Arrow In The Head at JoBlo.com chats with me about THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO.

July 27th, 2017

“One of the perks of my 2013 summer was reading my bro ERIC RED’s THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE (which was re-released in March BTW ). A grisly, mean spirited and action packed book (read Jake Dee’s review here). On August 1st 2017 the sequel to that bad-boy THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO (PRE-ORDER IT HERE) will gore up book shelves around the world (expect a review of it on the site soon). I recently managed to fire a couple of questions Red’s way about his upcoming novel and the impending third chapter of his “Men Who Walk Like Wolves” trilogy – here’s what he gunned back at me!

“The Wolves of El Diablo” is a Western and a werewolf story rolled up in one. So what would say is your favorite Western flick and you fav werewolf film? And your movie Bad Moon is not an option ☺?

My favorite western is The Wild Bunch. The Searchers, The Magnificent Seven, Once Upon A Time In The West, and the original True Grit are others. Bad Moon aside, don’t really have a favorite werewolf film. I guess if I had to pick, it would be old Universal The Wolfman with Lon Chaney Jr. because the Lawrence Talbot character is so classically tragic and the actor played him with such pathos. In my opinion, and people may disagree, there have not been a lot of good lycanthrope flicks throughout movie history—you’d think there must be because werewolves are so iconic a film monster but when you think about it there really aren’t, even if some have terrific special makeup effects. Werewolf films are kind of a lousy movie genre.

“The Wolves of El Diablo” is a sequel to your badass book: “The Guns of Santa Sangre”. How does the follow up differ from the first installment?

The first book was mostly set in a Mexican village in the 1800s where three American gunfighters, Tucker, Fix and Bodie are recruited by a peasant woman named Pilar to protect her town from a pack of werewolves who are Mexican bandits in human form led by a jefe named Mosca. The heroes end up kicking serious lycanthrope ass. The second book begins a month later during the next full moon where the three gunslingers rob a steam train loaded with silver protected by Mexican soldiers. The cowboys don’t know that Mosca, the leader of the werewolves they killed in the first book has a bloodthirsty vengeful bandit sister named Azul out for revenge. She and her wolf men ambush the heroes during the train robbery. Before long, the three gunfighters find themselves fighting fifty werewolves on a highballing stream train in the middle of the Mexican desert.

I like to say, using a movie analogy, The Wolves Of El Diablo is to The Guns Of Santa Sangre what Aliens was to Alien: More action, more werewolves, more silver bullets, bigger weapons. It’s a high-octane action novel. Do readers need to read the first book to fully appreciate the second one or can they go straight to Wolves? The Wolves of El Diablo can be read by itself if you haven’t read The Guns of Santa Sangre. It’s important in writing a book series that readers can start with any book in series and enjoy a self-contained complete reading experience. The trick for the author is to let them know what happened in the story up to that point without revealing too much that it would ruin the past books when they read those. The Wolves of El Diablo recaps the basic events of The Guns of Santa Sangre just enough so you know what’s going on but doesn’t give away too many spoilers…”

To read the rest of the interview go to the full article at: http://bit.ly/2vc5XSI

Check out my live YouTube interview on UK’s Chattering With Nicholas Vince.

July 23rd, 2017

We talk about my new novel THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO, western and horror books and films, and lots of other fun stuff: http://bit.ly/2upNDC2

Publishers Weekly gives a good review to my new novel, THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO.

July 8th, 2017

“In this blood-soaked weird west story (following The Guns of Santa Sangre), bad guys come with glowing red eyes instead of black hats, but they still go down in a hail of (silver) bullets. Red mixes up vengeful werewolves, roguish American outlaws, and Mexican peasant Pilar, whose love for gunman Tucker leads them to embark on a train robbery. Tucker and his buddies Fix and Bodie haven’t been paid for a previous werewolf encounter, so they plan to heist the silver shipment from the Salazar mine. Azul, sister to slain werewolf leader Mosca, wants them dead, and stolid Colonel Higuerra and his 60 federales are not letting the silver go without a fight. Red, a screenwriter as well as a novelist, places a premium on action (“Then the first of the three werewolves struck!”) over character or description. Readers will enjoy discovering the connection between Azul’s abandoned twin pups and the mysterious, hypermasculine Salazar brothers and appreciate the resolution of Tucker and Pilar’s story.”

— Publishers Weekly

THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO is now available for preorder on Amazon.com in hardcover and paperback at http://amzn.to/2sZEGBF and Kindle: http://amzn.to/2rWOFYi

THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO book signing at Dark Delicacies bookstore.

July 5th, 2017

I’ll be doing a book signing for THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO at Dark Delicacies bookstore in Burbank, California on Sunday, August 13th at 4:00 PM. The address is 3512 W Magnolia Blvd Burbank CA 91505.  (818) 556-6660

Excited to be signing again at the best horror bookstore in Los Angeles, and thanks as always to the owners Del and Sue Howison. Hope to see you there!

