On tap in time for Halloween is a wicked brew of hard-hitting noir and spine-tingling horror. Paul D. Brazill, whose books include LAST YEAR’S MAN, A CASE OF NOIR, GUNS OF BRIXTON, and KILL ME QUICK, is known for his hybrid tales with his writing once compared to Roald Dahl mixed with The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Just right for this time of year.
ROMAN DALTON, WEREWOLF PI
Unafraid to pull us into his weird world of horror and noir, Paul introduces us to a formidable gaggle of characters. Roman Dalton is a former cop now working as a private eye and living as a werewolf. He matches wits with voodoo mobster Ton Ton Philippe who is never without his zombie henchmen and must further investigate Otto Rhino and his creepy Frog minions. There are werewolf bikers, mythical invincible hitmen, Brain Salad murderers, and sultry torch singers. Dalton takes us and his associates through a series of adventures, investigating and fighting the wild and brutal villains of The City. Brazill has done his work as Daltons fellow good guys, partner Ivan Walker and drinking buddy Duffy, are just as developed and intriguing.
Jump into these six short stories and learn all about the supernatural world of Roman Dalton and the evil that lurks in The City.
DRUNK ON THE MOON
When you have a great character, don't keep the fun to yourself. The always innovative Paul D. Brazill hand-picked a collection of the finest crime and horror writers and delivered something totally original and fascinating. Paul kicks off the anthology with our main characters origin story. Inspired by the great Tom Waits, Brazill paints the picture of a dark and dangerous city and the monsters that call it home. Though the tale is dark it is also touched with the authors quick wit. The writers who have a go at Roman include K A Laity with “It’s A Curse” and “Back to Nature” by Jason Michel to name a few. Each contributor stays true to the character but adds a hint of their own flavor, perfect for keeping the material lively.
THE NEON MOON
THE NEON MOON is the second collection of invited noir/ horror short stories based on Paul D. Brazill's character Dalton. Each story is inspired by the intrepid werewolf, yet each author manages a new spin and feel. Brazill joins in with his short story “The Brain Salad Murders” and his friends all donate doozies. Chris Rhatigan gives us “The Birds are Dead”, Matt Hilton provides “Booze and Ooze”, and Ben Lelievre gifts “The Night of the Long Knives.” There are even more writers included and readers will not be disappointed.
If you’re in the mood for screaming and sleuthing look no further than Roman Dalton, Werewolf PI. Cheers to chills and thrills.
Paul D. Brazill was born in England and lives in Poland. His writing has been translated into Italian, Finnish, Polish, German and Slovene. The Spinetingler nominated Brazill is featured atop the Predators and Editors list and has seen his writing published in various magazines and anthologies, including The Mammoth Books of Best British Crime.