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The One That Got Away & More - Three Horror Stories

4.33 of 5 stars 4.33  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Three chilling and very different tales of terror from up-and-coming Atlanta writer Will Kenyon. There are no happy endings here.
Published (first published October 28th 2011)
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Collin Kelley
Will Kenyon's second collection of short stories are horror based and he does know how to add the creeping suspense that makes you eager (and afraid) to turn the page to see what's going to happen next. However, the stories seem to end too abruptly. The title story is the best of the bunch here, spinning a tale about a sad, divorced barfly, Evan, who meets up with the woman he spurned years ago. But there's something not quite right with his old flame. "The Thrall of Fate" is about a modern day ...more
Feb 28, 2012 Jonathan rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of Poe, Lovecraft, etc
Shelves: general-fiction
Will Kenyon knows a thing or two about monsters. As an avid board gamer he’s slain them by the hundreds; as the dungeon Overlord he’s employed them to slaughter many a would-be hero (your humble narrator not excepted). As a father of young children he’s exorcised them from under beds and behind bookshelves. Here, as an author, he invokes them, to delightful yet chilling effect.

Published last Hallow’s Eve, this collection of three stories offers more than cheap seasonal thrills. True, each one
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Nov 04, 2011 Will Kenyon rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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Will Kenyon grew up in the "sticks" of South Georgia, and managed to work and think his way through college and grad school, finally settling with his family in a quaint, quiet suburb of Atlanta. He's been a freelancer for over decade, with a list of clients which includes Smithsonian magazine, Martha Stewart Omnimedia, ING, and Cisco. He's also published a handful of short stories and a decent nu ...more
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