Orphans of Wonderland
Pray it’s only paranoia.Twenty years ago, journalist Joel Walker wrote a book about a ritual killing. It exploded into a bestseller and became part of the mass Satanic hysteria of the 1980s. However, his story and the evil he investigated were real and left him the victim of a nervous breakdown.... show more
Pray it’s only paranoia.Twenty years ago, journalist Joel Walker wrote a book about a ritual killing. It exploded into a bestseller and became part of the mass Satanic hysteria of the 1980s. However, his story and the evil he investigated were real and left him the victim of a nervous breakdown. For the last two decades, his has been a quiet existence far from his former home in Massachusetts. But when one of his childhood friends is brutally murdered and rumored to have been involved in bizarre medical experiments, Joel is lured back to find out what really happened.Joel must delve deep into the darkness once more, investigating all the way back to his own childhood, and the secrets he and his old friends buried there years ago. But where do paranoia and madness end and real evil begin? With the Orphans of Wonderland.
Publish date: 2015-03-03
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Pages no: 258
Edition language: English
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This book was excellent, as I’ve come to expect from Greg Gifune. Joel, a journalist with a dubious mental health history, is approached by the daughter of his old friend, Lonnie. Lonnie was murdered and his daughter convinces Joel to investigate. Joel agrees and the reader is taken on a journey d...
I've reached the point where I've run out of superlatives to describe the way in which Greg F. Gifune writes. If you've read him, you know what I mean. If you haven't, you're most definitely missing out.That said, I've also noticed some pervasive recurring themes through his works, and they no longe...
There is a world behind the world. And it is full of darkness and pain and evil.Without a doubt, Gifune is one of the best in the business. His characterizations are spot on and his stories always have a palpable sense of darkness to them. With that said, there is a lot going on in Orphans of Wonde...
This was an eARC from Netgalley.A reporter looks into the murder of an old friend, only to discover that a nearly forgotten trauma in his past is a signpost on the highway to cold sweat territory in this stunning novel. The specters of the Cold War mind control experiments of the 60s and the satanic...
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