Carnivals, Cannibals, and Clowns. Oh My! Wanna go for a ride?
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About the Book
Jigglyspot and the Zero Intellect
by PD Alleva
Publishing 31 October 2023
Chamber Door Publishing, LLC
Page Count: 611
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Carnivals, Cannibals, and Clowns. Oh My!
Wanna go for a ride?
Meet Jigglyspot, a five-foot tall half human half warlock carnival clown who spends his free time moonlighting as a drug dealing pimp and lackey for demonic entities who prey on the weak and vulnerable, casting their dark shadow across humanity through manipulation, and fear.
Jigglyspot was selected to serve as the event coordinator for 2019’s Summer Solstice Celebration at the prestigious Cannibal Café. A celebration that brings together both demon and human alike. But with less than two weeks before the celebration, Jigglyspot’s got so much to do and little time to do it. And the feds are hot on his tail. Between securing new recruits for demonic possession, choosing fresh bodies to slice and dice for dinner, and the fact that his girlfriend, Kera, is eating up most of his time, Jiggly’s at his wit’s end.
Hopefully, those demons appreciate all his sacrifices. Hopefully, but unlikely. Those demons can be hell to deal with. Jigglyspot knows; he’s been dealing with them for decades.
Will he rise above, or will tragedy and mayhem lead to dire discoveries poisoned with manipulation and betrayal that will ultimately destroy all Jigglyspot holds dear?
Discover Jigglyspot and his cast of clowns, killers, demons, and wretched fiends, in a novel like you’ve never experienced. Horror, mayhem, thrills, chills, fantasy, and spoils are waiting for your reading eyes with an escape into the underworld of mind control and human slavery.
Warning: This book contains scenes with profound psychological suffering, and graphically violent acts, behaviors, thoughts, deeds, and ridicule. No one has been spared, and no label is safe. Although we are proud to report, no animals were harmed during the writing of this novel, so that’s a good thing. Everyone else is fair game. After all, if you were a demon, what would you think of humanity?
Fans of Grady Hendrix, Catriona Ward, Clive Barker, and Stephen King will be captivated by this edge of your seat, eye-popping, wtf horror novel that is certain to be your next addictive read. As they say, you don’t just read Jigglyspot… You DEVOUR Jigglyspot!
My Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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I’m actually writing this review in October despite reading this book in August (life and all that) yet it feels like I just read this book last week. It made that much of an impression on me! Jigglyspot, much like other work I’ve read from PD Alleva, is one of those rare horror stories that simultaneously leave you wondering what the heck you read but also feeling like you made friends with the monster and he’s just very misunderstood.
This book is primarily horror, but it isn’t only horror. Like any truly amazing book, it has elements of many other genres (just as any truly good genre fiction from the other genres will have a heavy mystery or horror element) and I truly believe this will appeal beyond the the pool of hardcore horror readers. It’s for a mature audience, but it’s not exclusively for a horror audience.
Jigglyspot and the Zero Intellect is, as the cover art hints, a carnival horror. Our title character is a clown, but also a drug dealer and the sort of purely psychotic crazy that would make Jigsaw pause in appreciation. His mission? Find new victims for the demons who control him, and kill the rest.
Throughout this story we meet a fair sized cast of characters, both Jiggly’s coworkers and victims, and we’re made to feel quite deeply for most of them. As I’ve already mentioned, this really is one of those books that makes you feel sorry for the villain despite having no questions at all about their guilt or intentions.
Carnival night, anyone?
About the Author
Born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Westchester County, New York, living in South Florida since 1992. A child of the 90’s PD has coined a new genre, Alternative Fiction. Why? Because Multi-Genre Author sounds like you’ve got marbles between your cheeks.
Horror, Sci-Fi, Dystopian, Supernatural, Dark Fiction, Thrillers and Mysteries, a little bit of sumpin sumpin for readers who enjoy intellectual and yet over the top lets blow our minds and rock out to amazing and extraordinary stories, heroes and villains. PD can best be described as a kind hearted, compassionate, hypnotizing, mesmerizing, do good save your life simpleton who would rather hang out all day with the characters in his books than venture too far away from home. A lover of isolation, meditating on the beach at sunrise, and howling at the moon after sunset, he’s either the life of the party or the oddball sitting alone in the corner with that really strange look in his eye as if he’s talking with people that are just not there, perhaps receiving a few concerned stares as he laughs at himself or maybe a funny joke one of those voices just told him. OH, All IS WELL ISN’T IT?
PD loves the creative process that comes with writing. From the spawning of a new idea to jotting down notes or sending a hurried email to himself even during the most off time to do so (the book always come first), to the artful craft of editing all the way to publication, there is nothing better than producing an exceptional book.
An avid reader who loves to talk books, PD will write short reaction reviews for the books he has finished and has not one issue answering questions from readers as they come.
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