Manila Demon

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Xlibris Corporation, 2012 - Fiction - 302 pages
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Manila Demon is a horror novel that is guaranteed to shock, intrigue and fascinate readers of all macabre tastes. Drawing from time spent in the Philippines, Maul spins a credible tale that draws from popular legends of haunting in Manila and folklore from the provinces involving Aswang. All variety of horror fans will find pleasure here, from fans of traditional creepy and suspenseful ghost tales to lovers of grotesque torture industrial-styled horror. After leading character, Tim Randolph, goes to Manila to meet the sexy girl of his dreams, Lily, he finds out, too late, that Lily has some dark secrets. These secrets catapult Tim on a journey through Manila that involves questions of love, death and sanity. The novel draws from first-hand research into the geography, customs, politics, culture and folklore of the Philippines. Manila Demon portrays both sides of Manila in riveting detail, the beauty of the landscape and kindness of the people contrasted with the corruption, murder, madness and mayhem that percolates just beneath the surface. From local Manila fixtures of cockfights, Aswang, Balete Drive, shabu, Ozone Disco, Burgos Street, North Cemetery and the Film Center to international phenomenon like Stockholm syndrome, expat safety, identity crisis and demonic possession, horror fans around the world will find passionate spills, thrills and chills here. Like Manila Demon on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/manilademon

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