Category Archives: horror fiction

Wind Chill Giveaway Reminder

The giveaway for a free (signed) copy of Wind Chill on Goodreads is almost over! Get in on it now while you can:¬†Wind Chill’s Goodreads giveaway is almost over! Get in on it now while you can: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/195447-wind-chill In other … Continue reading

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Under the Radar – The Host

Giant monster movies are all about spectacle. Buildings crashing down, a desperate military throwing everything they have at the threat, and maybe even a good old monster on monster brawl. But it often seems the size of the danger is … Continue reading

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Under the Radar – Trollhunter

Folklore often finds its way into horror, but the results tend to be mixed. Some legends are simply too specific to one culture to translate well to another, losing some of their power. But giant, rampaging monsters? Yeah, that’s something … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

My doppelganger horror/thriller novella, The Untimely Deaths of Daryl Handy, is FREE today and tomorrow! Happy Halloween, guys! http://www.amazon.com/Untimely-Deaths-Daryl-Handy-ebook/dp/B00EZHQKY4/ I also just finished implementing my chief beta reader’s notes on Wind Chill yesterday. It’ll only be a few more weeks … Continue reading

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And Another One Bites the Dust

My newest novella, Wind Chill, is now roughed out at about 20k. It was one of the toughest books I’ve written and contains what may well be my grimmest ending (winter wastelands seem to do that). I’ve had a few … Continue reading

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A New Review of Surviving the Crash!

A four-star review from Horror After Dark: http://www.horrorafterdark.com/2014/07/review-surviving-crash-patrick-rutigliano/

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Background on Bestiary – Part Three

Arguably, the biggest theme Bestiary explores is revenge. I’m not talking about anger. Not the quick flood of rage that rushes over a person when he’s been wronged. I’m talking about something far colder and more acidic. Karen Lambert, the … Continue reading

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