Joe Hark is a drunk, a live wire, and the night marshal of Pitchfork County. He just wants the monsters, including his own cursed family, to leave him alone long enough to drown his haunted memories in an ocean of whiskey. When someone hangs a mutilated girl from a cross, it’s just the start of Joe’s latest nightmare.
As he hunts for the killer, Joe finds a nest of meth-addled cultists with roots in his own tortured past. It turns out his enemies want to call up a nightmarish god so vile, it’ll eviscerate Joe, his family, and the world at large.
Joe has no choice but to team up with unlikely allies in a winner-takes-all battle. When the power of the cult grows, Joe learns the only way to stop the destruction may be his own sacrifice.
Half-Made Girls is the first installment in the Pitchfork County series, which features graphic violence, fresh mythology, strangely disturbing images, a freight train pace, and a warped sense of humor. If you liked Lukyanenko’s Night Watch, Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files, or Clive Barker’s Weaveworld, then you’ll love this highly imaginative dark horror series from author Sam Witt.