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In the spirit of King, Laymon, Little, and Keene comes a collection of 13 Tales of Horror and the Macabre. One story begins in the name of research when a world-famous horror author spends the night alone in one of the most haunted houses around, "Ritter House", only to discover that reality is much more horrific than fiction. In "Road Trip", a man must travel across state...more
Paperback, 330 pages
Published October 25th 2011 by AceHil-Ink
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Zoe Finkelstein
This was a great collection of horror short stories. I really enjoyed the diverse settings and types of characters presented throughout Purgatory. The variety of approaches taken in each story, from character dialogue to inner monologue to storytelling gave me different ways to follow along and kept me switching perspectives.

The use of internal stories within many of the main stories was a great way to create a more complicated plot in a short period of time. There was an array of themes presen...more
Kristy Leigh
Jan 20, 2012 Kristy Leigh rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: horror fans
Purgatory can be defined as the process of purification or temporary punishment before proceeding on to a final destination such as heaven or hell. An inbetween world of uncertainty and A. Lopez Jr. encapsulates that concept well in this collection of 13 sinister tales. The reader of "Purgatory" will experience the horrors of being buried alive hearing your possible rescuers and wondering if they'll make it in time, encounter a mysterious crate that may hold a portal to hell and come across vari...more
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Born and raised in Texas and now residing in Arizona, I published my first work Purgatory – 13 Tales of the Macabre in 2011, and Floor Four – A Novella of Horror. I am also writing the Night Dreams Series with episodes to be released every couple of months. I chose the Horror genre for the first few books, and have plans to write in different genres with short stories, novellas, and novels. I have...more
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Floor Four Night Dreams (The Beginning, Episode #1) Andrea's Demon (Night Dreams #2)

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