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Burrows of Blood and Shadow

Publisher: Independently Published
Year of Publication: 2022
Book type: Novel | Short Story
Age: Adult
Genre: Horror
Sub Genre: Experimental · Horror · Supernatural
Language: English
POV: Third-person
Tense: Past
Key Phrases: body horror · experimental · horror · psychological horror · Trauma
“Rebekah L. Webb has cemented her future within the annals of future horror fiction. Keep your Rapid Eye Movement peeled for future endeavors and sleep easy knowing this author is here to stay.”
– Dave Gammon, Horror News Network (horrornews.net)
A mysterious entity travels through the memories of others to discover his past and process a trauma he cannot even remember.

The dreamers dream all the time, free to go anywhere, to be anything, to see worlds outside themselves, inside themselves and beyond themselves. The Dream Surfer has no past or memory and can only experience life through the dreams and memories of others. He is stuck in a world of doors and windows leading to quiet lives, where pain and tragedy flow like the inevitable path of gentle streams. There is one spot he refuses to go, a dank corner where burrows dive down to dark and brutal depths.

He yearns to break free of his cage and create an existence of his own. But nothing he’s done so far has brought him closer to freedom. Maybe the key to escape lies where he has so far feared to tread. The Dream Surfer takes the plunge into the depths of the burrows, where he will travel the turbulent current of pain and cruelty intersecting through various narratives. Will this give him the freedom he craves? Or is it just a way to add more chains?

Thirty-seven tales weave together to shape multiple plots, some which dig into literal flesh, while others rip at the flesh of the mind. Neither guilty or innocent, young or old, are safe in this twisting path of mental and physical horrors.

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