Night Writing: Tales to Fill the Darkness
David Bain, author of the novels GRAY LAKE and DEATH SIGHT, brings you sixteen tales to fill the darkness, sixteen stories constructed during the hours when sunlight abandoned the world.
Print: Amazon, CreateSpace
The stories include:
A Pleasure to Burn - A movie star comes home to literally burn down the past.
Vigil - A father's love continues into the afterlife.
Those Who Can, Help - What do you do when your supernatural help is threatened?
A Deeper Level - Heather was the only one who understood him on "a different level".
The Preggers - Young, unwed and pregnant in the 1950s makes for a monstrously uncomfortable situation
The Little Guy - A story for the 99%. When Guy is fired, the belittling is literal.
Turning Silver into Platinum - Fledgling country star Vance Lee Gentry must fight wizards and snakes as his tour bus is held hostage.
Fifteen Minutes - Why does has-been rapper Moe Dogg Loc show up at the hick newspaper office? With a gun?
About the Stars, About the Rain - Will a storm full of ghosts help bring a family back together?
All Over Your Face - One night of debauchery. One dead body. Your part in it unmistakable. But why are the cops laughing?
Shadows and Ice - A boy stays up late to see monsters - and sees much worse.
That Enveloping Darkness - What if you couldn't remember anything that ever happened inside the house you're supposed to housesit?
The Night We Killed Howie’s Uncle - A tough old man drinking on one side of the road. Kids partying on the other.
The Night Darwin Corso Left Green River - How soon after helping you skip town can your rescuer tolerate the same situation happening again?
Being Buried - An essay exploring the darker origins of the author's love/hate relationship with alcohol
Gifts - Who's that girl you just met? Do you really want to know?