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L.L. Soares

L.L. Soares is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the novel Life Rage, which was published by Nightscape Books in the fall of 2012. His other books include the short story collection In Sickness (with Laura Cooney), published by Skullvines Press in 2010, and the novels Rock 'N' Roll (Gallows Press, early 2013), Hard (Novello-Blue, fall 2013), and Buried in Blue Clay (Post Mortem Press, May 2017).

His short fiction has appeared in such magazines as Cemetery Dance, Horror Garage, Bare Bone, Shroud, and Gothic.Net, as well as the anthologies The Best of Horrorfind 2Traps, and The Forsaken: Stories of Abandoned Places. He also co-writes the Bram Stoker-nominated horror movie review column Cinema Knife Fight, which has a whole site built around it at No matter how many times he forces radioactive arachnids to bite him, he just can’t seem to get the amazing abilities of a spider. To keep up on his endeavors, go to


Meet Bram Stoker Winner L.L. Soares

L.L. Soares & Laura Cooney on Their Novella Green Tsunami

L.L.'s story, "Sawbones," was published in Zippered Flesh: Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad!

His story, "Seeds," appeared in Zippered Flesh 2: More Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad!

"What the Blender Saw" was published in Insidious Assassins.

His psychological horror tale, "Sometimes the Good Witch Sings to Me," is included in Someone Wicked: A Written Remains Anthology.

L.L.'s novella, Green Tsunami, written with his wife, Laura Cooney, has also been published by Smart Rhino.

His story, "And the Sky was Full of Angels," appeared in Zippered Flesh 3: Yet More Tales of Body Enhancements Gone Bad!