This Morbid Life

by Loren Rhoads


What others have called an obsession with death is really a desperate romance with life. Guided by curiosity, compassion, and a truly strange sense of humor, this particular morbid life is detailed through a death-positive collection of 45 confessional essays. Along the way, author Loren Rhoads takes prom pictures in a cemetery, spends a couple of days in a cadaver lab, eats bugs, survives the AIDS epidemic, chases ghosts, and publishes a little magazine called Morbid Curiosity.

Originally written for zines from Cyber-Psychos AOD to Zine World and online magazines from Gothic.Net to Scoutie Girl, these emotionally charged essays showcase the morbid curiosity and dark humor that transformed Rhoads into a leading voice of the curious and creepy.

Published August 22, 2021.
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-7351876-2-4
e-Book ISBN: 978-1-7351876-3-1



Loren Rhoads is the author of The Dangerous Type, Kill By Numbers, and No More Heroes: the In the Wake of the Templars space opera trilogy. Her Lorelei stories have appeared in the books Sins of the Sirens and Demon Lovers. Other short stories have appeared in Occult Detective Quarterly, Space & Time, Weirdbook, and Best New Horror #27. Keep an eye on her at LorenRhoads.com.

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