Darkness Darkness (Forever Twilight)
by Peter Crowther
PS Publishing Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9781848630512
Date: 15 August 2009 List Price £15.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Peter Crowther's Forever Twilight #1: Darkness, Darkness is a wonderful mix of post-apocalypse, alien invasion and zombie fright-fest. It's tense, compelling piece of fiction reminding us that for all his extraordinary prowess as a gentleman publisher, Crowther remains a formidable fiction writer.
Darkness, Darkness is a short novel - originally published by Cemetery Dance back in 2002. It is part of a sequence of tied stories and is being reissued by PS publishing (strictly speaking it's published by an imprint of PS, Drugstore Indian Press, created specifically for the purpose) in order to tie in with the release of the second Forever Twilight title, Windows to the Soul just released by Subterranean Press - see below!
"Zombie monsters struck from the mold of countless drive-in B movies supply mayhem and gore in Darkness, Darkness, the first volume of a projected SF-horror series. Their onslaught is heralded one day by a predawn flash of unearthly light that cuts off middle-American everyville Jesman's Bend from communication with the outside world. When four employees of local radio station KMRT investigate, they find the town mysteriously depopulated, apparently in the middle of regular routines. Familiar folk reappear shortly afterward, all wearing concealing sunglasses and gloves and driven by malignant alien motives revealed when they descend en masse upon the terrified foursome..."