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Bufton on Books: ‘Dread State’ by Various Authors (2016)

DREAD STATE by Various Authors [edited by Michael Paul Gonzalez and Eugene Johnson]
2016 | Thunderdome Press | paperback, 284 pages | horror


Politics casts a long, cold shadow over every aspect of our lives. These tales find horror on the campaign trail, in the voting booth, the school room, the internet, and on the streets. Thunderdome Press brings some of the biggest names in horror together with up and coming voices to shed light on one of America’s darkest seasons.


  • ‘Introduction’ by Jeff Strand (2016)
  • ‘The War Room’ by Paul Moore (2016)
  • ‘The Blood of Patriots and Tyrants’ (2016)
  • ‘Return of the Gipper’ by Jason V. Brock (2016)
  • ‘Death and Suffrage’ by Dale Bailey (2016)
  • ‘The Governor’s Executions’ by G. Ted Theewen (2016)
  • ‘GOTV’ by Tom Breen (2016)
  • ‘The Fool on the Hill’ by Lisa Morton (2016)
  • ‘How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Wall’ by Simon McCaffery (2016)
  • ‘Willow Tests Well’ by Nick Mamatas (2012)
  • ‘Seeds’ by John Palisano (2016)
  • ‘The Tie-Breaker’ by Kevin Holton (2016)
  • ‘Year of the Mouse’ by William F. Nolan (2016)
  • ‘Your Own Damned Fault’ by David Perlmutter (2016)
  • ‘Love Perverts’ by Sarah Langan (2016)
  • ‘Gadu Yansa’ by Sunni K. Brock (2016)
  • ‘Feast’ by Joseph Rubas (2016)
  • ‘Hyper-Pluralism’ by Bobby Wilson (2016)
  • ‘That Hot Summer Night in Healey’s Bar Two Weeks Before the Election’ by Anthony Ambrogio (2016)
  • ‘Everybody Listens to Buck’ by Nicholas Manzolillo (2016)
  • ‘Getting Out to Vote’ by Hillary Lyon (2016)
  • ‘Take Me to Your Cheerleader’ by Mark Allan Gunnells (2016)
  • ‘The Sixth Street Bus Holds an Election’ by Curtis VanDonkelaar (2016)
  • ‘The Candidate’ by Luke Styer and Skip Johnson (2016)
  • ‘The Pedestrian’ by Ray Bradbury (2016)
  • ‘Afterword’ by David Wellington (2016)

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