Hallows Eveby Al Sarrantonio
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After twelve years, Corrie Phaeder is returning home to Orangefield—the last place in the world he wants to be. Orangefield is a town of nightmares, a town where the impossible and the horrific happen all too often, where ghosts rise screaming from their graves, and where trick-or-treating goblins have no need for scary costumes.
Something is waiting patiently for Corrie's homecoming. This Halloween, a messenger from a realm of shadows, with the body of a scarecrow and the head of a pumpkin, will usher Corrie into what might prove to be his last nightmare, a battle to the death with the ultimate darkness.
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This book is awesome! The whole story is interesting and keeps your attention. Some of the characters in the last chapter aren't very creative, but I didn't keep that in mind when I read it. Besides that the book is really, really good.
For twelve years Corrie Phaeder has been a successful Los Angeles-based photographer, who once vowed never to return home as that is the center of his nightmares. However, his career suddenly collapses and his girlfriend Monica abruptly dumps him so even he cannot explain why he suddenly is taking the train back to pumpkin-farming Orangefield, New York in October. Ironically the place thrives on Halloween yet that is also the most evil time of year there. --- Samhain, servant of the Dark One, has selected Corrie and his seven years old neighbor Regina Bright as the victims of his mischief. First he must crash the kid¿s innocence with eerie unexplainable incidents and manipulate cop Bill Grant who believes Corrie got away with matricide and did something to now librarian Kathy Marks before fleeing town. Samhain sends John the scarecrow to cause further havoc by killing people with Bill believing Corrie is the culprit. --- This is an interesting sequel (see ORANGEFIELD) that readers of Halloween horror thrillers will enjoy. The action-packed story line is at its best when Samhain and John confront Corrie and Reggie. However, the homicides that are intended to psychologically manipulate and motivate Bill to bring down Corrie seem disconnected to the main skirmish. Still with a visit to Samhain's domain adding to the fun, Al Sarrantonio provides a solid Halloween horror thriller starring the Celtic Lord of Death. --- Harriet Klausner
It was ok..nothing more. Very confusing at the end. Usaully horror books from Dorchester publishing are better than this. I made the mistake of 'judging a book by its cover'