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Something Stirs

Something Stirs

By Thomas SmithPublisher: Cemetery Dance PublicationsISBN: 978-1-58767-855-4Genre: HorrorPrice: $18.00

Ben Chalmers is a successful novelist. His wife, Rachel, is a fledgling artist with a promising career, and their daughter, Stacy, is the joy of their lives. Ben's novels have made enough money for him to provide a dream home for his family. But there is a force at work-a dark, chilling, ruthless force that has become part of the very fabric of their new home.

A malevolent entity becomes trapped in the wood and stone of the house and it will do whatever it takes to find a way to complete its bloody transference to our world.

Local sheriff, Elizabeth Cantrell, and former pastor-turned-cabinetmaker, Jim Perry, are drawn into the family's life as the entity manipulates the house with devastating results. And it won't stop until it gets what it wants. Even if it costs them their faith, their sanity, and their lives.

Thomas Smith is an award-winning writer, newspaper reporter, TV news producer, playwright, and essayist. His print and multi-media work has been published by Borderlands Press, Zondervan Group Publishing, Chronicle Books, Grinning Skull Press, Cemetery Dance, Pocket Books, Tor Books, Barnes and Noble Books, and Tales to Terrify. He is probably the only writer in captivity to be included in collections with Stephen King and the Rev. Rick Warren in the same week. Learn more here.


Read Something Stirs by Thomas Smith at night with the lights down low, and shiver as a finger of unease walks up your spine as you delve deeper and deeper into this tale of a small-town family and their new home. Smith’s characters are crisply drawn, and the reader is fully vested in them in this fast-paced novel that never stumbles. Highly recommended!

Kathy Ptacek, author of Shadoweyes and Ghost Dance.

Thomas’ style is sharp, honed by experience, and fluid

Kealan Patrick Burke, Bram Stoker Award-Winning Author of Kin and The Turtle Boy