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ChiZine Publications, Aug 14, 2012 - Fiction - 225 pages
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David Holbrook is a scrawny kid, the victim of bullies, and the neglected son of insane parents. David Holbrook is the Kallis Episkopos, a vicious murderer turned imprisoned leader of a death cult dedicated to Eris, the Hellenic goddess of discord. David Holbrook never killed anyone, and lives a lonely and luckless existence with his aging mother in a tumbledown New Jersey town. Caught between finger and trigger, David is given three chances to decide his fate as he is compelled to live and relive all his potential existences, guided only by the dark wisdom found in a bottle of cough syrup. From the author of the instant cult classic Move Under Ground comes a fantasy of blood, lust, destiny, school shootings, and the chance to change your future.

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User Review  - Aric - Goodreads

“Don't be evil.” Those words, associated with Google since 2004, are so obvious to most of us that they don't fit on a list of life goals. But for large corporations, and some young men – habituated ... Read full review

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User Review  - Graham Vingoe - Goodreads

This is one of the shortest books I've read for sometime and yet it took ages to finish. Even so, I get the feeling I overlooked something which left the ending slightly flat for me. Well written but ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Nick Mamatas is the author of several novels including Sensation and The Damned Highway (with Brian Keene). His short stories have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, The New Haven Review, and the anthologies Lovecraft Unbound and Long Island Noir, among many other venues. With Ellen Datlow, he co-edited the Bram Stoker Award-winning anthology Haunted Legends. Nick's fiction and work as an editor and anthologist has been nominated for the Hugo, World Fantasy, Shirley Jackson, and four other Bram Stoker Awards. He lives in Berekley, California.

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