FREE eBook! Get my short story collection: SLUSH.

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This is my first short story collection. It features many published and previously unpublished stories.  Get yours here: http://mybook.to/Slush

Praise for SLUSH

“Rolfe crafts a mesmerising and realistic set of tales that will haunt, scare, buoy you with joy, and take you back to a simpler time when life was yet to kick you in the balls. Not so much slush as lush, a fictional, twisted trip down memory lane. Essential.” – Stuart Keane, author of GRIN

“A collection of twelve dark and seductive dances. Once you pick up “Slush” you’ll be holding 126 pages of why you became a fan of Horror in the first place.”  – THE EYES OF MADNESS

“Speaking of fucked up and disgusting, let’s talk about “Henry”. Have you ever wanted to cut your zits off with a razor? Of course you haven’t! You aren’t a crazy bastard. At least you probably aren’t. Okay, shut up. The point is, “Henry” is pretty gross. Rolfe gets all the descriptions right on this one.” – Max Booth III, author of THE NIGHTLY DISEASE

“Glenn Rolfe is the type of author that is hard to forget. He creates the most vivid images I have read in a long time. Slush is the literary version of the term things that cannot be unseen. The usage of common fears grounds the book into a level of realism that is missing from most up and coming horror authors. Never afraid to take you into the darkest reaches of humanity, trust that Rolfe will always show you something new and interesting with each piece of work and Slush is a great example of that. This is the perfect book to keep you awake at night.” – HORROR UNDERGROUND

 

 

 

(Review) BONE CHIMES by Kristopher Rufty

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A community where the mortgage is paid with blood. A man with an unhealthy devotion to his couch. A death machine that kills whoever its owner wants. A woman escapes one nightmare to find herself in another living hell. A boy learns more about his father than he ever wanted to know. Bone Chimes, the first collection from Kristopher Rufty, features nine demented tales, including The Night Everything Changed, the prelude to The Lurkers.

(This title is available in print, eBook, and for KINDLE UNLIMITED)

My Review:

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Short story collections tend to take me a while to get through. I like to read a few at a time, usually between books or novellas.
BONE CHIMES from Kristopher Rufty, a short-short story collection (9 in all), was a lot of fun. There is plenty of awesomeness. I had a great time with the overall collection.

My favorites:
“The Chomper”- A very Bentley Little -type tale of a couple who didn’t believe the fine print. In order to buy the house, a sacrifice must be made monthly. Great one. 5 stars
“Love Seat” I was not prepared for this one. A way out there story of a man and his special one….the love seat. Fucked up, but great. 5 stars
“Something Out There” A good werewolf story. 4 stars
“Black Garbage Bags” I loved this one, but felt like it should have end a few pages sooner. I didn’t like the ending. 4 stars
“Gearhart’s Wife” My favorite of the bunch. Starts off like a a nice, fan-meets-hero kind of story, then it gets to the fun, twisted part. One of the character’s names is Tobe, the director in the story (Gearhart) made a film called, “A Georgia Battle-Axe Massacre”–I was totally feeling the Hooper vibe from about the halfway point on. (Though in the notes, Rufty says it was inspired with a more John Carpenter deal in mind).
“The Night Everything Changed” This one was free forever at the Samhain site. Sadly, I never did get around to reading it, but it is good. Now I have to dig out THE LURKERS! 5 stars

The other couple of stories didn’t work so well for me, but the ones that did were fantastic.

Overall, I give BONE CHIMES 4 stars!

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Kristopher Rufty lives in North Carolina with his wife, three children, and pets. He’s written numerous books, including The Vampire of Plainfield, Jagger, The Lurkers, The Skin Show, Pillowface, and more. If he goes more than two days without writing, he becomes very irritable and hard to be around, which is why he’s often sent to his desk without supper.

For more about Kristopher Rufty, please visit his Website http://www.lastkristontheleft.blogspot.com

He can be found on Facebook and Twitter as well.

THE BLACK ROOM MANUSCRIPTS and more updates

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Happy to share the cover for the next installment of The Sinister Horror Company’s THE BLACK ROOM MANUSCRIPTS.  I was super excited to get the invite for this one. The story I delivered, “Orson’s Gas n’ Go”, is my little tribute to Tobe Hooper. Psyched to see the roster here on the cover: Paul Tremblay, Adam Nevill, David Moody, Paul Kane, Michael Bray….pretty good group, right?

Not sure of the release day yet, so stay tuned!

Seeing this cover made my dropping off the SCARES THAT CARE convention a little easier.  Sadly, I had to make a financial decision to stay home this summer. I wish I could have come up with a way to be there, but life doesn’t always play by your rules.  I hope all my friends have a blast, and I will try to make it back soon (even if just for Scareyoke!).

I’m still hard at work on FOLLOW ME DOWN, WAITING FOR DARKNESS, and THE WINDOW. I’ll keep you posted on the progress.

Lastly, I just wanted to thank everyone that ordered print copies of BECOMING. Glad to see they all made it safely.  I also just got the new print edition of BLOOD AND RAIN up and ready to order. Jason Lynch’s new cover is amazing and this one is a beauty.

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Get your copies here:

BLOOD AND RAIN

BECOMING

Joe Hempel will be doing the audio editions of both of these titles later this year.

I hope to have some more cool news in the coming months. Stay tuned!

GR

 

(Review) CAVERN OF THE DAMNED by Russell James

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Broke and desperate, paleontologist Grant Coleman gets the chance of a lifetime exploring a long-sealed cave, the fabled home of a gigantic creatures.

