Upcoming Release – These Things Linger

When Alex Wilson’s estranged uncle unexpectedly dies, Alex realizes he would do just about anything to make peace with the man who had raised him as his own.

He’d even reach out to the dead.

But things more dangerous than ghosts haunt his uncle’s broken down trailer and the nearly abandoned one-gas-station town of Fair Hill just beyond. Things that can devour the living and the dead alike, and are all too ready to answer his call.

Some parts of our past never really leave us. There are things that don’t know how to die.
These things linger.

From the author of the acclaimed The Eater of Gods, These Things Linger is a twisting and unforgiving novel of desperation, depression, heritage, and of other hungry, vicious things.

It releases in February, 2024. Preorders available through Cemetery Dance Publications and Amazon!


Dan Franklin wrote his first attempt at a horror novel when he was seven. It was terrible. He has, since, improved.

The winner of several local awards for short stories and an occasional poem, Dan Franklin lives in Maryland with his extremely understanding wife, his cosmically radiant daughter, his new baby boy, and a socially crippling obsession with things that creep.

THE EATER OF GODS was his first published short novel. His debut full length novel, THESE THINGS LINGER, is planned for February 2024. A second short novel is planned for the summer of 2024, but it is still top secret πŸ™‚

He is also an accomplished editor (and one of the editors of Cemetery Dance magazine!), and is happy to help with your book editing needs – even if they are not insanely dark and weird. Feel free to reach out with any questions, comments, or projects.

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