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"An intense tale reminiscent of classic works by Jack Ketchum or Stephen King" — Booklist

When dreams start bleeding into reality, a social worker is forced to face the mistakes of his past.

A serial killer has found a way to make his land of graveyards a sinister playground to be bent at his sadistic will.

The secrets behind August's eyes will bring two worlds together, and end in a cataclysm of pain and ruin.

FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launched in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.

About The Author

Glenn Rolfe is an author from the haunted woods of New England. He has studied Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University and continues his education in the world of horror by devouring the novels of Stephen King, Richard Laymon, Brian Keene, Jack Ketchum, and many others. He lives with his partner, Sarah, and has four children. He is grateful to be loved despite his weirdness.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Flame Tree Press (August 17, 2021)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781787585799

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Raves and Reviews

"Rolfe is the real deal, folks, and anything he writes is well worth checking out."

– Gord Rollo, author of The Jigsaw Man and The Crucifixion Experiments

"An intense tale reminiscent of classic works by Jack Ketchum or Stephen King"

– Booklist

“August’s Eyes delivers in a relentless, unforgiving manner, proving the author pens his work without kid gloves and no apologies. If you have children of your own, be prepared for a parent’s worst nightmare.”

– Mystery & Suspense

“This is a world where dreams and reality converge, one that will make you highly suspicious of green vans.”

– Schizanthus Nerd

"It is a stimulating, gripping and chilling horror tale and I devoured it in three days."

'Glenn has easily become my favourite author and I hold no bars when I say he is the best dark fiction writer right now'

"There’s no denying that Rolfe’s writing here is the best it’s ever been. I’d recommend this to anybody."

– Steel Rain Reviews

"A book that’ll be a favorite of many readers this year, ‘August’s Eyes’ definitely delivered a fantastic read from start to finish."

– Steve Stred, Author of The Girl Who Hid in the Trees

"As a lover of dark fiction, I really enjoyed the ride that August's Eyes took me on.”

– Glamorous Book Gal

"I strongly urge horror fans to read Rolfe as he has his own unique voice within horror that always makes him a great read."

– The Literary License Podcast

"Highly addictive, delightfully strange, creepy as hell and exceptionally written. Plausibly Rolfe's finest yet.”

– The Musings of Dustin A. Frueh

“I just have to say that this was a book I did not want to put down. For every parent who has ever feared that lurking stranger, the exact one we warn our children about, this book will chill you to the bone. Be warned.”

– CastleMacabre

“August's Eyes is a mix of realistic horror of a serial killer that goes after young teenage boys and the supernatural. I really enjoyed the supernatural element within the story, but the realistic horror is what really scared me.”

– Mindy's Book Journey

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