Fear’s Power Takes Hold in C. David Priest’s New Novel

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Author announces the release of ‘The Whippanini Man’

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“The Whippanini Man” (published by iUniverse), C. David Priest’s new novel, shares one man’s struggle with a fearful manifestation as he walks back into his past, hoping to find his true self.

It is the winter of 1947, when C. David Priest, then five years old, first hears his aunt Rosalee tell the vivid and frightening story of the Whippanini man, a strange presence that only comes out when darkness falls. Later that same night after falling asleep, David sees the Whippanini man for the first time, forever transforming his innocent life.

As the spectral presence haunts David in his sleep, his aunt relays more stories that cause him to begin to question everything in his life – and all who have passed away before him, including a cousin reported to have looked just like David. But at night, nothing can stop Whippanini from invading David’s dreams, at least temporarily, and seemingly warning him of tragic events about to occur. As the years pass and Whippanini disappears, David wonders if the presence was just a figment of his childhood imagination. Little does he know that the Whippanini man is about to make his presence known again.

The Whippanini Man
By C. David Priest
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 88 pages | ISBN 9781475969337
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5in | 88 pages | ISBN 9781475969313
E-Book | 88 pages | ISBN 9781475969320
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
C. David Priest holds degrees from the State University of New York, a master’s degree and a doctorate in pastoral counseling from Graduate Theological Seminary in Indiana and a certificate of studies from Oxford University, England. He is also the author of “The Adversary,” “Meek Mouse and Her Glade Hill Friends,” “The Sidon Incident” and “Dubarry.” He lives on Long Island, New York.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations – self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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