From the outside Randy was always one of the lucky ones. Smart, athletic, successful and handsome, the middle son of the town’s most prominent family. But deep inside, the truth lay festering in a childhood of torment shared with his baby brother. Horrific abuses from the one person they trusted most to keep them safe [...]
The Speed Of Dark by Clayton Clifford Bye and PDR Lindsay
27 strangely different and disturbing horror short stories by talented authors from around the world.
Nineteen authors contributed twenty seven short stories in this Horror Anthology, title The Speed of Dark. Author Clayton Bye is editor and contributor of Retroviruses and The Speed of Dark within this collection. In the Introduction Clayton says it best when speaking about the Horror genre. He says, “A story that disturbs is like a deep sliver. It works its way slowly through your flesh, sometimes festering, sometimes not. But it’s there, it’s with you long after the story is done.”
The short story The Speed of Dark by Clayton Bye reminds me of Twilight Zone’s epic psychological horrors. The premise begins with two questions, “How does one outrun darkness? and “What’s the speed of dark?” I invite you to read this short story and think about ask yourself, what secret dreams and silent screams inhabit your inner peace?
Enjoy each stories as told by different voices, varied life experiences and individual writing style. Read the introductions from authors Casey Wolf, Clayton Bye, Cynthia B. Ainsworthe, Eduard Garçon, E.J. Ruek, Gerald Rice, James Secor, John B. Rosenman, Kenneth Weene, Leigh M. Lane, Lyn McConchi, Marion Webb-De Sisto, Mary Firmin, Megan Johns, Micki Peluso, Minna van der Pfaltz, Tim Fleming, Tonya Moore, Tony Richards before their short story begins.
This book was edited by CC Bye and PDR Lindsay with Cover Art by Zentao. I am most familiar with author Clayton Bye’s published works that include The Speed Of Dark, Bare Knuckle MBA: Everything You Need to Know About Running A Profitable Business. Det. Lupee: The Impossible Cases, Getting Clear, How To Get What You Want From Life: Practical Techniques For Building The Future You’ve Always Wanted, Technomage, The Contrary Canadian: A Collection, The Hundred: Actions That Make Dreams Come True, The It Can’t Be Done, No Way, You’ve Got To Be Kidding, Crazy Or Unbelievably Stupid To Try It, Handbook For Success, The Sorcerer’s Key: From Earth To Eden I, What I Found In The Dark and Writers On The Wrong Side Of The Road. All these books and books written by authors in this anthology can be purchased through Amazon.
Cold Coffee Press Endorses The Speed of Dark by Clayton Bye as a well written horror anthology by nineteen authors. The short stories will satisfy horror seekers far beyond camp-fire stories told on Halloween. We were given this book in a Kindle/PDF format for review. The review was completed on October 31, 2015. For more information please visit Cold Coffee Press http://www.coldcoffeepress.com
- Writers on the Wrong Side of the Road, edited by Clayton Clifford Bye places 4th in the P&E Readers Poll for 2012.
- The Speed of Dark, presented by Chase Enterprises Publishing places 4th in the P&E Readers Poll for 2013 The Speed of Dark, edited by Clayton Clifford Bye wins the Bronze Medal for 2013 in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards.
- The Speed of Dark, also won an honorable mention in the 84th Annual Writers’ Digest Writing Competition.
Clayton Bye’s Published Books
Bare Knuckle MBA: Everything You Need to Know About Running A Profitable Business
How To Get What You Want From Life: Practical Techniques For Building The Future You’ve Always Wanted
The Contrary Canadian: A Collection
The Hundred: Actions That Make Dreams Come True
The It Can’t Be Done, No Way, You’ve Got To Be Kidding, Crazy Or Unbelievably Stupid To Try It, Handbook For Success…
The Sorcerer’s Key
What I Found In The Dark
Behind the Red Door