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Brick Marlin

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in Louisville , The United States



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January 2008

Brick Marlin has been writing since he was a child. From an early age he was exposed to older, original horror movies. The great ones that have made a mark in history. He also tackled reading the likes of Stephen King, Clive Barker, Ray Bradbury, Kurt Vonnegut, Dean Koontz, Charles Dickens, Harper Lee, H.G. Wells, W. W. Jacobs, etc. Thus, he decided to engage himself and write horror and dark fantasy, scaring readers such as his parents, his friends, a handful of neighbors, and even leaving a few school teachers scratching their heads wondering if the boy should be committed or not with his gruesome tales of terror. Short story ideas continued to visit. A book idea or two sometimes stopped by for a sit. In 2007 he decided to take a more pro ...more

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Blue Lights In A Jar

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Raising Riley

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An Ensanguined Path Teaser (Horror)
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Description: Maggie May has a dreaded past, hearing the dying screams of her parents’ murders under the wrath of a werewolf. Now, years later, after being rescued and trained by the Krimson Alliance who rid out the lycanthrope population across the land, she takes revenge on the beasts.
The Wooden Plank (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A sharp nick in a thieve's flesh.
Sectors Teaser (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Against their parents’ wishes, Gilbert and Bobby trespass into an abandoned old house, unaware of the horrors that lurk inside. With Bobby’s sudden disappearance, Gilbert finds himself caught up in an adventure that only starts with the ghosts who reside in the house. After stepping through a door into the Sectors, Gilbert is confronted with an entirely new world populated with werewolves, vampires, zombies, ghosts, robots, humans and a cannibal…

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Brick Marlin Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

You are very welcome, Christine!

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

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Brick Marlin Nely wrote: "Hi, Brick! Thanks for the add.
-Nely Cab"

Thanks so much for accepting my Goodreads friendship!

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Nely Cab Hi, Brick! Thanks for the add.
-Nely Cab

mountainmama Thanks for the friend invite, Brick! Good looking books there. Who did your covers? They're awesome.

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Brick Marlin Carl wrote: "Cheers for the add Brick. Must get some of your books. Which is your personal favourite and which is widely regarded as the best?"

Thanks for inquiring, Carl! If you like to read ebooks, please check out SECTORS. It's the start of a series I've begun. SECTORS is a dark world full of robots, werewolves , vampires, zombies, and a cannibal.

I am hoping to bring Twilight Zone type settings in the books. :)

RAISING RILEY and DARK PLACES OF REST are free to reads and I think I have included the links on my page. If you have trouble, let me know..

You can find my other books on AMAZON.COM, if you wish.

Take care,


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Carl Cheers for the add Brick. Must get some of your books. Which is your personal favourite and which is widely regarded as the best?

message 2: by Brick

Brick Marlin No problem! Thanks for the friendship!

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Simon Thanks for looking me up, Brick.

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