Grendel Press is thrilled to introduce our newest author, J.M. Faulkner, whose upcoming novel intertwines the dark allure of historical mystery with the gripping essence of supernatural horror. Faulkner, an English teacher in the Czech Republic, brings a unique perspective to his writing, fueled by the rich and tumultuous history of his surroundings.
J.M. Faulkner’s life in North Bohemia, where he explores the forests with his family, undoubtedly seeps into his narrative, enriching it with a sense of authenticity and atmosphere. His previous publications in renowned magazines like Solarpunk Magazine and Cosmic Horror Monthly have already marked him as a rising star in the genre of dark fantasy and horror.
In his latest offering, Faulkner takes us on a journey through the life of Mathilde, who inherits the family indigo plantation under mysterious circumstances. A stranger, her benefactor, becomes the catalyst for her descent into madness. The novel skillfully weaves themes of power, betrayal, and the supernatural into a tapestry of intrigue and suspense.
But the true heart of Faulkner’s novel lies in its exploration of the human psyche under extraordinary circumstances. Mathilde’s struggle with her sanity, the complexity of her relationships, and her fight against societal norms of the time provide a compelling narrative that is as thought-provoking as it is chilling.
J.M. Faulkner’s “Her Being Toward Death” is not just a novel; it’s a journey into the heart of darkness, a testament to the power of storytelling, and a vivid portrayal of the human condition in extreme circumstances. We at Grendel Press invite our readers to delve into this captivating story, where history and horror intertwine in an unforgettable experience.