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Ronald Scala



Born in a former century Ronald Joseph Scala grew up in western Pennsylvania on “Poe” Drive, hence a lifelong interest in horror fiction.

While in college a pivotal event transformed him from an avid reader to an aspiring writer. He came upon an abandoned barn littered with the remains of… well, you’ll have to read the book to get the details. Anyway, the strange events that occurred on that day in 1975 inspired Ron to eventually write his first horror novel. Ron has also written numerous short horror tales, many compiled in a short story collection published by eTreasures Publishing.

Ron makes ends meet with a day job as a Medical Physicist. He practices in eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania where he lives with his family.

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The Long Hour Before Light

 longhourbeforelight-small.jpgDare to venture into darkness. Dare to step into the unknown. If you have the courage, you will find horrors beyond your imagination. 

In this nightmare world, you will find punishment doled out from the grave, an art gallery whose painted horrors call out to you, and a portal to the fires of perdition. 

You will meet Old Gods who crave human flesh and visit terrifying forests where the greenery hungers for flesh and blood and an old barn where people familiar to you by day become monsters at night.  

Dare to read The Long Hour Before Light, a collection of the most terrifying short stories yet from author Ronald Joseph Scala.