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Jan 10, 2023 | ISBN 9781639101702

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Praise for The Nightmare Man:
“[A] celebration of the genre . . . Fans of old school horror will want to check this out.”
Publishers Weekly

“A clear heir to Stephen King, Peter Straub and Richard Matheson, J.H. Markert is an absolute architect in this dizzying, dazzling and utterly spooky descent into the mouth of madness. Equal parts thriller, detective novel and atmospheric folk horror extravaganza, The Nightmare Man is stunningly clever, richly layered and perfectly paced, with revelations and scares that kept this Constant Reader up well into the night. You’ll never think about a bad dream the same way again.” 
—Peter Farris, award-winning author of Last Call for the Living and The Devil Himself

The Nightmare Man by J.H. Markert is a thrilling, fast-paced horror tale that’s part police drama/part slasher flick. The twist and turns took me places I didn’t expect, but was damn glad when I got there. The Nightmare Man is one of the best works of horror I’ve read in quite a long time.”
—Jason Offutt, author of the horror novel The Girl in the Corn, an IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award finalist

“Markert’s The Nightmare Man is an atmospheric and character-driven novel that reads like the brainchild of Michael Connelly and Stephen King. With a tangled web of family secrets and small-town intrigue, this terrifying story will make readers wonder if they should ever fall asleep again.”
—Richard Cox, author of House of the Rising Sun

“J. H. Markert’s The Nightmare Man is tense, taut, and terrifying. Full of long-buried secrets, family sins, and monsters both human and otherwise, this haunting tale is equal parts crime novel, horror story, and dark fable. I can’t wait to read whatever nightmare Markert unleashes next . . . ”
—J. Todd Scott, author of The Flock

“J.H. Markert’s The Nightmare Man is a witch’s brew of horror. The setting steeps the reader in shadow, the mystery is beautifully layered, and the tension ratchets tighter with every turn of the page. If you’re looking for a delicious yarn that will captivate you deep into the night, this is the book for you. A gloriously creepy scarefest!”  
 —Jonathan Janz, Author of The Siren and the Specter and The Dismembered

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