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"I don't know how Hunter Shea keeps churning out terrifying stories that feel original, but I want more." – Cedar Hollow Reviews

During the height of the 90s grunge era, five high school friends living on the fringe are driven to the breaking point. When one of their friends is brutally raped by a drunk townie, they decide to take matters into their own hands. Deep in the woods of Milbury, Connecticut, there lives the legend of the Melon Heads, a race of creatures that shun human interaction and prey on those who dare to wander down Dracula Drive. Maybe this night, one band of misfits can help the other. Or maybe some legends are meant to be feared for a reason.

FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launched in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.

Hunter Shea is the product of a misspent childhood watching scary movies, reading forbidden books and wishing Bigfoot was real. He’s the author of over 17 books, including 'The Jersey Devil' and 'We Are Always Watching'. Hunter’s novels can even be found on display at the International Cryptozoology Museum.

‘A heart-wrenching story with massive amounts of carnage.’

'I don’t know how Hunter Shea keeps churning out terrifying stories that feel original, but I want more.’

"It’s much more than most creature features, it has heart and thought, and a superb, head-on horror conclusion."

"Hunter Shea is the monster master of the horror genre. He's entertaining as hell."

– Terry M West, author of Transfer and Night Things

“[...] Misfits is a bad-ass love letter to small-town folklore and days of past.”

– Splattergeist

“This is a guaranteed enjoyable horrific page turner that should win Shea some new fans [...]”

– The Literary License Podcast

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