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Till We Become Monsters
Till We Become Monsters

Till We Become Monsters


256 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: June 2021

ISBN 9781949116489

Rights: WOR

Woodhall Press (Jun 2021)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: June 2021


The lies that one tells themselves and believes nurtures a darkness that grows under one’s skin, transforming them into something sinister where they will face the challenge of their humanity becoming the greatest burden for them to bear. Darkness is brewing under the skin of the Perrin household, birthed by a disastrous sibling rivalry between two brothers. Korin, an imaginative boy, grew up living in the shadow of his older brother. Davis wants life to be on his own terms and wishes he were an only child. After witnessing countless times Davis’s selfish and angry nature, Korin begins to believe his brother is not human, but rather a malevolent creature in disguise. After the death of their grandmother, Korin blames Davis for her demise and tries to destroy him. Sixteen years after the attempt on Davis’s life, Korin comes to terms that his brother isn’t the one who’s the monster and suppresses his tormented feelings of guilt by ostracizing himself from his family. Yet, after a few years of being away from the family while attending college, a persistent nagging feeling of belonging somewhere haunts Korin, and he agrees to a family hunting trip to the forests of Grand Portage.The Perrin brothers, their father, and two family friends never make it to their final destination. A freak accident strands and separates the hunters in the dark Minnesota forests, leaving them each injured and exposed to the harsh elements. One member of the hunting party takes extreme measures to selfishly ensure their own survival. The situation turns precarious after a baleful force, thought only to be that of folklore, emerges when the true face of one of the brothers is revealed. A wake of destruction and bodies follow those who are trying to escape the forest, alive.

Author Biography

Born with a love of scary stories and folklore, Amanda Headlee has spent her entire life crafting works of dark fiction. She has a fascination with the emotion of fear and believes it is the first emotion humans feel at the moment they are born. Most of her work focuses on horror associated with folklore as well as writing that would fall into the category of “cosmic horror” — the fear of humanity’s insignificance in the vastness of the universe. You can follow Amanda on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and at her website: