-Scott Nicholson, author of The Red Church and After: The Shock
"THE CONGREGATION is one hell of a good book. No, scratch that. It's an amazingly vicious, yet beautifully realized, exploration of justice and loss and guilt. With THE CONGREGATION, Aric Mitchell has proven he's got the goods. He's jumped headlong into the big leagues. This book will run you through the emotional ringer, and I guarantee you'll love every minute of it."
-Joe McKinney, author of Flesh Eaters and Mutated
Sometimes the legends are real.
What if in one horrible moment you made a decision you were forced to repeat over and over? What if God’s punishment was that you had to kill everything you ever loved? Would you sell your soul to the Devil?
Charles Cain did. But now after centuries of suffering, he feels a presence. A face from his past has come to destroy him. That face is waiting along with seven others in the confines of an abandoned church. They are lost, alone, terrified, and unaware of the power they possess, or the evil stalking their every move.
For Charles, the destroyer is his salvation.
But for the others—God help the others…