Peter Giglio's Newest Novel, LESSER CREATURES, is Now Available
Now available in Kindle, paperback and limited edition hardcover is Peter Giglio's latest novel, Lesser Creatures.
Fifteen years. That's how long the dead have walked among the living. But these corpses aren't the feral monsters mankind feared. Instead, known as Second-Lifers, they appear relatively harmless and in need of help, presenting a strain on an already struggling economy and creating a generation with the fewest technological advances in centuries.
But change is coming...
The leader of a burgeoning religion delivers a revelation...a second-lifer is offered a new career...and a down-on-his-luck ad man comes face to face with his painful past. Connected by a haunting, obscure tune from the 1970s, and a bizarre magic few understand, they are all thrust into a dark weekend of the soul, with the very fate of the world hanging in the balance.
In the tradition of Philip K. Dick, Lesser Creatures is a dark, terrifying and sometimes satirical glimpse of a possible near-future, a wicked love letter to a wide-eyed, apocalypse-ready generation. And, perhaps, a wakeup call.
*The limited hardcover is expected to ship on 12/16. Limited to 100 copies produced. Only 6 copies available.
"Lesser Creatures is effective and disturbing not for the words that make up the novel but for the ideas that it is sure to plant in the readers head." -Josef Hernandez, Examiner
"Lesser Creatures is a truly odd novel, one thing I loved is it shared no tropes or any common structure with any other horror novels or the zombie subgenre. This is a very original feeling novel." -David Agranoff, Postcards from a Dying World
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A Pushcart Prize nominee, Peter Giglio is the author of four previous novels, three novellas, and edits a successful line of books for Evil Jester Press. His works of short fiction can be found in a number of notable volumes, including two comprehensive genre anthologies edited by New York Times bestselling author John Skipp. With Scott Bradley, Peter wrote the author-approved screen adaptation of Joe R. Lansdale's "The Night They Missed the Horror Show." And an established screenwriting team in Los Angeles holds the film option on Giglio's novella Sunfall Manor. He resides in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he stays out of trouble.