Cemetery Dance Select: Kealan Patrick Burke NEW
- Author: Kealan Patrick Burke
- Status: Forthcoming
Cemetery Dance Select: Kealan Patrick Burke
by Kealan Patrick Burke
(Please note: if you wish to get matching numbers on all of the Cemetery Dance Select signed Limited Editions, please purchase the heavily discounted Cemetery Dance Select Starter Bundle, which will reserve the first six titles for you and lock in your matching numbers.)
About the Book:
The Cemetery Dance Select series invites some of our favorite authors to spotlight a sampling of their own short fiction: award-winners, stories they consider their best or that had the most impact on their career, or neglected favorites they feel deserve a second look.
Long-time fans will enjoy revisiting some classic tales. New readers will find this series a handy introduction to each author's best work.
Each Cemetery Dance Select mini-collection includes an exclusive afterword where the author explains the reasoning behind each selection, and provides insights into the writing of each story.
These signed Limited Edition hardcovers feature our lowest print runs ever and we expect this series to be a huge hit with collectors.
The stories Kealan Patrick Burke has chosen for this collection are:
Published as a Hardcover Limited Edition:
• Limited to just 500 signed and numbered copies
• Personally signed by the author on a full-color signature page
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Cover artwork is printed directly on the binding with colored head and tail bands
• Bound with full-color endpapers
• Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
• Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition
• Retail price just $30!
Born and raised in Dungarvan, Ireland, Kealan Patrick Burke is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of five novels (Master of the Moors, Currency of Souls, Kin, The Living, and Nemesis: The Death of Timmy Quinn), over a hundred short stories, four collections (Ravenous Ghosts, The Number 121 to Pennsylvania & Others, Theater Macabre, and The Novellas), and editor of four acclaimed anthologies (Taverns of the Dead, Quietly Now: A Tribute to Charles L. Grant, Brimstone Turnpike, and Tales from the Gorezone, proceeds from which were donated to children's charity PROTECT.)
Kealan has worked as a waiter, a drama teacher, a mapmaker, a security guard, an assembly-line worker at Apple Computers, a salesman (for a day), a bartender, landscape gardener, vocalist in a grunge band, and, most recently, a fraud investigator. He also played the male lead in Slime City Massacre, director Gregory Lamberson's sequel to his cult B-movie classic Slime City, alongside scream queens Debbie Rochon and Brooke Lewis.
When not writing, Kealan designs covers for print and digital books through his company Elderlemon Design. To date he has designed covers for books by Richard Laymon, Brian Keene, Scott Nicholson, Bentley Little, William Schoell, and Hugh Howey, to name a few.
In what little free time remains, Kealan is a voracious reader, movie buff, videogamer (Xbox), and road-trip enthusiast.
His short story "Peekers" is currently in development as a feature film from Lionsgate Entertainment.