The Dead of Winter
Publish date: October 4th 2010
Edition language: English
Yikes! This one creeped me out. Didn't make it too far before I realized I was more likely to pee my pants then enjoy myself. Since that seemed a little too embarrassing I figured I would give it a rest.
When I was younger, I used to read lots of horror novels. The first time I raided my parents' bookshelves, I took Stephen King's Firestarter (which I enjoyed) and a German copy of Pet Sematary (that didn't work out so well – my German vocab just wasn't up to the task). I'm much more of a wimp now an...
I really went into this book reading it from the perspective of a juvenile. This book was wonderful, creepy and best of all, clean! It was able to be creepy enough with using no real violence and focosing on "scenery". Absolutely a fantastic book that I know I will be purchasing for my 10 year old n...
The beginning of the novel throws the reader straight into the story, with Michael’s mother dead and Michael being forced to move in with Sir Stephen – someone Michael’s dad once saved from death - at Hawton Mere. We see Michael move in to the mansion, and then the creepy stuff starts to kick off. C...
As long as you don't expect any more than a simple Gothic ghost story from this book then you'll get exactly that. It wasn't brilliantly thought out but it was well written and pulls you straight into the story. It's a quick afternoon read, only took me about an hour to read it. There's no mention o...
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