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About michaelgoldcraft

Michael Goldcraft is a senior marine ecologist, writer, and owner of a small, independent publishing company, BrimBooks; Brothersons Press. His first novel, Ascent of Evil, won First Place for the Horror/Dark Fanstasy category of published work at the 2010 Royal Palm Literary Awards of the Florida Writers Association, Orlando, Florida. His Darke Lyfe Trilogy includes his second published novel, Inherited Evil. Mr. Goldcraft is at work completing the final book of the trilogy, Arcanum of Evil, to be released on the Spring Equinox, 2011. His book of short stories, Thirteen Tales of Eclectic Evil, was released the summer of 2010. His books are available in trade paperback or ebook editions via www.brimbooks.com. The ebooks are also distributed via Amazon.com. Michael Goldcraft lives with his wife and their pets in Panama City, Florida.

The Unknown Province: #3, Goblins Are People, Too!

Goblins are mythical creatures. However, a great deal of mythology is designed to make living mortals more comfortable. If there is mythology about something within the Unknown Province, then that’s good. Mythology means it can’t be real. Right? Wrong! Here’s … Continue reading

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The Unknown Province: #2, Frozen Phantoms

Life and death: both are complex. Nothing is simple on mortal earth or within the Unknown Province. So here, dear readers/possible skeptics, I address the subject of frozen phantoms. Admittedly, there are very few of these specters inhabiting the province. … Continue reading

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Exploring the Unknown Province: #1, The Peregrine Phantoms

Dear Reader. What follows is, almost certainly, fiction. MG TO BE A PEREGRINE WITHIN THE UNKNOWN PROVINCE is to be a restless phantom. These spirits – for lack of a better term – are wanderers through the time and the … Continue reading

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Thirteen Tales of Eclectic Evil – Short Story Horror Diversity

How diverse is “evil?”  Could a collection of horror tales be combined to create a genuinely eclectic mix?  Could each story be a unique little nugget of terror because of its setting, plot, and eccentric characters?  I believed so, and … Continue reading

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The Unknown Province – An Introduction

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF HUMANS that has ever lived is approximately 110 billion. Of those, about 6% or just over seven billion are alive today. Ten thousand years ago – 8,000 BC – there were only about one million humans … Continue reading

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TRIPLE ATTACKS BY A VAMPIRE KILLER – Al Keeling, reporter From the Michael Goldcraft novel ASCENT OF EVIL

 TRIPLE ATTACKS BY A VAMPIRE KILLER         Al Keeling, Panama City Times Crime Reporter NOVEMBER 29, 1997.  Two local women were found dead and another narrowly escaped death in what can only be described as two heinous and violent murders … Continue reading

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THE DARKE LYFE TRILOGY – A Potential Reader’s Quick Summary

The Darke Lyfe Trilogy, the Award-Winning Trio of Thriller Novels by Michael Goldcraft  Published by BrimBooks.com and by Amazon Kindle ASCENT OF EVIL (Tome I) In 1995, Dr. Steven Atticus discovered the preserved corpse of a 1000-year-old Viking priest. But … Continue reading

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