Dead Lines

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Bantam Books, Aug 1, 1989 - Fiction - 309 pages
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Hot and hellish, sardonic and sexy, Deadlines is a horror novel about a youngwoman who becomes erotically involved with a dead writer. Skipp and Spector'slatest chiller, their most intimate, potent and gripping work yet.

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User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

If this had just been an anthology I would have rated it stronger. The short stories are solid, but the wrap-around story that connects everything and turns it into a novel feels forced and unwelcome. Read full review

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User Review  - Kellie Ann - Goodreads

Two girls, Meryl and Katie, move into an apartment haunted by the ghost of an unknown author. In the process of getting settled in the new apartment Meryl discovers a hidden door to a little dark room ... Read full review


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John Skipp is a New York Times bestselling author and editor, whose 18 books have sold millions of copies in a dozen languages worldwide. His first anthology, Book of the Dead, laid the foundation in 1989 for modern zombie literature, bringing George Romero's vision of the dead next door to new levels of scope and intensity. He later edited three more zombie anthologies, including Mondo Zombie, which won the Bram Stoker Award for best anthology. From splatterpunk founding father to hilarious elder statesman, Skipp's legendary horror works include The Light At The End, The Screa, , Jake's Wake, and The Long Last Call.

Craig Spector is a bestselling author and screenwriter whose previous work includes the psychological thriller "To Bury the Dead" and the modern vampire classic, "The Light at the End," "Underground" is his eleventh book. Spector lives in Los Angeles.

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