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Justin Gustainis

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in Pennsylvania, The United States


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Justin Gustainis was born in Northeast Pennsylvania in 1951. He attended college at the University of Scranton, a Jesuit university that figures prominently in several of his writings.

After earning both Bachelor's and Master's degrees, he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U. S. Army.

Mr. Gustainis currently lives in Plattsburgh, New York. He is a Professor of Communication at Plattsburgh State University.

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Hard Spell Evil Dark Known Devil
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Known Devil (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: A new street drug, called Slide, has appeared in Scranton. But unlike other drugs that humans abuse, this one has the unique potential to addict a range of supernatural creatures. As a result, a war has erupted in the city between two gangs of vampires -- the local Mafia, which wants to keep Slide out, and some interlopers from Philadelphia who want to bring it in. And Stan Markowski is caught in the middle.
Evil Dark (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Someone in the Scranton area is making supernatural "snuff films," and Detective Sergeant Stan markowski of the Occult Crimes Unit is out to stop them -- at any cost.
HARD SPELL (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: First book in my "Haunted Scranton" series about cops in an "alternate" universe where the supernatural is real.
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“My name is Markowski. I carry a badge. Also a crucifix, some wooden stakes, a big vial of holy water, and a 9mm Beretta loaded with silver bullets.

I was never a Boy Scout but "Be Prepared" is still a good motto to live by. Especially if you plan to keep living.”
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“You know, I've never asked why it doesn't offend your feminist principles for me to carry this beast for you."

I look at it as exploiting the oppressor," she said, with a sweet smile.”
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“on meth." Matthews shook his head. "Just what we fuckin' need.”
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