The Black Church
When Daniel Ivanov's father dies in a freak accident, he inherits all his worldly possessions, including a hand-woven Anatolian prayer rug whose bright colors and elaborate designs have been flawlessly preserved over the past 600 years. But the young lawyer soon learns the ageless tapestry is... show more
When Daniel Ivanov's father dies in a freak accident, he inherits all his worldly possessions, including a hand-woven Anatolian prayer rug whose bright colors and elaborate designs have been flawlessly preserved over the past 600 years.
But the young lawyer soon learns the ageless tapestry is much more than it seems when he begins to see the terror-stricken faces of his loved ones within its intricate patterns. And he is suddenly plagued by vivid dreams and dark visions of a mysterious Black Church standing amid mist-shrouded mountains.
As his life unravels around him, Daniel descends into a pit of madness and terror, driven by an ancient curse that threatens to destroy everything and everyone he loves, unless he can uncover its terrible secret.
Publish date: December 17th 2013
Edition language: English
WHAT IT'S ABOUT?Daniel inherits a prayer rug following his fathers unexpected death. He begins to notice odd things about the rug as well as having dreams about a Black Church. Daniel begins to wonder if the rug is somehow tied in to other tragic events.WHAT I LIKED.-The short chapters were engaging...
Daniel Ivanov inherits his father's personal possessions after his father does in a strange accident. One of the more interesting items he receives is an old Anatolian prayer rug which he hangs on his wall. He is startled when faces of the people close to him start appearing in the rug and is horrif...
This is a quick one from Toby Tate. Reminisant of an old school Night Gallery episode, except with an ancient rug of doom, instead of a painting. I liked the pace of this one and recommend it for a fast, fun read. 3.5 Stars
Reading a novella is akin to eating your favourite chocolate bar...it's yours, it's yummy and it doesn't last very long! At the heart of The Black Church is a Transylvanian prayer rug originating from the middle ages and bringing evil death to the descendants of the original church builders. Daniel ...
Another enjoyable novella from Darkfuse. As a club member I pretty much read them the day they are released and while the styles and themes range widely, these novellas are consistently entertaining and high quality.The Black Church is the second book that I have read by Mr. Tate. His stories are ...