The Words (Paperback)
Alkemara Press, 9781944668341, 130pp.
Publication Date: August 3, 2019
110 pages if in print. The Dark Coming of Age series books do not need to be read in any specific order -- they are stand-alone short novels built around a theme of "dark coming of age."
"Clegg's stories can chill the spine so effectively that the reader should keep paramedics on standby." - Dean Koontz, New York Times bestselling author.When teenager Mark befriends outsider Dash, he believes his new friend to be an outcast rebel. But a dark mystery unfolds as Dash leads Mark into dangerous games and rituals involving stories of the occult and a strange drug that allows Dash to see into another world -- a world of absolute darkness and terror. "Your flesh will remember the words even if your mind forgets."
"Clegg delivers " - John Saul
"Douglas Clegg is one of the best "-- Richard Laymon
"Clegg is the best horror writer of the post-Stephen King generation " -- Bentley Little
About the AuthorDouglas Clegg is the award-winning and bestselling author of more than 25 books, including Neverland, The Children's Hour, Naomi, Purity, and Afterlife.