Harrow House Series, Book 1 -- There are places that hold in the traces of evil, houses that become legendary for the mysteries and secrets within their walls. Harrow is one such house. Psychic manifestations, poltergeist activity, hallucinations, and other residue of terror have all been... show more
Harrow House Series, Book 1 -- There are places that hold in the traces of evil, houses that become legendary for the mysteries and secrets within their walls. Harrow is one such house. Psychic manifestations, poltergeist activity, hallucinations, and other residue of terror have all been documented in Harrow. It has been called Nightmare House. It is a nest for the restless spirits of the dead. When Ethan Gravesend arrives to inherit Nightmare House, he does not suspect the horror that awaits him -- the nightmare of the woman trapped within the walls of the house, or the endless crying of an unseen child. Unabridged dramatic reading by Michael Taylor of Books In Motion. 5.25 hours of listening. 5 CDs in a durable plastic Books In Motion "Commuter CaseTM"
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 1st 2004
Publisher: Leisure Books
Pages no: 340
Edition language: English
Series: Harrow House (#1)
Meh. That's pretty much my thoughts regarding this book. I didn't love it, but I didn't hate it, either. I do feel pretty let down, though. From the synopsis, I was expecting a truly scary tale. Sadly, that's not what I got. It wasn't frightening in the least. The characters were flat, the writing...
Rose: I've read the first title on my horror expansion list, and it was a corker. Douglas Clegg never fails to bring the fear, and this prequel to the Harrow House series was hallucinatorily terrifying. It's must-read if you are fascinated by cults, Magick, and the idea of esoteric knowledges. Cave...
Sometimes you can read a book at just the right time and enjoy it more than you know you would have at another moment in time. This is one of those reads for me. I read it in a couple of hours while trying to download a program on my computer that was giving me problems. The story was a little slow...
I expected more of a *pop* from this book based on the description of it. It was good, but didn't quite rise to *pop*. I do have more by this author on my TBR list and will read them.
I know Doug, and I had already read this book. But re-reading it by listening to the audio version, I spooked myself to the point that I turned on the dome light in my car and checked to make certain no one was hiding in the back seat. :D