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Will Anyone Survive the MUDCAT?

The town of Ashford Fork, Tennessee has enough problems dealing with the worst rain storm in a century. When the townsfolk start turning up dead and partially eaten, they discover they have more than rain to worry about. Something was in the lake, something that has now grown beyond their wildest imaginations, and something that has been give
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Kindle Edition, 200 pages
Published December 5th 2017 by J. Ellington Ashton Press
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Review: MUDCAT by John Quick

MUDCAT is one superlative horror novel! Everything I look for in creature horror and more! The prologue blew me out of the water {intentional analogy!} with a scene of extreme horror I could never have imagined, then rocketed right on with one intensity after another! Implacable horror--evolution gone to extremes, with interspersed subtle suggestions that the evolutionary mutations weren't Nature, but likely human-designed, or at least nudged. All this--a creature nig
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Summary:

In the small town of Ashford Fork, there is something unusual and dangerous lurking in the water. A severe rainstorm not only floods the town and takes out the bridges that connect Ashford to the outside world, it also releases the monster from the lake into the flooded streets.
With deaths growing rapidly, it is up to a stand-in sheriff and a small group of survivors to try to kill the creature before it kills them.

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I very much enjoyed this book from beginning to end. I
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Armand Rosamilia
Feb 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was just fun to read. Like a cheesy B-movie monster fest but with characters who don't do the stupidest thing imaginable to make you groan. The author is obviously a fan of the same great Saturday morning movies I grew up on. ...more
Amanda Lyons
Nov 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great little B flick book, nice smooth read and introduction to the author.
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If you ask his wife, John Quick is compelled to tell stories because he’s full of baloney. He prefers to think he simply has an affinity for things that are strange, disturbing, and terrifying. As proof, he will explain how he suffered Consequences, transcribed The Journal of Jeremy Todd, and regaled the tale of Mudcat. He lives in Middle Tennessee with his aforementioned long-suffering wife, two ...more

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