Coming of Age: Three Novellas [NOOK Book]

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A triple-feature omnibus of three suspense thrillers - Purity, The Words, and The Attraction! Three full-length novellas all packed into one cool ebook -- three of award-winner Clegg's most frightening and fascinating novellas of suspense, chills, horror and...coming of age.

In Purity, the darkest force is love. From award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a twisting, dark ...
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Coming of Age: Three Novellas

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Overview

A triple-feature omnibus of three suspense thrillers - Purity, The Words, and The Attraction! Three full-length novellas all packed into one cool ebook -- three of award-winner Clegg's most frightening and fascinating novellas of suspense, chills, horror and...coming of age.

In Purity, the darkest force is love. From award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a twisting, dark psychological thriller of dangerous obsession. "Purity is a gripping, shocking story of love, turning 18 and murder." -Doubleshot Reviews

"Douglas Clegg turns the screws dexterously in this sleek, multifaceted suspense story...in a vacation paradise saturated in alcohol, entitlement and hypocrisy..." - Publisher's Weekly.

"Clegg writes gut-wrenchingly beautiful horror, painful adolescence, abuse, sociopathic alienation, and coming home - are all at play here, as are characters who play each other and themselves...for keeps."- Chizine.

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In The Words, two boys discover a secret world of monsters...

When teenager Mark befriends outsider Dash, he believes his new friend to be an outcast rebel.

But a dark mystery unfolds as Dash leads Mark into dangerous games and rituals involving stories of the occult and a strange drug that allows Dash to see into another world -- a world of absolute darkness and terror.

"Your flesh will remember the words even if your mind forgets."

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The Attraction: "A terrifying quick punch of horror."

The Attraction is a drive-in movie-style horror chiller of roadside terror!

The signs along the desert highway read Come See the Mystery! But some mysteries should remain buried forever -- like the terrifying creature at the back of the Brakedown Palace Gas & Sundries Emporium.


Other Books by Douglas Clegg

The Children’s Hour
Goat Dance
Purity
Dark of the Eye
The Words
Wild Things
Nightmare House
Bad Karma
Red Angel
Night Cage
Mischief
The Infinite
The Abandoned
The Necromancer
Isis
The Hour Before Dark
You Come When I Call You
Naomi
The Nightmare Chronicles
The Machinery of Night
Breeder
The Attraction

Praise for Douglas Clegg's Fiction

"Douglas Clegg knows exactly what scares us, and he knows just how to twist those fears into hair-raising chills..." - Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series.

"Clegg is the best horror writer of the post-Stephen King generation."
— Bentley Little, author of The Policy

"Clegg delivers!"
— John Saul, bestselling author of Faces of Fear and The Devil's Labyrinth.

"Clegg is one of the best!"
— Richard Laymon

"Douglas Clegg is a weaver of nightmares!"
— Robert R. McCammon
author of The Queen of Bedlam and Speaks The Nightbird.


Tags: horror, thriller, suspense, supernatural, paranormal, murder, crime, New England, island, mystery, road trip, desert, monster, gothic, chiller.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014977067
  • Publisher: Alkemara Press
  • Publication date: 7/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,088,386
  • File size: 728 KB

Meet the Author

Douglas Clegg is the award-winning and bestselling author of horror, gothic, fantasy, thriller and suspense fiction, including Goat Dance, Purity, The Words, The Children's Hour, Breeder, Neverland, The Hour Before Dark, You Come When I Call You, The Machinery of Night, Bad Karma, Nightmare House, Naomi, The Nightmare Chronicles, The Attraction, Dark of the Eye, Mischief, The Infinite, The Abandoned, Red Angel, Night Cage -- and more.

His fiction has won the Bram Stoker Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and the Shocker Award.
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