Blog Tour stop for this horror/fantasy novel
"Abandoned by the living"
Deep in a Wyoming mine, hell awaits. Nat Blackburn is given an offer he can't refuse by President Teddy Roosevelt.
Tales of gold in the abandoned mining town of Hecla abound. The only problem - those who go seeking their fortune never return.
Along with his constant companion, Teta, a hired gun with a thirst for adventure, Nat travels to a barren land where even animals dare not tread.
Black-eyed children, strange lights and ferocious wild men venture from the deep, dark ghost mine...as well as a sinister force hungry for fresh souls.
Contemporary Horror / Fantasy
Previously titled Hell Hole.
Ok I cannot do too much horror, in my world Stephen king scares me (i am still too chicken to read IT!) but boy do i love been scared! But I was so intrigued by the synopsis i just could not say no to joining the blog tour for this novel. So with a deep breath i started t and boy i am glad i gave it a go!
This novel was a fantastic fast-paced thriller, horror/horror style western based story with twists and turns aplenty!
When Nat Blackburn is sent to the abandoned mining town of Hecla on a mission assigned by President Teddy Roosevelt in search of answers concerning a missing troop, he has absolutely no idea the insane journey that is about to begin. Nat and Teta undertake a hair-raising and creepy journey into a mystery of the missing mixed with ghosts and mythical creatures all in search of answers while they both fight to stay alive.
Hunter Shea is the author of over 20 books, with a specialization in cryptozoological horror that includes The Jersey Devil, The Dover Demon, Loch Ness Revenge and many others. His novel The Montauk Monster, was named one of the best reads of the summer by Publishers Weekly. A trip to the International Cryptozoology Museum will find several of his cryptid books among the fascinating displays.
Living in a true haunted house inspired his Jessica Backman: Death in the Afterlife series (Forest of Shadows, Sinister Entity and Island of the Forbidden). He was selected to be part of the launch of Samhain Publishing's new horror line in 2011 alongside legendary author Ramsey Campbell. When he's not writing thrillers and horror, he also spins tall tales for middle grade readers on Amazon's highly regarded Rapids reading app.
An avid podcaster, he can be seen and heard on Monster Men, one of the longest running video horror podcasts in the world, and Final Guys, focusing on weekly movie and book reviews. His nostalgic column about the magic of 80s horror, Video Visions, is featured monthly at Cemetery Dance Online. You can find his short stories in a number of anthologies, including Chopping Block Party, The Body Horror Book and Fearful Fathoms II.
Living with his crazy and supportive family and two cats, he's happy to be close enough to New York City to see the skyline without having to pay New York rent.
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Thank you to the publisher and author for sending me an advanced reader copy of this novel and the opportunity to review these works. All reviews are my own honest unbiased opinion.