PRLog - Oct. 17, 2012 - NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Synopsis: There is a creature that lurks in the vast open deserts of the west. It can only survive on blood and, although it prefers to prey on the weak and young, it will slaughter anyone or anything, once provoked. It is unnatural, deceptive, and difficult to kill. Word about the existence of this elusive beast has not spread since anyone who has crossed paths with it did not live long enough to tell of their account.
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"Night of the Chupacabra" is a profoundly moving story about one man’s desperation to reunite with his beloved family while the lethal creature that separated them, the mysterious and ravenous chupacabra, keeps on his trail. "Night of the Chupacabra" is not only a gruesome regale of carnage, but also a unique combination of science fiction bloodshed with a more poignant tale of lost love set against a Western backdrop. The plot is an unflinching look at the impossible choices that are made for family, while knowing the consequences could ultimately lead to a fate worse than death.
Recently made famous by reports of sightings in Latin countries and throughout the western United States, "Night of the Chupacabra" is the first novel in a new anthology of Old West thrillers based on the cultural phenomenon, “el chupacabra. "The chupacabra has always fascinated me because nobody can explain exactly what the chupacabra is. Is it an animal or a monster? A mutant or an alien? Where did it come from? The only agreement there seems to be is that it feeds on blood. Even the name 'chupacabra' translates to 'goat-sucker',"
Author Hebler is already hard at work completing "Curse of the Chupacabra", the second novel in the Chupacabra Series and currently has plans to extend his anthology to five novels, with additional side short stories between each novel.
"Night of the Chupacabra" will be available in print and eBook formats. More information can be found at Michael Hebler's official author page, www.michaelhebler.com.