Dark Hollow by Brian Keene

By Brian Keene

After miscarriages, author Adam Senft's marriage is at the rocks, and his merely delight comes from his bond along with his puppy, great Steve. at some point, on a stroll via neighborhood woods rumored to be haunted, guy and puppy stumble upon a wierd sight: a lady acting fellatio on a statue of a satyr—which involves existence and sees them. quickly, the entire girls on the town start disappearing, summoned to the woods via the satyr's hypnotic piping. whilst Adam gathers the menfolk to seek down the satyr and retrieve the ladies, what they discover is an unholy evil bent on holding itself and spreading its seed. Keene monitors a fluid command of mythology and has a vibrant tackle modern magic. The conjuring of a blue-collar rural the US, one riven with legends and darkish crannies, is usually very good. the most recent from Keene (Dead Sea) grabs the reader instantly and doesn't enable cross.

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Long after no one else wanted to think about the typewriter anymore, Elena continued to go into the basement at night, to listen to the radio, and fold laundry, and roll a new sheet of paper into the IBM when it was necessary. It was a simple enough way to pass the time, mindless and sweet, rather like visiting her father’s grave each day to leave fresh flowers. Also, she had come to like reading the stories when they were finished. Stories about masks and baseball and fathers and their children .

He was maddeningly ignorant of the all-important details, so I can’t tell you where the book was finally published or when or, really, anything more regarding this curious collection. I wish I knew more. As a man who is fascinated with the occult, I would like to obtain a copy. Unfortunately, the title and author of the unlikely book are not common knowledge. About the Author Joe Hill is the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller Heart-Shaped Box, a two-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award, and a past recipient of the World Fantasy Award.

ALSO BY J OE HI LL Heart-Shaped Box Credits Designed by Renato Stanisic Cover design by Ervin Serrano Cover photographs: theater by Mike Powell/Getty Images; woman by Vincent Chong; man by Kristin Gerbert/age fotostock/Superstock Copyright This book is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents, and dialogue are drawn from the author’s imagination and are not to be construed as real. Any resemblance to actual events or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. POP ART. Copyright © 2005, 2007 by Joe Hill.

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