When former black ops agent Dack Shannon investigates an autistic child who sketches women the day before they are murdered, he’s drawn into another incident of a Goth artist possibly sporting vaginal dentata. Dack’s attraction to the artistic enimga Anna Strauss cuts deep into his soul and he walks the borderline between right, wrong and true evil. Can the albino PI solve these riddles as he delves into a grim underworld of cults, killers and mind control? A story of mystery, suspense, action and horrific happenings, Dack Shannon must find if he is strong enough to survive what ultimately lurks WITHIN.
About the Author
STEVEN L. SHREWSBURY lives, works and writes in rural Central Illinois. 365 of his short stories have been published in print or digital media since the late 80s. His novels include PHILISTINE, OVERKILL, HELL BILLY, BLOOD & STEEL, THRALL, BAD MAGICK, STRONGER THAN DEATH, HAWG, TORMENTOR, GODFORSAKEN, and the forthcoming LAST MAN SCREAMING. He has collaborated with other writers, like Peter Welmerink in BEDLAM UNLEASHED, Maurice Broaddus in the forthcoming BLACK SON RISING and Brian Keene with KING OF THE BASTARDS. All of these titles run from horror to historical fantasy. He continues to search for brightness in this world, no matter where it chooses to hide.