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A Winter Haunting - Dan Simmons
A Winter Haunting
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A once-respected college professor and novelist, Dale Stewart has sabotaged his career and his marriage -- and now darkness is closing in on him. In the last hours of Halloween he has returned to the dying town of Elm Haven, his boyhood home, where he hopes to find peace in isolation. But moving... show more
A once-respected college professor and novelist, Dale Stewart has sabotaged his career and his marriage -- and now darkness is closing in on him. In the last hours of Halloween he has returned to the dying town of Elm Haven, his boyhood home, where he hopes to find peace in isolation. But moving into a long-deserted farmhouse on the far outskirts of town -- the one-time residence of a strange and brilliant friend who lost his young life in a grisly "accident" back in the terrible summer of 1960 -- is only the latest in his long succession of recent mistakes. Because Dale is not alone here. He has been followed to this house of shadows by private demons who are now twisting his reality into horrifying new forms. And a thick, blanketing early snow is starting to fall ...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780380817160 (0380817160)
Publisher: HarperTorch
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Seasons of Horror (#2)
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
4.5 A WINTER HAUNTING Review
Dan Simmons returns to the territory of his classic novel Summer of Night in its sequel, A Winter Haunting. Taking place almost forty years after the events of its predecessor, Haunting sees Dale Stewart -- a recently divorced and suicidal college professor/author -- return to the small town of Elm ...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
3.0 A Winter Haunting
Easy to read, but not a bit scary and the ending was a bit of a let down. I hade hoped to finally read a really scary book but I will have to continue to look for somehting that will scare me...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0
It turns out that this book is the sequel to a book, Summer of Night, that I've never read. It doesn't seem to matter much; I understood and liked it anyway.It's a ghost story and a story about a man who has become self-destructive; an easy and entertaining read. It doesn't have the ambition of many...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
5.0
OK, this book creeped the Holy Bejesus out of me..I read it numerous years ago, yet still remember it well...It is not as good though as one of Dan Simmons other books, Drood, which is a behemouth book, but worth every second of reading it, but a 5 star-er from me because of his ability to keep the ...
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