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“Horrorstör delivers a crisp terror-tale...[and] Hendrix strikes a nice balance between comedy and horror.”—Washington Post

“...disarming...”—Wall Street Journal

“...wildly fun and outrageously inventive...”—Shelf Awareness for Readers, starred review

“...Hendrix conjures up some wonderfully gruesome imagery...”—Nerdist 

Book Description

Praise for the author: “National treasure Grady Hendrix follows his classic account of a haunted IKEA-like furniture showroom, Horrorstör (2014), with a nostalgia-soaked ghost story, My Best Friend’s Exorcism.”—The Wall Street Journal

A traditional haunted house story in a thoroughly contemporary setting, Horrorstör comes packaged in the form of a glossy mail order catalog, complete with product illustrations, a home delivery order form, and a map of Orsk’s labyrinthine showroom. It’s “a treat for fans of The Evil Dead or Zombieland, complete with affordable solutions for better living.”—Kirkus Reviews

Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring bookshelves, shattered Glans water goblets, and smashed Liripip wardrobes. Sales are down, security cameras reveal nothing, and store managers are panicking.
 
To unravel the mystery, three employees volunteer to work a nine-hour dusk-till-dawn shift. In the dead of the night, they’ll patrol the empty showroom floor, investigate strange sights and sounds, and encounter horrors that defy the imagination.

"...Hendrix conjures up some wonderfully gruesome imagery..."—Nerdist
"If you’ve ever been frustrated trying to put together furniture from IKEA, you’ll get a laugh out of Hendrix’s spoof mystery."—New York Post
"...disarming..."—Wall Street Journal
"...wildly fun and outrageously inventive..."—Shelf Awareness for Readers, starred review
"Horrorstör delivers a crisp terror-tale...[and] Hendrix strikes a nice balance between comedy and horror."—Washington Post

About the Author

Product Details

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-59474-526-3
  • e-Book ISBN: 978-1-59474-727-4
  • Book Dimensions: 
    7 ½ x 8 ¾
  • Page Count: 
    240
  • Release Date: 
    September 23, 2014
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