- Author: Gerard Houarner
- Page Count: 15
- Pub. Date: October 31, 2012
- Status: E-Book
Trick: A Halloween Short Story
by Gerard Houarner
About the eBook:
Going home is hard if you never had one. Gary was doing his best to make a new home for himself. The Air Force had been all the family, all the life he'd ever needed. But his military career was over and it was time for him to find a new way to live.
The place he'd found was nice, comfortable, surrounded by the kind of lives he'd never experienced. The temp work at the Halloween costume store was keeping him busy until his new job was ready to start. He was all squared away.
Still, he was missing something. The woman next door thought she might be what he needed. But the knocking on his door seemed to hint at something more. There was only one problem. When he opened the door, there was never anyone on the other side...
(This year Cemetery Dance Publications is gathering a collection of the horror genre's finest authors to pay tribute to our favorite holiday. Watch for the other stories in the series by Joe R. Lansdale, Stewart O'Nan, Ray Garton, Simon Clark, Norman Prentiss, Kealan Patrick Burke, Ed Gorman, Lisa Morton, Brian James Freeman, and many others.)
Gerard Houarner works at a psychiatric facility by day and writes by night, mostly about the dark. You can check him out on Facebook and catch more of his work at Crossroads Press or his Amazon.com author's page.