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Zombie Worms Ate My Hamster

”Zombie worms ate my hamster,” the bloke said with particular emphasis on every word, as though Singh was the nutter. “… And my grandma, and Mr Halliwell from next door and… maybe others, I dunno.” He shrugged – Extract from ‘Zombie Worms Ate My Hamster’ by K.T. Davies

In the course of his career Detective Sergeant Agyapal Singh has found a body in a suitcase, and learnt what dead donkey arseholes smell like, but nothing could prepare him for a case like this.

This anthology starts off with possibly the best title short story I’ve ever read. How can you beat Zombie Worms Ate My Hamster? On one hand it is really simple but there is as just something about the way that the words hang together that makes me want to say it again. Zombie Worms Ate My Hamster. After reading that title I had high hopes for that story and K.T. Davies did not disappoint. It was fun and disturbing in equal measure and a real pleasure to read. It was a great way to start a book and was my favourite story. – Tony’s Thoughts

Zombie Worms Ate My Hamster appears in the anthology ‘Worms’ from KnightWatch Press

If ever an anthology did exactly what it said on the tin, this one would be precisely it. And why not? Worms have been fine horror fodder for a number of years now, and it was something that Editor Alex Davis always wanted to explore. Insects have always been a sort of fear for him. Worms was the one that felt that he could just about manage – although he has to admit that there were still plenty of uncomfortable moments in reading through these tales. So step on in and read this glorious, gruesome, squirmy anthology about – Worms.

Worms is available on Kindle and in paperback from Amazon UK.

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