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Toxic Candy: Tales of Suspense, Fantasy, & Horror

Weldon Burge

A Vietnam vet haunted by the death of a young Vietnamese girl. A bizarre, ancient man who sits unmoving on his front porch, staring into the distance, waiting. A vacationing sea monster family chows down on beachgoers at Rehoboth Beach. A Civil War field surgeon faces something more monstrous than the battlefield. Haunted hearing aids. A vengeful deer. Lovecraftian horrors on a highway viaduct. A maniacal hitman who fantasizes about various ways to "off" his victims. And much more from the twisted mind of Weldon Burge.

"It might be Toxic Candy, but it's one helluva treat! In this story collection, Weldon Burge serves up a smorgasbord of lost souls, shapeshifters, killer deer, hitmen, and sea monsters, sauteed in thrills and a big dollop of humor. This is a killer collection, in more ways than one. C'mon, treat yourself!"
- L.L. Soares, Award-Winning Author of Teach Them How to Bleed

"With everything from monsters to noir, from shapeshifters to sweet nostalgia and more, Weldon Burge's Toxic Candy has it all! No better way to spend an evening. Bravo!"
- Carson Buckingham, Author of Too Late for Prayin'

"Toxic Candy is a dark ride through the depths of the human (and not so human) experience. Weldon has reached into the shadows of imagination, harkening to the likes of Bradbury and Matheson to bring the reader some of the best short stories I've read in a long time."
- Shaun Meeks, author of A Touch of Death

"Burge paints vivid pictures in this collection of stories which range from nostalgic to whimsical. Visceral images leavened with humor and bittersweet memories make for a satisfying collection."
- J. Gregory Smith, Author of the Reluctant Hustler series and the Paul Chang Mystery series

"These finely observed stories contain just the right balance of wit, insight, and terror. But what makes them truly horrifying is the humanity with which each of the characters is imbued."
- Jasper Bark, Author of Stuck on You

"Weldon Burge's TOXIC CANDY is a Trick or Treat bag full of chills, shivers, and creeps. Grab your flashlight, climb into your secret treehouse fort, dig in and get ready to shudder ... and giggle."
- JM Reinbold, Author of Missing: A DCI Rylan Crowe Mystery

Book Details

  • Publisher: Smart Rhino Publications
  • Publish Date: Apr 29th, 2024
  • Pages: 226
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.48in - 0.68lb
  • EAN: 9798988062530
  • Categories: Crime

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