Blues Musician/ Horror AuthorThomas Malafarina's Short Story Collection "Gallery Of Horror" Published By Sunbury Press


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Sunbury Press has released Thomas M. Malafarina's latest book Gallery of Horror, a short story collection based on the dark art of Keyser, West Virginia's Nunzio Barbera.

About the Book:

From 1970 to 1973, the television network NBC aired a program called “Night Gallery" hosted by Rod Serling who was best know for the series “The Twilight Zone" during the 1950s and 1960s. Each week, the show started with Rod standing in front of a work of disturbing artwork displayed on an easel. Next he would proceed to introduce the night's feature play, which always carried the same title as the displayed work of art.

In the tradition of “Night Gallery," horror author Thomas M. Malafarina and contemporary artist Nunzio Barbera have collaborated to present a collection of strange and bizarre stories, combining both art and fiction, which they call “Gallery Of Horror."

The goal of the work was to produce stories with the same surrealistic atmosphere of the old television show along with short stories containing similar ironic twists. In addition, many of the stories have Malafarina's own special brand of descriptive gore. Each story was inspired by, and features one of, Nunzio Barbera's works of art and was created with the hopes of taking the reader on a very special journey into the unknown and frightening world that is the mind of Thomas M. Malafarina.

Stories included:

  • The Age Of Man
  • The Wind Whispers Mary
  • Girls Don't Poop
  • Talk2Me
  • Call Him Maury
  • Beyond The Mind's Eye
  • Remember When
  • Lost
  • In The Beginning There Was Me
  • Status Quo

About the Author:

Thomas M. Malafarina is an author of horror fiction. To date he has published three horror novels— “99 Souls," “Burn Phone" and “Eye Contact"—as well as a collection of horror short stories called “13 Nasty Endings" and a book of single panel cartoons called “Yes I Smelled It Too; Cartoons For The Slightly Off Center" through Sunbury Press. In addition, many of Thomas' works have appeared in short story anthologies and e-magazines. Some have also been produced and presented for internet podcasts. Thomas is best known for the twists and surprises in his stories, and he is quite fond of developing the explicitly descriptive scenes of horror, gore and violence he depicts in his work.

Tom is also a Blues musician. A well known name throughout the Eastern PA. his original music can be heard internationally on a wide variety of terrestrial and internet radio programs as well as public and college radio stations. He can also often be heard on a variety of internet podcasts such as Raven N Blues from the UK., Murphy's Saloon, Roadhouse Podcast, Bluz N Da Blood from the US and many others from many different countries.

Tom performs his solo acoustic show at many area restaurants, coffee houses and cafés. He also plays bass guitar and handles lead vocal duties with the Reading, PA based “Blues City Blues Band" (www.blues-city.com) and with the West Chester, PA based “Smokehouse Ramblers Acoustic Trio" (www. SmokehouseRamblers.com) . In 2006 the Smokehouse Ramblers released a solo CD called “Can't Get Used To It" with many of Tom's original tunes.

Thomas lives in South Heidelberg Township, just outside of Wernersville, Pa., with his wife, JoAnne. They have three grown children and three grandchildren.

About Sunbury Press, Inc.

Sunbury Press, Inc., headquartered in Camp Hill, PA is a publisher of trade paperback and digital books featuring established and emerging authors in many fiction and non-fiction categories. Sunbury's books are sold through leading booksellers worldwide.


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