Brett J. Talley

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Brett J. Talley is the author of several best-selling novels and anthologies, including That Which Should Not Be, He Who Walks in Shadows, and The Fiddle is the Devil’s Instrument. He has been twice nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, the highest honor in horror fiction. He lives in Alabama with his wife, Annie, and their dog, Nyarlathotep, the barking chaos (Nyla for short).

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The Abyssal Plain: The R’yleh Cycle has been out for about a month now and it’s doing great, thanks to all of you. Reviews have started to come in, and they’ve been very good. I hope that you’ll continue to post reviews on Amazon and Goodreads as you finish the book. There’s no greater gift you can give to a...

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When I saw that Graeme Reynolds and Glenn Rolfe, not to mention Jonathan Janz, were in this book, I knew I had to have it. Reynolds' High Moor series are the best werewolf books ever written, while Glenn's Blood and Rain come close to matching them. ...more
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That Which Should Not Be by Brett J. Talley
""They say in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. But they are wrong. The one-eyed man is a madman. "

This book refuses to be put down. It follows the young Carter, a student of folklore and the occult, in his quest to find a mythica..." Read more of this review »
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"Το The Abyssal Plain αποτελεί μια σύμπραξη συγγραφέων τρόμου. Τα βάλανε κάτω και γράψανε ένα βιβλίο μαζί, όπου οι Μεγάλοι Παλαιοί ξυπνάνε και κάνουν πραγματικότητα τον μεγαλύτερο εφιάλτη που έχει ονειρευτεί η ανθρωπότητα. Οι συγγραφείς δεν θα είνα..." Read more of this review »
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"This is the first book by this author I've read, but certainly not the last. I adored the subtle, creeping sense of horror that Brett J. Talley creates. As any horror fan can tell you, there's an (over) abundance of shock value gore to choose from..." Read more of this review »
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“I don't understand exactly what's going on, but Goodreads shouldn't be deleting reviews, period. People are smart enough to look at them on their own and make up their mind, and deleting reviews undermines the integrity of the site.”
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“Respect is a thing earned, not bought, and a man who lets it be known that he seeks respect will probably never see it bestowed.”
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“Words, my young friend.  Words are all the power in the Universe.  It was by words God created the Earth, the heavens and Hell.  Is it any surprise that a book be the most powerful force in the world? ”
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Christine Hatfield Brett do you have a facebook?


message 23: by Cedric

Cedric Nye Brett,
Thank you for accepting my Friend request. You have some excellent books! I hope you are having a good day.
All my best,
Cedric


message 22: by DJ =^^=

DJ =^^= Thanks for the book suggestion... Roll Tide.. how did you know I am a Bama fan haha :)


Laura's Book Addiction Hi Brett thank-you for the add! =)


message 20: by Taznim

Taznim thanks for the add and good luck with your books!!!


Watermelon Daisy Thank you so much for friending me! ♥
Remy @ Just Remy [http://justremy.blogspot.com]


VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite!


message 17: by Becca

Becca Hi Brett :D


Jon Recluse Brett,

Thanks for the friendship invite!


Judith (Judith'sChoiceReads) I think that you are biased, but that is perfectly fine, and if I ever read horror I think yours would be the one to go to. It looks great, a little terrifying, but great :)


message 14: by Brett

Brett Talley Me too!


message 13: by Haylee

Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
-Haylee


message 12: by Morgana

Morgana Thanks for the friendvite, Brett :)


message 11: by Brett

Brett Talley Kathryn wrote: "Thanks for the friendship...I am eager to read your book and it is also nice to meet a fellow Alabamian....
One more thing...ROLL TIDE!!!"

Roll Tide!


message 10: by Kathryn

Kathryn Thanks for the friendship...I am eager to read your book and it is also nice to meet a fellow Alabamian....
One more thing...ROLL TIDE!!!


message 9: by Pam

Pam Heyo, Brett..thanks for the invite...I am always looking for new input on books to read


message 8: by Brett

Brett Talley Was interviewed by The Big Thrill. Check it out! http://www.thebigthrill.org/2011/11/t...-


Melissa Thanks for the friend request!


message 6: by Brett

Brett Talley So what's a "status update" on Goodreads? Is that different from what I am doing now?


message 5: by Brett

Brett Talley Your smiley is freaking me out Sarah!


message 4: by Sarah

Sarah Hi Brett, thanks for the add! (=


Tanecia Thanks for the add! your book sounds awesome I can't wait to read! Congratulations on winning 2011 JS horror writing contest! I hope to see you around :)


message 2: by Carly

Carly Thanks for adding me Brett. :)


Kelly/yllektra Thanks for adding me! :)


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