Monks of a Separate Cloth




“Darren Speegle’s delicious evocation of landscape delivers the reader, quite seamlessly, from places of precisely-evoked geography into landscapes of haunting spiritual menace…” – Graham Joyce


“Elegant, sometimes intense and horrific but always finely crafted and devious in the best way, Darren Speegle’s stories will delight and entertain fans of dark fantasy.” – Jeff VanderMeer


“Fiendish ingenuity.” – Asimov’s Science Fiction


A couple are caught in a violent snowstorm as they ascend notorious Harrow Mountain in Chi Bay, Alaska for a getaway at a Forest Service remote cabin, only to discover that what awaits them is far worse than any blizzard.

An archbishop must prowl the streets of the ancient Roman city of Trier, penance for the ultimate sacrilege.

On an earth decimated by plague, a survivor fraught with guilt carries on his person a specialized strain of that plague with the teetering intent of unleashing it upon an unsuspecting world again, this time to even more devastating effect.

A novelist is tormented by hellish visions of Henry Fuseli’s macabre painting The Nightmare.

A man haunted by family tragedy takes his girlfriend to Lake Garda, Italy, where secrets reside, secrets that could destroy both of them.

These and other strange, dark avenues await the curious among the monks of a separate cloth.

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Product Details:

Author: Darren Speegle

Publication Date: September 20, 2019


Paperback: $15.95 plus $3.00 shipping, handling and sales tax. Total Price $18.95

Electronic: $5.95

Print Length: 216 pages

Publisher: JournalStone