There are a lot more truths in the books we read, than we’d like to admit.
What if a book delves into the lives of the very town you live in? Reveals to you some personal stories of people you know? Or thought you knew.
Bookstore owner Kevin Ellison faces this truth when a mysterious book shows up in Through a Mirror, Darkly by Kevin Lucia.
Through a Mirror, Darkly is a Supernatural Thriller collection masked as a novel. With elements of mystery, suspense, and otherworldly horror, Through a Mirror, Darkly successfully delves into the worlds of Lovecraft, Grant, and the mysterious Carcosa.
“Arcane Delights. Clifton Heights' premier rare and used bookstore. In it, new owner Kevin Ellison has inherited far more than a family legacy, for inside are tales that will amaze, astound, thrill...and terrify:
- An ancient evil thirsty for lost souls.
- A very different kind of taxi service with destinations not on any known map.
- Three coins that grant the bearer's fondest wish,
- and a father whose crippling grief gives birth to something dark and hungry.
Every town harbors secrets. Kevin Ellison is about to discover those that lurk in the shadows of Clifton Heights.
The Clifton Heights Saga includes:
Book 1: Things Slip Through
Book 3: Devourer of Souls
These titles are also stand-alone collections, and do not have to be read in order. All carrying on the literary tradition of Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Ray Bradbury, and Charles L. Grant.
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Interview with the author:
What makes Through A Mirror, Darkly so special:
Kevin Lucia: For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face - 1 Corinthians 13:12. It's the idea that in this world, we only see each other “through a glass, darkly” – we don't fully see each other, or understand each other, or the world around us, because we can't: we have finite minds, trying to understand the infinite. But someday – “then face to face” – we'll know all there is to know, and see each other clearly. Again, my take on the supernatural is that strange and explained things happen every day – things slip through – and we can't understand them, and won't understand them, until someday, perhaps in another world, things are revealed.
Tell us more about your lead character?
Kevin Lucia: Kevin Ellison, former English teacher at All Saints High, has just retired from teaching to take over his recently deceased father's used bookstore, Arcane Delights. A fledgling author himself, in prepping the store for its grand reopening, he discovers a strange box of donations he doesn't remember getting. In it he finds a journal of stories about Clifton Heights – someone trying their hand at fiction? After he reads them, however, he's haunted by whether or not the stories they contain are fiction, or real...
Through a Mirror, Darkly eBook categories:
- Short Story collection
- Suspense Thriller
- Supernatural Thriller
- US Horror Fiction
- Psychological Thriller