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Words to Die By

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Delve into the darker side of human nature with these sixteen stories by William Holden. As darkness enters the mind through revenge, jealousy, paranoia, or the uncanny operations of a supernatural force, these stories lead you onto new heights of fear… and arousal. In "Felonious Behavior," Jack Stevens takes matters into his own hands when the police can't or won't do any...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published March 13th 2012 by Bold Strokes Books (first published February 29th 2012)
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Big warning, this is a very dark anthology, no surprise that it won second place in the Paranormal/Horror category of the Rainbow Awards, highlight on the horror. But it has also another shade of dark other than horror, a dark humor, like right in the first story, The Other Man, where a sex doll becomes jealous of his owner. Despite the humor though, I wouldn't advice readers to embark in this anthology right before sleeping, at least not if you want to have sweet dreams.

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William Holden has published more than fifty stories of erotica, horror, fictional history, and romance. His first book, A Twist of Grimm (Lethe Press), was a finalist for the 2010 Lambda Literary Award. His collection of erotic horror stories, Words to Die By, (Bold Strokes Books) released in March 2012. His first novel, Secret Societies, (Bold Strokes Books) is set in 18th Century London during...more
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