Lawrence C. Connolly’s books include the novels Veins (2008) and Vipers (2010), which together form the first two books of the Veins Cycle. The third book in the series, Vortex (2014), was just released on November 4. His collections, which include Visions (2009), This Way to Egress (2010), and Voices (2011), collect his best stories from Amazing Stories, Cemetery Dance, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Twilight Zone, Year’s Best Horror, and others. Voices was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection. Connolly serves twice a year as one of the residency writers at Seton Hill University’s graduate program in Writing Popular Fiction. More at LawrenceCConnolly.com.