And In Her Smile, the World




“Allred and White have created a true work of horror with this newest novella.”—Booklist

What if the world you thought you knew was a lie older than God?

As children, Jeffrey and Serena each caught a glimpse beyond the veil of the everyday:  A hidden cult guarded by women with the power to change reality. A myth kept quiet by a watcher with the strength to unmake the universe.  A darkness smiling behind rows of teeth without end.

Although Jeffrey and Serena have only just met, their lives have centered around the mystery of the Quiet Woman.  Haunted by their knowledge and driven by a desire to change the minds and souls of those who enforce the rules, they’re willing to sacrifice anything, including themselves.

Soon the rituals will be complete and the Quiet Woman will come.

And in Her eyes will be the stars, and in Her smile, the world.

“Reading And In Her Smile, the World, is like being gaslit and love-bombed by a cult while on peyote surrounded by the old gods of cosmic horror lore. It is unsettling and  horrifying, as I choose to live deliciously, unmoored by my own dark decisions.”—Richard Thomas, author of Disintegration and Breaker (Thriller nominee)

And In Her Smile, the World is a dark new myth from two brilliant storytellers. Subtle and sinister, this story will have you grinning in thrilling complicity.”—Sarah Read, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Bone Weaver’s Orchard

“Chilling. Allred and White do for smiles what King did for St. Bernards and Plymouth Furys.” —Tom Deady, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Haven

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Product Details:

Author: Rebecca J. Allred & Gordon B. White

Publication Date: February 11, 2022


Paperback: $9.95 plus $3.00 shipping, handling and sales tax. Total price: $12.95

Electronic: $4.95

Print Length: 88 pages

Publisher: Trepidatio Publishing, an imprint of JournalStone