Lisa Morton

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Gather around the holiday hearth and share these six chilling tales by multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Lisa Morton. In “The Christmas Spirit”, a couple taking a holiday break in the countryside find their secluded cottage is anything but idyllic. “Daddy’s Girl” pits a desperate mother against an intruder in a Christmas game of winner-take-all.  [ Read More ]

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On one magical night of the year—when the breeze is scented with dead leaves and pumpkin, when the days have grown shorter and winter’s first touch prickles your skin—the barrier between worlds is at its thinnest, and dark magic abounds. Whether it’s the legendary trickster Jack about to acquire his first lantern, a teenage girl  [ Read More ]

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Now available in a signed and limited hardback! This four-story “mini-collection” is part of Cemetery Dance’s “Cemetery Dance Select” e-book line. I was allowed to choose four stories and write an afterword talking about why I selected these pieces and how they came about. The stories included are: “Joe and Abel in the Field of  [ Read More ]

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MONSTERS OF L.A.. published in trade paperback by Bad Moon Books, 2011. Reprinted in e-book form with new cover art by Lynne Hansen, 2018. Nineteen never-before-published short stories and one novelette (“The Urban Legend”) that re-introduce the classic movie monsters into contemporary Southern California settings. At the back of the book are small essays that  [ Read More ]

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