A review of John Brhel and J. Sullivan's Marvelry's Curiosity Shop

29 Jul 2016 07:03 #1 :: Seregil of Rhiminee
A review of John Brhel and J. Sullivan's Marvelry's Curiosity Shop

John Brhel and J. Sullivan's Marvelry's Curiosity Shop was published by Cemetery Gates Media in July 2016.

Information about the publisher:

Cemetery Gates Media is a horror-fantasy fiction publisher from Binghamton, N.Y., founded by long-time friends John Brhel and J. Sullivan.




Information about the authors:

John Brhel is a horror writer from upstate New York. His work has appeared in "The Vault of Ghastly Tales." He is the co-author of "Tales From Valleyview Cemetery"." He blogs at http://cemeterygatesmedia.tumblr.com. His Twitter handle is @JohnBrhel.

Joseph Sullivan is a writer of horror tales (Tales from Valleyview Cemetery), occult fantasy (Marvelry's Curiosity Shop), explorer of urban legend (upcoming Route 12: The Legend Trip) hiker, songwriter, and co-founder of Cemetery Gates Media. His  long-term writing goal is to combine his love of poetry, the American novel, and Upstate New York into one cohesive work of fiction.

Information about Marvelry's Curiosity Shop:

Retired stage magician Dr. Marvelry prefers to stock his antique store with strange and occult items. He has always enjoyed meeting odd people and hearing their stories, the legends attached to mysterious objects. A phonograph that seemingly replays a tragedy. Fertility dolls that are more than decoration. A bedeviled mannequin. These are just some of the relics this eccentric shopkeeper has collected over the years.

No two customers will have the same experience in his curiosity shop - some walk away satisfied, others are never heard from again. But one thing is certain - when you purchase an item at this store, you often get more than what you paid for.

Follow Marvelry and his hexed objects through twelve tales of suspense, magic, terror, and transformation. Meet his new assistant, fellow illusionists, and some irregular characters along the way. Whatever macabre artifact of the human psyche you're seeking - you'll find something special in Marvelry's Curiosity Shop.