Prohibition-era 1930s… After an affair with the wrong man's wife, seedy piano player Smitty Three Fingers flees the city and finds himself tinkling the ivories at a Louisiana honky-tonk owned by vicious bootlegger Horace Croker and his trophy wife, Grace. Folks come to The Grinnin' Gator for the liquor and burlesque girls, but they keep coming back for Big George, the giant alligator Croker keeps in the pond out back.
Amy Hutchens may be vulnerable, but she refuses to be a victim. Not after all she's survived. For years she's hidden the scars—both mental and physical—beneath a steel façade. But her sister's disappearance nine months ago—on a mountain climbing expedition—has reopened the wounds of their abusive childhood.
A family tragedy thrusts Amanda into the foster care of the Henning family at the start of her senior year of high school. Amanda soon learns that the prestigious private school isn't what it seems. Monarch Preparatory School for Girls is a place plagued by rampant teen pregnancy, promiscuity, and violence.
Deadbeat alcoholic lawyer Henry Quinn thinks he might have a shot at redemption when the widow of his high school friend Pete asks him to find out why Pete got himself murdered by a drug dealer in one of Pittsburgh's hollowed-out post-industrial neighborhoods.
In these three novellas of blackly comic crime and creature horror, you’ll go slumming with well-endowed dwarf porn stars, killer badgers, redneck mama’s boys, morbidly obese nymphomaniacs, dumbass dog-nappers, trailer trash Jesus freaks, diarrheic Jack Russell Terriers, not-so-wiseguys, mob-movie memorabilia collectors, junkie blackmailers, and giant man-eating Burmese pythons.
The anti-hero of Hurting My Toys is a schizophrenic psychopathic crack-head rapist/torturer/murderer. Americans have become numb to torture and suffering, but they'll change their minds if they can read this. They will never be the same. Hurting My Toys scars like a splash of boiling oil. Read as one man tries to turn into God and create a new universe.
Unable to convince her husband they are ready to become parents, trophy wife
Erika decides to buy a puppy. She heads into rural Missouri in search of a
Yorkie pup, only to find more than dogs caged in the barn of a secluded
Somewhere out in the woods an otherworldly creature born of fire and hate lurks. When the beast emerges, lusting for blood, all that stands between it and the nearby town is a grief-stricken farmer. Supernatural ferocity meets backwoods ingenuity in a horror fable of good versus evil.