Keith Rommel’s “The Cursed Man” named a finalist in the Mystery category Reader’s Choice Red Carpet Award for BTSeMag, LLC
MECHANICSBURG, PA — Sunbury Press author Keith Rommel has been named a finalist by BTSeMag, LLC for it’s Reader’s Choice Red Carpet Awards in the Mystery category. Click on the star for a list of all finalists:
The awards will honor the best in literary and genre fiction. BTS has partnered with the ARC Convention in New Orleans. The presentation of awards will be conducted at the ARC Convention in New Orleans, held July 30-Aug 1st, 2015.
We are pleased to announce that the talented Abbi Glines will be our Keynote Speaker for NOLA 2015!
Enjoy the tours and fun of the French Quarter with the authors. Many fun activities planned including speed dating with the authors, games, author sponsored events like carriage rides, author & reader workshops and more.
BTSeMag, LLC is the publisher of the popular BTS Book Reviews “Your Guide to Great Reading.” The magazine is available at no cost at here.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
The Cursed Man, by Keith Rommel, tells the story of Alister Kunkle, a patient at Sunnyside Capable Care Mental Institution. Alister has been in seclusion for the last 25 years, having no contact with the staff or the outside world. The reason for this is that anyone who communicates with Alister dies within the day, for he is the Cursed Man and Death takes a professional interest in those unlucky enough to cross his path.
Believing him simply deranged, Dr Anna Lee, an up-and-coming young psychiatrist, has come to cure Alister. She is warned about Alister’s past and is shown evidence of previous encounters made by the skeptical or unbelieving, all of whom died, sometimes horribly. Regardless of the stories, Anna will not be dissuaded and is reluctantly allowed access to Alister. All assume her fate is sealed, but when she returns unharmed the next day, we also start to wonder about the stories.
So begins an enthralling narrative told in the past and the present as Anna attempts to learn why Alister believes he is cursed, while at the same time trying to convince him the events were not real and that in fact he is merely ill and so can be cured. Is Alister truly followed by death or is he simply mentally ill? The Cursed Man is an extremely well-written suspense horror story… I enjoyed it immensely; right up until the very end I was never sure of the outcome… Great story-telling in the tradition of Stephen King… — Booklore
The Cursed Man is being made into a Hollywood movie by producer James L. Perry of Intergalaxy Entertainment:
See one of the early trailers:
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.