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Drummer Boy - Scott Nicholson
Drummer Boy
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A thriller from the international bestselling author of McFALL and THE RED CHURCH. One misfit kid is all that stands between an Appalachian Mountain town and a chilling supernatural force."Like Stephen King, he knows how to summon serious scares. My advice? Buy everything he writes." - Bentley... show more
A thriller from the international bestselling author of McFALL and THE RED CHURCH. One misfit kid is all that stands between an Appalachian Mountain town and a chilling supernatural force."Like Stephen King, he knows how to summon serious scares. My advice? Buy everything he writes." - Bentley Little, The Haunted"Scott Nicholson knows the territory. Follow him at your own risk." - Stewart O'Nan, A Face in the CrowdDRUMMER BOY: A Supernatural ThrillerOn an Appalachian Mountain ridge, young Vernon Ray Davis hears the rattling of a snare drum deep inside a cave known as “The Jangling Hole,” and the wind carries a whispered name. According to legend, the Hole is home to a group of Civil War soldiers buried by a long-ago avalanche. Everyone, especially Vernon Ray's dad, laughs at him...because he's different.On the eve of an annual Civil War re-enactment, the town of Titusville prepares for a mock battle. But inside the Hole, disturbed spirits are rising from their dark slumber, and one of them is heading home.And Vernon Ray stands between the battle lines of the living and the dead, caught between a world where he doesn't a belong and world from which he can never return...Scott Nicholson is author of the AFTER series, THE HOME, LIQUID FEAR, DISINTEGRATION, CREATIVE SPIRIT, THE SKULL RING, SPEED DATING WITH THE DEAD, and many more thrillers."Always surprises and always entertains."--Jonathan Maberry, Rot And Ruin"He has entered a literary shadow land between Ray Bradbury and Neil Gaiman."--Sharyn McCrumb, The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter"Scott Nicholson understands that the best horror novels achieve primal fear through a combination of sustained atmosphere, richly drawn characters, and believable if uncanny evils that draw unholy power from everyday lives."--Christopher Ransom, author of The Birthing House"A master of atmospheric suspense." --Eric Wilson, NY Times bestselling novelist
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781907190971 (190719097X)
ASIN: B003F77EP4
Publisher: Haunted Computer Books
Pages no: 359
Edition language: English
Series: Sheriff Frank Littlefield (#2)
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AudiobookReviewer
AudiobookReviewer rated it
0.0 Drummer Boy
ABR's full Drummer Boy audiobook review can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.Dummer Boy is the second in a series following The Red Church. The setting is in Titusville – somewhere on the Appalachian Mountain Ridge. This area is deeply committed to its historic past of battles during the Civil War. ...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
3.5 The Drummer Boy by Scott Nicholson
3.5 stars!I read this novel with my horror group at Shelfari. We previously read The Red Church together and enjoyed it, so we decided to read this story as well.Sheriff Littlefield is the main character in this book, but I think the other characters stole the show from him. These characters include...
Reclusive Reads
Reclusive Reads rated it
4.0
On the surface, Drummer Boy is simply an excellent regional ghost story, atmospheric, well told and with that trademark Nicholson humor. What it turns out to be is something so much more. About the deserters and the deserted, the lost souls on both sides of the veil, just going through the motions u...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
3.0
I know this has been my favorite SN book so far. I could really connect with the characters much more than in any of his other works I have read. The story flowed exceptionally well also.
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