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Gaunt Rainbow By Matthew Sawyer
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If my two-volume mythology titled The Waste is equivalent the Old Testament of the Bible, Gaunt Rainbow is tantamount the Gospels. Rainbow is my female Jesus. When she was just an Unchosen girl, a... More > self-proclaimed messiah cured her blindness - that story is found in the second book of The Waste. Then her city was destroyed by heathens and the poor orphan was driven from her home. Her curse becomes apparent after the tragedy, but the boy who had healed her vanished. This is the story Gaunt Rainbow tells. The grown orphan goes into the waste alone to find this messiah. And she prays he will remove her murderous curse.< Less
The Horrid Tales of Wister Town By Matthew Sawyer
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The Horrid Tales of Wister Town is a collection of modern, urban horror short stories by Matthew Sawyer, the author of the Pazuzu Trilogy. As Wister Town is a small, ingrown toenail of a place in... More > southern Wisconsin, the characters are intertwined - but everyone has a creepy, and often noxious, story. Three stories reveal the Cult of Hathor in Wister Town, Wisconsin. The other stories are seeded when a demon visits a man named Darren in the short story "Truthful Consequence."< Less
Debbie's Hellmouth By Matthew Sawyer
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Debbie's Hellmouth is the insular urban horror story of Debbie Menon. She is a great real estate agent at the Mikelmeier Real Estate office there in Wister Town, Wisconsin. Debbie has a house for... More > sale and she has got to get rid of it. Supernatural forces press upon the young lady and she fears she will lose her mind. But, Ms. Menon has an artistic soul. She is not unfamiliar with magical glyphs. And she will resort to using one if no one helps her bless the cursed Witch's house.< Less
The Waste Book Two By Matthew Sawyer
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There is only evil in this desert world called the Shur. God is gone, and left an opening for demons and alien gods to fill that void. That supernatural struggle is reflected in the religion of two... More > theocratic combatants. An intangible demon plays these mortal factions against each other. The chaotic plan of this fiend manifests in the chapters of possessed actors. This is Book Two of The Waste.< Less
The Abhorred By Mr. Binger
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Inspired by both the fiction of Universal Films and the truth of Doctor Frankenstein, a paranoid professor of fusion energy dreams of building his own creature. And these creations will be the bane... More > of bloodsucking ghosts who terrorize the American Midwest.< Less
Our Lord Weathercock By Mr. Binger
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Our Lord Weathercock shares the regional mythology of a damned Southern Wisconsin town. This story of cults, monsters and home-schooled magicians emulates Luke 17:26 - "And as it was in the days... More > of Noah, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man." There are new gods and this is where they manifest. Here in Wister Town, a retired farmer is harassed by a coven of aspiring juvenile witches. His name is Bill De Corbin and the arthritic man spends an inexplicably warm winter alone in his small house. Trouble comes to him when pubescent children vandalize his backyard and steal his keepsake weather vane. This being where the tale is told, Mr. De Corbin concludes he needs a monster to scare away the thieving brats. Bill researches Dark Magic at the public library and he speaks with the Cult of Hathor. The old man does get his monster and the young coven knows. They go to his house and confront him. This begins the end of them all.< Less
Unction By Mr. Binger
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Unction is an icky story of a mad necrophiliac and his homeless nemesis. Brian Tucker is that dysfunctional killer. Faceless nuns tell the young man he must kill and rape the corpses so that they... More > will resurrect and become an army on undead. Brian is certain his hallucinations are true – there are demons. Monsters do hunt the people of Los Angeles. And his zombies are the salvation of all mankind. Jake Whitehead refutes the mad delusions, even after they're proven true. Mr. Whitehead is appointed the derelict consular of humanity by Brian's demonic rival. Despite his limited capacities, the old homeless man embraces an angry crusade – one that takes him and his sickened opposition from one corner of the San Fernando Valley to Santa Monica, California and back again. Their infernal battle begins at a community-based group home called Luna Del Mar. Here is where the LAPD immediately become involved. A Sergeant Jim Suffolk oversees the carnage as well as pursues finding a futile love.< Less
A Codex of Malevolence By Matthew Sawyer
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A Codex of Malevolence tracks the spread of weird and unholy evil from Wister Town, Wisconsin. Witches and the pagan religion become entwined in these creepy short stories. Witness the horror invade... More > Wisconsin, incorporate in Texas and gain entrance to California. (this short story compilation was originally titled Cancerous Exodus)< Less
The Strange Apocrypha Of Mr. Binger By Matthew Sawyer
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The Strange Apocrypha Of Mr. Binger is a collection of strange stories and poems the author originally posted on his blog. That blog is titled My Isylumn (proprietor Mr. Binger) –... More > isylumn.wordpress.com. It's still live and the stories are there. Readers can search for them but here they are, all in one place. The tales in this collection are also organized. They might be read chronologically, if a reader so chooses. Even so, they illustrate chaos, madness and sometimes monsters appear. There is the difference between this volume and the Codex of Malevolence and Horrid Tales of Wister Town. The tales in The Strange Apocrypha Of Mr. Binger are more real, so much as surreal. Dark forces, madness and sorcery are prevalent. And so is politics. Evil and insanity manifests in these four reams. And Mr. Binger documents all this online. Oh, that mister is always spelled with a period. He believes it's important to remind everyone.< Less
The Betulha Dohrman Legacy By Matthew Sawyer
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Debbie Menon failed to sell the house everyone local called the Witch's house. The grief-stricken real estate agent set the historic brick Victorian on fire before the house became animated. The... More > burning Witch's house moved itself out of Wister Town, taking a chunk of crust with it from the small Wisconsin city. Since, the house has been abandoned where it had gone past the suburbs. It's become an attraction for daredevils and a shelter for desperate animals. Debbie has since long left her real-estate agency and the house is no longer for sale. A Janet Drays is then one day idle and she searches the internet. Wister Town was filled with monsters, so that was nothing new. Janet was curious about the old Witch’s house in her hometown. She finds information a real estate agent would probably never know. The young woman comes to learn the legacy of this womb of aberrations. The Betulha Dohrman Legacy is the sequel to the author's story Debbie's Hellmouth, based upon his short story The Abandoned.< Less