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David E. Hilton

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Born in 1974, David E. Hilton’s family moved to West Texas in an attempt to rid his chronic asthma. He considers growing up in that region to be a constant inspiration for many of his stories. In Alpine, he was a boy scout, backpacked throughout Big Bend National Park, and has even seen a Marfa Ghost Light at close range.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard Payne University in 1998, and began writing short stories soon thereafter, some of which can be found on various online webzines and pod cast sites, such as “The Harrow,” and “Pseudopod.” He was also a contributor to the short horror story collection, “Nights of Blood 2.” David lives outside Austin, and has two sons, Drew and Cameron, and is the Austin American-Statesman bestselling
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The Hanging at Christmas Bridge. I still like that title, even though it’s a little too descriptive. And the story reeks of the caricature, but after reading it again, I have to say that I still like it. Been going … Continue reading
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"I never thought I would find a book as bad as The Shack but I did! OMG there is ever stereotype imagined! The juvenile deliquent, the abused parents, the kind hearted African American nurse. They are on a horse farm but there is hardly mentioned t..." Read more of this review »
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"I read this book in only four days. I was surprised when I realized this. It moves very fast and the images are sometimes painful and mainy times disturbing. Because I was reading before bed, I would think, "I should go to sleep but I can't end on..." Read more of this review »
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"WOW this is the best book that almost no one's heard of, by a first time author. Part Lord of the Flies, part Cormac McCarthy western. Well written, jammed with action, pathos. Warning the story contains some brutal passages, so I'd recommend this..." Read more of this review »
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Thank you so much for the kind review. I read every single one that comes in on Goodreads. And yes, you are absolutely right - I did have a very
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“Some stories are rooted in adventure, some in strife. Others are born of the heart, and the horrors and the joys locked therein are often immeasurable, and make us truly wonder what became of those children we once were.”
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“Some stories are rooted in adventure, some in strife. Others are born of the heart, and the horrors and the joys locked therein are often immeasurable, and make us truly wonder what became of those children we once were.”
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Harlequin Books Hi David, it is a pleasure to meet you.


Pamela Hey David...Thanks for accepting my friendship.


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