On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman, and child in a remote gold-mining town disappeared, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins—and not a single bone was ever found.One hundred sixteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a history professor and his... show more
On Christmas Day in 1893, every man, woman, and child in a remote gold-mining town disappeared, belongings forsaken, meals left to freeze in vacant cabins—and not a single bone was ever found.One hundred sixteen years later, two backcountry guides are hired by a history professor and his journalist daughter to lead them to the abandoned mining town so they can learn what happened. Recently, a similar party had also attempted to explore the town and was never heard from again. Now the area is believed to be haunted. This crew is about to discover, twenty miles from civilization with a blizzard bearing down, that they are not alone, and the past is very much alive. Revised edition: This edition of Abandon includes editorial revisions.
Publish date: 2015-09-01
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Pages no: 529
Edition language: English
Wind rips through the crags a thousand feet above, nothing moving in this godforsaken town, and the mule skinner knows that something is wrong. - first sentence Okay, so the first thing I need to say is that I loved the Wayward Pines series. I thought I would love anything by Crouch. When I sta...
The mystery regarding what happened to the inhabitants of Abandon mining community a hundred years ago, is one that is yet to be solved. The mining community just suddenly disappeared on Christmas day, leaving all their worldly goods with no evidence as to what happened to them. Two guides are hired...
Going into this, I thought it was going to be a paranormal horror story but it really wasn't that at all. It's actually more along the line of a mystery/thriller. The paranormal aspect was a very small part of it and almost like an afterthought that wasn't followed through with. It's written as two ...
Christmas Eve. A whole village disappears. 120 years later some people return to Abandon to find out what happened but they are not alone. I thought the premise was really good. I was immediately interested to find out what happened to the village (and even more so how a complete village can disap...
by Blake Crouch I admit I wanted to read this because I enjoyed The Pines so much. Abandon is a ghost town with a mystery; where did everybody go? On Christmas Day 1893, the whole population of the town just disappeared without trace. Scroll ahead to modern day, and a group that includes two par...