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They were called diablos hoyos. Vicious black-furred beasts that fought in the pit with the raw fury and savage ferocity of Satan himself. For their owners, they were a lucrative investment. For the people of Sulphur Springs, Texas, they were the best entertainment they'd had in a long while. For Bowie Kane, they were his darkest nightmare come true. He alone recognized th ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Zebra (first published 1990)
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Fast-paced and gory, this little thriller is a lot of fun. Nothing too deep, but author Kelly knows how to spin a cool yarn. The short story provides a nice coda to the whole thing.
This was an extremely entertaining, fast moving thriller set in West Texas by talented Southern horror writer Ronald Kelly. This book would make an awesome movie with the right people at the helm. You really can't go wrong with Ronald Kelly, he's and awesome writer!
This copy is 98 of 198 printed, and is book number 5 in the Essential Ronald Kelly Collection from Thunderstorm Books.
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Ronald Kelly was born and raised in the hills and hollows of Middle Tennessee. He became interested in horror as a child, watching the local "Creature Feature" on Saturday nights and "The Big Show"---a Nashville-based TV show that presented every old monster movie ever made ---in the afternoons after school. In high school, his interest turned to horror literature and he read such writers as Poe, ...more
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