In this “masterful novella”* of horror and suspense from bestselling and award-winning author Douglas Clegg, a costume party opens the door to a terrifying world.
Nothing goes right for Harold until he finds the famous mask based on his father’s favorite old-time comic strip. Joe Face and his family all had a nice smile and an easy-going attitude to the worst life could throw their way — in the funny pages.
But soon enough, his life turns inside out, revealing…
A novella. Genres: Psychological Horror, Horror fiction, Weird Fiction.
|*”THE FACES seems whimsical at first…until the story turns nasty and profoundly disturbing. The social satire is the real horror here, making us dread what lurks behind the faces of our closest friends and loved ones. Another masterful novella from Douglas Clegg.“–Norman Prentiss, author of Odd Adventures with Your Other Father and The Apocalypse-a-Day Calendar.
“Hypnotic, haunting, and compulsively readable, THE FACES is high-test nightmare fuel. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.”—Richard Chizmar, author of The Long December, and Gwendy’s Button Box(with Stephen King).
Dean Koontz says this author’s fiction “can chill the spine so effectively the reader should keep paramedics on standby.”