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David K. Montoya

The first collection of stories David K. Montoya has published since The World of Myth Anthology: Volume II three years ago, It's A Dark Ride includes thirteen short stories and one poem, and "The Leftovers," Montoya's original e-book, which attracted thousands of online readers and became his most popular short story of the decade. "The Leftovers," published here on paper for the first time, is the story of a man, who's main job in a post zombie apocalypse is to clean the area of any zombie leftovers. In "Last Supper," a mysterious man's nightly dinner turns very, very bloody when the waitress learns the truth. And in "Call of the Blackbird," death waits an elderly man in the form of a raven or two... hundred. Whether writing about encounters with the dead, the undead, or about the people about to be dead, David K. Montoya is at the top of his form in these thirteen dark tales assembled in It's A Dark Ride.




David K. Montoya was first published in 1992 with the release of an independent comic book entitled, M-Team. In a span of ten years, he wrote over two hundred stories for that genre. At the turn of the millennia, went to work as a Producer on a small horror film and co-wrote the script for Body Bag. The following year, went back into comics with the release of a one-shot named, American SmasH. In 2003, fell in love with traditional literature and begin writing short stories. From then until now, he has written eighty-two stories. Like the multi-award winning series THE END and his up-and-coming novel, a murder mystery, to be released soon.
Montoya has been published in a wide variety of publications The World of Myth: Anthology Volumes I, II and III, Weird Mask Magazine, The World of Myth Magazine, Zombie EPICdemic Anthology, Getting Short Stories Published: A Guidebook and his own anthology of dark stories titled as an ode to his mentor's book, It's A Dark Ride.
That is only the writing side of him, as he prefers to stay private. He lives in Southern California with his three children, dog and his annoying cat.

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