THE LONG WAY HOME is an anthology of 20 short stories, full of thrills, horror, mystery, scares, and a few of the stories even tug on your heartstrings. All of them have a bit of a twist.
This book was an exciting read from beginning to end. When a married couple are abruptly awakened in the middle of the night, by the ringing of their doorbell, they carefully approach the door only to find nobody there.
GWENDY’S MAGIC FEATHER is the sequel to the 2017 book Gwendy’s Button Box, co-written by Richard Chizmar and fellow author, Stephen King. This story is about a preteen in 1974, Gwendy Peterson, who meets a mysterious man in a black suit, who gives her a magical box with colorful buttons, and levers on it.
Richard Chizmar was born in Maryland, on December 21, 1965. After grade school, he attended Edgewood Senior High, and continued his studies at the University of Maryland. Richard has received many accolades thus far in his career. He has been a contributing writer for the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publisher’s Weekly newspapers.
Dan Sellers is originally from Wadesboro, North Carolina. He attended University of Charlotte, Class of 2007, and also attended University of Greensboro Class of 2009.
Stephen King is no stranger to “haunted” vehicles. With stories such as, MILE 81, TRUCKS (aka MAXIMUM OVERDRIVE), FROM A BUICK 8, and the queen of “haunted” vehicles: CHRISTINE! But there was a short story first published in Yankee magazine in 1983 and later published in Stephen King’s short story collection, SKELETON CREW in 1985. A talented filmmaker, Dan Sellers, has brought this short story to life.
Jon Mann was born on October 31st, 1989.. Halloween, and was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. After grade school, he attended Leo Hayes High School, in Fredericton, and graduated in 2007. Jon continued his higher education at Acadia University, majoring in Political Science. He graduated in 2011. Jon also attended the New York Film Academy, majoring in screenwriting, in 2013.
The short story POPSY, was first published in Stephen King’s short story collection, NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES, in 1993. It’s a story about a man named Sheridan, whose a compulsive gambler, who finds himself in deep debt to a man known only as, Mr. Wizard. Mr. Wizard threatens Sheridan with serious bodily harm if he doesn’t pay up, and has way of paying off his debt is through child trafficking, sending the children on a boat to another country.