Wake The Wicked: Thirteen Twisted Tales


“Thoroughly enjoyable, creepy, atmospheric and so so tactile!”

— Lydia Peever, Author of Nightface

Wake the Wicked delivers on giving readers a sense of uncomfortable terror, keeping them looking over their shoulders long after the book is shut.”

— Times Leader

“[…] the basic quality of your writing [in Wake the Wicked: Thirteen Twisted Tales] is impressive […]”

— Michael Garrett, Editor for the most successful writers of our time: Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Matheson (to name a few)



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No one shakes the hive of imagination like author Christian Baloga.

In this explosive debut collection of thirteen twisted tales, we meet an alcoholic who’s obsessed with a tattoo of his dead daughter (“Digging Deep”); split Siamese twins with a sinister connection (“Poison Ivy”); two morbid magicians determined to make their final trick unforgettable (“Dusk to Dust”); an army of vengeful wasps who stop at nothing to rebuild a nest (“Unraveling the Nest”); and many more.

Read a sample of the first bizarre tale here.

Read what horror author Lydia Peever has to say, here.

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eBook Price: $9.99 $4.99
Paperback Price: $7.99
Formats: Digital, Print
Language: English
Genres: Horror, Weird Fiction, Bizarro fiction, Campy, Transgressive, Short Stories
ISBN-13: 978-0-9887479-3-7 (Print edition)
ISBN-13: 978-0-9887479-0-6 (Expresso Book Machine Print edition)
ISBN-13: 978-0-9887479-1-3 (iBook edition)
Kindle ASIN: B00AP7TH8O
Nook BN ID: 2940016105239
Apple iBooks ID: 588223577
Kobo ISBN: 1230000038906
Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN):  2012923366
Dimensions: 4.25 x 6.875

*Please be advised, this book contains explicit adult and sexual content, strong language, violence, and drug use. Reader discretion is advised.

Wake the Wicked is available on all major formats including iBooks, Kindle, Nook, and Kobo, Google Play, paperback, and Espresso Book Machine.
Note: illustrations are only included in the paperback edition. 

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Book Reviews

I’m honored to have received such insightful, respectful, substantive, sincere, and thought-provoking reviews!
Here’s a growing list of book reviews from reputable authors, bloggers, newspapers, and websites.

Lydia Peever, Author of Nightface September 13, 2013

The Autodidact In The Attic December 2, 2013

The Weekender Newspaper October 31, 2013

Dreadful Tales October 5, 2013

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Wake the Wicked: Thirteen Twisted Tales