Sam is one of the three main characters in my horror novel Maledicus The Investigative Paranormal Society Book 1, and he will be the central character in book 2 of this series, which will be released in February, Gallows Hill.
How often do people hide the truest parts of themselves from the world?
Samuel Sadlowski, a retired homicide detective of the Bethberg, PA Police Force, is one of the three central characters in my horror novel Maledicus: Investigative Paranormal Society Book I. In many ways he projects a carefully cultivated image of a guy who doesn’t care about his appearance or what others think of him. He dresses in beat up old clothes, eats very fatty foods, and is overweight. He also has a reputation, also carefully developed, as being a tough guy—after having served in active combat as a Marine in the Vietnam War and a police officer, the people in the area know that he is able to handle himself in physical confrontations.
This self-created image is what he uses to hide his deep sorrow about his son’s suicide, and it serves to keep others…
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