Book Tour: DEFILEMENT and other stories + Giveaway

Defilement copy

Welcome to the book tour for Defilement, a terrifying collection of short stories by Jesse Nolan Bailey! Even the cover will give you nightmares! lf 

DEFILEMENT and Other Stories Publication Date: October 10th, 2022 (Exclusively through Barnes and Noble) Genre: Horror/ Short Story Collection (TWs will be provided before each story) A boy and his father find impossible fossilized bones in their backyard…The disturbing contents and origin of a mysterious magazine conjure paranoia…Neighbors welcome a new couple by bragging about a miracle doctor who works from his garage…Memories from childhood fail to reconcile an old photo featuring an unidentified cryptid…Archaic gym equipment proves treacherous…A teen boy is plunged into a nightmarish realm known as Eden… In these six stories, evil abounds, ready to defile. Add to Goodreads Available at Barnes & Noble 

My Review

I was drawn to this book by the book cover. It is so creepy and perfect for a horror book. Sadly, though the book cover is really the only thing that is really great about this collection of short stories. There was only a few that I found decent. Even then I did not find them too scary. 

This story could have been so much better, but I found that it was too short. Just as I was starting to get into the story, it ended without really a reason. I was left confused on the ending. 

This story did give me more of the horror vibes. However, I had no interest in the main character, therefore, I did not really care what happened to her. Yet, it still was a good story. 

This one was a bit gruesome, but I also felt uncomfortable reading. Due to the subject matter. Which I am surprised would be featured in a book with present events in today's world. 

This story actually was one that I did like. It had the creepy vibes I was looking for and it felt like a story. If you think about the monster that lives in this story, it is scary. 

Another really short story. It felt too rushed, but it did make me think twice on the type of gym equipment machines I use. 

This title story is the only one that really, truly felt like it was fleshed out the most. It was the longest of the six stories. My favorite story of the six as well. I could see this story playing on screen. 

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About the Author

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Enthralled by the magic that written stories contain, Jesse Nolan Bailey has always wanted to be an author. With his debut novel, THE JEALOUSY OF JALICE, and his shorter fiction, AMETHYST, released to the masses, he can now claim such title with relief. He lives in Durham, North Carolina, where he has embraced the equally-gratifying lifework of hosting a trio of spoiled cats and two mini-aussies.

Jesse Nolan Bailey
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