Normally, Christmas and horror don't mix. But those genres are crossed creatively in the newly published anthology, You'd Better Watch Out! featuring my short story, Slay Bells.
Slay Bells is a story about a terrified boy who goes on the run after waking up to discover coal in his stocking.
This collection is available at Amazon.com [click HERE to purchase].
Here's a description of the book from the website:
'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a...shh!...did you hear somthing? Cruentus Libri Press is glad to bring tidings of comfort and joy, in the form of sixteen tales of festive fears and holiday horrors. Whether your taste is for ancient Yuletide traditions, steeped in terror and blood, or stories of undead Santas and killer reindeer, this collection reminds us that there our foul things hidden beneath the merriment at the darkest days of the year. You'd Better Watch Out! contains stories from some of the world's finest horror writers, including Angela Pritchett, Gregory J. Wolos, David Williamson, Jay Wilburn, Ken L. Jones, Matt Kurtz, Aleksandar Žiljak, Brandon Cracraft, Kevin G. Bufton, Paco, Crowerd Robinson, Ryan Neil Falcone, Tim Tobin, Matthew C. Funk, K. Trap Jones and Irvine Harker.