If Sergio Leone and Quentin Tarantino had a book baby!
"Forget emergency landing procedures. When reading Twitch and Die! all one can do is hold on for dear life."
"If there was a top to be over, Twitch and Die! removed it completely with both terrible and electrifying results. I couldn't turn away."
Reading entire novel in one sitting can result in fever, irrational bladder syndrome, and an insatiable urge to "Mess with Texas."
Two populist Texan folk-heros, Chancho Villarreal and James Starr, embark on a mission of political endorsement, but what they find is a hill country rife with fear and rumor. A so-called Angel of Death is executing individuals infected by a terrible plague, and the company mining town at the epicenter has gone dark.
It's up to Chancho and his worst enemy to navigate a world of shifting allegiances while uncovering the truth about a plague and its infected who refuse to die quietly.
"Disguised as double-fisted pulp fiction, the Lost DMB Files resurrect a forgotten history. The life's work of author David Mark Brown, mysteriously disappeared in the 1930's, has only recently taken on new life surrounding the controversy that these "lost files" are more than mere fiction. Let the reader decide for her or himself." ~ Professor Jim Buckner
Note from the Editor
The Truth in History Society (THS), commonly known as lost file conspiracists, have beat their drum for nearly a dozen years. I, like most, ignored them. Unlike most, I was kidnapped. While initially ticked off by this, not getting exploded (another story altogether) ultimately balanced the scales.
Since then I have rigorously set about curating and editing all known Lost DMB Files while maintaining as scientific of an approach to these pulpy stories as possible. Now I count myself among the zealous believers in their authenticity, not simply as pulp fiction, but as journalistic tales preserving historic fact.
My promise to the reader is to seek out these Lost DMB files and present them to you unabridged and unaltered from their original intent for as long as I am able. I also vow to do my best to allow you to draw your own conclusions as to their historical value and contemporary commentary. (I'll refrain from my preachy tendencies as best I can!)
Finally, be forewarned. Becoming lost in these "lost files" and the world they reconstruct is difficult to resist. May what once was lost be found.
Professor Jim "Buck" Buckner
All Currently Known Lost DMB Files (including assumed gaps)
Reefer Ranger (#9)
Del Rio Con Amor (#14)
Fistful of Reefer (#17)
The Austin Job (#18)
Hell's Womb (#22)
Get Doc Quick (#24)
McCutchen's Bones (#25)
Twitch and Die! (#26)
Paraplegic Zombie Slayer (#35)
Fourth Horseman (#43)
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David has published non-fiction as well as novels, shorts and novellas within the Lost DMB Files universe. Feel free to google, poke, fan or like him, but do it fast before he's disappeared by the FBI. (After that all inquires will have to be sent through the Dept. of Homeland Security.) Raised in Central Texas, David Mark Brown learned to ride horses at a young age. Then learned to hate them after a disastrous attempt to impress a girlfriend. He was five. Turning instead to a life of poetry and prose he eventually migrated north to the University of Montana (the Berkeley of the Rockies) and became the Redneck Granola. Falling in love with a chainsaw wielding mountain woman forced him to reconsider his chosen career path--Hemingway on a sailboat. Instead he illuminated the path of life to college students as a spiritual guide for over a dozen years while his wife (now a pharmacist) squirreled away enough acorns for David to embrace the sultry world of commercial fiction. After legally snatching a little Vietnamese boy and creating another son via more natural means the happy family settled in Idaho. David still rides horses, but only in black and never for fun. Enjoy the show!
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 244 pages. 8.50x5.50x0.61 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1477558357