Robert E. Dunn

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I wasn't born in a log cabin but the station wagon did have wood on the side. It was broken down on the approach road into Ft. Rucker, Alabama in the kind of rain that would have made a Biblical author jealous. You never saw a tornado in the Old Testament did you? As omens of a coming life go, mine was full of portent if not exactly glad tidings.

From there things got interesting. Life on a series of Army bases encouraged my retreat into a fantasy world. Life in a series of public school environments provided ample nourishment to my developing love of violence. Often heard in my home was the singular phrase, "I blame the schools." We all blamed the schools.

Both my fantasy and my academic worlds left marks and the amalgam proved useful the th
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Robert E. Dunn Hello and I'm sorry that it has taken me so long to respond. I never got a notification of your question and I guess if you don't scroll down far…moreHello and I'm sorry that it has taken me so long to respond. I never got a notification of your question and I guess if you don't scroll down far enough you don't see them. First, thank you for reading. The Harrowing is one of my personal favorites of my own books. I tried to mix horror, urban fantasy, and humor. Some say I did it well some others that I did it okay.
I did hope to continue it as a series. The publisher, Necro Publications, wants a follow up. But I have commitments for the mystery books that have to take the lead for now. So the short answer is that, for now, The Harrowing will have to be a stand alone novel.

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9/13/16 the release date for A LIVING GRAVE is getting close. And the excitement is building to a bit of a buzz. Hear that? It's everyone talking about this book. If you can't hear it yet I thought I would give you a little help. Today I'm posting a few links to reviews and interviews and pointing to the "Buzz" all about A LIVING GRAVE

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“There is a little furnace within every heart that burns pain. It is formed by a masonry of scars as tick by tick the tireless mechanics of life strip the innocence bestowed upon us at birth. There are some in whom life builds the furnace small and controllable, a passionate heat to burn off the losses, the harsh words and petty disappointments, leaving us cleaner for it. There are others. There are those whose innocence is assaulted early and with such brutality, that it goes beyond all the boundaries of deities and angels to stray into the world of unfettered evil. They build their furnaces differently.”
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“Of course, if criminals were smart enough to run their own lives, lawyers would starve.”
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“My mother used to say not sleeping was the sign of a guilty mind. It could have been. There was a lot in my mind to feel guilty about. When you’re drunk and trying to sleep, your thoughts are visited by the ghosts of those deeds whose heat still glows hottest in your personal darkness. Our actions burn much longer than the moments in which they occur. And drunks like me, we hide from the glow of the embers by fueling other fires and hiding within the flames.”
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“My mother used to say not sleeping was the sign of a guilty mind. It could have been. There was a lot in my mind to feel guilty about. When you’re drunk and trying to sleep, your thoughts are visited by the ghosts of those deeds whose heat still glows hottest in your personal darkness. Our actions burn much longer than the moments in which they occur. And drunks like me, we hide from the glow of the embers by fueling other fires and hiding within the flames.”
Robert E. Dunn, The Red Highway

“There is a little furnace within every heart that burns pain. It is formed by a masonry of scars as tick by tick the tireless mechanics of life strip the innocence bestowed upon us at birth. There are some in whom life builds the furnace small and controllable, a passionate heat to burn off the losses, the harsh words and petty disappointments, leaving us cleaner for it. There are others. There are those whose innocence is assaulted early and with such brutality, that it goes beyond all the boundaries of deities and angels to stray into the world of unfettered evil. They build their furnaces differently.”
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