British Fantasy Society Best Novel (nominee)
Dan and his wife Evie had buried the past a past in which Dan was a poet and a member of a radical cult which the FBI eventually hunted down and destroyed. Now in a world without a past, in a land of celluloid dreams, what was once killed has come alive again... Jude - his lover, his inspiration, his past has returned. But Jude has been dead and buried for along time. Now she has come back for his family and his soul. And as the hot winds blow down the mountainside, the flames begin to lick at the California sky. SALES POINTS: Etchison's previous novel from Raven, SHADOWMAN, received wide coverage and critical acclaim; Etchison is a contemporary of Stephen King, James Herbert and Clive Barker. Acclaimed for his short stories, the author has now turned his talent to novels and should receive the attention and readership he deserves; In the US Etchison's sales are on par with Robert R McCammon and Dan Simmons. THE AUTHOR Dennis Etchison is a multiple winner of the World Fantasy and British Fantasy Awards. He has been called "America's premier writer of horror stories".
"One of horror's most exciting talents." - Peter Straub
Used availability for Dennis Etchison's California Gothic
June 1995 : USA Hardback
September 1995 : UK Paperback
May 1995 : USA Mass Market Paperback
October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition