Christian Horror Novel, THE DEVIL'S CHOIR, to be Released 10/24
Athanatos Christian Ministries has announced that their title by Chris Morrow, "The Devil's Choir," will be available as an ebook on October 24th and published in print on January 18th. "The Devil's Choir" is a glimpse into natural and supernatural evil and is ACM's first foray into the horror genre.
"It's clear that as Christians, we cannot follow Stephen King wherever he goes, but at the same time, the real world shows its horrible face at numerous turns, and authentic Christian authors have to be ready to grapple with that," says Anthony Horvath, the executive director of the Christian apologetics ministry and Christian publisher.
Chris Morrow is an up and coming horror author whose short stories and novelettes have appeared in numerous print and online magazines and anthologies. "The Devil's Choir," his first novel length release, retains his unique style--a style that keeps readers sleeping with the lights on, but also incorporates elements of the traditional mystery/thriller in concert with an overriding Christian worldview.
"Sometimes people raise an eyebrow when I tell them I'm a Christian horror writer," says Morrow, "but the truth is that we live in a pretty scary world. And honestly, if there is anyone who should be open to the existence of supernatural evil, it's Christians. The Bible is full of it."
"As for horror, some of the greatest stories ever told have an element of horror to them, from Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' to 'Hamlet.' Good horror fiction elicits emotion," continues Morrow, "... that's what I've done with 'The Devil's Choir.' I set out to write a story that keeps the reader on The Edge of their seat with interesting characters put in situations that, although they contain an element of the supernatural, we can all identify with."
About "The Devil's Choir," Morrow shares, "The story revolves around two primary characters, Melanie Elarton, a young college student with some unique abilities, and Ari, an investigator with an interesting past. I can't say much more about Ari without giving something of the story away. You'll just have to read it! The bulk of the story takes place in present day in a small town in rural Kansas. The story comes to a head on the night of the town's annual Halloween masquerade ball. I think it's worth noting for those readers who enjoy reading books in a series, that the publisher has asked me to write a second book which will follow some of the same characters as 'The Devil's Choir.'"
Morrow is one of the authors in the Bard and Book community, where he has written and released some short stories in the horror genre, such as "The Fear and the Storm" and "A Devious Halloween Scheme."
More information about Chris Morrow and "The Devil's Choir" is available on his website at devilschoir.com. Chris Morrow is available for interviews and can be reached through the publisher at athanatosministries.org.