The Night’s Dream series takes place in the realms most familiar to you. They are books that dwell in the shadows you think you see out of the corner of your eye, our world and yet not the one we would want to admit. In a twisted version of the Hudson Valley, one occupied by vampire maternity nurses and self-interested angels, by displaced spirits wearing the masks of aliens, by possessed pumpkins and tree sprites who teach botany to ungrateful undergrads, the characters deal with the strangest circumstance of all: trying to figure out what it means to lead a normal life.
Thomm Quackenbush is an author and teacher in the Hudson Valley. Double Dragon publishes three novels in his Night's Dream series (We Shadows, Danse Macabre, and Artificial Gods, and Flies to Wanton Boys). His fourth book in the Night's Dream series, As Flies to Wanton Boys, is due shortly. He has sold jewelry in Victorian England, confused children as a mad scientist, filed away more books than anyone has ever read, and tried to inspire the learning disabled and gifted. He is capable of crossing one eye, raising one eyebrow, and once accidentally groped a ghost. He finds that friends do not enjoy the extremes he goes to in order to research books, as these involve mortuaries and UFO support groups. When not writing, he can be found biking, hiking the Adirondacks, grazing on snacks at art openings, and keeping a straight face when listening to people tell him they are in touch with 164 species of interstellar beings.