Monday, October 16, 2017

Halloween Horror Month BOOK REVIEW: "The Witches of Westwood" by Mark Curran

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The Witches of Wildwood: Cape May Horror Stories
and Other Scary Tales from the Jersey Shore
10 Stories and a Novella
A Collection of Contemporary Horror Fiction
by Mark W. Curran 

About The Book:

Werewolves... vampires... swamp beasts... zombies... even a Jersey Devil... all of these chilling creatures and more await you in this haunting collection of 11 contemporary horror fiction stories by Mark Wesley Curran. Uniquely set 'down the shore' in South Jersey's Cape May County, these scary tales are sure to terrify and entertain both adult readers as well as young adults.

The spooky offerings include: 

- An abrasive radio talk show host is stalked by an angry werewolf in 'Werewolves of Dennis'  
- A Fun Pier boardwalk worker falls under the spell of a strange attic dwelling girl  in 'The Girl In The Attic'
- An ancient sailing ship filled with bloodthirsty zombies crashes into the Jersey Shore in 'Night of the Wildwood Dead'  

The cornerstone of the collection is 'The Witches of Wildwood,' the harrowing and suspenseful tale of a witch-hunting preacher hell-bent on killing four teenage sisters determined to destroy the world from their Wildwood boarding house.   

This collection contains:  The Girl In The Attic - Dante's Inferno At Castle Dracula - Neptune's Revenge - Night of the Wildwood Dead - Captain Harvey's Wildwood Seafood Palace - Showdown In Anglesea - The Fortune Teller Machine  - Jersey Devil - Werewolves of Dennis - Swamp Beast of Grassy Sound  - The Witches of Wildwood [novella].      

About the Author
Mark Wesley Curran is a writer of contemporary fiction, specializing in the horror and suspense genre. Born and raised in Suburban Philadelphia, he spent many summers living and working in Wildwood, New Jersey during its heyday. He now resides in Los Angeles where he enjoys creative pursuits as a writer, filmmaker and musician.  


Twitter: Mark Wesley Curran
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Witches of Wildwood - Book Promotional Trailer


"H.P. Lovecraft said, "The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." This perfectly sums up Mark's eleven horror tales.  With stories that include "Werewolves of Dennis," "Captain Harvey's Wildwood Seafood Palace," and his novella "The Witches of Wildwood," there is no doubt that Mark W. Curran will be a household name of horror along with the likes of R.L. Stine and Steven King."

- Dustin Hannah [Facebook Horror Fan]

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