“One of the most anticipated horror novels of 2023, Keith Rosson’s Fever House blends the occult with black-ops intrigue and twists the knob off the volume with nightmarish fury.”
When Hutch Holtz and his partner roll up to a rundown apartment complex in Portland to make a collection, the last thing they expect to find is a severed hand in the client’s fridge. They take the hand and soon realize anyone in close proximity is compelled with uncontrollable madness and violence.
Now Dark-op agents are hot on Hutch’s tail, desperate to retrieve the hand. As more of Portland’s residents fall under its spell, the city stands at the precipice of disaster.
Famous rocker Katherine Moriarty has fallen on hard times. Her equally famous husband died under mysterious circumstances, and the ongoing trauma has turned her into a recluse unable to leave her apartment. Nick, her son, has moved in to take care of her while making a living working for Hutch’s boss.
Hutch calls Nick in distress, needing someone to take the hand. Chaos ensues, with Katherine and Nick forced to evade the crazed masses and the untrustworthy government agents all while dealing with family secrets that have risen from the dead. Secrets that hold to key to humanity’s survival.
Why we’re excited about this book:
Keith Rosson’s fiction deals with unforgettable characters often faced with the strange, the uncanny, the downright unbelievable. The author of The Mercy of the Tide, Smoke City, Road Seven, and the short-fiction collection Folks Song for Trauma Surgeons, Rosson’s fiction has appeared in such publications and anthologies as Behind the Mask, Avow, Pank, Black Static, Southwest Review, Antifa Splatterpunk, and Nightmare Magazine among others. One of the most anticipated horror novels of 2023, Keith Rosson’s Fever House blends the occult with black-ops intrigue and twists the knob off the volume with nightmarish fury. Hailey Piper (Queen of Teeth) calls Fever House “Devilishly relentless … This book is concrete brutality that will leave you bruised and out of breath.”, and Robert R. McCammon (Swan Song, Boy’s Life) says “Fever House is awesome. Great writing … also scary as Hell! A really excellent book that should not be missed.” Richard Price (Clockers, The Whites) says: “Fever House is an extraordinary novel, a wild but seamless hybrid of hoodlum noir, government agency skullduggery, punk nostalgia, and the apocalypse foretold. Keith Rosson is a master.”
Unleashing from Random House 15 August 2023, Fever House by Keith Rosson is available for pre-order now.