Author: Hunter Shea

Paranormal survivor and writer, Hunter Shea is the author of ten novels, including his latest, Island of the Forbidden, The Montauk Monster – named best summer read by Publishers Weekly, Hell Hole – Horror Novel Reviews best horror novel of 2014 and Swamp Monster Massacre. He’s the host of the video podcast Monster Men. Hunter lives in New York with his family and now two insane cats.

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We Are Always Watching

We Are Always Watching
  • Number: B06VW7996J
  • Release: 2017-03-01
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Sinister Grin Press
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They’ve watched over the house for generations…

The move from New York to the decrepit Pennsylvania farmhouse is as bad as West Ridley thought it would be. His father’s crippling vertigo only seems to get worse, and even with his mother working herself to the bone, they’re out of money and options.

Grandpa Abraham is a drunk bastard and the living embodiment of the long neglected farmhouse. He claims the place is haunted. Ghosts roam the hall at night and their muffled cries fill the silence of warm, summer nights.

On the ceiling above West’s bed are the words WE SEE YOU. In a house plagued by death and mysterious visitations, West realizes something beyond the fiction of his favorite horror books has to be faced.

Dark secrets are buried deep, and there are Guardians who want to keep it that way. No matter where they go or what they do, West and his family know one thing… they are always watching.


Loch Ness Revenge

Loch Ness Revenge
  • Number: B01M35H4ZC
  • Release: 2016-11-01
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Severed Press
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Deep in the murky waters of Loch Ness, the creature known as Nessie has returned. Twins Natalie and Austin McQueen watched in horror as their parents were devoured by the world’s most infamous lake monster. Two decades later, it’s their turn to hunt the legend. But what lurks in the Loch is not what they expected. Nessie is devouring everything in and around the Loch, and it’s not alone. Hell has come to the Scottish Highlands. In a fierce battle between man and monster, the world may never be the same.


The Jersey Devil

The Jersey Devil
  • Number: B0190HGR7I
  • Release: 2016-08-30
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Horror, Supernatural
  • Publisher: Pinnacle
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THE LEGEND LIVES

Everyone knows the legend of the Jersey Devil. Some believe it is an abomination of nature, a hybrid winged beast from hell that stalks the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey searching for prey. Others believe it is a hoax, a campfire story designed to scare children. But one man knows the truth...

THE DEVIL AWAKES

Sixty years ago, Boompa Willet came face to face with the Devil—and lived to tell the tale. Now, the creature’s stomping grounds are alive once again with strange sightings, disappearances, and worse. After all these years, Boompa must return to the Barrens, not to prove the legend is real but to wipe it off the face of the earth...

THE BEAST MUST DIE

It’ll take more than just courage to defeat the Devil. It will take four generations of the Willet clan, a lifetime of survivalist training, and all the firepower they can carry. But timing is critical. A summer music festival has attracted crowds of teenagers. The woods are filled with tender young prey. But this time, the Devil is not alone. The evil has grown into an unholy horde of mutant monstrosities. And hell has come home to New Jersey...


The Dover Demon

The Dover Demon
  • Number: B00Y05TTZS
  • Release: 2015-09-01
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Horror
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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The Dover Demon is real…and it has returned.

In 1977, Sam Brogna and his friends came upon a terrifying, alien creature on a deserted country road. What they witnessed was so bizarre, so chilling, they swore their silence. But their lives were changed forever.

Decades later, the town of Dover has been hit by a massive blizzard. Sam’s son, Nicky, is drawn to search for the infamous cryptid, only to disappear into the bowels of a secret underground lair. The Dover Demon is far deadlier than anyone could have believed. And there are many of them. Can Sam and his reunited friends rescue Nicky and battle a race of creatures so powerful, so sinister, that history itself has been shaped by their secretive presence?


Island of the Forbidden

Island of the Forbidden
  • Stars
  • Number: B00PDJV156
  • Release: 2015-01-06
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Horror
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Sometimes, the dead are best left in peace.

Jessica Backman has been called to help a strange family living on a haunted island in Charleston Harbor. Ormsby Island was the site of a brutal massacre two decades ago, and now the mysterious Harper family needs someone to exorcise the ghosts that still call it home. The phantoms of over one hundred children cannot rest.

But something far more insidious is living on the island. When the living and the dead guard their true intentions, how can Jessica discover just what sort of evil lurks on Ormsby Island? And why is Jessica the only one who can plumb its dark depths?


Hell Hole

Hell Hole
  • Number: 9781619220300
  • Release: 2014-07-01
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Horror
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Deep in a Wyoming mine, hell awaits.

Former cattle driver, Rough Rider and current New York City cop Nat Blackburn is given an offer he can’t refuse by President Teddy Roosevelt. Tales of gold in the abandoned mining town of Hecla, in the Deep Rock Hills, abound. The only problem–those who go seeking their fortune never return.

