The Concrete Grove
Imagine a place where all your nightmares become real. Think of dark urban streets where crime, debt and violence are not the only things to fear. Picture an estate that is a gateway to somewhere else, a realm where ghosts and monsters stir hungrily in the shadows. Welcome to the Concrete... show more
Imagine a place where all your nightmares become real. Think of dark urban streets where crime, debt and violence are not the only things to fear. Picture an estate that is a gateway to somewhere else, a realm where ghosts and monsters stir hungrily in the shadows. Welcome to the Concrete Grove. It knows where you live. Book One of The Concrete Grove trilogy. Gary McMahon’s chilling horror trilogy shows us a Britain many of us will recognise, while whispering of the terrible and arcane presences clawing against the boundaries of our reality!
Publish date: June 28th 2011
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
Series: Concrete Grove (#1)
Unfortunately, this one is a “nope”. I’m far enough in to know that the writing style will not work for me, but not far enough in to be able give it any kind of a rating. Ordinarily, I’d persist until at least 50 pages before making a decision about the book one way or another, and to feel comfortab...
Creepy sexual attraction to a teenager and a fairly depressing setting. Probably not a bad read, but I am not in the mood for this.
An interesting tale of what I'll call "urban decay horror". The Grove is a tainted place that contaminates not only those that dwell there, but anyone who dares enter it's environs. An atmospheric story, where the bleak shadow of despair hangs like a fog, mysterious and chilling.
Reposting because this book is free today, 5.2.14, for Kindle! Click the link below! The book opens with this quote: "One of the widespread beliefs is that hummingbirds, in some way, are messengers between worlds. As such they help shamans keep nature and spirit in balance" Great. Hummingbirds. ...
If this novel were a movie the filmmakers would have used the same bleach bypass film processing technique used for 1984. The action of this novel almost exclusively takes place in murky, gray interiors, and in dusty, crumbling city streets under overcast skies. On film, the one scene that takes pla...