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The Hides

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  • Posted June 1, 2012

    recommended-good story

    Overall, I liked this book, there were just moments of confusion, it's not an easy read and you do have to pay close attention. It did make me go for the third book....

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2012

    Great!

    Very few authors have the ability the captivate and engross so many readers time after time. I look forward to timmy's next encounter! Start at the beginning, you won't be disappointed.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2012

    Must have more

    Hooray for the Timmy Quinn series

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Awesome.

    I finished within 2 hours. Leaves you hooked and itching for the next in the series.

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  • Posted October 19, 2011

    Exciting from start to finish!

    After reading The Turtle Boy (#1) in one day, I had to know what happened next. Never thought I'd read a horror story but couldn't put this one down. I'll be starting on The Vessels today. Thanks Mr. Burke.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Great ghost story

    Seventeen years old Ohio teenager Timmy Quinn has the uncanny ability to help homicide victims obtain a modicum of revenge by sharing his gift with the murderers. Over the objections of his mother sick of the visits from the curious, the desperate, and the crazies, he agrees to help his neighbor Mr. Knox with his burden, but explains that it is up to the spirit whether to communicate with Quinn some have moved on while others just do not want to be seen by any living being. However, the case shakes him at a time when he is vulnerable with his parents splitting.----- His father asks Quinn to come to their ancestral home in Dungarvan, Ireland to especially meet his grieving paternal grandmother. Though reluctant to leave his mom behind, Quinn thinks this is the right thing to do so he travels across the Atlantic. However, instead of solace in the sea town, he finds the ghosts there much more gruesome looking than back in the States. He wonders why and who the brutal killer could be. He begins to investigate not understanding that he places himself in danger of being the next victim.------ Though the ending defies the Burke Law of paranormal-physics (as established throughout by the encounters) THE HIDES is a fantastic ghost story that grips readers from the moment a desperate Knox asks Timmy for his help and continues at a fast pace when the teen takes his skills to Ireland. The action-packed story line works because Timmy and his supernatural talent seem genuine so that the audience believes in ghosts and other apparitions. Horror fans will take immense ¿gruesome¿ delight reading Kealan Patrick Burke¿s solid chiller.----- Harriet Klausner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2011

    Could NOT put this book down!!

    Great story! Kept me on the edge of my seat! Can't wait for the next book!

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