Exorcist Falls : Includes the novella Exorcist Road
"A perfect choice for those missing old-school Stephen King." --The Library Journal on Children of the Dark "A horror storyteller on the rise." --Booklist "One of the best writers in modern horror to come along in the last decade. Janz is one of my new favorites." --Brian Keene Chicago is gripped by terror. The Sweet Sixteen Killer is brutally murdering young women, and the authorities are baffled. When the police are called to an affluent home in the middle of the night, they learn that a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy has attacked his family. The boy exhibits signs of demonic possession, and even more troublingly, he knows too much about the Sweet Sixteen killings. Father Jason Crowder, a young priest assigned to the case, must marshal his courage in order to save the boy and the entire city from the forces of evil. But this is a darkness mankind has never encountered before. It craves more than blood. And it won't rest until it possesses Father Crowder's soul. Jonathan Janz's brand new release brings the original novella that started it all-Exorcist Road-and a brand-new full-length novel (Exorcist Falls) together for a shattering experience in supernatural terror.
- Paperback | 458 pages
- 152 x 229 x 24mm | 608g
- 14 Mar 2017
- Sinister Grin Press
About Jonathan Janz
Jonathan Janz grew up between a dark forest and a graveyard, which explains everything. Brian Keene named his debut novel The Sorrows "the best horror novel of 2012." The Library Journal deemed his follow-up, House of Skin, "reminiscent of Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House and Peter Straub's Ghost Story." Since then Jonathan's work has been lauded by writers like Jack Ketchum, Brian Keene, Edward Lee, Tim Waggoner, Ronald Kelly, and Bryan Smith; additionally, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and The Library Journal have sung his praises. Novels like The Nightmare Girl, Wolf Land, Savage Species, and Dust Devils prompted Thunderstorm Books to sign Jonathan to an eleven-book deal and to give him his own imprint, "Jonathan Janz's Shadow Side." His most recent novel, Children of the Dark, received a starred review in Booklist and was chosen by their board as one of the "Top Ten Horror Books of the Year" (September 2015-August 2016). Children of the Dark will soon be translated into German. Jonathan's primary interests are his wonderful wife and his three amazing children, and though he realizes that every author's wife and children are wonderful and amazing, in this case the cliché happens to be true. You can learn more about Jonathan at www.jonathanjanz.com. You can also find him on Facebook, via @jonathanjanz on Twitter, on Instagram (jonathan.janz) or on his Goodreads and Amazon author pages.