Misfits (Hardback)Hunter Shea (author)
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During the height of the 90s grunge era, five high school friends living on the fringe are driven to the breaking point. When one of their friends is brutally raped by a drunk townie, they decide to take matters into their own hands. Deep in the woods of Milbury, Connecticut, there lives the legend of the Melon Heads, a race of creatures that shun human interaction and prey on those who dare to wander down Dracula Drive. Maybe this night, one band of misfits can help the other. Or maybe some legends are meant to be feared for a reason.
FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launched in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
"[...] Misfits is a bad-ass love letter to small-town folklore and days of past." -- Splattergeist
"Misfits was a very enjoyable piece of horror trash from one of the most reliable voices in the genre. Keep them coming Hunter!" -- Ginger Nuts of Horror
"This is a guaranteed enjoyable horrific page turner that should win Shea some new fans [...]" -- The Literary License Podcast
"The master of creature feature scored again big time with this depraved and twisted story." -- Was Liest Du
This was a fantastic, and fun read! Hunter really captures the angst and attitude of teenagers during the Grunge era, and the dialogue was superb!" -- Andrew's Reviews
"A chilling tale that will send shivers up your spine. With enough gore to please the most gory of horror fans it will please and entice all who read it." -- Books Behind the Title
"Hunter is delivering some great horror for fans both old and new. This one never eases up and as the story unfolds, Hunter infuses this with some great nostalgia." -- Kendall Reviews
"Coming of age stories are always one of my favourites. Misfits is no exception. It is heart-warming. Heart-breaking. Brutal. Exciting." -- Night Worms
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This is a brilliant read.
Wonderful well written plot and story line that had me engaged from the start.
Love the well fleshed out characters and found them believable.
Great suspense and found myself second guessing... More
“A good read to scare you”
Misfits is the latest novel from Hunter Shea and within this book you will find a great homage to classic cannibalistic mutants, Hunter Shea, has never been one to shy away from blood, guts and gore and this latest... More
“Good read but rather graphic”
It’s the mid-90’s and a group of high-school stoner friends run-a-foul of the Melon-heads who reside deep in the woods in Millbury, Connecticut.
It all start’s when one of the group is brutally raped. When she tells... More
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