Dark Regions Press is proud to announce PAIN by Harry Shannon, the first in our brand new novella series! You can order PAIN in two collectible formats: our leather-bound signed by both author and artist Deluxe Lettered Hardcover edition with slipcase and our 100 Signed and Numbered Limited Hardcover edition. PAIN includes an introduction by New York Times best selling author Jonathan Maberry! The Deluxe Lettered Hardcover edition comes signed by Jonathan Maberry as well!
A top secret virus infects the water supply of a mountain town. Two mercenary soldiers, a retiring doctor and a handful of terrified patients struggle to defend a remote ER against a mob of the living dead. Through one long, harrowing night the living will learn there are many different kinds of…
“Harry Shannon’s Pain is filled with razor-sharp wit and insights into human suffering that cut all the way to the bone. Highly recommended!” – Jonathan Maberry, NY Time Bestseller, and multiple Bram Stoker Award Winner
“Shannon’s impeccable pacing and eye for the terrifying will leave the reader shake and unsettled.” – Publisher’s Weekly
“Writing that is controlled, assured, and filled with the kind of spooky atmosphere that used to make you hide your head under the bedcovers on wind-wracked nights. – Tom Piccirilli
“A writer who is not afraid to walk into the shadows and drag the things living there kicking and screaming into the light.” – Brian Keene
Deluxe Lettered Hardcover: Deluxe Lettered Hardcover Edition: lettered A-Z, 6”x9”, bound in leather, front cover stamped and spine stamped with the title and the author’s name, includes artsy end papers, signature page which is signed by both author and artist, colored book ribbon with nice full colored header, 60lb. natural vellum stock, a beautiful slipcase and dust jacket. BONUS: signed by New York Times best selling author Jonathan Maberry!
100 Signed and Limited Hardcovers: Numbered 1-100, 6”x9”, bound in leatherette, stamped on the spine with the title and author’s name, includes 80lb. natural vellum end papers, signed by the author, colored book ribbon, multi-colored header, 60lb. natural vellum stock, and has a beautiful dust jacket.
Each edition comes with an introduction by New York Times best selling author Jonathan Maberry!
About the Author
Harry Shannon has been an actor, a singer, an Emmy-nominated songwriter, a recording artist in Europe, a music publisher, a VP of Carolco Pictures (Terminator 2, Total Recall, Rambo), and worked as a freelance Music Supervisor on films such as Basic Instinct and Universal Soldier. He holds an MA in Psychology and is currently a counselor in a private practice. Harry has won the Tombstone, the Black Quill, and has been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award. Although primarily a novelist, the author has sold stories to a number of genre magazines including Cemetery Dance, Horror Garage, City Slab, Crime Spree and Gothic.net. He contributed to a Cemetery Dance Publications’ Brimstone Turnpike, as well as shorter fiction to several genre anthologies, among them Dead West, A Dark and Deadly Valley, Dead Set and In Delirium II.
Shannon’s first signed and limited edition short story collection Bad Seed debuted in June of 2001. His debut horror novel Night of the Beast–the first in a pulp trilogy set in northeastern Nevada–was released in 2002. The acclaimed Night of the Werewolf won the small press Tombstone Award for Best Novel of 2003. The final book in the series, Night of the Demon, was released by Delirium Press in 2005. These ‘Night’ books are currently out of print, but may be back in 2010.
Harry Shannon’s first noir effort, Memorial Day (A Mick Callahan Novel), takes place in fictional Dry Wells, Nevada. The sequel, Eye of the Burning Man, came out in November, 2005. A third Mick Callahan novel, One of the Wicked, will be released in fall of 2008.
Shannon’s first thriller The Pressure of Darkness was released in November of 2006. In 2010 Dark Regions Press released A Host of Shadows, his first collection of short fiction since 2001.
Publisher contact information
Dark Regions Press
P.O. Box 1264
Colusa, CA, 95932