Check out my new interview in Fangoria on THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO and THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE.

June 27th, 2017

Read the full Fangoria article at: http://www.fangoria.com/new/blood-red-werewolves/

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THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO is now available for preorder on Amazon in hardcover, paperback and Kindle editions from SST Publications.

June 23rd, 2017

“Couldn’t put it down. The action is nonstop relentless…I can’t wait for the movie!”

-Jack Ketchum (THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, OFF SEASON, THE WOMAN)

From the publisher’s description: “In The Guns of Santa Sangre, three 1800s gunfighters battled a ferocious pack of werewolves in Old Mexico. In the sequel, The Wolves of El Diablo, the three outlaws rob a Federale steam train in the badlands of El Diablo transporting a fortune in silver bars. But when a savage werewoman, hungry for revenge on the men who killed her brother, leads her bloodthirsty gang of wolfmen in an attack on the train, the outlaws find themselves trapped on a highballing railroad in the middle of the desert fighting fifty werewolves. This time it’s bigger action, more lycanthropes, more silver bullets, and much more Werewolf Western thrills!

Available on Amazon in hardcover and paperback at: http://amzn.to/2sKgpMR.   Available on Amazon in Kindle at: http://amzn.to/2rWOFYi

“Couldn’t put it down. The action is nonstop relentless…I can’t wait for the movie!” – Jack Ketchum.

May 28th, 2017

Legendary horror author Jack Ketchum (THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, OFF SEASON, THE WOMAN) on my new novel, THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO.

The book is available for preorder in hardcover, paperback and digital editions from SST Publications at: https://www.sstpublications.co.uk/The-Wolves-of-El-Diablo.php

Dread Central on my new novel, THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO.

May 8th, 2017

“Eric Red’s The Wolves of El Diablo Begins Snarling This Summer

Posted on May 8, 2017 by Debi Moore

Los Angeles-based novelist, screenwriter, and film director Eric Red’s latest book, The Wolves of El Diablo, is Volume 2 of his The Men Who Walk Like Wolves series; and it’s heading our way this summer courtesy of Short, Scary Tales Publications. Here’s what you can look forward to:

From the Press Release:
Short, Scary Tales Publications (SST Publications) owner Paul Fry announces the release of the first two titles in Eric Red’s dark fantasy series The Men Who Walk Like Wolves.

THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE is available now, and THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO is available for pre-order in advance of its August release date.

Fry says: “I’m very happy to be publishing Eric Red’s dark fantasy series, as I’m a huge fan of werewolf novels and weird western tales. I’m really pleased to be publishing two brand new novels in the series and re-releasing the very first book that started it all (THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE) in hardcover for the very first time. This series will appeal to a multitude of fans and is a lot of fun!”

THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO Synopsis:
In THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE, three 1800s gunfighters battled a ferocious pack of werewolves in Old Mexico. In the sequel, THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO, the three outlaws rob a Federale steam train in the badlands of El Diablo transporting a fortune in silver bars. But when a savage werewoman, hungry for revenge on the men who killed her brother, leads her bloodthirsty gang of wolfmen in an attack on the train, the outlaws find themselves trapped on a highballing railroad in the middle of the desert fighting fifty werewolves.

This time it’s bigger action, more lycanthropes, more silver bullets, and much more werewolf western thrills!”

Read the full article at: http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/227587/eric-reds-wolves-el-diablo-begins-snarling-summer/

In the mail today: The hardcover new edition of THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE from SST Publications!

April 20th, 2017

Also available in paperback and digital editions at: https://www.sstpublications.co.uk/The-Guns-of-Santa-Sangre.php

The sequel THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO comes out this August.

Six-guns and silver bullets! Cowboys versus werewolves! Check out the new book trailer for my novel THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE. First time in Hardcover!

March 31st, 2017

Watch the trailer at: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ni9URx9hVFg

The book is now available in hardcover, paperback and eBook on Amazon or from SST Publications at: https://www.sstpublications.co.uk/The-Guns-of-Santa-Sangre.php

From the publisher’s book description:  “Six-guns vs. werewolves in the Old West!  They’re hired guns. The best at what they do. They’ve left bodies in their wake across the West. But this job is different. It’ll take all their skill and courage. And very special bullets. Because their targets this time won’t be shooting back. They’ll fight back with ripping claws, tearing fangs and animal cunning. They’re werewolves. A pack of bloodthirsty wolfmen have taken over a small Mexican village, and the gunmen are the villagers’ last hope. The light of the full moon will reveal the deadliest showdown the West has ever seen—three men with six-shooters facing off against snarling, inhuman monsters.”

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