Collected together for the first time ever, these sixteen provocative and intensely chilling tales by multi-award-winning-author Alan Baxter venture into the depths of the darkest and most shadowy places where unspeakable horrors are the predators and we the willing prey.
Prepare for an always terrifying, frequently heartbreaking journey in multiple stages, each piece echoing Baxter’s unique voice that effortlessly blends horror, fantasy and the weird, cementing his place as a modern master of the dark fantastique, and resulting in an unforgettable volume of fiction.
Praise for Alan Baxter and Served Cold:
“Step into the ring with Alan Baxter, I dare you. He writes with the grace, precision, and swift brutality of a prizefighter. Served Cold is a stellar showcase for his talents. If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading him yet, start here!” — Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Ararat and The Pandora Room
“In Served Cold Alan Baxter shows off his impressive versatility and range with a host of stories that mix old school terrors with very now concerns. At turns creepy and visceral, Baxter delivers the horror goods.” — Paul Tremblay, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of A Head Full of Ghosts and The Cabin at the End of the World
“Alan Baxter’s Served Cold is a feast for readers, who will push back from the table wanting more!” — John F.D. Taff, Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of The Fearing and The End in All Beginnings
Proudly presented by the multiple Bram Stoker Award-nominated independent publisher: Grey Matter Press. Where Dark Thoughts Thrive.
|Publisher:||Grey Matter Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)|
Table of Contents
Introduction by John F.D. Taff
Crossroads and Carousels
Simulacrum of Hope
How Father Bryant Saw the Light
The Goodbye Message
The Ocean Hushed the Stones
In Vaulted Halls Entombed
Her Grief in My Halls
They All Come Through London in the End
Waters Strangely Clear
Ways to Live and Die
About the Author