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The Ruins - Scott B. Smith
The Ruins
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Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights, making friends with fellow tourists. When the brother of one of those friends disappears,... show more
Trapped in the Mexican jungle, a group of friends stumble upon a creeping horror unlike anything they could ever imagine.Two young couples are on a lazy Mexican vacation–sun-drenched days, drunken nights, making friends with fellow tourists. When the brother of one of those friends disappears, they decide to venture into the jungle to look for him. What started out as a fun day-trip slowly spirals into a nightmare when they find an ancient ruins site . . . and the terrifying presence that lurks there.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307278289 (030727828X)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 509
Edition language: English
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Blog of love, inspiration & kindness rated it
3.0 The Ruins
What do you think is the absolute worst thing that can happen to you when you go on a well-deserved vacation with your girlfriend and with your friends? The answer to this horror novel is not a lost luggage on an airport or kidnapping or a disappearance of a friend of sorts, but more holding you, yo...
Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
5.0 THE RUINS Review
It'd been a while since I read a book that horrified, sickened, and amazed me in equal measure; The Ruins did all those things with ease. I was shocked at just how much I loved this novel. I did not expect it to totally blow me away. The characters are mostly unlikable and infuriating, and I must ad...
My Journey to Become Pretentiously Literate
My Journey to Become Pretentiously Literate rated it
2.0 The Ruins
"The Ruins" is paced well enough to make for an entertaining and chilling weekend read, but its source of conflict is exhaustively hopeless and its cast is too unlikeable to stick with you for long. I stumbled upon "The Ruins" in search of nature-related horror. My favorite genre of horror involves ...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
3.5 Pretty Good
Some people are going to think I rated this too low, but supernatural suspense thrillers are not my game so it loses a star just for that. As its type though, it's pretty damn good. An in depth review would reveal too much to the potential reader, so let's just say once you get started it will be ha...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
2.0 The Ruins
I listened to the audiobook and It starts out ok with the group going into the jungle to look for the missing brother. There is a lot of tension and suspense on what they are going to find in the jungle but then it just turns into a bad b rated movie. And what they found in there that was suppose to...
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