I couldn’t help but enjoy the noir-like tone. Stacks Fischer can really entertain with his raw-boned and gritty point of view.
An interesting primary character. The world builds nicely through the story’s actors. Unfortunately, Doctor Sleep doesn’t deliver something satisfying.
The book-signing party finished with a whirlwind. Gully had been carried out too many beers later.
Don’t try to plug this book into a genre. If you must, consider this speculative fiction. But with a mystery to solve, elements of a thriller and an overshadowing sci-fi tale, it’s probably best to label Pines by Blake Crouch a good story.
King’s 2003 revision was badly needed. This revision sets the story in a way that the reader can far better appreciate what happens in books two and beyond.
The Picture of Dorian Gray remains a great example of Gothic fiction. The only novel ever written by Oscar Wilde, this book published for the first time in July 1890.
And that’s how I entered Yharnam: alone, confused, and threatened. My plight rarely improved unless I beckoned another hunter. Unless that hunter turned out to be a Vileblood adversary.
This story starts off fast and only continues to build tension and, finally, horror. The book is really two stories, a backstory remembered and current events. But everything comes together for the main character, Malorie, at the end for a satisfying conclusion.
I’ve met a film writer and producer who used to live in the Chicago area. Zac now resides in Los Angeles with his alter ego Jeff the Killer. Zac (Or is it Jeff?), who remains a die-hard Cubs fan, has written and produced numerous music videos, commercials and original short films. All of this work
From a dark reality, I wake into an even more terrible dream. Scattered instruments meant to heal, they now serve some butcher’s purpose. Dark blood and useless victims litter the clinic. Silent as a grave. This nightmare couldn’t get worse. But then I see the Scourge Beast’s glowing eyes.