DescriptionA SUPERNATURAL THRILLER FROM THE AWARD-WINNING MASTER OF DARK FANTASY Following a psychotic break, Eli Carver finds himself on the run, behind the wheel of a car that's not his own, and in the company of a terrified woman he doesn't know. As layers of ugly truth are peeled back and dark secrets are revealed, the duo find themselves in a struggle for survival when they unravel a mystery that pits them against the most dangerous forces in their lives.
A contemporary southern gothic thriller with frightening supernatural overtones, Alan Baxter's Manifest Recall explores the tragic life of a hitman who finds himself on the wrong side of his criminal syndicate. Baxter's adrenaline-fueled approach to storytelling draws readers into Eli Carver's downward spiral of psychosis and through the darkest realms of lost memories, human guilt and the insurmountable quest for personal redemption. Praise for Alan Baxter: "Manifest Recall grabs you by the scruff of the neck from word one and doesn't let go. It's fast paced, bad people doing bad things to other bad people. I gobbled it down in two nights. You should, too. Highly recommended!" - John F.D. Taff, Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of The End in All Beginnings "Alan Baxter's fiction is dark, disturbing, hard-hitting and heart-breakingly honest. He reflects on worlds known and unknown with compassion, and demonstrates an almost second-sight into human behaviour." - Kaaron Warren, Shirley Jackson Award-winner and author of The Grief Hole "Alan Baxter is an accomplished storyteller who ably evokes magic and menace." - Laird Barron, author of Swift to Chase "Alan's work is reminiscent of that of Clive Barker and Jim C. Hines, but with a unique flavour all of its own." - Angela Slatter, World Fantasy, British Fantasy and Aurealis Award winner Proudly presented by Grey Matter Press, the multiple Bram Stoker Award-nominated independent publisher. Grey Matter Press: Where Dark Thoughts Thrive
Grey Matter Press
May 17, 2018
5.25 X 0.37 X 8.0 inches | 0.42 pounds
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About the Author
Having been a mainstay of the New York City Poetry Circuit for the last twenty years, Alan Baxter has read as a featured poet in Evie Ivy's Dance of the Word at the Bowery Poetry Club and has also read his material at ABC No Rio, The Green Pavilion, and the Brownstone Poets. He has had his poems published in Nomad's Choir, the Stained Sheets, and four of his works included in the poetry anthologies Dinner with the Muse and The Venetian Hour. He hosted the Kairos Poetry Café in Manhattan for almost eighteen years, and in 2010 published his first book of poetry Shall We Have Magic? He now assists Chester Johnson with the poetry program at Trinity Wall Street Church in New York City, as well as reading poetry at St. Johns and at The Church of the Village in Greenwich Village. Alan Baxter is not only a film-maker who has co-produced many independent movies, but he is also the founder of AB Film Productions, which a number of years ago mounted the award winning film Barriers, which Mr. Baxter personally directed. He is also the producer of the documentary Artwatch which contains interviews with leading art historians who have appeared many times on the famous TV show 60 Minutes Mr. Baxter also wrote the play Juan and Emmett which Ivy Theatre produced in a small theater in New York City. He has taught literature and basic writing at The College of New Rochelle and Ramapo College. Professor Baxter was brought up in Silver Spring, Maryland, right outside Washington, DC, and later graduated from the College of William and Mary. He did his graduate work at American University. Right now he lives in both Greenwich Village, New York City and in Montreal, Canada.