Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review of THE SKELETON MELODIES

“This superior volume should garner Smith the wider audience he merits.”

I’m ecstatic that a starred review of The Skeleton Melodies has been posted at the highly regarded Publisher’s Weekly. “Fully-realized characters and evocative prose distinguish the 13 horror tales in Smith’s outstanding second collection (after 2014’s Ghouljaw and Other Stories).” Read the full review here: Publisher’s Weekly Review of The Skeleton Melodies

Write The Lightning

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With the imminent release of The Skeleton Melodies marking publication of my third book, and as an homage to Adam Golaski’s beloved Metallica album, Ride The Lightning, I’m appropriating the liner-note format of the band’s 1984 album to extend my gratitude to those who’ve made this project possible…

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