Tuesday, August 30, 2011

#123: Candy & Cigarettes - C.S. DeWildt (With Giveaway)


In the face of revenge, innocence is meaningless.
Death is omnipresent to small-town loner Lloyd Bizbang. Today proves no exception. After being attacked yet again by a pair of sociopaths who have targeted him since childhood, Lloyd stumbles upon a sight he wishes he could unsee in the town junkyard. Now as he just tries to live through another day, the bodies are stacking up in the town of Horton, and Lloyd finds himself connected to each of them via the drug-and-drink-addled, unhinging police chief, yet another person who has an old score to settle with Lloyd. A game of revenge and survival is underway, but will there be a winner at the day’s end?

Kindle Edition: 161 KB
ASIN: B005D1T6QA
Purchase at Amazon by clicking the link on the photo.

©2011


Author Bio:
CS DeWildt lives and writes in Tucson, Arizona. He is currently working on a novel and a collection of shorts. His work has been showcased on sites like Bartleby Snopes, Word Riot, The Bicycle Review, Writer’s Bloc and Mobius Magazine.


My Opinion:

This novella was pretty gritty, dark and at moments scary. All kinds of wonderful to me.
However, I feel like it bounced around a lot. Maybe a little too much.
If the story just flowed from beginning, to the middle and then the end, it would have been a little more enjoyable.
So cool aspects, and an interesting plot, but not so well laid out for me.
This is definitely a story I would like to hear other peoples' opinions on it.


3/5


Recommend? Yes, to see how the reader felt.



AND NOW A GENEROUS GIVEAWAY....

Thanks to the author, CS DeWildt, I have 3 fabulous Ebooks up for grabs!
(Winners can choose from MOBI, EPUB, and PDF.)
Fill in the Rafflecopter form to enter.



3 comments:

  1. Hey Freda, count me in for this giveaway. I would easily say one of my favorite horror writers is Bentley Little and instead of a novel his short stories which were in a book titled The Collection was one of my all time faves with a close second being his book titled The Mailman.

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  2. Freda, forgot to leave my email in the previous post its kittycrochettwo at msn dot com.

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  3. Desperation by Stephen King really made an impression on me.

    misusedinnocence@aol.com

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