The broken windows of the abandoned sanitarium are foreboding and ominous, yet darkly inviting. The inmates have long since departed, but their suffering remains imprinted on the stagnant air of the empty wards. The door at the front of the overgrown madhouse has been ripped from its hinges. It would be easy to cross the threshold, but we hesitate. There is a chill emanating from the gaping entrance. What demons or ghosts lurk in the shadows of the rotting insane asylum? What horrors will befall us if we choose to step inside? Walk beside Wheeler through the maze of the Old Asylum. Follow his echoing footsteps into the darkest corners of the abandoned mental hospital. Long time Weird NJ correspondent Wheeler Antabanez is uniquely qualified to open doors at the Old Asylum that no one even knew existed.

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“wonderfully sick reading... It's the long-term history he has with these spaces that lends authenticity to the fiction... adrenaline pumping, police-avoiding, flashlight-wielding action... ideal for people who need a break from happy endings.” –Weird NJ 

The Old Asylum and Other Stories
Wheeler Antabanez
ISBN: 978-1-944697-01-3 (paperback)
ISBN: 978-1-944697-02-0 (ebook)
Fiction/Literature
150 Pages
Illustrated
Pub date: June 2016
Sagging Meniscus Press

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