From Aaron Ross Powell, author of the apocalyptic horror novel The Hole, comes this collection of six stories of crime and terror.
In” tells the story of three people with secrets to hide who meet at a
roadside bar during a storm – and learn that there’s nothing deadlier than
- In “Helix,” a detective takes a case that leads him into the twisted world of genetic modification and artificial intelligence.
- The violent noir “Let Sleeping Gods” features a bad man doing very bad things to prevent the end of the world.
the People Want” is an alternate history legal mystery about what
happens when the law becomes a product of popular culture.
- “Traffic Light” is about a carjacking with a terrible motive.
“Old Lady Prideaux’s Terrible Menagerie,” an ex-cop is asked to
investigate the odd old lady who lives across the street – and discovers
truths far weirder than he could’ve imagined.
All of these stories can be found in Animus: Six Tales of Crime and Terror.