Sunny Pines, by Glen Krisch, Ray Garton, Bev VIncent, and Kealan Patrick Burke
- Artist: Alan Clark
- Pub. Date: March 2023
- ISBN: 978-1-58767-852-3
- Status: In-Stock
About the Book:
After an absence of twenty-two years, childhood friends Connor, Miguel, and Jelica agree to meet at Sunny Pines, the mobile home park where they grew up. Sunny Pines had always been a violent place, where drugs and crime were prevalent and visits from the police commonplace. Some say it had been built on bad ground, a spoiled, cursed land. Nothing positive ever came from Sunny Pines, and those who managed to escape it carried the traumas from that environment wherever they wound up.
For the three friends, this is a solemn gathering and, hopefully, a way to put the past to rest. A recent fire destroyed the neighborhood, killing six and leaving many more injured. But their return does little to quiet their childhood memories. Instead, their arrival stirs every vile remnant of dysfunction into waking, and they must face their demons if they are to truly leave the mobile home park for good.
Published as a trade paperback:
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Featuring full color cover artwork
• Retail price $14.99
A native of the Chicago suburbs, Glen Krisch hopes to add to his list of ghosts he's witnessed (two), as well as develop his rather pedestrian telekinetic and precognitive skills. His novels include Amazon Bestseller Where Darkness Dwells, The Nightmare Within, Nothing Lasting, Arkadium Rising, Echoes of Violence, and Little Whispers.
Ray Garton is the author of several books, including horror novels such as Live Girls (which has a movie in the works), Crucifax, E4 Autumn, and The Folks; thrillers like Trade Secrets and Shackled; and numerous short stories and novellas. He's also written a number of movie and television tie-ins for young readers. He lives with his wife, Dawn, in California.
Bev Vincent is the author of The Dark Tower Companion, The Road to the Dark Tower, the Bram Stoker Award nominated companion to Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, and The Stephen King Illustrated Companion, which was nominated for a 2010 Edgar® Award and a 2009 Bram Stoker Award. In 2018, he co-edited the anthology Flight or Fright with Stephen King.
His short fiction has appeared in places like Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Borderlands 5, Ice Cold, and The Blue Religion. Four stories were collected in When the Night Comes Down and another four in a CD Select eBook. His story “The Bank Job” won the Al Blanchard Award. “The Honey Trap” from Ice Cold was nominated for an ITW Thriller Award in 2015 and “Zombies On A Plane” was nominated for an Ignotus Award in 2020.
Hailed by Booklist as “one of the most clever and original talents in contemporary horror,” Kealan Patrick Burke was born and raised in Ireland and emigrated to the United States a few weeks before 9/11. Since then, he has written five novels, among them the popular southern gothic slasher Kin, and over two hundred short stories and novellas, including “Blanky” and The House on Abigail Lane, both of which are currently in development for film and TV. He lives in an unhaunted house in Ohio with a Scooby Doo lookalike rescue named Red.
"The authors evoke a wonderfully grungy atmosphere and take bold swings in placing both ugliness and tenderness at the heart of their story." - Publisher's Weekly"...should be given to readers that need a good story about adults vanquishing their childhood monsters." - Booklist