June marks the third month of the Dreadful Tales Book Club and while each selection thus far has been darkly sweet we have an extra special month of grim reading ahead.
Gregory Lamberson, author of May’s Book of the Month Carnage Road, scanned the darkest corners of his book shelves to find the perfect title for you macabre maniacs. This month we’ll be hanging out in The Psychopedia Necronomicon forum of The Mortuary message board discussing the literary prowess of the late Michael Louis Calvillo by digging into his novel Lambs (DarkFuse Publications, 2012).
From the DarkFuse website:
Plagued by a trio of murderous ghosts, Arthur has bigger problems than your average teenager. Young love, wild hormones, and The System haunt him, but those phantoms are nothing compared to the concern he has when watching the darkened corners and deep shadows around him. These spaces are now consumed by a spectral evil seemingly hell-bent on destroying everyone he loves.
As the bodies pile up, Arthur distances himself from his roommate, Connor, a pyromaniac crack-baby with destructive tendencies, and his girlfriend, Melanie, an all-American Satanist with a hidden agenda. He embarks upon a grisly odyssey of self-discovery in hopes of burying the past, cleansing his soul, and obliterating the blood-thirsty spirits once and for all.
In conjunction with this month’s book club we have an exciting giveaway courtesy of Lambs publisher DarkFuse Publications. We have 3 paperback copies of Lambs up for grabs. There are several ways to enter and each time you increase your chances of getting a copy. This giveaway will run for the next two weeks, so you’ll have plenty of time to join in the book club discussion if you win.
Here’s what you do:
(1) Like DarkFuse on Facebook. Not only does this count for one entry in the giveaway, but you can also claim a 25% OFF coupon. You just need to go to the “Special Offers” tab at the top of the page to redeem.
(2) Follow DarkFuse on Twitter.
(3) Visit the DarkFuse website and let Dreadful Tales know about your favorite DarkFuse title OR which title is on the top of your wishlist. You can do this by commenting below, telling us on Facebook, Twitter, or email (dreadfultalesstaff AT gmail DOT com).
(4) Post a review of a DarkFuse title on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, or Goodreads.
Any of the above-mentioned count for an entry in the giveaway, so the more you enter the better your chances. Just be sure to notify us via Facebook, Twitter, or email (dreadfultalesstaff AT gmail DOT com) each time you enter for verification.
Michael Louis Calvillo touched many lives not only with his great words, but also with his humble and gracious character. I hope you will join me in this celebration of his literary legacy for our June reading of Lambs.
My favorite DarkFuse title is Collected Songs of Sonnelion by Lee Thompson
You are officially our first entry in the giveaway! Thanks for stopping by, Chris.
SCARECROW GODS by Weston Ochse is one of my favorite titles from Darkfuse/Delirium
Thanks for entering, William.
And a friendly reminder to all that have entered, don’t forget to “like” the page and follow them on Twitter. Those count for 2 more entries in the giveaway!
Just contact us to let us know you “like” or follow them 🙂
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Down to Sleep by Greg F. Gifune sounds like a really good read. I’ve really enjoyed everything i’ve read by him so far.
Thanks for entering, Jamey! Funny you should mention Down to Sleep because someone just posted a photo of the cover on Facebook 🙂
I like DarkFuse Publications on FB and I follow them on Twitter! I definitely want to check out Weston Ochse’s Scarecrow Gods. Sounds very scary. I remember being creeped out by the scarecrows in the field behind my house when I was a kid. There were no farms in the area… why didn’t they want the crows to land????
Thanks for entering, Connor! That’s 3 for you 😉
Ugh, scarecrows are freaking creepy!