Coffin County by Gary A. Braunbeck
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Graveyard People: The Collected Cedar Hill Stories, Volume 1

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"Braunbeck's fiction is the lonely howl of a wolf baying at the moon. His characters, whether single, dating, or married, are filled with a desperate loneliness. Some despair because they never achieved their youthful goals, others because they never met their soul mates, and still others because they did, only to lose them. Love is the only balm that can soothe them, but even its promise is empty because sooner or later we lose everyone we love, or they lose us. Suffering is inevitable, but what's worse is wondering if that suffering has any point. Graveyard People is absolutely essential reading for anyone who values dark literature ... a treasure trove of some of the most emotionally engaging fiction in the horror field."
— Garrett Peck, Cemetery Dance Magazine

"Whether exposing the darkness of human motivation with screams or whispers, Braunbeck reveals a paralyzing truth: the monsters we conceal beneath logic and faith are not only formed by conditions outside ourselves; they're created by each impression and prejudice from within. A dark lesson from an author who explores worlds of terror with words of pain in a collection that succeeds admirably well in creating an entire geography of people, landmarks, legends, and experiences."
— William P. Simmons, Hellnotes

"Gary A Braunbeck is simply one of the finest writers to come along in years. His work is chilling, touching, moving, and above all, compassionate and human. He elevates the genre with everything he writes. If you've read him, you already know this, but if you haven't, take this book home, get comfortable, and see what you've been missing -- you're in for a treat."
— Ray Garton, author of Live Girls, The Folks, and Sex and Violence in Hollywood

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