Lisa Morton

Author, Screenwriter, Halloween Expert…what's next?

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NIGHT TERRORS & OTHER TALES

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An abused child finds comfort in the friendship of Frankenstein’s monster…a near-future Halloween party becomes an act of global terrorism…one of the world’s wealthiest men goes in search of his fate as he rots from within…Hans Holbein’s famed “Dance of Death” engravings are revealed to be an instruction manual…a man trapped on an isolated road  [ Read More ]

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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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 Rest” (originally appeared in The Dead Will Rise)  [ Read More ]

Categories: Collections

MONSTERS OF L.A.

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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 ]

Categories: Collections, new