Those Across the River
Publish date: 2011-09-06
Publisher: Ace Hardcover
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
So I decided to go ahead and use this book for the In the Dark, Dark Woods square, because it actually does take place pretty squarely in the woods and it helps me keep the mystery secure of what actually lies beyond the river! Trust me, to spoil that would be to spoil the enjoyment of this whole bo...
Haunted by memories of the Great War, failed academic Frank Nichols and his wife have arrived in the sleepy Georgia town of Whitbrow, where Frank hopes to write a history of his family’s old estate—the Savoyard Plantation—and the horrors that occurred there. At first their new life seems to be every...
*Sigh*. This book had such great potential and loads of missed opportunities. It follows a couple, Frank and Eudora, moving to a small town in the Depression-era South. Frank has inherited a house and land that stretches back generations and he travels there to write what he hopes to be a bestselle...
I am unsure how to rate this one. It was written well, but felt choppy at times and the pacing was a bit slow. I liked it, but it was missing something that I just can’t put my finger on. The relationship between Frank and Eudora seemed forced and didn’t get fully realized on the page for me and I a...
The story, which begins in the early ‘30’s, immediately creates interest and curiosity in the reader. What horror is living in the woods near town? Frank Nichols and Eudora Chambers have moved into their castle in Whitbrow, GA, after being basically banished from Ann Arbor, MI. Will it be their nigh...