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Cold Moon Over Babylon - Michael McDowell
Cold Moon Over Babylon
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Terror grows in Babylon, a typical sleepy Southern town with its throbbing sun and fog-shrouded swamps. Margaret Larkin has been robbed of her innocence -- and her life. Her killer is rich and powerful, beyond the grasp of earthly law. Now, in the murky depths of the local river, a shifting,... show more
Terror grows in Babylon, a typical sleepy Southern town with its throbbing sun and fog-shrouded swamps.

Margaret Larkin has been robbed of her innocence -- and her life. Her killer is rich and powerful, beyond the grasp of earthly law.

Now, in the murky depths of the local river, a shifting, almost human shape slowly takes form. Night after night it will pursue the murderer. It will watch him from the trees. And in the chill waters of the river, it will claim him in the ultimate embrace.

The cold moon rises, the awful squishing sounds begin...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780380486601 (0380486601)
Publisher: Avon Books
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
Category:
Horror
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.5 Cold Moon Over Babylon
Can Michael McDowell write a bad horror story? I don´t know yet, because Cold Moon Over Babylon, my third book by this author, has been excellent … truly excellent, in the most terrifying kind of way. I had to look numerous times over my own shoulder, because I got the impression that someone (or so...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.5 Cold Moon Over Babylon
He imagined that he had been hypnotized by the moon, thrown into one of those trances that were common enough at night, on lonely stretches of road, to solitary drivers. “That’s it,” he whispered to himself, “I was led astray by the moon. But now the moon’s brought me home safe again . . .” Holy mo...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
4.5 Babylon & Blueberries- 4.5 stars...
"Terror grows in Babylon, a typical sleepy Southern town with its throbbing sun and fog-shrouded swamps." "Margaret Larkin has been robbed of her innocence -- and her life. Her killer is rich and powerful, beyond the grasp of earthly law." "Now, in the murky depths of the local river, a shifting...
runner
runner rated it
5.0 Delicious mix of crime and horror
This is an excellent crime story combined with colourful horror overtones! The setting is in the deep south of the US in the small neighbourhood of Babylon. From the beginning I could feel the heat and the tension and the fear that was about to stalk this rural community. The characters came alive e...
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5.0 Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell
Something stirs in the swirling waters of the River Styx...This tale of human evil and supernatural vengence is a perfectly paced blend of mystery and horror, flavored with McDowell's signature Southern Gothic style....the literary equivalent of a fine bourbon....rich, dark and powerful.Highly recom...
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