Releasing October 2019!
Edited by Jerry L. Wheeler
The man with a bloody axe, a woman swinging the blade, a nightmare told in countless campfire stories and slash films, is a potent trope in horror. In the wrong hands one of the simplest tools becomes something feared. Editor Jerry L. Wheeler has assembled notable tales that explore the dread in this anthology features stories old and new, stories of secretive executioners and infamous crimes.
Stories include tales from Simon Clark,Edgar Allan Poe, Robert E. Howard, H.B. Marryatt, Robert Bloch, Gaston Leroux, Michael Kelly, Stephen Graham Jones, and many more!
Strawberries and Other Erotic Fruits
Strawberries and cream might be a popular dessert but save some topping for this decadent collection of stories by Wheeler, a writer who enjoys his blend of the sweet and the sticky. From the titular tale of a farmer in low-slung jeans growing a peculiar crop to gypsy magic that brings out the "bear" in a bottom to the tale of a grand hunt by an immortal who feeds off the talent, as well as flesh, of musicians, Turn a page, unbutton, relax, and sink your teeth into this book. The taste will linger for days.
Jerry L. Wheeler, former staff writer at Out Front Colorado, has interviewed everyone from Joe Salmonese to Patti LaBelle and his fiction and essays have appeared in a number of anthologies. His book reviews appear weekly online at the Out in Print blog.
Paperback, 232 pages