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Brian James Freeman sold his first short story when he was fourteen years old and his first novel when he was twenty-four. His short stories, essays, novellas, and novels have been published by Warner Books, Leisure, Cemetery Dance, Borderlands Press, Book-of-the-Month Club, and many others. His newest book-length work of fiction is The Painted Darkness, which was published in December 2010 by Cemetery Dance Publications. The first printing sold out on the day of publication due to the strong demand and a second printing had to be rushed.


Brian's short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies since 1994 including From the Borderlands (Warner Books) and all six volumes of the acclaimed Shivers anthology series (Cemetery Danc

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I just noticed that The Halloween Children, which I co-wrote with Norman Prentiss, is discounted right not to just 99 cents! I have no idea how long this deal from Hydra/Random House will last, but if you missed out or think you might want to re-read the book down the road, now might be the perfect time to grab a copy. Thank you again for all of your support!

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"DARK SCREAMS:VOLUME SIX BY BRIAN JAMES FREEMAN . I LOVE a good horror story! And DARK SCREAMS gives the reader a selection of short stories written by the famous and not so famous writers. Starting with Stephen King's "THE DUDE'S TICKER) to a nove..." Read more of this review »
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"For me, the absolute stars of this compilation are "The Rich Are Different" by Lisa Morton in which a writer accepts an invitation to a birthday party from a very wealthy and very different sort of fan.
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Thanks for the heads-up about the chapter duplication. We were told this problem had been fixed, but I will certainly look into it right awa
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“Light is, after all, only the absence of darkness.”
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“Somebody had slit open the leaden, fat underbelly of the heavens and its blood poured earthward. It fell and became a rain that washed the color from the world until it stood shivering and dripping in a dozen hues of gray.”
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