Bad Mojo (Ten Short Stories)
From New York Times Bestselling Author J. Carson Black (THE LAURA CARDINAL NOVELS, THE SHOP) comes a collection of ten horror and suspense short stories that will take you into the dark recesses of the human heart and the shadow realm of the unexplained. In PELLETS, a man’s labor of love sorting his deceased father’s belongings takes a bizarre turn and sends him “packing.” Young Carrie Jeffers is stalked by an unknown man in THE CAR, but isn’t she a heartbeat from safety in a familiar neighborhood? Jessica doesn’t like Toad very much but he says he can fulfill her fantasy of killing her rival, Shelby, with BAD MOJO. Author Beth Starrett is writing Lonnie McVie’s TRUE STORY as a novel, and finds that when she rewrites it as true crime, there’s a price to pay. A Halloween overnight at a KOA campground turns dark with a mysterious animal in the vine and the appearance of ANOTHER CAR, a 1949 Buick Roadmaster. Campground owner Myrna Kinsey knows ABOUT THE ANIMAL IN THE VINE, and when she goes to cut down the vine, gets a most unpleasant surprise. Josie immerses herself in THE COLORING BOOK she colors as she watches over her ill sister in the hospital, but the drawing she colors opens an unexpected doorway. CLOWNS in The Greatest Country in the World make life and death choices at a political rally. Jeff's old panel truck, THE CUKE, mysteriously keeps disappearing and returning so he and roommate Doug investigate. Jockey Therese Hill is nearly killed riding THE BLUELIGHT SPECIAL on the race track, but it’s no accident, and it won’t stop there. Can friend and ex-Navy SEAL Cyril Landry, using the highly selective and persuasive tools of his trade, level the playing field?
- FICTION / Horror
- FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
Buick, clowns, true crime, Horse racing, coloring book, panel truck