By Don Bassingthwaite
“THE merely right position FOR ICE IS IN A COCKTAIL . . .”
I’m Derby Cavendish—that’s stated Derby with an “ar” sound, now not an “er”: do not forget that for later. Ever due to the fact i used to be a boy, the forces of the otherworldly were attracted to me like divas to a focus. yet I’m prepared for them. carry it on, bitches.
He’s the explanation there are not any zombies at Christmas, no fairy magic (the undesirable style) at homosexual delight, and no werewolves (except one and he’s an expensive good friend) at Hanukkah. He’s Derby Cavendish, and for a number of years, celebrated writer Don Bassingthwaite has been bringing him to lifestyles each one vacation season.
Now for the 1st time, those flamboyantly humorous, supernaturally saucy tales were introduced jointly in a single significant, long-awaited assortment. (Fruitcake faddler bought separately.) if you happen to like your chills with giggles and glitter, Cocktails at Seven, Apocalypse at Eight is for you!
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Cocktails at Seven, Apocalypse at Eight: The Derby Cavendish Stories by Don Bassingthwaite