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The Shimmer - David Morrell
The Shimmer
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781593155377 (1593155379)
Publisher: Vanguard Press
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Gurglings of a Putrid Stream
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream rated it
2.5 The Shimmer by David Morrell
David Morrell's acknowledged inspiration for The Shimmer is the phenomenon known as the Marfa lights. The lights are colored, basketball-sized orbs of light that appear occasionally throughout the year near the small, west Texas town of Marfa. They have been embraced by some UFO and paranormal enthu...
MRHill rated it
4.0 The Shimmer
Take a mysterious natural phenomenon like the Marfa Lights, a famous movie classic like "Giant," toss in a sinister military weapons project, mix well with a heart-wrenching love story, and what do you get? David Morrell's "The Shimmer," a fast-paced, page-turning sci-fi thriller."Shimmer" takes pla...
Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it
2.0 The Shimmer
Strange lights appear in the sky above the town of Rostov, Texas. Dan Page’s wife disappears on the way to her mother’s house and is found mesmerized by the lights. When police officer Dan finds her with the help of the local police department the “shoot ‘em up” action starts. As much as I enjoy ...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
This was a fabulous thriller with some very nice supernatural elements but realistic enough to make you think this could actually be happening. Especially since it is all based on true events, as the author tells in the afterword. I greatly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys thrillers.
That's What She Read
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0.0 The Shimmer
"This is my first experience with David Morrell's work. I can see how he would be considered a great thriller writer. Unfortunately, I suspect that The Shimmer is not an example of his best work, which is extremely disappointing because it has such great potential. [return][return]The premise itse...
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