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Michael A. Ventrella

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Michael A. Ventrella's humorous adventure novels include "Big Stick," "Bloodsuckers: A Vampire Runs for President," "Arch Enemies" and "The Axes of Evil." He is the editor of the "Tales of Fortannis" anthologies as well as the "Baker Street Irregulars" anthologies (co-edited with NY Times Bestselling Author Jonathan Maberry). His short stories have appeared in various other anthologies.

His web page is www.MichaelAVentrella.com and he can be easily found on Facebook and other social networking sites. His blog regularly interviews prominent authors.

Mike lives in the beautiful Pocono Mountains with a tolerant wife and four obnoxious cats. In his spare time, he is a lawyer.
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Dreamers in Hell!

I don't usually post here on Goodreads since I have my own blog about books (http://michaelaventrella.com/) but if you haven't read it, let me tell you about "Dreamers in Hell"!

The "Heroes in Hell" anthology series launched in 1986. The theme features the denizens of Hell and how they continue to live their evil lives in the afterworld. This allows for hugely creative stories featuring the famous Read more of this blog post »
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Across the Universe by Michael A. Ventrella
"This is a highly entertaining collection of stories featuring John, Paul, George, and Ringo (and sometimes Pete) in a variety of alternate universes. Beatles as wizards, as a Scooby Doo type gang of supernatural mystery solvers, as robots, as zombies" Read more of this review »
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Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Michael. I've added your book "Arch Enemies" to my wish-list and can't wait to read it.


Michael Ventrella Diana wrote: "I have received The Axes of Evil, thank you!"

Great! I hope you'll enjoy it!


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Diana Dang I have received The Axes of Evil, thank you!


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