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  Desper Hollow by Elizabeth Massie Audiobook - 7 hours [Audio CDs] #RA510
Desper Hollow by Elizabeth Massie Audiobook


 

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Robert Weinberg Presents
Desper Hollow Audiobook
by Elizabeth Massie
Read by Nick Santa Maria
 
 
It begins when hardheaded mountain matriarch Granny Mustard decides she wants to live forever, but is killed before she can achieve her goal. Her slow-witted but equally hardheaded granddaughter Jenkie decides to pick up the ball and run with it. She takes Granny's unperfected immortality moonshine recipe, a socially-inept friend named Bink, and her wild dreams of fame and fortune to an abandoned trailer up in Desper Hollow.
 
But slow-witted doesn't stand a chance against the terrible power that Granny unleashed. Jenkie's experiments worsen the troubles with Granny's original recipe. Now, it brings dead critters and a few stray dead folks back to a state of hungry, vicious, mindless animation. Soon, a stash of the living dead is locked up in the back of the Jenkie's trailer, emitting a howling heard that has herd that has Jenkie terrified. And Armistead, one of the red-eyed living dead, seems way too alert for comfort.
 
Mountain resident Kathy Shaw and Hollywood pitchman Jack Carroll, who is looking for the next hit reality show, find themselves caught up in the growing horror surrounding Desper Hollow. They can't avoid it and must face it head on. So must Armistead, who fights the fog of his ghastly condition to discover the truth of who he really is.
 
Praise for the Fiction of Elizabeth Massie
 
“Massie’s sharp observations and eye for detail bring her characters to life.” — Publishers Weekly
 
“Elizabeth Massie is personally one of my favorite authors. Her writing is true, heartfelt, and wildly original. She is one of the greats.” — Bentley Little, author of Dispatch, The Collection, The Return, The Disappearance
 
“Elizabeth Massie can be every bit as creepy as Roald Dahl in his more disturbing adult short stories.” — The Argus Leader
 
“(Massie’s) abundant talent, but moreover, her sensitivity and humanity and her passion… it’s more than a gift, it is her essence.” — Brian Hodge, author of Oasis, Wild Horses, Picking the Bones
 
“Massie is the reigning champion of the modern Southern Gothic. She is a master.” — Garrett Peck, Gauntlet
 
Hell Gate
by Elizabeth Massie
Read by Nick Santa Maria
 
Chapter 1: Granny Mustard
Chapter 2: Bobby Boo Anderson
Chapter 3: Armistead
Chapter 4: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 5: Jenkie Mustard
Chapter 6: Jack Carroll
Chapter 7: Armistead
Chapter 8: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 9: Jack Carroll
Chapter 10: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 11: Jack Carroll
Chapter 12: Jenkie Mustard
Chapter 13: Jack Carroll
Chapter 14: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 15: Armistead
Chapter 16: Jack Carroll
Chapter 17: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 18: Jenkie Mustard
Chapter 19: Jack Carroll
Chapter 20: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 21: Armistead
Chapter 22: Jenkie Mustard
Chapter 23: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 24: Jack Carroll
Chapter 25: Armistead
Chapter 26: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 27: Jenkie Mustard
Chapter 28: Jack Carroll
Chapter 29: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 30: Jack Carroll
Chapter 31: Jenkie Mustard
Chapter 32: Armistead
Chapter 33: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 34: Jack Carroll
Chapter 35: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 36: Armistead
Chapter 37: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 38: Jack Carroll
Chapter 39: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 40: Armistead
Chapter 41: Jack Carroll
Chapter 42: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 43: Armistead
Chapter 44: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 45: Jack Carroll
Chapter 46: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 47: Armistead
Chapter 48: Kathy Shaw
Chapter 49: Randy
Author & Artist Bio
 

Robert Weinberg, Series Editor, in fifth grade read The Devil and Daniel Webster, by Stephen Vincent Benet, and knew beyond any shadow of a doubt that he wanted to become a writer. It’s a dream he’s followed since. During the past 57 years, Bob has written and sold nearly 150 short stories, 19 novels, 18 non-fiction books and more than two dozen comic book scripts. He’s edited more than 200 anthologies and short story collections. Bob’s work has been published in 20 countries and 15 languages.
 
