Thomas M. Malafarina is an author of horror fiction from Berks County, Pennsylvania. To date, he has published seven horror novels "What Waits Beneath", "Burner", "From The Dark", "Circle Of Blood", "Dead Kill Book 1: The Ridge of Death", "Dead Kill Book 2: The Ridge Of Change" and "Dead Kill Book 3: The Ridge Of War". He has published seven collections of horror short stories; "Thirteen Deadly Endings", "Ghost Shadows", "Undead Living" "Malaformed Realities Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3" and most recently "Horror Classics". He has also published a book of often-strange single-panel cartoons called "Yes I Smelled It Too; Cartoons For The Slightly Off Center". All of his books are published through Hellbender Books, an imprint of Sunbury Press.
In addition, many of Thomas's stories have appeared in anthologies and e-magazines. Some have been produced and presented for internet podcasts and radio plays as well. Thomas has shared anthology pages with some of the biggest names in horror fiction such as Jack Ketchum, Joe Lansdale, Jonathan Maberry, and Luck McKee to name a few.
Thomas is best known for the twists and surprises in his stories as well as his descriptive, often gory passages. Thomas is also an artist, musician, singer, and songwriter. A native of Ashland, PA he now lives in Western Berks County, Pennsylvania along with his wife JoAnne.