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“Old Hollow” tabbed for publication by Radiant Crown Publishing February 23, 2017

Posted by ambrosestolliker in News, Novella.
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Greetings, good reader! I just wanted to announce that my novella, Old Hollow, has been selected for publication by Radiant Crown Publishing.

The story will be published both as an eBook and, in a first for this author, as an audio book. I couldn’t be more excited about Old Hollow finding a home with Radiant Crown, and I’d like to thank its founder and publisher, Olivia Raymond, for taking the time to read my story.

For those who may be wondering, Old Hollow is a horror story set during the waning days of the Civil War.

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“The Death Chute” finds a home with Strigidae Publishing September 25, 2015

Posted by ambrosestolliker in News, Novella.
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On Thursday evening, I received word that my very first horror novella – The Death Chute – has been picked up by Strigidae Publishing.

Here’s a brief synopsis of the story:

The Death Chute is the story of 44-year-old reality TV producer Jake Porter. Jake returns home to his native Vermont to see to his ailing mother, Sophia, who suffers from senile dementia. His plan is to quickly set her up in a posh new nursing home in the Green Mountains and then head back to Hollywood to revive his career, now in jeopardy after his last few projects bombed with TV audiences. Despite the fact that the home was once a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients, many of whom died within its walls, Jake puts Sophia there believing she’ll be well looked after. However, not long after moving in, Sophia has a frightening experience with the apparition of a little boy suffering from TB. At first, Jake dismisses her story as a manifestation of her dementia, but as time goes on, it becomes clear the nursing home is haunted by something strange and terrible. With the help of the home’s sharp and attractive chief physician, Jake uncovers a dreadful secret concerning the fates of fifty black soldiers and their families who came to the sanatorium for TB treatment in 1943. As the haunting crescendos to a violent and deadly climax, Jake races against time in an effort to save his mother from the very place he’d hoped would give her solace in her final days.

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