When Dan, 16, runs away from a terrible home life to join a circus, he has no idea what he’s getting himself into. Based on Dante’s Inferno, THE NINTH CIRCLE follows a young man’s coming-of-age as he travels with the circus through nine states. With the Ringmaster as his guide, Dan finds himself falling in love with the Bearded Lady but hated by almost everyone else, including the Strong Man, the Lion Tamers and The Sword Swallower. Meanwhile, he discovers that the performers have uncanny...
Brendan Deneen has been a professional comic book
writer since 2006, when his critically acclaimed series
SCATTERBRAIN was released. Since then, he has
worked on FLASH GORDON, CASPER THE
FRIENDLY GHOST, and many others, including the
upcoming THE ISLAND OF MISFIT TOYS original
graphic novel. By day, he is an Executive Editor at
Macmillan Entertainment, where he edits THE
WALKING DEAD novels, among many others. He also
has film and TV projects set up at MGM, Legendary
Pictures, The Weinstein Company, and others. THE
NINTH CIRCLE is his debut prose novel.