Lisa Morton

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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 ]

Anyone who’s read much of my fiction probably has a pretty clear idea of which way my political winds blow. My readers, in fact, will likely know about that part of me better than my social media followers, because I prefer to not get political on Facebook or Twitter. Why? Especially in a time when  [ Read More ]

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“An impressive piece of research . . . a must-read for anyone fascinated with Spiritualism.” Alma Katsu, author of The Deep and The Hunger CONTENTS Introduction1 Summoning the Old Spirits2 Early Necromancy3 Darkness Across the Enlightenment and the Romantic Gothic4 The Victorians and Spiritualism; or, the Seance is Born5 Wars and Ouija: Spiritualism in the  [ Read More ]

(Written on 5/29/19, one day after the passing of Dennis) Where to begin when it comes to Dennis Etchison… How about this: I owe my writing career to him. Here’s how that came about: back in the early ‘80s, when I was living in L.A. as a young (very young!) would-be screenwriter, I dated someone  [ Read More ]

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