by John Derhak
Chill Your Cockles jumps a storyline from John's first novel, Tales from the moe.Republic.
It's Halloween at the moe.Republic Hotel and 'brother' John is up to his old shenanigans again. The Pumpkin Ale is flowing fast and furious from the infinite fount of the moe.microbrewery, Bwana Dick and the Hooded Dakotas are cranking out a cover of 'Bear Song,' and the crowd is high-stepping into the lounge dressed for the fantastic. It can only mean one thing - time for the annual storytellers contest.
The contest has brought in the 'bestest and boldest' from all walks of life throughout the Lost Kingdom of Moose Harbor. Chill Your Cockles features four harrowing and haunting tales that will shiver your timbers and make your cockles tingle with fright.
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Chill Your Cockles

“Chill Your Cockles …enhances the dual historical and legendary realms within Derhak’s fascinating literary world.” Relix Magazine

“Mr. Derhak has once again brought us into the Lost Kingdom of Moose Harbor & the results are even better than on the first visit.”

"I'll take my Cockles Chilled, please… This book is an absolute must buy! …masterful storytelling that leaves you wanting more…" Better World Books

"…a true masterpiece that any horror fan would treasure…" Factory Books

 Tales from the moe.Republic

A small town inn,
a bungling innkeeper,
mystery, mayhem, and misadventure in
rural Maine, unforgettable characters,
makes one very good book!

Pull up a barstool at the moe.Republic Hotel and laugh with the rest of us, as the lives and legends of the enchanted Lost Kingdom of Moose Harbor, Maine, spring to life.

This surprisingly imaginative and hilarious debut novel follows the trials and tribulations of the hotel's proprietor, the affable yet bungling, brother John. In letters to his brother Rob, reluctant investor and bass player for the real-life rock band moe., John weaves a series of interconnected stories filled with misadventure, haunting tales, and unforgettable characters.
Tales from the moe. Republic is part folktale, part comic travelogue, and a hundred percent old Yankee humor...

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Tales from the moe.Republic

"Mr. Derhaks writing style, humorous and endearing, brings the characters to life, like old friends you've known before." Boston Herald
“…a collection of inventive tall tales and hilarious misadventures …filled with creatively entertaining stories …and …a legion of roguishly entertaining fictional characters…” Relix Magazine
"I really do enjoy the book... it has a Hunter Thompson quality..." Hittin' the Note
"Great storytelling with a lot depth humor and a similar sense of adventure...once you get into it you're in for one hell of a ride." State of Mind Music Magazine
"Good old-fashioned storytelling... Derhak leads the reader from one misbegotten historical-tinged fable to another with the breathless abandon of a writer hitting all the notes." Randy Ray,
"Tales it is - but these stories make you want to visit! ...a must read!"
"There aren't many books that can make me laugh out loud..."
"Stephen King meets Prairie Home Companion meets John Steinbeck... What can I say? It's that good!" Downeast Way Times

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