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OUT NOW from Severed Press – Hard Time : A Dinosaur Thriller

Rookie officer Peter Malone and his heavily armed team are sent on a deadly mission to extract a dangerous criminal from a classified prison world. A Kruger Correctional facility where only the hardest, most vicious criminals are sent to fend for themselves, never to return.

But when the team come face to face with ancient beasts from a lost world, their mission is changed. The new objective: Survive.

Hard Time

Here is my interview with Aurelio Rico Lopez III


A great interview with a cool guy about an awesome novella.

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Name: Aurelio Rico Lopez III

Age: 37 years

Where are you from?
Iloilo City, Philippines

How about a little about yourself (ie your education, family life, etc.)?
I’m a Filipino, born and raised. I grew up in the country-side, surrounded by pineapples. I swear it’s true. And if you say something like “Wow.” or “That’s so cool!”, you obviously haven’t been around pineapples for as long as I have.

Tell us your latest news.
I have a novella entitled Night of the Kaiju. It was co-written with my good friend Eric S. Brown and was recently released by Severed Press.
I also have two more novellas due for publication this year. One is a zombie novella called Valhalla Falling, and the other one is a giant centipede novella (another project with Eric S. Brown). The year isn’t over though, so maybe I’ll be able to squeeze in a…

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New from Severed Press – Diaries of the Damned


To those of you that have followed this blog for a while will already know all about my international best-selling zombie horror novel ‘Diaries of the Damned‘.

The novel has seen a few forms, but much like myself, it has found itself in the hands of a fantastic publisher, Severed Press.

Back with a new cover and a whole new audience who may not be ready to fear the walking dead, but certainly crave a good bit of zombie horror.

Fancy giving it a look, click on the image, or on the link above (or here), and give it a gander.