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Ghost Eaters: Clay McLeod Chapman in conversation with Rachel Harrison

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Friday, September 30, 2022 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

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Charis welcomes Clay McLeod Chapman in conversation with Rachel Harrison for a celebration of Ghost Eaters: A Novel. From the acclaimed author of The Remaking and Whisper Down the Lane, this terrifying supernatural page-turner will make you think twice about opening doors to the unknown.


Erin hasn’t been able to set a single boundary with her charismatic but reckless college ex-boyfriend, Silas. When he asks her to bail him out of rehab—again—she knows she needs to cut him off. But days after he gets out, Silas turns up dead of an overdose in their hometown of Richmond, Virginia, and Erin’s world falls apart.
 
Then a friend tells her about Ghost, a new drug that allows users to see the dead. Wanna get haunted? he asks. Grieving and desperate for closure with Silas, Erin agrees to a pill-popping “séance.” But the drug has unfathomable side effects—and once you take it, you can never go back.

Clay McLeod Chapman writes novels, comic books, and children's books, as well as for film and TV. He is the author of the horror novels The Remaking and Whisper Down the Lane. Visit him at claymcleodchapman.com.

Rachel Harrison is the author of SUCH SHARP TEETH, CACKLE, and THE RETURN, which was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. Her short fiction has appeared in Guernica, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, as an Audible Original, and in her debut story collection BAD DOLLS. She lives in Western New York with her husband and their cat/overlord.

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Ghost Eaters: A Novel By Clay Chapman Cover Image
$21.99
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ISBN: 9781683692171
Published: Quirk Books - September 20th, 2022

“A Gothic-punk graveyard tale about what haunts history and what haunts the human soul. An addicting read that draws you into its descent from the first page.”—Chuck Wendig, New York Times best-selling author of The Book of Accidents


Devil’s Reign: Villains For Hire By Clay McLeod Chapman, Manuel Garcia (By (artist)) Cover Image
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Published: Marvel - August 30th, 2022

In the wake of Mayor Wilson Fisk’s declaration of war in the pages of DEVIL’S REIGN, New York City is on a razor’s edge. And there’s only one force fighting for the rule of law in the chaos: Fisk’s Thunderbolts!


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Such Sharp Teeth By Rachel Harrison Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593545829
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Published: Berkley - October 4th, 2022

A young woman in need of a transformation finds herself in touch with the animal inside in this gripping, incisive novel from the author of Cackle and The Return.


Cackle By Rachel Harrison Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - August 30th, 2022

A darkly funny, frightening novel about a young woman learning how to take what she wants from a witch who may be too good to be true, from the author of The Return.
 


The Return By Rachel Harrison Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - October 6th, 2020

A group of friends reunite after one of them has returned from a mysterious two-year disappearance in this edgy and haunting debut.


King in Black: Gwenom vs. Carnage By Seanan McGuire, Clay McLeod Chapman, Flaviano (By (artist)), Garry Brown (By (artist)) Cover Image
By Seanan McGuire, Clay McLeod Chapman, Flaviano (By (artist)), Garry Brown (By (artist))
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ISBN: 9781302928117
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Published: Marvel - August 10th, 2021

Bonded to a synthetic symbiote from another reality, Ghost-Spider, a.k.a. Gwen Stacy of Earth-65, is unique among the webslingers of the multiverse! But when Knull descends on her adopted home, his gravity well of dark psychic energy unleashes unforeseen consequences on Gwen! And her bandmate Mary Jane Watson is about to be pulled into this ordeal with a symbiote of her own.


Scream Vol. 1: Curse of Carnage By Clay McLeod Chapman (Text by), Chris Mooneyham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clay McLeod Chapman (Text by), Chris Mooneyham (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781302921002
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Published: Marvel - August 25th, 2020

Out of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE comes a new symbiotic sensation - and it'll be a Scream! Patricia Robertson, Andi Benton, Donna Diego...their stories have all been leading to this. Now, one of Venom's original offspring - and quite possibly the strongest - stars at last in her own ongoing series! But in the wake of Carnage's assault, what remains of the Scream symbiote? Does it even have a host?


Rest Area By Clay McLeod Chapman Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780786886340
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Published: Hachette Books - February 12th, 2003

This edgy, darkly humorous short story collection will take hold of your imagination and won't let go. Sharply tuned, haunting, and darkly humorous, these stories take readers from the country fair to the suburban home to the boy scout camping trip, flipping each stopping point on its head.


Miss Corpus: A Novel By Clay McLeod Chapman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780786867387
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Published: Hachette Books - February 5th, 2003

Will has just returned home from sea to find his wife lying dead on the kitchen floor. Four states away, Phil has been waiting for his son to return home, only to discover his body decomposing at the bottom of a nearby swamp. Will's wife always wanted a highway-bound honeymoon. Phil's son always wanted to see the country.


Commencement By Clay McLeod Chapman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934962657
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Published: Original Works Publishing - September 14th, 2013

Synopsis: One actress plays three women drawn together in the grim aftermath of a high school shooting - the mother of the shooter (staph infection), one of the shooter's victims (early release), and the mother of that victim (keynote speaker). It is a deep exploration of the lives of three women that, according to SEE Magazine "...


Event Summary: 
From the acclaimed author of The Remaking and Whisper Down the Lane, this terrifying supernatural page-turner will make you think twice about opening doors to the unknown.