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The Ruins - Scott B. Smith
The Ruins
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In the wild interior of the Yucatan, far from the lazy beaches of Cancun, two young couples and some new-found friends venture to the site of an acient Mayan temple, in pursuit of another in their group. What started out as a day trip turns into a nightmare when they reach the ruins...and... show more
In the wild interior of the Yucatan, far from the lazy beaches of Cancun, two young couples and some new-found friends venture to the site of an acient Mayan temple, in pursuit of another in their group. What started out as a day trip turns into a nightmare when they reach the ruins...and discover the terrifying presense that lurks there.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307389718 (0307389715)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 509
Edition language: English
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Me2Me's Blog
Me2Me's Blog 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...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it
4.0 The Ruins
Just what I needed: a Crichton-esque adventure but more gory to pass a rainy weekend, a justification for me being a homebody, a reason I will never get near a rafflesia plant (just sayin... it freaks me out), characters I could relate to so that reading their thoughts was compelling, but not empath...
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...
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