In a small Arizona town, a man counts his blessings: a loving wife, two teenage daughters, and a job that allows him to work at home. Then "The Store" announces plansto open a local outlet, which will surely finish off the small downtown shops. His concerns grow when "The Store's"builders ignore... show more
In a small Arizona town, a man counts his blessings: a loving wife, two teenage daughters, and a job that allows him to work at home. Then "The Store" announces plansto open a local outlet, which will surely finish off the small downtown shops. His concerns grow when "The Store's"builders ignore all the town's zoning laws during itsconstruction. Then dead animals are found on "The Store's" grounds. Inside, customers are hounded by obnoxious sales people, and strange products appear on the shelves. Before long the town's remaining small shop owners disappear, and "The Store" spreads its influence to the city council and the police force, taking over the town! It's up to one man to confront "The Store's" mysterious owner and to save his community, his family, and his life! * Bentley Little is the author of The Mailman, The Ignored,Dominion, and University * Stephen King praised both University and The Ignored * Bentley Little's books appeal to the same readership asNew York Times bestselling authors Stephen King,Peter Straub, and Dean Koontz * Bentley Little is a recipient of the Horror Writers Association'sBram Stoker Award * We have much more coming from Bentley Little
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 1st 1998
Pages no: 431
Edition language: English
Five books in, and I have to concede that Little tells a pretty good tale. The Mailman is the standout, and The Ignored is the one that I should have ... well, ignored, but his stories still build up in a regulated fashion. I like the way his books keep building suspense from the beginning to, if no...
El Almacén reseña en español: Click aquí"The Store wants you Ask not what The Store can do for you but what can you do for The Store"The Store is a creepy horror novel about a mysterious supermarket chain that is installed in the small town of Juniper, Arizona. It seems to have any product the cust...
I liked the idea behind this novel but for some reason I had a hard time staying awake. Yes, there were creepy moments, but when a plot becomes to political I have a tendency to zone out. Still a good read, and I enjoyed the bit about the "night managers," as some one whose had their share of night...
This book was just so all over the place, that I just don't know what to rate it. 2? 2,5? 3? I think I'll settle with a 2, just because it had such a disappointing ending (but I was ready to rate it a 3 or 4 at the start).Which takes me to... The start - actually about the first half of the book was...
Loved it!!...I love good horror and this was one of the best