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David Kempf

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David Kempf has written over fifty short stories, many of which deal with themes of horror fiction. He has won several writing awards including first place in the short story competition of Millersville University’s Lemuria magazine. Two of his short stories were selected in the 2007 publication of The Grackle, his graduate school’s literary magazine. David is featured on two short fiction websites, one American and one British. He holds an M.S. from Chestnut Hill College and a B.A. from Millersville University. Dark Fiction is his first novel. His latest work is the novel Travel Bug which combines dystopian science fiction and horror. David resides in Dublin, Pennsylvania.

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Travel Bug

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Dark Fiction

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The Petsorcist

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The Horror Of It All

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Tell Me More About Earth

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Lovienthal is not your typical protagonist/hero but he makes you wonder how we would react if we were put to a terrifying test like this. Most of us aren't James Bond or Indiana Jones, most of us aren't even Chief Brody from Jaws. Most of us fall int ...more
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As a longtime fan of anthology horror in shows like Tales from the Crypt and Tales From the Darkside, I found this book to be a true pleasure. Anthologies stories have always been my favorite and this one did not disappoint. Like
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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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