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Marvin Kaye

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MARVIN KAYE is the author of sixteen novels, including his Dickensian pastiche, The Last Christmas of Ebenezer Scrooge, now optioned to be made into a feature film, and his just-completed sequel to Frankenstein, as well as the terrifying Fantastique and Ghosts of Night and Morning; the SF cult classics, The Incredible Umbrella and (coauthored with Parke Godwin) The Masters of Solitude, and the critically-acclaimed mysteries Bullets for Macbeth and My Son the Druggist. His short story “Ms. Lipshutz and the Goblin,” was included in a DAW Books Year’s Best Fantasy anthology, and his horrific “The Possession of Immanuel Wolf” was written with the great macabre comedian, Brother Theodore. His numerous best-selling anthologies include 13 Plays of ...more

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Hi from MK!

I'm just getting started on Good Reads with many recommendations on how excellent a site it is. My publicity rep will be expanding my presence here.

In the meantime, anyone interested may wish to check out my website, www.marvinkaye.com.

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1. "The Last Christmas of Ebenezer Scrooge" is now a recording, available from Amazon.com, or directly from Wildside Press. It is the audio of the annual... Read more of this blog post »
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Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural by Marvin Kaye
"The kind of stories which would best be read in a nightgown sipping brandy by a roaring fire. These stories avoid the gore and surprise aspect of fear, and dig at the core of your soul. These are the kinds of stories that plant little seeds of fea..." Read more of this review »
Bullets for Macbeth by Marvin Kaye
"PR whiz Hillary Quayle is featured in this mystery novel about a production of Hamlet gone awry. Marvin Kaye is the author of plays, mystery novels, short stories and is the editor of both the Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine and Weird Tales. Hill..." Read more of this review »
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