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C. ROBERT CARGILL-We Are Where The Nightmares Go
Monday, June 11 at 7PM
C. ROBERT CARGILL
speaking & signing
We Are Where The Nightmares Go And Other Stories
Cargill will be joined by illustrator John Picacio, who created the cover art for this book.
ABOUT WE ARE WHERE THE NIGHTMARES GO AND OTHER STORIES
From the critically acclaimed screenwriter of Doctor Strange and author of Sea of Rust and Queen of the Dark Things comes a hair-raising collection of short fiction that illuminates the strange, humorous, fantastical and downright diabolical that tantalise and terrorise us: demons, monsters, zombie dinosaurs and Death itself.
In the novella 'The Soul Thief's Son' C. Robert Cargill returns to the terrain of the Queen of the Dark Things to continue the story of Colby Stevens . . .
A Triceratops and an Ankylosaurus join forces to survive a zombie apocalypse that may spell extinction for their kind in 'Hell Creek' . . .
In a grand old building atop a crack in the world, an Iraq War veteran must serve a one-year term as a punisher of the damned, condemned to consume the sins of others in the hope that one day he may find peace in 'In a Clean, White Room' (co-authored with Scott Derrickson). . .
In 'The Town That Wasn't Anymore', the village of Pine Hill Bluff loses its inhabitants one at a time as the angry dead return when night falls to steal the souls of the living . . .
And in the title story, 'We Are Where the Nightmares Go', a little girl crawls through a glowing door beneath her bed and finds herself trapped in a nightmarish wonderland - a crucible of the fragments of children's bad dreams.
These tales and four more are assembled here as testament to Cargill's mastery of the phantasmagoric, making We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories a collection of unnerving horror and fantasy will keep you up all night and haunt your waking dreams.
ABOUT ROBERT CARGILL
C. Robert Cargill is the author of the acclaimed novel Dreams and Shadows and its sequel Queen of the Dark Things. He wrote for Ain't IT Cool News for nearly ten years. he was also a staff writer for Film.com and Hollywood.com. His first screenplay was for the critically acclaimed hit movie Sinister. He recently co-wrote the screenplay for Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE. He lives in Texas.
ABOUT JOHN PICACIO
JOHN PICACIO is a two-time Hugo Award-winning illustrator of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. His artwork is noted for its diversity and range, often combining traditional drawing and painting with digital finishes, as well as exploring methods such as hand-made assemblages. His works have illustrated the covers of books by Michael Moorcock, Harlan Ellison, Robert Silverberg, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Dan Simmons, Joe R. Lansdale, Jeffrey Ford, Frederik Pohl, James Tiptree, Jr., Mark Chadbourn, and many more. He has produced cover artwork for franchises such as STAR TREK and the X-MEN.
His accolades include the World Fantasy Award, the Locus Award, five Chesley Awards, and two International Horror Guild Awards, all in the Artist category. He has been nominated nine consecutive years for the Hugo Award in the Best Professional Artist category (2005-2013), as well as a nomination for Best Related Book in 2007 (for COVER STORY: THE ART OF JOHN PICACIO). He won the Hugo for Best Professional Artist in 2012 and 2013. His illustrations have often been featured in the pages of SPECTRUM: THE BEST IN CONTEMPORARY FANTASTIC ART.
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