MAYNARD & SIMS
Our third supernatural horror novel
The first Department 18 book
Was Leisure Books NOW Amazon Publishing 2013
At an old
manor house on a remote Scottish island, six managers of a large
corporation arrive for a week-long stay. Within days they will all suffer
horrifying deaths and their bodies will never be found. The government
assigns the case to Department 18, the special unit created to investigate
the supernatural and the paranormal. However this is no mere haunted
house. The evil on this island goes back centuries, but its unholy plots
and schemes are hardly things of the past. In fact, while the members of
Department 18 race to unravel the island's secrets, the forces of darkness
are gathering ... and preparing to attack.
“Maynard & Sims -- two of my favorite literary necromancers -- have done it again! Turn down the lights, lock the windows, curl up by the fire, and prepare for a long night...” Steve Susco. Screenwriter of The Grudge
"With their slick style and eye for the macabre, Maynard and Sims take their readers on a rollercoaster of sensory delight. If you've been crazy enough to miss them so far then grab their next book and jump on for the ride. Prepare to be thrilled and you won't be disappointed!" Sarah Pinborough.
"A voice both uniquely entertaining and profoundly disturbing." Brian Keene.
"Maynard & Sims make the readers accept terrible denizens from nightmare as casual fact." Cemetery Dance
"Maynard & Sims succeed in terrifying where some more graphic authors fail." Masters of Terror
& Sims know what makes a horror story tick.”
“Black Cathedral” is an exciting adventure in the dark fantastic, a dark
and twisted “Mission: Impossible”. With this opening tale, Sims and
Maynard have crafted an attention grabber that's exciting and frightening.
Like The Dresden Files, Department 18 and Robert Carter are sure to
attract a loyal following. Shroud Magazine
intelligent horror that smiles benignly while sliding icy daggers deep
into the bone marrow just to watch the blood pool and grow black,
combining psychological and visceral horror into a new and unforgettable
“Once again Maynard & Sims has contrived to create a powerful work of fiction, which reminds me of one of those nightmares that make you glad to wake up and find out it was just a dream.”
"Black Cathedral is a masterful haunted house tale that reminded me of the old film, 'The Legend of Hell House'."
“Once again Maynard & Sims has contrived to create a powerful work of fiction, which reminds me of one of those nightmares that make you glad to wake up and find out it was just a dream.” Mario Guslandi http://www.horrorworld.org/reviews.htm
Cathedral - Horror of the first water.
scary read. I would love to see this book made into a movie. I was seeing
it in my head as I read it. Very creepy.”
enjoyed the books I've read by Maynard and Sims. They have such an elegant
approach to horror that makes the horror much more frightening and, at
Copyright © 2012 L.H. Maynard & M.P.N. Sims