Hammer Wives

December 1, 2020
Hammer Wives

Fish-eyed mutants, oceans of insects, and flesh-eating womenwith hammers for heads. Like a real world Kilgore Trout, cultauthor Carlton Mellick III has been pumping out dozens of theweirdest, trashiest, most imaginative books you've probably neverheard of... even though you definitely should. "Hammer Wives"collects six of his most popular novelettes and short stories,including:SIMPLE MACHINESA man discovers that his body is actually a machine run by dozensof miniature clones of himself.RED WORLDA recovering junky must save his 8-year-old brother from a life ofprostitution in a surreal version of New York City... a place wherestreet kids mutate into fish-like creatures, the homelessstilt-walk through oceans of insects, and the only colors leftvisible to the human eye are shades of red.HAMMER WIVESA young man inherits ten eternally youthful wives from an estrangeduncle he never knew he had... which wouldn't have been such a badthing if they didn't have giant hammers for heads or a tendency ofbludgeoning people to death for fun, food, or sexual pleasure.LEMON KNIVES 'N' COCKROACHESCockroach-like children survive the zombie apocalypse by hidingbetween the walls of on old school building.WAR PIGIn a steam-powered underworld, a bloodthirsty pig-man boxer willsacrifice everything to prevent his son from following in hisfootsteps.THE MAN WITH THE STYROFOAM BRAINThe recently departed reflect on the stupid reasons why they soldtheir souls to the devil.