Thin Places

· Vanishing Edge Press

About this ebook

"From the hallowed halls of Miskatonic to the outer reaches of the Dreamlands, Cottrell serves up a powerful potion of cosmic horror, urban fantasy, and romantic tension in this vividly imagined mythos adventure. Don’t sleep on this one!” – Douglas Wynne, author of Red Equinox

“Readers who pay attention and love the milieu will be rewarded with a thrilling tale, and will savor the Lovecraftian adventure, authentic and likable characters, and satisfying ending with seeds for more to come.” - BookLife

“Barbara Cottrell took me on a roller coaster ride of horror, dark fantasy, and mysteries in Thin Places. The author created a world of emotion, evil, and the supernatural.” – 5 stars, Readers’ Favorite by Alma Boucher

“Fans of H.P. Lovecraft (and even though who aren’t fans) will relish this novel, and also be left deliciously craving the upcoming third book in the series.” – Mary Hart author of Some Horrific Evening

Bodies falling from the sky, a serial killer on the loose, and endless bureaucracy.

Winter quarter has begun at Miskatonic University.

Ellen Logan wants nothing more than to join the school’s “special program”, but the administration refuses to admit her. That’s not her only problem. She has a jealous boyfriend and a charismatic celebrity who’s stalking her. A man who claims he’s a demon from another world.

When her friend is kidnapped, Ellen once again teams up with Professor Andrew Carter. Their investigations lead them to the site of a mysterious plane crash and an encounter that plunges her into the Dreamlands. With the help of new allies, Ellen must find a way to return to the real world where her friend’s life hangs in the balance.

About the author

Barbara Cottrell gave up her career as a professor to pursue her true passion: writing weird fiction. She is a lifetime member of the Horror Writers Association. She enjoys presenting her work in unusual venues like Mystery Writers in the Mausoleum. She also served as a judge and an editor on the Redwood Writer Anthologies REDEMPTION: STORIES FROM THE EDGE, ENDEAVOR: STORIES OF STRUGGLE AND PERSEVERANCE, and REMEMBER WHEN. She lives in Sonoma County on a not at all haunted vineyard. When she isn’t exploring the dark side, she makes wine with her husband, Lance. You can find her on-line at

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