The Mourning House
"Lyrical prose creates an atmosphere of eerie claustrophobia, flawless pacing, and a plot that unfolds into a quietly shattering climax. Fans of literary horror will enjoy this compelling, haunting story." —Publishers WeeklyDevastated by tragedy, Dr. Sam Hatch is a shadow of his former self. He... show more
"Lyrical prose creates an atmosphere of eerie claustrophobia, flawless pacing, and a plot that unfolds into a quietly shattering climax. Fans of literary horror will enjoy this compelling, haunting story." —Publishers WeeklyDevastated by tragedy, Dr. Sam Hatch is a shadow of his former self. He travels the byroads of America, running away from a past he cannot escape. There is no salvation for him.And then he sees the house. Like a siren, it calls to him. Yet the house is not what it appears to be. Is it a blessing, a gift...or a curse?"The atmosphere in this story is claustrophobic and terribly frightening. The house closes in on you, Mr. Malfi’s prose is suffocating, tragic and heart wrenching. This story will scare you and leave you shaken, with an ending that will literally take your breath away." —Peter Schwotzer, Literary Mayhem
Publish date: December 18th 2012
Publisher: Delirium Books
Pages no: 182
Edition language: English
I am a great fan of Ronald Malfi and think his writing is full of eloquence and heartbreaking moments. He has a descriptive style that is very easy to read and always draws the reader in. In The Mourning House we meet Sam Hatch a deeply disturbed and unhappy individual who has moved to an isolated ...
"The Mourning House" is a very creepy haunted house tale.Dr. Sam Hatch suffers the loss of his young family in a brutal automobile accident. Dropping out of life, Sam begins a decline that may be the side effects of anxiety meds, insanity or a haunting.Malfi keeps you on the edge of your seat wonder...
Sam Hatch has the perfect life, successful, lots of friends, lovely family, all until a car crash robs him of everything, with his family gone he’s now a shadow of the man he was and tormented to the point of drifting through life with no destination and no dreams.During his travels a strange compul...
I lost my Kindle before I wrote this so I cannot recall the names precisely. Suffice it to say a man has a car crash where he gruesomely loses his wife and child. He cannot seem to put it behind him. The dilapidated house he rents at the beach to fix up literally turns into the nightmare he was tryi...