A collection of twilight zone shorts exploring the fantasy-rich past, frightful present, and uncanny future.Enter an obscure universe known through the lives of 22 souls as the Nameless One and their ghoulish companion attempt to unlock the mysterious past of how they died. Yet, danger lurks even in the post-death realm, the Midway, and it is not keen on mortal visitors.A talking goat head, celestial beings, self-imposed existential dread, devils and demons are a small selection of what awaits in the Macrocosm.Award-winning author Konn Lavery’s short story collection explores his expanding Macrocosm, sharing the same universe as his previous works such as the horror novels Cultivate and Rave, thriller YEGman, and the dark fantasy series Mental Damnation. These interconnected tales bring everything under one, strange, unsettling, cosmos.
Literary Titan, Gold Book Award, 2021
Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards, Bronze Short Stories, 2021
N.N. Light Book Awards, Finalist Horror, 2021
The Wishing Shelf Awards, Finalist Adult Fiction, 2021
Manybooks May 2022 Horror Book of the Month
Praise for Into the Macrocosm“Konn Lavery’s Into The Macrocosm is an exceptional short story collection that explores some provocative ideas through a darkly imaginative lens reminiscent of Edgar Allen Poe or H.P. Lovecraft.” – ★★★★★ Literary Titan“I loved that this novel used these dark stories to highlight the importance of self-awareness.” – ★★★★ Arganise Campbell-Nash, Goodreads“Captivating characters and a cleverly designed, fantastical plot. A highly recommended set of shorts.” – ★★★★★ Wishing Shelf Awards“With an engaging narrative and evocative artwork, Konn Lavery’s Into the Macrocosm is an entertaining embrace of fantastical oddities and life beyond.” – ★★★★★ Lit Amri, Readers’ Favorite