Cherry Hill, NJ – Monster Mania Con was held at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ from Friday August 16th through Sunday August 18th, 2013. Sunbury Press utilized its vendor space to promote the horror category. Thomas Malafarina, Catherine Jordan and Keith Rommel were present to meet the crowds and sign free copies of their books. The convention featured such celebrities as: Carrie Fisher, George Romero, Christopher Lloyd, Danny Glover, Malcolm McDowell, Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington, Jessica Clark, Claire Coffee, Chandler Riggs,
Dick Warlock, Gary Busey, and many more…
Thomas Malafarina gave away dozens of his books including Fallen Stones, Ghost Shadows, 13 Nasty Endings, 99 Souls, Eye Contact and Gallery of Horror. Tom was very pleased to meet some fans who were familiar with his work.
Catherine Jordan promoted her debut novel Seeking Samiel to her female target audience. Dozens of copies of her book found enthusiastic readers as well of piles of bookmarks.
Keith Rommel promoted his novel The Cursed Man, now in the works as a major motion picture. The booth also displayed a large poster, postcards and buttons regarding the movie. Keith was careful to give his signed copies to readers who promised to talk about his book and/or write a review. Lots of patrons picked up buttons and cards, too. Keith was also fortunate to meet representatives from Fangoria magazine, who promised to follow up with a book review and coverage of the movie, as it is being released.
In all, it was a very successful weekend for Sunbury Press and the authors, who got to meet their target audience in person — by the hundreds.
The following interview appeared in the April 2013 edition of “The Big Thrill” online magazine published by the International Thriller Writers organization.
Mechanicsburg, PA – Sunbury Press has released Thomas M. Malafarina’s latest horror short story compilation “Ghost Shadows.”
About the Book:
Like a dark cloud of foreboding, stories of horror can cast their ghostly silhouettes across our very souls. Ghost Shadows is a collection of thirteen such stories by modern day master of the macabre, Thomas M. Malafarina. From tales of psychological terror to those involving the demonic tortures of Hell itself, Malafarina seeks to cast his own ghost shadows across the souls of his legion of devoted readers.
About the Author:
Thomas M. Malafarina (www.ThomasMMalafarina.com) is a horror fiction writer from Berks County, PA. He has published four novels, “99 Souls”, “Burn Phone”, “Eye Contact” and most recently, “Fallen Stones” and story collections called “13 Nasty Endings”, Gallery Of Horror”, “Malafarina Maleficarum Volume One” and “Malafarina Maleficarum Volume Two” through Sunbury Press of Camp Hill, PA. (www.Sunburypress.com). He has also published a collection of single-panel cartoons called “Yes I Smelled It Too: Cartoons For The Slightly Off-Center” through Sunbury. He has written dozens of short stories, which have been featured in numerous anthologies as well as on internet audio podcasts.
Authored by Thomas M Malafarina
List Price: $14.95
5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Black & White on White paper
Sunbury Press Inc
BISAC: Fiction / Horror
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Also available on Kindle and Nook
On March 10, 2013, Thomas was interviewed by C K Webb on the WebbWeaver Internet radio program. He also got to read a short story “Double Yellow” from “Ghost Shadows”.
Here is a link to the show:
Here are comments made during the show by C K Webb:
“Man that’s wicked I love that!”
“He (Thomas) has had more downloads than anyone ever on WebbWeaver Books”
“Very cool, very cool. I’m excited about it.”
“That was awesome.”
“That was really, really cool. I like the way you pull everyone along.”