He’s won 2 Bram Stoker Awards, for writing and editing, given by the Horror Writers Association; 2 World Fantasy Awards; and 2 Society of Technical Writers Awards for his non-fiction science books. He served 2 terms as Vice President of the Horror Writers Association. He’s the only person in the history of the organization to win the group’s Silver Hammer Award for service to the association 2 times. Bob also was on the Board of Trustees for the World Fantasy Convention for 24 years. In 2005, Bob was Guest-of-Honor at Robert E. Howard Days held in Cross, Plains, Texas. Later that same year, was Guest-of-Honor at the World Fantasy Convention held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1983, Bob was given a Lamont Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Directors of PULPcon, the convention for pulp magazine enthusiasts. The Horror Writers Association awarded Bob a Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. In 2012, he was present a special award by the World Science Fiction Convention for his contributions to the Science Fiction field. Bob is probably the only horror writer who has ever served as Grand Marshall of a Rodeo parade. Despite all his success, Bob Weinberg is not yet ready to retire. He’s still looking to write the perfect story. He’s intent on composing a story that resonates with his readers the way The Devil and Daniel Webster did with him. It’s a goal he may never achieve, but he intends to keep trying.
 

Elizabeth Massie is an award-winning author of fourteen horror novels and collections, short horror fiction, licensed media tie-ins (Dark ShadowsThe TudorsBuffy the Vampire Slayer, and more), mainstream fiction, poetry, and educational fiction and nonfiction. Her novella “Stephen” (1991) and novel Sineater (1993) both received a Bram Stoker Award from the Horror Writers of America. Thy Will Be Done, her 2010 novelization of the third season of Showtime’s original television series, The Tudors, won a Scribe Award from the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers. Best selling author Bentley Little has said, “Elizabeth Massie is personally one of my favorite authors. Her writing is true, heartfelt, and wildly original. She is one of the greats.”

A film based on Elizabeth’s short story, “Lock Her Room,” was written, produced, and directed by Kai Soremekum and aired during the Showtime network’s Annual Black Filmmaker Showcase Month in 2003. In 2012, Elizabeth’s story, “Abed,” was translated into a mid-length film by director/screenwriter Ryan Lieske, and it won the Radical Film Award at Thriller! Chiller!

More recent works include stories in the anthologies/magazines Tales from Crystal LakeDark Discoveries #25Shadow Masters, and Qualia Nous,the zombie novel Desper Hollow (Apex Books), and the historical horror novel, Hell Gate (DarkFuse). Currently, she is at work on a YA historical horror novel, The House at Wyndham Strand, a contemporary YA superhero novel, Silver Slut: You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me, and Night Thoughts, a collection of gentle poems and meditations for the evening.

Elizabeth presents creative writing workshops up and down the East Coast to students in grades 3-12 as well as at the university level. In her spare time she manages Hand to Hand Vision, a Facebook-based fundraising project she founded in January 2011 to help those who are struggling during these tough economic times. Elizabeth loves geocaching and hates cheese. She lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and shares life and abode with her husband, illustrator/artist Cortney Skinner.

 
Nick Santa Maria Nick was born early in life in Brooklyn, NY. His theatrical background is based in Comedy Improv. He was a long standing member of the late lamented Miami based, Mental Floss, where he served as head writer/composer. From there he began his career in commercials, voice-overs, TV, Film, and theatre. He has performed in many roles on the stage including his award winning turn as Nick in Over The River And Through The WoodsI Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, as Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, in The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee as Mr. Panch (3-D Theatricals), Mr. Bromhead in No Sex Please, We’re British at The Norris, and as Pseudolus in, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at the Norris Theatre. Television: The Buffalo Bill ShowB.J. Stryker, and two Disney Christmas Specials. Off Broadway: Writer/Composer/Performer on Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know, Soundtrack on RCA Victor. Broadway: Vince Fontaine in Tommy Tune’s production of Grease. He also appeared in every domestic company of Mel Brooks’ The Producers, understudying everyone from Nathan Lane and Jason Alexander, to Tony Danza and David Hassellhoff. He was the original Genie in Disney’s Aladdin, a Musical Spectacular, soundtrack on Disney Records. Nick is a resident of Los Angeles and is currently writing a book about classic film comedians, Nick’s been a long time film historian, and has written several articles on the topic.

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