September. A beautiful New York editor retreats to a lonely cabin on a hill in the quiet Maine beach town of Dead River—off season—awaiting her sister and friends. Nearby, a savage human family with a taste for flesh lurks in the darkening woods, watching, waiting for the moon to rise and night... show more
September. A beautiful New York editor retreats to a lonely cabin on a hill in the quiet Maine beach town of Dead River—off season—awaiting her sister and friends. Nearby, a savage human family with a taste for flesh lurks in the darkening woods, watching, waiting for the moon to rise and night to fall...And before too many hours pass, five civilized, sophisticated people and one tired old country sheriff will learn just how primitive we all are beneath the surface...and that there are no limits at all to the will to survive.
Publish date: October 15th 2013
Pages no: 324
Edition language: English
Series: Dead River Series
I didn’t go into this novel for something of emotional depth; I was not looking for a story with well-done subtext or fully fleshed characters. Having read a string of literary novels, I wanted something grisly and fast and raunchy. Jack Ketchum is that guy. And I got what I was looking for. Havin...
They were fierce, brutal and relentless. They were human but they acted like monsters, not stopping for anything once they got started. It was the flesh of the dead that gave them their power but they needed victims, a steady supply of them, to keep their group thriving. Oh, I enjoyed this one. It...
I read some of Ketchum's fiction back in the '90s, and what I remember is that his stories were brutal, and psychological. He didn't tend to write much supernatural horror, instead focusing on things that could actually happen. They were also fairly graphic, which seemed at the time to be pretty cut...
Review en español: Click aquíI had to take a break after finishing this book, it was really intense. It's probably one of the most gory, violent and insane horror books I ever read.This is a story about how a group of friends is attacked by a family of insane cannibals, so you can expect a lot of di...
I've had a bit of should I? Should I not? in regards to Picking up a Jack Ketchum book. I've seen so Many post's about him,and how disturbing his topics and novels are. So I randomly picked this up. And I’m so glad I did! I couldn't put this book down. frankly I found this book to be disturbing. the...