma. Richard can be found online at: Facebook: http://www.facebook/RichardSchiver Follow Richard on Twitter: @RichardSchiver Written in Blood is Richard's personal blog where he shares his thoughts on writing, and whatever else might strike his fancy. http://www.richardschiver.com He can be contacted directly at firstname.lastname@example.org and would be delighted to hear from you. Sign up to be notified of new releases when they become available. He promises to never share your contact info, nor will he swamp your inbox with unnecessary crap. http://eepurl.com/2bYSf