When We Fall
In the summer of 1985, thirteen-year-old Ben Brendel, still grieving the loss of his best friend, forms an unlikely friendship with the seventeen-year-old girl across the street. Aubrey Rose shares his love for film and soon helps him rekindle his passion for filmmaking. But shortly after their... show more
In the summer of 1985, thirteen-year-old Ben Brendel, still grieving the loss of his best friend, forms an unlikely friendship with the seventeen-year-old girl across the street. Aubrey Rose shares his love for film and soon helps him rekindle his passion for filmmaking.
But shortly after their first film is sent to the developing lab, Ben finds himself haunted by bizarre visions and nightmares. And when he brings the film home, nothing can prepare him for the dark secret it will reveal, bending the fragile bonds of family and friendship past the breaking point, and testing the courage and strength of a boy on the cusp of manhood.
WHEN WE FALL is a dark coming-of-age tale you won't soon forget.
Publish date: 2014-04-15
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
It's 1985 and 13 year old Ben has just attended the funeral of a boy he despised, he still grieves for his best friend who died the year before, they were inseparable and were obsessed with making 8mm movies. Ben soon strikes up a friendship with Aubrey Rose who agrees to help him make one of his 8m...
I really enjoy coming of age stories with a little darkness to them, something that provides an edge and Peter Giglio has written a little gem in When We Fall. On the heels of two classics that I’ve read this year, Boy’s Life by Robert McCammon and The German by Lee Thomas, the only thing that lets ...
Darkfuse is publishing some very fine fiction in the mystery/crime, horror, and science fiction genres, and I was excited to see Giglio join their group of authors. I first encountered Giglio in his really fine collection of short stories, Sunfall Manor, which I also wholeheartedly recommend.Peter ...
And so finally after some poor offerings from DarkFuse publishing I read a short novella that is simple slick and brilliant. Ben is in the process of making the short but painful journey from boy to man where those care free days of childhood are left behind and the harsh world of the adult with all...
I really dug this one from Peter Giglio. It read quick and smooth. The characters were fleshed out very well and the story had a rhythm and flow that sucked me into the story and kept me flipping pages late into the night. Very solid work from Mr Giglio. I don’t know how I have not read more of his ...