The Keening Man, will be released in Winter 2010-11 by Ghostwriter Publications as part of their popular Penny Dreadful chapbooks. A creepy modern Irish tale of the Banshee, the spirit whose mournful cries can be heard when death is in the air. The volume will also contain Richard’s take on a Science Fiction invasion story, Tuesday Night’s Pick. Read excerpt here.
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An American businessman’s best friend tags along for an assignment in Ireland, where he encounters a legendary, frightening Banshee.
hey settled into the little cottage the first day. Todd had company on the second; Billy already had to report to work. Barclay Fowler, renter of houses and used furniture, was the contact for Todd in Clare, and quite the character.
He was a short, cheerful Irishman with light curly hair and gold spectacles. He was talking to Todd and fixing a small problem with the peat stove, while, of course, enjoying a few cans of stout. Annie O’Halloran, a short, cheerful Irishwoman with light curly hair, whom Billy had employed as sometime housekeeper, was also there. Her 12-year-old boy Shane accompanied her, and Todd let him use his handheld video game. Annie was busy washing and hanging curtains while the pack of them had a breezy exchange. View full article »