"Annihilation is upon you. The whirlwind you now find yourselves in is filled with agony and anguish. Look upon me and despair, for my design is vicious, my resolve is merciless, and your end will be horrendous!"
Within the folklore of the low countries in Europe there is an ancient nocturnal creature of nightmares, a trickster, a shapeshifting demon, merciless and horrifying, that torments its victims before killing them. This creature is still among us today, feeding on the fear of its prey.
Max is about to meet this creature and will be tested to the limits of his fear and his will to survive. There is no choice but to play at the monster's game, the consequences of which could mean the deaths of Max's mother, his girlfriend, his friends and the loss of his very soul.
Ursel has survived the horrors of WWII only to be deceived and deluded into entering into a pact with a demon, a pact that will give him riches and long life but will cost him everything he could ever love: his wife, his son and his grandson.
"Chains" is a thrilling horror novel that takes the reader on a journey to an unnamed northern Canadian town, to the cities of Belgium, to WWII Poland, to the South Manhattan Bowery in New York City, and to a place of dragons and demons.
This is a story about the links that bind us together, which are the indestructible and everlasting chains that connect our fates.