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Interview with The Action Elite on my new novel STOPPING POWER

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Read the full interview at: https://theactionelite.com/eric-red-talks-his-new-novel-stopping-power/

Rave review from Starburst Magazine for my new thriller novel STOPPING POWER!

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021

“Prolific author and film director Eric Red has previously shown us very memorably that those long open sparsely populated highways just aren’t safe both with his screenplay The Hitcher, filmed with Rutger Hauer in 1986 and more recently with the homicidal trucker in his novel White Knuckle, which is in pre-production at the moment.

Well, put the key in the ignition and rev up, Eric Red takes us on another dizzying, high octane, pedal to the metal thriller. Stopping Power is a gripping thriller that evokes the very best cinematic vehicular mayhem movies. Imagine Vanishing Point, crossed with Speed and the infamous O.J. Simpson car chase and enjoy the wild ride. Stephanie Power is taking a well-deserved break with her teenaged daughter. They’re on a road trip in a luxury motorhome. Pulling up to refuel, Stephanie finds the motorhome and daughter missing. Both have been taken by a desperate and lethal bank robber Ilse Bakke, who demands that Stephanie drive around in her original getaway car, as a decoy for the police while Bakke drives to freedom in the other direction. If Stephanie stops, or is caught by the increasingly trigger-happy police – the daughter dies. Of course, Bakke can see everything on the live TV news feed.

Stopping Power is a rapidly paced page turner from the first paragraph, and is tightly written with a staccato beat that screams for the book to be filmed. This is Red’s uniquely visual writing style – he writes like a film director. An interesting device used to great effect in this book is applying the normal third person narrative for the bulk of the book, but using the first person for the sequences detailing Stephanie’s thoughts and feelings as the main protagonist. But IS she really the main character? Ilse Bakke as the truly psychopathic schizophrenic villain is a memorably disturbing and well drawn character, eliciting both sympathy, repugnance and fear. She is the perfect character foil to test just how far a mother will go to protect her daughter, and to explore the beginnings of Stockholm Syndrome between Bakke and her hostage.

All in all, this is another triumph for Eric Red.

4/5 stars.” – Robin Pierce, Starburst Magazine

The paperback is available in bookstores and on Amazon at amzn.to/3nKcc8V

Kindle edition will be released on December 3rd.

My novel WHITE KNUCKLE soon to be a major motion picture starring Gina Carano is back in print.

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

By popular demand, my road-thriller novel WHITE KNUCKLE currently being made as a movie starring Gina Carano is finally back in print in new trade paperback and Kindle Editions from Seidelman & Company.  Read the book that started it all that William Friedkin director of The Exorcist and The French Connection calls “Terrific stuff. Great suspense!”
Available in bookstores or on Amazon at: https://amzn.to/2WNcC5e

I’m very honored to be inducted into the Arrow in the Head at JoBlo.com Horror Hall of Fame!

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Watch the YouTube video at: https://bit.ly/3po8uAX

Rave reviews for my horror western series THE MEN WHO WALK LIKE WOLVES.

Saturday, July 27th, 2019

“Readers of director-screenwriter Eric Red’s latest Western-horror novels will rediscover an Old West genre that is an international fan-favorite in print and film.” – True West Magazine

“The Guns of Santa Sangre and The Wolves of El Diablo are wild rides that revisit the Western genre and mixes it up with a traditional horror genre monster and somehow cooks up something that is fresh, exciting and exhilarating.” – Starburst Magazine

“Bloody and brutal, The Wolves of El Diablo and The Men Who Walk Like Wolves series will please those looking for an entertaining mix of horror and breakneck action…The fast-paced and thrilling action sequences will have readers holding their breath.” – Ares Magazine

The Wolves of El Diablo is a well written, action packed, gore drenched, bullet ridden, runaway train of a tale.”– Kendall Reviews

“It’s The Magnificent Seven meets Dog Soldiers! Taut, action packed and gory as hell! I couldn’t put it down!” – Arrow In The Head at JoBlo.com

“With The Guns of Santa Sangre, Eric Red delivers a wild mash-up of action-thriller and bloody horror. This one really digs its claws into you from page one to last bite. Fast, furious, and wickedly fun. Highly recommended.” – Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author.

“In our mythos of the Old West, there are bad guys and even badder guys,  But Eric Red’s are the biggest, baddest guys of all…” – Jack Ketchum

The Men Who Walk Like Wolves #1 The Guns of Santa Sangre & #2 The Wolves of El Diablo are available in hardcover, trade paperback and eBook from SST Publications at: amzn.to/2LK48oi and amzn.to/2vvq9KE

Get your Halloween off to a howling good start by reading my werewolf western dark fantasy novels THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE and THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO!

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

From SST Publications.  Hardcover, paperback and Kindle editions now available on Amazon at amzn.to/2uxvVPt

“Blood-soaked weird west story…Red places a premium on action. Readers will enjoy.” – Publishers Weekly

“Red’s sequel to The Guns Of Santa Sangre depicts a supernatural West as it is rarely seen…Dark fantasy and horror enthusiasts will find this volume entertaining” – Library Journal

“A wild ride that along with THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE revisits the Western genre and mixes it up with a traditional horror genre monster and somehow cooks up something that is fresh, exciting and exhilarating.” – Starburst Magazine

“Bloody and brutal, THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO and THE MEN WHO WALK LIKE WOLVES series will please those looking for an entertaining mix of horror and breakneck action…The fast-paced and thrilling action sequences will have readers holding their breath.” – Ares Magazine

“THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO is a well written, action packed, gore drenched, bullet ridden, runaway train of a tale.” – Kendall Reviews

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

Starburst Magazine gives an excellent 8 out of 10 star review for my new novel, THE WOLVES OF EL DIABLO.

Friday, August 18th, 2017

“A wild ride that along with THE GUNS OF SANTA SANGRE revisits the Western genre and mixes it up with a traditional horror genre monster and somehow cooks up something that is fresh, exciting and exhilarating.” – Robin Pierce, Starburst Magazine.

Read the full review at: http://bit.ly/2wpfVQs