Scarecrows (Childhood Fears)
They do more than frighten birds. Much more.Early one morning in the fall of 1964, Robert searched for his missing six-year-old daughter, Cathy. He found her asleep in a nearby cornfield, covered in blood and holding a small axe. A few feet away lay the mutilated body of her classmate... show more
They do more than frighten birds. Much more.Early one morning in the fall of 1964, Robert searched for his missing six-year-old daughter, Cathy. He found her asleep in a nearby cornfield, covered in blood and holding a small axe. A few feet away lay the mutilated body of her classmate Emily.Assumed guilty of murder, Cathy lived in a hospital for insane children. She always gave the same account of what happened. She talked of murderous scarecrows that roamed the cornfield on moonlit nights. Her doctors considered her delusional. The police, her neighbors and the press thought she was dangerous. And so she remained incarcerated. No one believed her. That was a mistake.
Publish date: 2015-05-05
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Pages no: 100
Edition language: English
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 6year old Cathy is thought to be responsible for the murder and mutilation of a classmate and is institutionalised for her supposed crimes. Her stories of murderous scarecrows roaming the cornfields at nig...
I received a free copy of Scarecrows from the publisher in return for an honest review. I was really looking forwards to delving into this one. It promised scarecrows, corn fields, a mutilated body and a little girl who sees scarecrows murdering people in the dark of night. It had to be good, righ...
Ever since I managed to catch the hard-to-find and low-budget Scarecrows on video in the late '80s, I've had a bit of fascination with tales concerning this genuinely creepy type of creature. So when new-to-me author Christine Hayton's first first foray into horror popped up on Netgalley, I was all ...