Applewoodby Brendan P. Myers
At first delighted by the disappearance of the town bullies, Dugan and friends soon realize they must do battle against a growing vampire army led by the town's long dead Civil War
An epic vampire tale unfolds in a small Massachusetts town when fourteen-year-old Scott Dugan and his tightly bonded group of misfit friends are forced to confront a newly awakened evil.
At first delighted by the disappearance of the town bullies, Dugan and friends soon realize they must do battle against a growing vampire army led by the town's long dead Civil War hero.
Along the way, they'll find clues in the diary of a young boy not unlike themselves, and strength in their own unique bonds of friendship.
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- Product dimensions:
- 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)
- Age Range:
- 12 Years
Meet the Author
Brendan P. Myers is the author of several novels, whose stories have also appeared in a variety of anthologies.
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In Grantham, Massachusetts, Sergeant Lombard of the local police department controls the homicide scene until State Police Captain Jenkins arrives to take over the investigation. A teen taking a leak in the woods found the corpse of a young Caucasian male whose neck was ripped open, but little blood is in the vicinity. Lombard knows the vicious attack denotes the return of the beast after a quarter of a century of dormancy. He contacts his high school friend Dugan to come home to the decaying Applewood neighborhood so they can once again fight the evil that came to town during the Civil War when the Grantham regiment fought in Georgia. This is an engaging atmospheric horror thriller that hooks the reader with the opening corpse and never slows down until the final cemetery confrontation. Overall the story line is fast-paced though flashbacks to Dugan's early teen days and 1861 detract from the speed but enhance the sense of inevitable gloom and doom. Dugan is a unique protagonist who lost the ability to dream during his first encounter with evil while the malevolent one is a super vile beast. Readers will appreciate a trip to central Massachusetts as Brendan P. Myers provides an exhilarating deadly tour. Harriet Klausner