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The Wicked - James Newman
The Wicked
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AN ANCIENT EVIL RISES...BURNS...KILLS... After a fire consumes the Heller Home for Children, the residents of Morganville, North Carolina thought they knew evil... They were wrong. Unaware of the turmoil in their new hometown, the Littles--David, Kate, and seven-year-old Becca--are moving from... show more
AN ANCIENT EVIL RISES...BURNS...KILLS... After a fire consumes the Heller Home for Children, the residents of Morganville, North Carolina thought they knew evil... They were wrong. Unaware of the turmoil in their new hometown, the Littles--David, Kate, and seven-year-old Becca--are moving from New York City to Morganville in hopes of repairing their own lives, which were recently shattered by an act of sexual violence. Before long, David realizes that his family's troubles are worse than he could ever have imagined. An ancient demon lurks beneath the town of Morganville, an unholy creature conjured into existence by the Heller Home tragedy. Its name is Moloch. It is hungry for the souls of the townspeople. But most of all, Moloch wants the children. It will not rest until it has them. All of them.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780615419008 (0615419003)
ASIN: 0615419003
Publisher: Shock Totem Publications
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Category:
Horror
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runner
runner rated it
3.0 The Wicked
Enjoyable but for a real treat read Mr Newman's Ugly as Sin...truly great ending and an amazing story...still thinking about it long after having read...
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror
Evans Light - The Light Brothers Horror rated it
4.0 The Wicked
3.5 rounded up to 4 - and justifiably so, because the bonus story "The Boaracle" was the perfect way to end it. The ads in the back were a nice touch as well. I enjoyed this well-told tale quite a bit, and did my best to read it in the spirit intended: as a cheesy 80's horror paperback, my favorite...
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
4.0 The Wicked by James Newman
The Wicked is a top notch, born in the 80’s type horror story, eerie, gory, sexually inappropriate at times and a barrel load of fun. David, Kate and their daughter Becca leave New York and move to Morganville a small town in North Carolina. There’s a lot of tension in the family, David never wan...
Kitty Horror
Kitty Horror rated it
4.5 Wicked Treat.
4.5*WHAT IT'S ABOUTThe Littles move to Morganville to start a new life after a violent incident in New York. However, Morganville is not the sleepy little town they imagined.WHAT I LOVED-It was a whole lot of fun to read and reminded me of why I love horror.-The central characters were fleshed out n...
11811
11811 rated it
4.0 The Wicked
A successful emulation of cheesy 80's horror. I had fun reading this one.
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