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Midnight Hat Trick: Three Creepy Canadian Novellas

Length: 189 pages2 hours


There is magic in the number three.

Just think about it.

The three stooges. The three wise men. The three little pigs.

And now – MIDNIGHT HAT TRICK – a collection of three wonderfully chilling novellas from Nova Scotia storyteller Steve Vernon.

HAMMURABI ROAD is a dark tale of redneck noir, revenge and retribution, backwoods justice and getting closer to a black bear than you ever dreamed possible. The story starts with the eternal triangle – three men in a pick-up truck – two in front and one duct-taped in back.

NOT JUST ANY OLD GHOST STORY is a quiet little story about coming home and ghosts that you can never escape. It is a story that will take you to the very heart of storytelling itself.

SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME is a fast and fun read that asks the question – what would a bunch of over-the-hill old-time hockey players from Northern Labrador deal with a tour bus full of vampires? If you are having a hard time dealing with that concept – just throw the movie SLAPSHOT into a blender with the movie 30 DAYS OF NIGHT and hit frappe.

This is not high literature, you understand.

This is a cold beer with a cheeseburger chaser.

“Steve Vernon gets it right. SUDDEN DEATH OVERTIME hits all the right notes with me. A wonderful cast of characters, great dialogue and an evil bus full of vicious vampires.” – FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND

“This genre needs new blood and Steve Vernon is quite a transfusion.” – Edward Lee, author of GOON and THE BIGHEAD

“Steve Vernon is the real deal.” – Richard Chizmar, CEMETERY DANCE MAGAZINE

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