NPS Ranger McKinley Stinson discovers a rancher’s prize bull has been butchered by an airborne killer, and tracks the blood trail back to the re-opened cavern. But as she’s about to arrest the trespassers, the unstable roof collapses, trapping all.

Their only way out is at the cave system’s far end. But an eco-system of terrifying mega fauna stands between them and freedom. Death, double-crosses, and a slew of monstrous cave creatures take their toll as the group battles to what they pray is an exit.

Will anyone survive this cavern of the damned?

MY REVIEW:

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

James at the top of his game!

From start to finish, Cavern of the Damned is a thrilling, well-written, kick ass piece of dark fiction.
James crafts real characters to life and places them next to impossible pre-historic creatures. Part The Descent, part reality TV, Cavern of the Damned delivers big.

One of the most fun stories I’ve read this year and a top 5 contender for best horror novel of 2017.
Highly recommended!

I give CAVERN OF THE DAMNED 5 stars!

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FULL MOON FRIDAY: BLOOD AND RAIN 99 CENTS!

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GRAB YOUR 99 CENT COPY HERE:BLOOD AND RAIN  (eBOOK)

PRAISE FOR BLOOD AND RAIN

“Rolfe draws on the work of Stephen King, particularly “Cycle of the Werewolf”… (and) hits his mark whenever he buckles down to describe a killing.” – Publishers Weekly
“With slashing claws and blood-soaked fur, Glenn Rolfe’s novel will have you howling in terror and delight. A welcome addition to the werewolf mythos and proof that we’re in the presence of a rising star in the genre. Highly recommended!”–Ronald Malfi, author of December Park and The Night Parade
“A major new talent rises from the Maine woods…Rolfe is the real deal, and Blood and Rain is a classic monster novel, full of blood and teeth and the kind of razor sharp writing that makes the pages sing. Small town horror is back, with a vengeance!”–Nate Kenyon, award-winning author of Sparrow Rock, Diablo: Storm of Light and Day One
“Many authors nowadays get lauded for writing ‘throwback’ horror fiction, but none of them quite goes the distance like Rolfe does in Blood and Rain. Werewolves, silver samurai swords, and small New England towns: it all makes you wish this was twenty years ago so you can take the paperback off a supermarket spinner-rack and huff the yellowed pages.” – Adam Cesare, author of Zero Lives Remaining and The Summer Job
“Rolfe is the real deal, folks, and anything he writes is well worth checking out.” – Gord Rollo, author The Jigsaw Man and The Crucifixion Experiments
“Brutal, tension-fueled and captivating…Blood and Rain is the best werewolf novel I’ve read since Jeff Strand’s Wolf Hunt.” — Horror After Dark
“A monumental piece of horror fiction.”- Horror Underground
“It’s Silver Bullet on speed!…a mix of early Stephen King and Bentley Little…” – Aaron J. French, author of  Festival, and The Dream Beings
“Wow! Easily one of the best werewolf books I’ve ever read.”- Hunter Shea, author of We Are Always Watching, and The Montauk Monster
“We have a great villain to root against, and heroes to cheer for. Many more experienced, more celebrated writers could learn from Rolfe. If you Love werewolves, you’ll love Blood and Rain.” – Brett J. Talley, author of He Who Walks in Shadow

 

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Glenn Rolfe is an author, singer, songwriter and all around fun loving guy from the haunted woods of New England. He has studied Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University, and continues his education in the world of horror by devouring the novels of Stephen King, Jack Ketchum, Hunter Shea, Brian Moreland and many others. He and his wife, Meghan, have three children, Ruby, Ramona, and Axl. He is grateful to be loved despite his weirdness.

He is the author of Becoming, Blood and Rain, The Haunted Halls, Chasing Ghosts, Boom Town, Abram’s Bridge, Things We Fear, and the collections, Out of Range and Slush.

GET ROLFED: UPDATE CITY

Hey, ho, Let’s go!

Okay, so I’ve been on the DL for the last few weeks. Here’s what’s up:

The Print Edition of BECOMING will make its way to Amazon/CreateSpace later this week.

Jason Lynch has done a wonderful job with the cover and the overall look of this one. Thank you, sir!!!

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I’m also hard at work on finishing up FOLLOW ME DOWN, my next novella that will be available in print EXCLUSIVELY at Scare That Care IV.

As soon as that’s finished, I’ll be diving back into the sequel to BLOOD AND RAIN and then finishing up my (already) completed 4th novel, THE WINDOW.

For all my GET ROLFED HORROR CLUB members… I have another EXCLUSIVE eBook short story coming your way at the end of summer.

If you want to get in on the GRHC, leave you email address in a comment or private massage it to me here, on Twitter, or Facebook. Or you can email me: glenntheory@hotmail.com

For you GRHC members that only do print, I have something special in mind for this fall.

There will be a number of anthology announcements coming shortly, as well.

STAY TUNED!

I also wanted to take time to share a review for CHASING GHOSTS (Sinister Grin Press, 2016).  It is always great when your vision is realized, but that gets even better when someone else receives the same feeling and joy reading what you wrote:

“In both the dedication and author bio of CHASING GHOSTS, Rolfe cites Richard Laymon (among others), who will always be one of the undisputed kings of the slasher horror. If Laymon were still around to read this novella, he’d approve. Reading CHASING GHOSTS reminded me of when I was younger – staying up all night watching slasher flicks, and reading Leisure horror paperbacks. And that is a fine thing. I thought this title was the perfect length, as it was just long enough to get the creeped out juices flowing, but didn’t try to drown me in those murky juices by including anything not relevant. Fast paced, a good read. 5 stars!”  – Amazon Verified Purchase Review

Grab your copy of CHASING GHOSTS here: http://mybook.to/ChasingGhosts

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