Along with his constant companion, Teta, a hired gun with a thirst for adventure, Nat travels to a barren land where even animals dare not tread. But the remnants of Hecla are far from empty. Black-eyed children, strange lights and ferocious wild men venture from the deep, dark mine...as well as a force so sinister Nat’s and Teta’s very souls are in jeopardy.

There’s a mystery in Hecla thousands of years old. Solving it could spell the end of the world.


The Montauk Monster

The Montauk Monster
  • Number: B00GYLVVKC
  • Release: 2014-06-03
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Horror
  • Publisher: Pinnacle
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It Kills. . .

On a hot summer night in Montauk, the bodies of two local bar patrons are discovered in the dunes, torn to shreds, their identities unrecognizable. . .

It Breeds. . .

In another part of town, a woman's backyard is invaded by four terrifying creatures that defy any kind of description. What's clear is that they're hostile--and they're ravenous. . .

It Spreads. . .

With every sunset the terror rises again, infecting residents with a virus no one can cure. The CDC can't help them; FEMA can't save them. But each savage attack brings Suffolk County Police Officer Gray Dalton one step closer to the shocking source of these unholy creations. Hidden on nearby Plum Island, a U.S. research facility has been running top-secret experiments. What they created was never meant to see the light of day. Now, a vacation paradise is going straight to hell.


The Waiting

The Waiting
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00I41ZACK
  • Release: 2014-04-01
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Horror
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Clinging to life, haunted by the dead.

Newlywed Cassandra Pagano lies in a state between life and death, her body fed and preserved by the machines at her side. While she struggles, unaware of the world around her, someone waits—a boy. A phantom that appears solid, real, alive. Cassandra’s husband, Brian, sees him in the house, by her bedside, running down darkened hallways. The boy walks without sound, whispers words that can’t be deciphered.

Terror and tension are driving Brian to the breaking point. Why is the boy there, and what does he want with Cassandra…and her fading soul?


Sinister Entity

Sinister Entity
  • Number: 9781619212251
  • Release: 2013-04-02
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Horror
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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How can you escape the ghost of yourself?

The Leigh family is terrified. They’ve been haunted by the ghostly image of their young daughter, Selena. But how can that be, when Selena is alive and well, and as frightened as her parents? With nowhere else to turn, the Leighs place their hopes in Jessica Backman, who has dedicated her life to investigating paranormal activity. Accompanied by a new partner who claims to be able to speak to the dead, Jessica will soon encounter an entity that scares even her. And a terror far worse than she imagined.


The Graveyard Speaks

The Graveyard Speaks
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781619216006
  • Release: 2013-04-02
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Horror, PermaFree
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Some secrets can’t stay buried.

Deep in a dark, snow-covered cemetery, a terrifying, moaning apparition rises from the same grave night after night. Even the most hardened caretakers won’t go near the Spooner gravestone on their midnight rounds. Only one ghost hunter has the will to face the unknown, but at what price? In the chilling blackness, only Jessica Backman is prepared to answer the spectral cry from beyond when the graveyard speaks.


Swamp Monster Massacre

Swamp Monster Massacre
  • Number: 9781619213890
  • Release: 2012-10-02
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Horror, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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The swamp belongs to them. Humans are only prey.

Deep in the overgrown swamps of Florida, where humans rarely dare to enter, lives a race of creatures long thought to be only the stuff of legend. They walk upright but are stronger, taller and more brutal than any man. And when a small boat of tourists, held captive by a fleeing criminal, accidentally kills one of the swamp dwellers’ young, the creatures are filled with a terrifyingly human emotion—a merciless lust for vengeance that will paint the trees red with blood.


Evil Eternal

Evil Eternal
  • Number: 9781609289119
  • Release: 2012-05-01
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Horror
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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Only one priest can battle the ultimate evil!

An evil as ancient as time itself has arisen and taken root in New York City. Father Michael, the mysterious undead defender of the Church, answers the call to action from the Vatican, while Cain, a malevolent wraith that feeds on fear and blood, has taken the life and form of the city's mayor and readies a demonic army to ignite the apocalypse.

With an unlikely ally, Father Michael will prepare for the grim confrontation as he grapples with his sworn duty to God and the shreds of humanity left beating in his immortal heart. The time is ripe for Cain and the fulfillment of dark prophecies. Father Michael must battle Cain and his horde of demons in a final showdown that could very well herald the end of mankind.


Forest of Shadows

Forest of Shadows
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781609286507
  • Release: 2011-10-04
  • Author: Hunter Shea
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Horror, Supernatural
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
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The dead still hate!

John Backman specializes in inexplicable phenomena. The weirder the better. So when he gets a letter from a terrified man describing an old log home with odd whisperings, shadows that come alive, and rooms that disappear, he can’t resist the call. But the violence only escalates as soon as John arrives in the remote Alaskan village of Shida. Something dreadful happened there. Something monstrous. The shadows are closing in…and they’re out for blood.


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