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Musa Announces George Wilhite's Silhouette of Darkness
Wednesday, October 03, 2012  12:12:00 PM

by George Wilhite

Here is the Musa Publishing Blog announcing my new collection, "Silhouette of Darkness"

In "Fatal Insomnia" and other stories in Silhouette of Darkness, author George Wilhite explores the horror in unusual places. Enter this dark realm and experience first-hand “a writer that makes a much-needed contribution to this genre, giving us weird fiction/neo-pulp fiction fans something to sink our teeth into that brings to mind that lost age of fiction.” (Bitten by Books)

Fear dons many masks in these dark tales of brushes with the uncanny.

When the Blight overwhelms the earth, humanity’s only defense is to stay awake from dusk until dawn. Tonight, Sean will learn how lethal insomnia is in this new world.

EXCERPT from Fatal Insomnia:

Sean had seen the monstrosity once, more than a year ago, out of the corner of his eye as he ran for shelter, but when The Blight appeared in the doorway, even he was not prepared for it.

The Blight was a whirlwind, its original vortex obscured by all the victims sucked into it, forced to become elements of its profane evolution. In the doorway, a mass of human flesh swirled in a grotesque dance. Some entire bodies were visible, but most of the souls harvested by The Blight were reduced to severed limbs, organs, eyeballs, faces frozen in living death.

Tank, that indestructible, no fear badass, stood silent and pale, his mouth and eyes gaping open.

The Blight bellowed, sounding like a hundred elephants trumpeting.

It hurled Tank backwards. The house rattled with intense violence. Soaked in sweat, heart pounding, Sean saw in Paula and Jed’s expressions the same fear he was sensing. Would this be the night The Blight would rip our house to shreds?

A new horror appeared in the doorway. From within the whirlwind emerged a black scaly appendage. Sean gaped in revulsion. The Blight’s tongue? The others stood a few paces behind Tank.

The tongue-like tentacle snaked around Tank’s ankle.

“We have to do something!” Sean crept towards the door.

Jed walked forward as well.

Each step was a struggle due to the wind gusting through the doorway. Sean was glad Paula stayed behind. Someone might as well survive if Jed and I just offered ourselves up to this thing.

The Blight made a sucking sound. Dark gelatin oozed from the appendage, covering Tank. Sean retched as the stench of rotten meat filled the room. Tank dissolved, his blood oozing all over the floor. An instant later, what was left of Tank was whisked into the night.
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 More News about George Wilhite
Musa Publishing Memorial Day Weekend Blog Hop - 5/24/2012 4:08:00 PM

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… George Wilhite, editor of Monster Gallery - 4/21/2012 10:21:00 AM

Monster Gallery now available - 11/28/2011 11:21:00 AM

Contest to Win a FREE copy of Monster Gallery signed by Jeffrey Thomas - 8/22/2011 3:18:00 PM

New story published in anthology avail for Kindle and Nook - 6/27/2011 3:11:00 PM

New Flash Story in Liquid Imagination Issue 9 - 6/1/2011 10:41:00 AM

Panic Press Soup of Souls contains new Wilhite story - 4/7/2011 10:30:00 AM

Swarm by George Wilhite published in new anthology - 3/9/2011 8:14:00 AM

Dark Dispatches edited by George Wilhite - 3/3/2011 3:26:00 PM

2/27/2011 -- Shells Walter interviews George Wilhite - 2/27/2011 9:34:00 PM

Science Gone Mad edited by George Wilhite - 2/10/2011 9:48:00 AM

Weird City Edited by George Wilhite - 1/30/2011 6:37:00 PM

New Anthology Release: Something from the Attic 2 - 1/24/2011 9:15:00 AM

Terminal Frost to appear at Yesteryear Fiction Feb 7, 2011 - 1/18/2011 9:05:00 AM

Stories Published in New Anthologies - 1/4/2011 3:11:00 PM

Daily Bites of Flesh 2011 Available on Kindle - 12/26/2010 8:09:00 AM

New Review: On the Verge of Madness by George Wilhite - 12/20/2010 8:34:00 AM

Daily Bites of Flesh 2011: George Wilhite's The Leftovers the lead tale - 12/8/2010 10:28:00 AM

Dark Things II to feature Now Playing by George Wilhite - 11/24/2010 2:35:00 PM

Creatures of Wonder appears in Static Movement ezine - 11/4/2010 3:20:00 PM

New Review: On the Verge of Madness by George Wilhite - 8/28/2010 11:44:00 AM

Are We There Yet? -- a new story published in Flash! - 8/20/2010 2:55:00 PM

Bitten By Books Review: On the Verge of Madness by George Wilhite - 7/26/2010 3:35:00 PM

George Wilhite's Blues in A Minor included in Haunted anthology - 6/24/2010 1:38:00 PM

The Gangster's New Clothes now an audiobook by Well Told Tales - 7/30/2009 5:27:00 PM

INTERNATIONAL READERS--Spinetinglers Publishing - 4/24/2009 3:21:00 PM

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