Bram Stoker Award-Successful writer Adam Cesare launched his unique slasher novel Clown in a Cornfield final yr, which Bloody Disgusting’s personal Meagan Navarro known as “a fantastic retro slasher within the guise of Younger Grownup horror.” Meagan added, “Cesare applies an ’80s model slasher to a contemporary setting, full with social relevancy, making the small city setting simply as eerie as its homicidal, creepy clown. In different phrases, this writer doesn’t water the horror down for its Younger Grownup demographic, making it an satisfying learn for any horror fan.”
Whereas we anticipate the film adaptation, we’ve discovered that the novel’s killer clown will probably be again in Clown in a Cornfield 2: Frendo Lives, and we’re completely revealing the quilt artwork right this moment!
Moreover, we’ve been supplied with the plot synopsis that hasn’t but been revealed…
“After barely making it out of the Kettle Springs cornfields alive, Quinn’s first yr of school again in Philadelphia ought to be protected and relatively simple. All Quinn needs is to overlook what occurred and be regular once more. However as a substitute, Quinn finds that her previous received’t depart her alongside when she turns into the main target of a number of on-line conspiracy theories that declare to show that the Kettle Springs Bloodbath by no means occurred. It’s a deranged however relentless fantasy, and there’s nothing Quinn can do to get individuals to listen to the reality — not even on her personal campus or in her personal dorm room.
“So when a murderous clown assaults Quinn at a frat occasion whereas one other goes after her father in Kettle Springs on the identical time, Quinn realizes that that the details alone are by no means going to save lots of her. Her solely possibility is to return dwelling, again into the cornfields, again to the place the nightmare started, to set the file straight the one manner she is aware of how. As a result of when the reality will get misplaced within the lies, that’s when actual individuals begin to die.
“It’s an all-new horror traditional about what occurs when the reality is the very last thing we wish to consider, the sequel to the 2020 Bram Stoker Award winner.”
HarperTeen will launch Clown in a Cornfield 2: Frendo Lives on August 23, and you may pre-order your copy from Amazon right this moment. Try Matt Ryan Tobin‘s cowl artwork beneath!