Midlisters: A Novella
by Kealan Patrick Burke
Meet Jason Tennant, a writer of violent horror novels whose career is mired firmly in a maddening swamp of frustration somewhere north
of nowhere and south of success. He is a midlister, those thankless souls who labor in the shadows of sometimes better, sometimes
luckier writers, and it's starting to take its toll.
Meet Kent Gray, wildly popular author of a string of so-called "sex-fi" novels. He's wealthy, handsome, and the object of Jason Tennant's professional jealousy.
Welcome to Baltimore, Maryland, and the Aurora Science Fiction & Horror Convention, where these two men, midlister and bestseller, will
meet for the first time, and the midlister motto "Better Read Than Dead" will be put to the ultimate test.
Novella & Lettered Edition (Out of Print)
- Limited to only 400 autographed hardcover copies. This is one of three novellas by Kealan Patrick Burke, Jeff Strand & John Paul Allen.
- Limited to 26 copies leather bound in black with red hotstamp. Boxed in leather with book ribbon.
"...Burke is a newcomer worth watching" - Publishers Weekly
"...an author with a firm grip on both style and substance." - The Horror Channel
"Burke has already proven that he is a talent to watch..." -- Ron Dickie, Horror World
"The future of horror has many names, but one of them with lights around it is Kealan Patrick Burke. Keep both eyes on this one!" -
Al Sarrantonio, author of Hallows Eve
"Kealan Patrick Burke shines a light on the darkness--both the kind that lurks in supernatural shadows, and the kind that lives beneath
all-too-human skin. If you're looking for chills of the classic variety crafted with a contemporary touch, don't miss this promising
young writer's work." - Norman Partridge, author of Dark Harvest
and Mr. Fox & Other Feral Tales