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The Elementals - Michael Rowe, Michael McDowell
The Elementals
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After a bizarre and disturbing incident at the funeral of matriarch Marian Savage, the McCray and Savage families look forward to a restful and relaxing summer at Beldame, on Alabama's Gulf Coast, where three Victorian houses loom over the shimmering beach. Two of the houses are habitable, while... show more
After a bizarre and disturbing incident at the funeral of matriarch Marian Savage, the McCray and Savage families look forward to a restful and relaxing summer at Beldame, on Alabama's Gulf Coast, where three Victorian houses loom over the shimmering beach. Two of the houses are habitable, while the third is slowly and mysteriously being buried beneath an enormous dune of blindingly white sand. But though long uninhabited, the third house is not empty. Inside, something deadly lies in wait. Something that has terrified Dauphin Savage and Luker McCray since they were boys and which still haunts their nightmares. Something horrific that may be responsible for several terrible and unexplained deaths years earlier - and is now ready to kill again...
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00KXAQ7NQ
Publisher: Valancourt Books
Pages no: 242
Edition language: English
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Mike Finn - Audiobook Addict
Mike Finn - Audiobook Addict rated it
4.0 "The Elementals" by Michael McDowell
If you're looking for a deeply atmospheric, well-written and perfectly narrated novel to fill you with an inexorable dread, "The Elementals" is the book for you. "The Elementals" has a remarkably powerful, cliché-free start, that embeds your imagination in the South like a throwing knife splitting...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it
5.0 The Elementals ★★★★★
They don’t get much better than this. It’s a wonderfully slow burn of a story that builds up to a gross-out creepfest. The characters were fun, some people get what they deserve (yay!), some wholly undeserving people get it (oh no!), and the scary stuff is left satisfyingly under-explained for a lin...
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
4.5 The Elementals
by Michael McDowell You have to love a Horror story that starts with a funeral. This one had a weird aspect, but that soon got explained in a perfectly plausible manner. The deep south accent comes over easily and actually helped transport me from reality into this alternate southern world. I fo...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 The Elementals
“Oh,” he whispered, “sorry, Nails, you all right?” He smiled, remembering in what affection his mother had held the shrill bird— despite its disappointing speechlessness. He raised the cover to peer inside. The parrot flapped its iridescent, blood-red wings and stuck its beak between the bars. Its ...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
4.5 Bedlam at Beldame -4.5 stars...
Beldame - the home of three secluded houses on the Alabama coast and the summer retreat of the dysfunctional Savage and McCray families. After the death of the matriarch Marian Savage, the families retreat to Beldame for a little peace and relaxation but what they get instead is far from it. The t...
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