Harlan County Horrors by Alethea Kontis

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In the black heart of coal country, malevolent spirits and unearthly creatures slip from the shadows into the minds and hearts of men. Young women, twisted by pain, call for love and revenge by the light of the moon. A dead dog by the side of the road is more than it seems. In Harlan County, Kentucky, the supernatural and the mundane mingle in the depths of the earth, filling the mines with powerful forces that draw people down and corrupt from within.

Uncover family legacies of evil in Stephanie Lenz’s “Inheritance” and Maurice Broaddus’ “Trouble Among the Yearlings.” Walk the surreal nightmare of alien control in Earl P. Dean’s “Hiding Mountain: Our Future in Apples.” Twelve stories of coal-black shadow from authors intimately familiar with the region are waiting to take you to the depths of the earth and into the darkness of the human soul.

Harlan County Horrors is a regional-based horror anthology by editor Mari Adkins. It features stories by Alethea Kontis, Debbie Kuhn, Earl Dean, Geoffrey Girard, Jason Sizemore, Jeremy Shipp, Maurice Broaddus, Robby Sparks, Ronald Kelly, Stephanie Lenz, Steven Shrewsbury, and TL Trevaskis.

Table of Contents
"The Witch of Black Mountain"—Alethea Kontis
"The Power of Moonlight"—Debbie Kuhn
"Hiding Mountain: Our Future in Apples"—Earl Dean
"Psychomachia"—Geoffrey Girard
"Yellow Warbler"—Jason Sizemore
"Kingdom Come"—Jeremy C. Shipp
"Trouble Among the Yearlings"—Maurice Broaddus
"Spirit Fire"—Robby Sparks
"The Thing at the Side of the Road"—Ronald Kelly
"Inheritance"—Stephanie Lenz
"Greater of Two Evils"—Steven Shrewsbury
"Harlan Moon"—TL Trevaskis
 

About Alethea Kontis

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Published October 1, 2009 by Apex Publications. 200 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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