Supernatural Horrors and Psychological Drama Unfurls in New Novel

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Drew Hardy marks his debut in the literary scene with a frightening tale that delves into obsession, human nature and human weakness.

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What will it take to make one’s wildest dreams come true? In “A Southern Horror Story”, a new novel by Drew Hardy, readers witness a frightening turn of events when lives become corrupted by the unrelenting pursuit of the American Dream.

The story is set in the small Texan town of Fargo. Soon it becomes apparent that something more sinister is at work underneath the seemingly placid surface of this farming community. Robert Hatcher, a local farmer, uncovers a portal to a dark realm and unleashes a malevolent force. The supernatural menace begins to contaminate Robert’s very being and soon he is led to commit the atrocious. As appalling incidents unfurl and the death toll rises, the town sheriff and a canny coroner are propelled on an investigation. Will they get to the bottom of the horrifying mystery before it is too late?

In this novel that mixes supernatural horror and psychological drama, readers will begin to ponder over important questions on obsession, human nature and human weakness. Indelibly characterized and relentlessly paced, “A Southern Horror Story” unfolds in page-turning suspense as it starkly reveals the story of a family and a town wrenched apart by obsession and terror.

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A Southern Horror Story * by Drew Hardy
Publication Date: June 20, 2012
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 102 pages; 978-1-4771-2994-4
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 102 pages; 978-1-4771-2995-1
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-2996-8

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