Horror Mystery Box Giveaway

Posted on: May 28th, 2014 by Anthony Rapino 47 Comments

To help celebrate the release of my new short story “Loosely Enforced Rules,” and to get the word out about my countdown deal for Welcome to Moon Hill, I decided to run a giveaway.  Considering my undying love for mystery boxes, it seemed obvious what I had to do.

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First order of business:  Take a look at my short story collection Welcome to Moon Hill.   It’s on a countdown deal, starting at 99 cents, and working its way back up to the list price of $3.99 by Monday, June 2nd.

Welcome to Moon Hill: A collection of 19 stories, and a couple of surprises.

Moon Hill is a forgotten place that few purposely visit, and even less leave. Once you arrive, the deep dark of the forest creeps into your mind and will not relent. Strange flowers that grow from deer carcasses, murderous lunatics, talking ravens, wriggling parasites that induce eruptive confessions, and demons of every variety: they all live here too.

Even so, the residents of Moon Hill can feel, beyond the fear and distress, that this land is special and they are lucky to live here. Most everyone feels that way right up until the day they come a little too close to the magic of this place. When dusk’s light leaks through their carefully locked doors and rips holes in their minds.

Then, they pray for release.

–Welcome to Moon Hill.


Second order of business, become aware of the release of my new short story “Loosely Enforced Rules” (available now).

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And finally, enter the contest!  Good luck everyone, and please, help spread the word.

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47 Responses

  1. Michael Buck says:

    Congrats on the new story, and yay for free shit.

    • Thanks, Mike! Free shit is awesome.

  2. Zakk says:

    The shining

  3. Tom Landrith says:

    My favorite horror movie is “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”

    • It’s been too long since I saw this one.

  4. Danielle says:

    I’m not sure my number one favorite but Nightmare on elm street is up there

  5. jennifer says:

    dead-alive/braindead is one of my all time favorites

    • If I *had* to answer this question, it’d be with that movie too.

  6. christina schmidt says:

    That question is so not fair! There are soooo many! I am pretty partial to the Hellraiser series though

    • Ha, I know! Even I can’t answer that question. 🙂

  7. Avenly NItemares says:

    I have too many horror movies to pick just one, but
    My favorite that I watch constantly is Stephen King’s IT it just makes me happy. I love the setting, and the way it sucks you in to the world. 🙂

    • I’m the same; I can’t really pick just one. 🙂

  8. Keya Millionie says:

    Trick ‘r Treat

  9. Kristin P says:

    I love Slither. I love a lot of horror films, but this is one that I can watch over and over again and it never gets old.

    • That’s one that I will watch many times over as well.

  10. cassandra says:

    i have no idea how you could ever choose a favorite horror movie… So, I will say I really loved the Nightmare on Elm Street movies as a child. They don’t have the same effect on me now though–I just secretly wanted Freddy’s glove. I was seriously obsessed with Night of the Living Dead and Return of the Living Dead movies (3 especially because I fell in love with Julie and her self torture).

    • cassandra says:

      and for more recent: I really love the Ginger Snaps movies and American Mary!

      • Good choices! Yeah, I can’t choose just one either.

  11. Johnny Tellez says:

    The Thing all the way

    • Oh yeah, that’s absolutely on my list!

  12. Charles Valentine says:

    Halloween! I never get tired of watching that series of movies

    • I just preordred the new blu ray complete collection set that’s coming out this fall. 🙂

  13. Kaysi says:

    Halloween is my fave because it’s the first horror movie I ever watched as a kid.

  14. Helen says:

    I’d have to say.. Jaws or Alien

  15. DeadEnd Toyz says:

    Killer Klowns From Outer Space

  16. Jessica Seage says:

    I would have to say at the moment my “fave” is the new Evil Dead.

    • I have to see it again to make my mind up on it. My experience was ruined by annoying, obnoxious theatergoers.

  17. Jeremy Popoff says:

    The Burning would be one of my favorite horror movies. It’s so good.

    • Haven’t seen that one in a long time!

  18. Zombie Hayes says:

    Great giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity!

    • Absolutely, good luck!

  19. Derek Smith says:

    Gonna have to go with The Thing. Practical effects all the way!

    • Hell yeah! I just got the bluray and still have to crack that bad boy open.

  20. Jeanette Jackson says:

    I have so many favorites with John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness and The Thing right up there at the top of my list.

  21. If I had to pick one: Night of The Living Dead. It’s my mom’s favorite, so I watched it regularly growing up. (She would always taunt me with “they’re coming to get you…” Terrifying.) Such a hard choice.

    • Ha, I love that line. Yes, this is a very unfair question! 😉

  22. Ashley Regan says:

    The Innkeepers!

  23. My favorite horror movie of all time is,
    Return of the Living Dead.
    I’ve seen it over 50 times, own it on VHS and DVD, have an autographed poster, and my prized possession is my Tarman action figure.
    Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

    • Great choice! I have the Tarman figure and the DVD, but that’s all. I need to watch it again soon. 🙂 Cheers!

  24. My favorite horror film is John Carpenter’s Halloween.

    • Nice. I just preordered the complete collection . 🙂

  25. Vitina Molgaard says:

    To this day I still love The Creature from The Black Lagoon…may well be an oldie but it scared me way back when. Vitina Molgaard

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