A Head Full Of Knives: A Supernatural Mystery by Luke Smitherd

By Luke Smitherd

The hot NOVEL FROM the writer OF the number 1 BESTSELLER THE STONE MAN

With Luke Smitherd's novels ... the reader will get to event that terrific and infrequent surprise of experiencing anything new and unique. I had no preconceived concept of what to anticipate with A HEAD choked with KNIVES, and each time i presumed I knew the place the storyline was once heading, Smitherd deftly grew to become down a brand new and unforeseen course. In a box of style fiction overflowing with mediocrity and off ideas--published via huge and small press alike--Luke Smitherd sticks out as a really new and unique voice." - AintItCoolNews.com

Martin Hogan is being watched, all the time. He simply doesn't are aware of it yet.

It begun decades in the past, too, even sooner than his spouse died. earlier than he began jogging each day.
Before the walks turned an try to discover a free up from the whirlwind that his mind has develop into. He by no means walks on my own, after all, even supposing his 18 month previous son and his trustworthy puppy, Scoffer, aren't the best conversationalists.

Then the walks develop into longer. Then the opposite puppy begins exhibiting up. the large white one, with the humorous having a look head. the person who sits and watches Martin and his family members as they stroll away.

All over the area, the 1st assaults commence. The Brotherhood of the Raid make their lifestyles identified; a leaderless team who randomly and inexplicably attack either strangers and household with out explanation.
Martin and the surviving contributors of his relations are approximately to discover that those occasions are hooked up. stuck on the middle of the area because it adjustments past acceptance, Martin might be confronted with a chain of most unlikely offerings ... yet how can a standard and damaged guy work out the unthinkable? What can he in all likelihood do with a head packed with knives?

Luke Smitherd (author of the Amazon bestseller THE STONE guy and THE BLACK ROOM sequence) asks you once more to contemplate what you are going to do in his most up-to-date strange and unique novel. A HEAD jam-packed with KNIVES is a supernatural secret that won't purely swap how you examine animals eternally, yet will strength you in deciding the destiny of the area whilst it lies on your hands.

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I’m allergic to bees, but who keeps eyeball bees? Eyekeepers? “Human,” Eye says, “this is a stabilizer. ” 63 CAMERON PIERCE A needle pricks my neck in the same vein that the tentacle-eye latched onto. I yelp. My eyes shoot open. Hari strokes my head to soothe me but I cannot be soothed. Ira sobs, crying so hard for help because her legs are missing. I open my mouth but realize that saying Hey, where’d your legs go? would be laughably inadequate. I strain to check the status of my own legs but the strap pins my neck to the table.

Ira flails against the straps, putting on a real good Joan of Arc act as Wayne yells out a prayer. “Aaiwass! Thelema! ” he says, and then something about God being in his heart. Eye turns around holding four foot-long sandwiches in his arms. They seem to be no different than normal sub sandwiches except for the dripping green glop and the single elongated eyeball dangling tentacle-like from each of them. Eye sets a sandwich on Donkey’s chest. The tentacle-eye immediately sets to work. It clamps onto the crusted flesh stump where Donkey’s head should be and pumps the green goop down its tube-shaped body and into Donkey’s corpse.

Ira cuts a door in the gray, semi-translucent trunk with her Jerry. It’s all fishy and I’ve got to clamp my mouth shut to prevent vomit from shoveling out. As we crawl into the tree, new flesh immediately seals the doorway behind us. The stuffy air tastes saltier and the fishiness disappears. Gravity vanishes and we float up, up, up into the skull of the Tree of Knowledge. Being inside the tree’s skull reminds me of a black and white movie, or how it might feel to live inside a black and white movie.

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