Review: The Mouth of the Dark by Tim Waggoner

The Mouth of the Dark by Tim Waggoner
Flame Tree Press (September 2018)
240 pages; $24.95 hardcover; $14.95 paperback; $6.99 e-book
Reviewed by Frank Michaels Errington

Jayce Lewis’ daughter Emily has gone missing and Jayce is doing all he can to find her.  The more he seeks the more he learns about her life and his own. From the strange concoctions sold at the Crazyqwik, to the dog-eaters who think he’s a meat thief, to the Harvest Man, and just wait until you encounter the pink devil. It’s all like his mother told him time and again…

The world is a dangerous place.

At its heart, The Mouth of the Dark is about The Shadowers — people who can see and interact with the darker aspects of existence.

I can always count on Tim Waggoner to find the weird in a story and there’s plenty of that in The Mouth of the Dark. Tim has a unique voice in the horror community and is a genuine wordsmith:

Their ages ranged from early twenties to a foot-and-a-half in the grave.

The book is filled with truly horrible images, yet I found myself smiling more often than not. Sex, violence, and an all-around crazy good time.

Totally recommended.

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