It Will Just Be Us

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Product Details

Price
$26.99  $24.83
Publisher
Crooked Lane Books
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.3 X 1.0 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781643854496

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About the Author

Jo Kaplan writes and teaches in the Los Angeles area with much encouragement from her husband and two cats. Her fiction (as Joanna Parypinski) has appeared in Black Static, Nightmare Magazine, Haunted Nights edited by Ellen Datlow and Lisa Morton, New Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark edited by Jonathan Maberry, Vastarien, the Nightscript series, and publishers such as Independent Legions. She teaches English and creative writing at Glendale Community College, where she also plays cello in the GCC orchestra.

Reviews

Advanced praise for It Will Just Be Us:
"Jo Kaplan's It Will Just Be Us is a chilling, poetic, modern Gothic masterpiece. Evocative and reflective, this is a story that haunted my imagination for many a night."
--John Palisano, Bram Stoker Award-Winning author of Ghost Heart

"Marvelously atmospheric, emphatically suspenseful and beautifully written, Jo Kaplan's It Will Just Be Us had my full attention from its deliciously creepy first page and kept frightening me straight through to the end."
--Laird Hunt, author of In the House in the Dark of the Woods

"Kaplan conjures a bracing, surreal world in which the passage of time--properly understood--may herald the greatest horror of all...This mysterious world sucks you in and keeps you turning pages."
--Scott Kenemore, author of Zombie Ohio

"There are few new writing stars rising faster or shining brighter than Jo Kaplan...Beautifully hypnotic and eerie, this novel is a must-have for fans of the literary macabre."
--Eric J. Guignard, author of That Which Grows Wild

"In It Will Just Be Us, Jo Kaplan channels Shirley Jackson adding her own depth and haunting style. The best haunted house novel I've read since Sarah Langan's Audrey's Door."
--Daniel Braum, author of The Night Marchers and Other Strange Tales

"Kaplan writes with extraordinary skill and authority, balancing the supernatural with the psychological...A vibrant, thrilling novel of family love and conflict."
--S.P. Miskowski, author of I Wish I Was Like You

"It Will Just Be Us is a beautifully written, gripping Gothic story complete with a decaying house, a dysfunctional family, and hidden secrets. It simmers with darkness and danger and kept me turning pages until late in the night. I loved it!"
--Damien Angelica Walters, author of The Dead Girls Club

"A truly chilling novel with an ending that will take your breath away. Mad Catherine's house is (literally) the stuff of nightmares, and in Julian, Jo has created one of the most frightening characters I've come across since Gabe from Pet Semetary. I couldn't read it too late at night, and I had to cover up my mirrors! Also very glad I live in a modern house nowhere near a swamp."
--Melanie Golding, author of Little Darlings

"Jo Kaplan's novel It Will Just Be Us is a triumph of gothic fiction. Haunting and addictive, the evocative language leads the reader along a deliciously horrifying path to an ending we both dread and wait for with held breath. A must-read for horror fans."
--Darcy Coates, USA Today Bestselling author of The Haunting of Ashburn House