Volume One: A Wayward Proposition
A novel by Jonathan Paul with illustrations by Andrew Dunn
978-1-948692-10-6 paper 18.95
978-1-948692-11-3 ebook 9.99
6×9, ~208 pp.
With a peculiar and creative blend of mystical horror and science fiction, Fairview Chronicles takes us into the mind of lonely college professor Randall Covington as he uncovers the dark and magical secrets of the town of Fairview. The series of connected stories and journal entries centers around a secret society known as the Order of the Red Moon and the sinister Necromancer they serve. Slowly, but assuredly Randall begins to uncover the spectral demon’s plot. The only question that remains is, will he be able to maintain his sanity until the end?
Johnathan Paul is an award-winning Texas filmmaker, screenwriter and artist. His work as a freelance illustrator and concept artist led him to experimental film, 3D animation, and documentary film making. Johnathan wrote the first story set in the fictional town of Fairview in 1998 and has quietly expanded that world ever since. Fairview Chronicles is the first of many titles set in this fantastic universe filled with mystical horrors.
Johnathan Paul is a Professor at the University of North Texas where he teaches film production, visual effects and screenwriting. He also has a long history as a journalist and op-ed writer, having written for various film industry websites. Among his greatest influences are Stephen King, Steven Spielberg, J.R.R. Tolkien, H.P. Lovecraft, and Terry Gilliam.
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A master of the paranormal/horror fantasy genre, Fairview Chronicles: A Wayward Proposition showcases author Johnathan Paul’s exceptional flair for originality and the kind of narrative storytelling style that grips and compels the reader’s full and total attention from first page to last. Certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community library Contemporary Science Fiction & Fantasy collections.
—Midwest Book Review
“With this book, Johnathan not only introduces the reader to a new, unique corner of the world—he lays the groundwork for an entire universe of characters, mythologies and storytelling to come.”
—Josh Gilbert, Emmy Award Winning Writer & WGA Member
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