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The Scaries at Arkalalah 2016!
[October 2016]

Layne Moore will be signing books at two events during the annual fall festival Arkalalah. Arkansas City, KS has hosted the city wide festival since 1928. Join Layne at Graves Drug, 212 S. Summit, Arkansas City, KS on Friday, Oct. 28 from noon to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All three titles and an assortment of T-Shirts will be available.

Web of the Wicked Available Now
[October 2016]

Mancave Books and author Layne Moore are proud to release the third chapter in THE SCARIES series: THE SCARIES - Web of the Wicked. It's available in trade paperback and Kindle editions at

New Character Revealed Online
[June 2016]

Mancave Books and author Layne Moore introduce the fictional character Lori Paige, who debuts in The Scaries - Web of the Wicked. Her blog and photos appear on, a website devoted to unexplained Kansas sites, but most notably, some strange happenings in a place southeast of Arkansas City known as Spooky Hollow. You can like the Facebook page at

Audiobook Development In Progress
[June 2016]
Mancave Books has entered discussions with an outside label to produce audiobooks for The Scaries series of books. No release date has been confirmed at this time. More details to be released soon.
Online Store In Development
[June 2016]
Products are being developed for a online storefront for Mancave Books merchandise. Soon you'll be able to purchase the books and other swag related to The Scaries.
From author Layne Moore: "Tasteful, useful things. Having boxes of crap lying around that nobody wants is not the idea but, cool T-shirts that express The Scaries and your style together - things like that. Having all the offical stuff in one spot with a super safe online retailer is the goal."
Cover Design For Third Book Released
[May 2016]

Earlier in May, the design for The Scaries - Web of the Wicked was released on social media for fans to get a first look at the art. Winfield, KS photographer Lori Root of Rootsquared Photography provides the artful look of the cover for the third book in the series. She also shot the cover for The Scaries - A Hollow's Revival, the second book in the series. 

Visit the "coming soon" page for more details!

Book Signing Scheduled Arkalalah Weekend

Graves Drug in Arkansas City, Kansas is hosting two book signing events for author Layne Moore during the biggest fall festival in the area - Arkalalah. Save the dates - Friday, 10/30, noon-4pm and Saturday (before the parade), 10/31, 10:30am - 1:30pm.


Limited copies of both titles will be on hand at the book signing or they can be ordered in advance online here:


THE SCARIES: A Hollow's Revival:


Graves Drug is located at 212 S. Summit, Arkansas City, Kansas. Both titles are also available in Kindle format, however signing your Kindle Fire will prove to be problematic. :)



Scaries Float Planned For Arkalalah Festival

On Saturday, October 31, the Arkansas City, Kansas fall festival Arkalalah will host a city-wide parade beginning at 2pm. Author Layne Moore and team will represent the books in a Spooky Hollow-themed float.


"Recreating a cool place like Spooky Hollow and trying to cram it into a little float is almost impossible but, the float is pretty amazing and I can't wait to represent in my home town parade," said author Layne Moore.



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