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Gary Val Tenuta

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Having had a life long interest in paranormal phenomena, esoteric lore, the supernatural, occult and ancient mysteries and basically anything that could be squeezed into those categories, it should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that these same elements would become the fodder for my novels and short stories. I grew up devouring Poe, Lovecraft and Roald Dahl and those writers definitely had a huge influence on me. I wonder if they realize what they've done? Maybe I should dig out my old 1920s-era Ouija board and let them know. Nah. Probably not a good idea.

I'm a book cover designer as well as an author with a degree in Social Psychology. My professional writing career began as a contributing writer for Fate Magazine in the 1990
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Gary Val Tenuta In my own books? I'd have to say the qualities possessed by FBI Special Agent, Rowena Ravenwood, in my novel, Ash: Return of the Beast. She's sexy,…moreIn my own books? I'd have to say the qualities possessed by FBI Special Agent, Rowena Ravenwood, in my novel, Ash: Return of the Beast. She's sexy, smart, passionate, caring, intuitive, tough, willing to take risks and ultimately willing to risk her life for the greater good of humanity when the odds of survival are not in her favor. With that combination of qualities I have to confess I fell in love with her. ;-)(less)
Gary Val Tenuta In 1993, Seattle, I saw a huge black triangle-shaped craft cruise directly over head, very slowly, in total silence. It had one large red light at…moreIn 1993, Seattle, I saw a huge black triangle-shaped craft cruise directly over head, very slowly, in total silence. It had one large red light at each corner on the underside of the craft. The object was heading west having passed above the I-5 freeway, then over Boeing field and continued on until I could no longer see it. The following week I told my ex-wife about it and she told me that just recently a Boeing employee mentioned to her that there was an underground facility at the Seattle Boeing plant where they were working on a top secret triangular aircraft of some sort. A few years earlier an article had appeared in the newspaper about Boeing working on developing some sort of an anti-gravity propulsion system. Then, as I recall, Boeing said that wasn't true and I never heard anything more about it. But if there was indeed a connection between Boeing and the craft that I saw then the anti-gravity system would explain two things; 1: why that huge craft was able to move so slowly without just falling to the ground and 2: why it was able to move through the air in total silence. A couple years after this event, my affidavit attesting to the details of the sighting was entered, with several others, into a law suit brought against the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) by attorney Peter Gersten in an effort to get the Government to release any and all information it had with regard to these specific types of crafts. The judge ordered the DoD to comply. Sometime later the DoD came back and claimed they had no such information in their files. Gersten later discovered that the DoD didn't adhere to the specific search parameters as they were instructed to do. The judge would not grant an appeal on the case so that's where it ended. There's some intriguing grist in these events for a good conspiracy story.(less)
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Just finished making this teaser trailer for the ebox set of my series of novellas and novelettes: Twisted Tales from the Files of the Second-Chance Limousine Service .

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“The rats had gnawed a hole through the bottom panel. At least he assumed it was rats. Of course it was. What else could it be? For a moment, he conjured up an assortment of Lovecraftian creatures crouching on their haunches, waiting patiently in the dark just beyond the door, waiting to devour him like a side of fresh beef. He quickly held his imagination in check.”
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I found this written in tiny letters in the grout between the wall tiles above a urinal in a restroom at the University of Washington, circa 1980. I don't know if Descartes would have approved but I thought it was brilliant.”
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