Bad Games: A Novel
PARTICIPATION IS NOT AN OPTION...The Lambert Family is heading to Crescent Lake, a rural cabin community in western Pennsylvania, for an idyllic weekend getaway. Some fishing, some barbecue, some games...The Fannelli brothers are heading to Crescent Lake too. Some stalking, some kidnapping,... show more
PARTICIPATION IS NOT AN OPTION...The Lambert Family is heading to Crescent Lake, a rural cabin community in western Pennsylvania, for an idyllic weekend getaway. Some fishing, some barbecue, some games...The Fannelli brothers are heading to Crescent Lake too. Some stalking, some kidnapping, some murder, definitely some games...though not necessarily the type of games the Lamberts had in mind. But it doesn't matter. The Lamberts are going to play whether they like it or not.An intense psychological thriller, Bad Games has the dark, mind-bending chills of The Bad Seed combined with the fish-out-of-water dread and suspense of Deliverance. So let Jeff Menapace's highly anticipated suspense thriller keep you up all night as it delves into the mystery of nature versus nurture when comprehending the evil in man, along with the will and determination an innocent family must summon to fight back against horrific odds.BONUS! Includes the first chapter of the pulse-pounding sequel, Vengeful Games. ***Praise for Jeff Menapace and his award-winning short fiction:-Winner of the 2011 Red Adept Reviews Indie Award for Horror "I find the author to be ridiculously talented." -MichelleR, Red Adept Reviews "If you liked Jonathan Kellerman's Guilt, you'll love Bad Games. Read on if you dare!" -indiereader.com"This book kept me very lonely at night. Why lonely? My wife wouldn't hang out with me until she was done. So if you liked Bad Games, you might want to check Vengeful Games out!" -Editor, OHFB.com"This psychological thriller will keep you totally captivated and enthralled." -Top Ten Psychological Thrillers
Publish date: February 27th 2013
Publisher: Mind Mess Press
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
Series: Bad Games (#1)
This was a great thriller/horror novel. The two brothers are deliciously evil, and they have humor which is great. These are interesting villains. I can't wait to read the other two. Geez!
I was hoping for this to be a thrilling read, but it just fell flat. It felt like watching an episode from Criminal Minds with a bad direction and a bad bad script.I was expecting twists but there was nothing that made me go 'wow i didn't see that coming' that psychological thrillers have, maybe i w...