In the dying town of Thornton, Texas, in the summer of 1962, five teenage boys have their fates forever entwined. Though all friends, their home lives are disturbingly different. Eddie has an abusive father, while Andy is the child of a single mother with debts too high for money alone to pay. They decide to right what they consider wrongs in their lives.A long forgotten Ouija board in a deserted barn becomes their answer. Together, they call upon a spirit but could never have expected the appearance of Mr. Charon, a demon who comes to haunt their small town with the help of his evil pets. Terror is unleashed upon Thornton, and although Eddie and Andy are to blame, their friends agree to help.Mr. Charon has been released, and somehow, the boys must find a way to send him back to Hell and end the horror that has overtaken their fellow townsfolk. Good and evil collide as they fight not only for their own lives, but also for the souls of the entire community. Too late, the five boys have learned that where demons roam, no one is safe.
About the Author
Born and raised in Texas, Glenn Starkey is a USMC Vietnam veteran, former Texas law enforcement officer, retired from a global oil corporation as a security manager. He’s worked as a consultant, lecturer, and interim Security Director of a major Gulf Coast port. He writes action-adventure thrillers and historical fiction, and has authored several novels.
“Solomon’s Men”, “The Cobra and Scarab: A Novel of Ancient Egypt”, “The Year of the Ram”, “Amazon Moon,” and “Mr. Charon” are all available in print and ebook.
“Black Sun,” a new historical fiction set in the Mexican Revolution of 1910, will be released in spring of 2016.
You can contact Glenn through his website GlennStarkey.net and his Facebook Author page of www.Facebook.com/glennstarkeyauthor/ .