Kyle Torke

Kyle Torke & Clementine

Kyle Torke & Clementine

Kyle Torke loves writing almost as much as dogs and his delightful experience with both go far back into his childhood where he used to write love notes to his first pet, a beagle-mix named Brandy. He has published in every major genre (most recently a book of nonfiction, Tanning Season) and has taught writing and literature at the collegiate level for nearly twenty five years. He lives in Colorado with his family (wife Sarah and sons Conrad, Coover, and Hunter and two puppies, Nut and Bean) and encourages everyone to adopt from a rescue shelter and spay-neuter all pets!

Thorne Manor: And Other Bizarre Tales

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UPC: 978-1-61599-164-8
Brand: Modern History Press

Thorne Manor and other bizarre tales takes you on a journey through madness with haunted people and places.

The reader enters a reality where the world only appears normal -- underlying is a dark world of occult influence, dangerous beliefs, and fearsome energies.

These 7 page-turning tales appear in this collection:

  • Thorne Manor: Meet Heather, a woman trying to separate herself from an emotionally abusive ex-husband. While pursuing her dream of opening a business, she finds herself in an old, abandoned mansion that houses a sinister secret.
  • Guardian at the Gate: A demon with plans to take over the world is given a leadership makeover.
  • The Black Sheep: A troubled, clairaudient girl rejects her psychotherapist when a new spirit begins to counsel her.
  • The Quiet Neighbors: A housewife's first attempt at witchcraft backfires.
  • By Invitation Only: A grieving pet owner is visited by an unusual creature.
  • Dream State: A woman's dreams become deadly reality.
  • Good Riddance: A man's hatred for cats creates an unexpected result.
Readers Rave:

"I love your stories! So good and engaging! I couldn't put Thorne Manor down. -- Misha H, Portland, OR

"I loved Thorne Manor ... actually could not stop reading it. Was well written and kept my attention from the beginning. I liked the short stories as well." -- Sue W., Abington, PA

"I loved [The Black Sheep]! You did a great job at creating scenes and amy's thought. Great story, creepy." -- Donnie M., Philadelphia, PA

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