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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/ Advertisements

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Review of Patrick Rutigliano’s “Surviving The Crash”

Originally posted on Patrick D'Orazio's Blog:
Surviving the Crash is a series of three novellas set in an alternate universe where the stock market crash of 1929 adds the additional horrific feature of the world also crashing into…

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Background on Surviving the Crash – Part Four

Post-apocalyptic settings provide interesting environments. They’re ideal for showing how people can evolve (or devolve) to cope with the massive changes that take place when society crumbles. The fun of throwing a supernatural horror element into the mix is that … Continue reading

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Surviving the Crash is Live!

It took four long years to get this book done and out to you all. And I couldn’t be prouder. Check out the link below if you dig badass female heroines, gangsters, Tommy guns, cults, and hordes of creatures that … Continue reading

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Background on Surviving the Crash – Part Three

As mentioned in the first part of this series, any character who wasn’t white got pretty short shrift in the pulps, while a Caucasian man was virtually always embraced as the protagonist. So again, I wanted to twist these stereotypes … Continue reading

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Background on Surviving the Crash – Part Two

Honoring the spirit of the old pulps while playing with their more appalling character elements proved an interesting challenge. The first thing I knew was that I wanted a female hero. There would be no damsels in distress in my … Continue reading

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Background on Surviving the Crash – Part One

As the release of my first novel is imminent (I just got the proofs today!), I thought it might be a good idea to delve a bit into its background.   I love the pulps. H.P. Lovecraft was the author … Continue reading

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