Bram Stoker Award-Successful creator Adam Cesare launched his authentic slasher novel Clown in a Cornfield final yr, which Bloody Disgusting’s personal Meagan Navarro referred to as “an incredible 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 creator doesn’t water the horror down for its Younger Grownup demographic, making it an pleasing learn for any horror fan.”
Whereas we anticipate the film adaptation, we’ve discovered that the novel’s killer clown will likely be again in Clown in a Cornfield 2: Frendo Lives, and we’re solely 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 must be protected and relatively simple. All Quinn needs is to neglect 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 focus 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 folks 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 similar time, Quinn realizes that that the info alone are by no means going to avoid wasting her. Her solely choice is to return house, again into the cornfields, again to the place the nightmare started, to set the report straight the one approach she is aware of how. As a result of when the reality will get misplaced within the lies, that’s when actual folks begin to die.
“It’s an all-new horror basic about what occurs when the reality is the very last thing we wish to imagine, 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. Take a look at Matt Ryan Tobin‘s cowl artwork under!