Occasional DemonsOccasional Demons
by Rick Hautala

Cover and interior art by Glenn Chadbourne

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ISBN: 1-58767-095-X

Cemetery Dance, 2010; 500 pp.; limited to 750 signed copies

Since his first novel, Moondeath, was published in 1980, Rick Hautala's novels and stories have entertained millions of readers around the world.

Now, as a companion volume to Bedbugs, his first career-spanning collection of short stories, Cemetery Dance is proud to present Occasional Demons.

And once again, like Bedbugs, award-winning artist and Cemetery Dance favorite Glenn Chadbourne has illustrated every one of the more than twenty-four stories, which include collaborations with Matthew Costello, Jim Connolly, his sons Jesse and Matti, and someone named A.J. Matthews.

In the midst of normal life, whether it's a tree house in a small Maine town, a fog-shrouded lighthouse, or a darkened tavern on a rain-swept night in October, there are demons. Some of them lurk in the darkest corners of a house. Some of them lurk in our hearts and minds. We might, on occasion, catch a glimpse of them, but all too often it's too late to save ourselves...

And they're all gathered here. In fact, within these pages, you'll find a demon for just about any occasion.

Table of Contents:

SHORT STORIES
"The Nephews"
"Nightmare Transcript"
"Non-returnable"
"Dead Legends"
"I've Been Thinking About You"
"The Man Who Looked Like Murphy"
"Toxic Shock"
"The Call"
"Getting the Job Done"
"Every Mothers' Son"
"Knocking"
"Hotel Hell"
"The Compost Heap"
"Iron Frog"
"Setup"
"The Gates of Dawn"
"Off the Cuff"
"The Screaming Head"

UNTCIGAHUNK-STORIES AND MYTHS OF THE LITTLE BROTHERS
"Little Brother"
"Little Brother Speaks"
"Redman"
"Chrysalis"
"Love on the Rocks"
"Deal with the Devils"
"The Birch Whistle"
"Oilman"

COLLABORATIONS
"Abduction" written with Jesse and Matti Hautala
"And the Sea Shall Claim Them" written by Matthew J. Costello and A.J. Matthews
"Scared Crows" written with Jim Connolly

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