Every town and city has its legends. Spring-heeled Jack (London), Cropsey (Staten Island), or Slenderman (Waukesha). In 2018 Maryland’s terrifying legend of Peeping Tom was brought to light with director Erik Kristopher Myer’s award winning horror mockumentary Butterfly Kisses. (Available on Amazon Prime.) Now, Roxton Press is pleased to present an authorized collection of stories based on Butterfly Kisses and the legend of The Blink Man. In it's fear-filled pages you will read about: a professor, brought to Ellicott City to lecture on the phenomenon of 'flickering spirits'. A troubled man's life takes a turn for the worse when a local shopkeeper leads him to a terrifying encounter. Folklore expert Matt Lake receives a mysterious old poem that appears to tell the tale of someone who once encountered the Blink Man. A cheating husband's attempt to bid a permanent farewell to his wife descends into madness and death. A holy man journeys to the Ilchester Tunnel and sees an awful figure off in the distance. A man traumatized by war turns to a hypnotist for relief with horrifying consequences. A student has good reason to believe that her favorite teacher's untimely death wasn't suicide. Police detectives investigate the disappearance of a survey team at the site of the Ilchester tunnel. Research into the tunnel reveals some startling anomalies. And a seemingly accidental car accident ties back to the Ilchester Tunnel and the infamous Blink Man. This amazing volume also includes a suppressed article written in the aftermath of the film, and a revealing afterword by the film's creator, Erik Kristopher Myers.
Edited by K. Patrick Glover. Paperback. 271 pages. Published by Roxton Press, 2019.