The Well House Chronicles
The Well House Chronicles is a series of books that cover more than 30 years in the life of Bentley Joseph Carson and his family as he confronts the ultimate evil. It is an epic tale of faith, love, revenge and redemption. The first book in The Well House Chronicles is an exciting, unique and thoughtful story of a man’s fight against unbelievable odds to save his pregnant wife. The second book deals with Ben’s subsequent fall into depression and despair and the third book deals with Ben and his friends’ quest for redemption. Part drama, part fantasy and part parable, this series is a multilayered story that spans decades and takes you on an amazing journey, from the mountains high above Boulder Colorado to the depths of hell. Ben, together with his dog, Sherman, and his family and with the help of a wizard, a shape shifter, his old friend, Claude Moran, and a Basque priest, make several journeys through the underworld, where they encounter terrifying dreams, dangerous creatures, demonic angels and fiery battles.
These books are inspired by the works of Stephen King and J. K. Rowling and are a must read by anyone who enjoys unique stories driven by magic and spells, love and spirituality with incredible character development.
The Well House
The dream is back and Ben Carson is terrified. His pregnant wife, Anne, is locked in a coma and Ben is the only person who can save her and the unborn baby, but he has no idea how to accomplish this. Anne is a psychologist who specializes in helping people overcome fears by manipulating their dreams. When three of Anne’s patients lapse into comas while using her dream control therapy, she feels responsible and sets out to help her patients by finding what went wrong with their dreams. Instead of helping her patients, Anne also ends up in a coma. Ben has experienced intense dreams since Anne lapsed into the coma and these dreams contain clues that make no sense. Ben can’t figure what a small white well house and black flying creatures have to do with Anne. Then he meets a mysterious woman named Thelma Grippe and her beautiful daughter, Penelope. What he learns from Thelma shakes him to the core, but gives him the knowledge to free Anne from the force keeping her in the coma. Once he locates the well house, Ben finds a passage to another dimension, where he searches for Anne. Ben, with the help of his dog, Sherman, travels through the realm of dreams, faces dangerous obstacles and battles demonic creatures. After a long, arduous journey, Ben finally locates the dark zone where he faces the ultimate evil that holds Anne captive. The final battle for Anne is a surprising, epic confrontation of good and evil. The Well House is an exciting, unique and thoughtful story of a man’s fight against unbelievable odds to save his wife. Part drama, part fantasy and part parable, The Well House is a multilayered tale that takes you on an amazing journey, from the mountains above Boulder Colorado to the depths of the dark zone.
The Well House II: The Revenge
The Well House II: The Revenge: The ultimate evil comes to earth in a human body to carry out a sinister plan of retribution against the man who defeated him seventeen years earlier. In 1998, Ben Carson saved his pregnant wife, Anne, from the ultimate evil. Now, in the summer of 2015, the future looks great for Ben and Anne. Their son Taylor is married to his longtime love, Jenny, and they are expecting their first grandchild. Their daughter, Molly, now almost seventeen, is a beautiful, intelligent teenager. Life has never been better for the Carson family. But that is about to change. The disturbing dreams are back and Ben is terrified. The ultimate evil force has not forgotten what Ben took from him and he is back in human form seeking revenge with the help of a handsome young man who befriends Molly and infiltrates the Carson family. This sequel to The Well House takes the reader on another incredible journey through the depths of the underworld to the gates of hell. Familiar characters return to help Ben on his journey together with a wizard, a shape shifter and a Basque priest. Ben, together with his wife Anne, his dog and his friends encounter terrifying creatures on their arduous journey to defeat evil and save the family. The Well House II: The Revenge is part drama and part fantasy and continues the exciting, unique and thoughtful story of a man’s fight against the ultimate evil. Will Ben be victorious again or will he and his family be destroyed?
The Well House III: The Redemption
The Well House III: The Redemption: The ultimate evil now roams the earth in a human body in order to set up his kingdom and rule the world.
The year is 2016, and Ben Carson has fallen into a deep depression because his son, Taylor, has been held hostage for more than a year and Ben is unable to save him. Disturbing dreams are back, which gives Ben clues on how to defeat the evil power. Familiar characters return to help Ben on his quest. Ben and his dog, together with his wife, Anne, and daughter, Molly, enter the well house, and descend into the underworld in an effort to save his son. A great wizard, a Basque priest, and his old friend, Claude Moran, also accompany Ben, together with other familiar characters. They encounter terrifying dreams, dangerous creatures, and demonic angels on several journeys through the underworld, where some lives are lost during the search for redemption.
The Well House III: The Redemption is an exciting drama that is part fantasy, part reality and part parable. It is filled with fire, magic and mystical spells, and takes you on an amazing journey from the mountains high above Boulder Colorado to the depths of hell. It continues the exciting and unique story of a man’s fight against the ultimate evil. Will Ben win the battle and gain redemption or will he, his family and friends be destroyed and the world ruled by evil? The answer can be found in the chalice, the stones, and the water. The story of Ben’s fight is finally concluded…or is it?
Michael S. Matassa was born in Dallas, Texas and now lives in Arvada, Colorado. Mr. Matassa is an attorney and a Municipal Court Judge. He attended Regis College in Denver and the University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder, Colorado.
Mr. Matassa has written three novels in a series called The Well House Chronicles and has written a screenplay for the first novel, The Well House. He has written three short stories and has several other projects under consideration including a fourth novel in The Well House Chronicles and a fairy tale. He writes under the pen name of M. S. Matassa.