With stories ranging from a psychopath who buys a castle to a guy whose luck runs out when the universe changes around him and a homicidal sock monster whose job drove him over the edge, be prepared to be whisked away into the deepest, darkest depths of the quirky mind that brought you Sam Spallucci, the whiskey drinking, chain-smoking investigator of the paranormal.
For the first time, A.S.Chambers collects seventeen of his best-loved tales of horror into one memorable volume.
With stories ranging from homicidal teeth to a creepy child prodigy, from a human-devouring monster down a well to the contents of the biscuit tin of doom, be prepared to be whisked away into the deepest, darkest depths of the quirky mind that brought you Sam Spallucci, the whiskey drinking, chain smoking investigator of the paranormal.
What would you do in order to survive on a desert island? Can you trust that charming chap who invites you back to his place on the first date? Why does Christmas hold no cheer for an ageing sea dog? Could the archaeological discovery of a lifetime be the beginning of the end for all creation?
Once again, A.S.Chambers applies his unique style to a set of short horror and urban fantasy stories, some of which tie in with his ever-expanding world of paranormal investigator Sam Spallucci, all of which will keep you gripped, enthralled and ever-so-slightly worried that there are monsters lurking in the shadows.
Welcome to eleven weird tales designed to enthral and entertain!
From a four-year-old girl on an Arthurian quest to a pair of fallen angels lamenting their present day existence. From a murderous golem seeking its next victim to a neglected housewife who has turned into a brick. A.S.Chambers continues to mix a satisfying blend of his trademark quirky humour and dark insight into this, his latest short story anthology.
What happens when a teenage girl finally meets her estranged demonic father? Are workplace outings actually all that safe? When an alien miraculously appears in a bored youngster’s back garden, who is at most risk? What lengths would an individual go to in order to bring about peace in a world that is addicted to technology? A.S.Chambers provides answers to these questions and many more as well as providing the final two prologues to the sixth Sam Spallucci novel, Bloodline
A.S.Chambers presents yet another gripping selection of quirky short stories. This outing is designed to make you search for the monsters that lurk under your bed, fear visiting familiar tourist attractions and even doubt your own day-to-day reality. From hapless werewolves to psychotic sock monsters, from homicidal ornithologists to monster-hunting vampires, Mourning Has Broken brings possibly the widest range of horror and fantasy short stories to date from the creator of the popular investigator of the paranormal, Sam Spallucci.
Can queue jumping have fatal consequences? What is the special ingredient in a down-trodden wife’s pie? What could be worse than suffering from a common cold? Perhaps the cure?
A.S.Chambers answers these questions in this, his third compilation of short and quirky horror stories. He also draws to a close the Justice and Nightingale vampire trilogies before paving the way for their return to the world of Sam Spallucci.
Are monsters that lurk down wells just victims of circumstance? Can you push your gifted child too far? What can really excite a bored fallen angel who has been stranded on Earth since the beginning of time? How do vampires learn to hunt and is it always successful? A.S.Chambers explores these questions and unravels more dark tales in this, his second collection of short horror and fantasy stories. Come, take a walk in the shadows but always keep glancing over your shoulder because what lurks there might very well be dark and dangerous.
What lurks behind that locked door? What do they keep in that biscuit tin? Why would two beautiful women really want to date the office sleaze? Are false teeth capable of jealousy? A.S.Chambers provides answers to these questions and many more in this collection of short horror stories concerning such themes as vampires, cowboys, confectionery and dentistry. Have a quick taste and see just what lurks in the shadows.
Would you be able to do whatever it was that really needed doing?
Odd Bod is a happy creature who lives in the bottom of an old well, but he has a problem. His two-legged source of food has stopped coming to draw up the nasty wet stuff from his home. So it is that he embarks on an epic journey to climb the well and find out what happens.
However, sometimes there are more dangerous things out there than the monsters of our nightmares.
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