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 Derhaks 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. Amazon.com
"I'll take my Cockles
This book is an absolute must buy!
storytelling that leaves you wanting more
a true masterpiece that any horror fan would
" Factory Books
Tales from the moe.Republic
- A small town inn,
- a bungling innkeeper,
- mystery, mayhem,
and misadventure in
- rural Maine, unforgettable
- makes one very
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
- Tales from the moe. Republic is part folktale, part comic travelogue, and a hundred
percent old Yankee humor...
- Quote the Press
- 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
of inventive tall tales and hilarious misadventures
with creatively entertaining stories
of roguishly entertaining fictional characters
- "I really do enjoy
the book... it has a Hunter Thompson quality..." Hittin'
- "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, Jambands.com
- "Tales it is - but
these stories make you want to visit! ...a must read!" Amazon.com
- "There aren't many
books that can make me laugh out loud..." Goodreads.com
- "Stephen King meets
Prairie Home Companion meets John Steinbeck... What can I say?
It's that good!" Downeast Way Times