a new Hertzan Chimera novel TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING - The limp trickle of liquid on porcelain. The filthy tap squeaking as it is turned off. The static cling of tights being pulled on. The hot... More > smells of the flesh. The juicy odours The lubricated thrashings and tortured sighs. The scampering of footsteps on the uncarpeted staircase. The slamming of the front door.< Less
“Clarke” arrives in the coastal town of Tiamores at the suggestion of his boss who has a holiday home there. All is not well with Clarke but Tiamores itself hides weirder things. One of... More > them is Fuentes.
Returning to The City, a place Clarke has known for years as a freelance sports-reporter, we are instantly shown how the shadow of Tiamores has clung to our hero. His once-loved home town is a haunted relic of its former self, like an old man awaiting death.
Fuentes and his sister track Clarke down and begin to ‘re-educate’ him in the ways of their incestuous world.< Less
A crippled young man undergoes psychotherapy at the Fountains Institute – he tells of a small town where 'medical experiments' are helping to save the universe from civil war. Worlds start to... More > merge and reality fractures until only the insane can understand the true meaning of numbers.< Less
Hertzan Chimera died on the 14th of August 2004 after fourteen years typing like a madman. He will be remembered (one hopes) for his extreme short stories and subversive books that tried to break... More > away from rational thought and tedious 3-act structure, works that tore down the barriers of taste and exploded the fixed genres writers find themselves having to cater to. Includes exclusive H.C.interviews with Jack Ketchum, Tom Piccirilli, Edward Lee, Charlee Jacob and others.< Less