Horror fiction's most original voice knows how to spin a tale that makes a reader double check the door locks and windows. It is at once smart and twisted. -- Gregg Olsen, New York Times Bestselling True-Crime Author
Rick R. Reed moves to the head of the graveyard with this bone-chilling story of a reluctant psychic, a pair of maniacal killers, and the slaughter of innocence. Fiendishly good! -- Victor J. Banis, author of Longhorns
About the Author
In their October 2006 issue, Unzipped magazine said about Rick R Reed: "You could call him the Stephen King of gay horror." His most recent published work includes a thriller about a serial killer using a gay hookup website to find his victims called IM (Quest Books, May 2007); a tragic vampire love story set in 1950s Greenwich Village and modern-day Chicago called In the Blood (Quest Books, September 2007); and a paranormal page-turner about a psychic reluctantly caught up in the murders of two teenage girls in her small western Pennsylvania town called Deadly Vision(Quest Books, January 2008). Other published novels include A Face Without a Heart (a modern-day version of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray), Penance, and Obsessed. His horror short story collection, Twisted: Tales of Obsession and Terror was published in April 2006. Upcoming novels include a sexy thriller called High Risk about a bored housewife who chooses a very handsome--and psychotic--stranger to come on to (Amber Quill Press, February 2008); a reincarnation love story called Orientation (Amber Quill Press, Spring 2008) that crosses boundary and sexual orientation lines; and Dead End Street, a young adult novel about five teenagers who form a Halloween Horror Club that takes place in a house that may or may not be haunted (Amber Quill Press, October 2008). His short fiction has appeared in more than 20 anthologies. He lives in Miami, FL.