Welcome To Eternity
A Little Bit Of Hell On Earth
Eternity, California, is the sort of charming spot tourists flock to every summer and leave every fall when the heavy snows render it an isolated ghost town. Tourists and New Agers all talk about the strange energy coming from Eternity's greatest attraction: a mountain called Icehouse. But the locals talk about something else.
The seemingly quiet town has been haunted by strange deaths, grisly murders, unspeakable mutilations, all the work of a serial killer who some say is the same serial killer for over a century. Now as the first snow starts to fall, terror grips Eternity as an undying evil begins its hunt once again. . .
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June 3, 2003EternityTamara ThorneOf the Tamara Thorne Books I¿ve read (Haunted, Candle Bay, Eternity, Bad Things, and Eve), I liked this one least of all. Lately I¿ve been a little irritated by Thorne¿s protagonists, because I really dislike certain types. This book¿s two primary protagonists were the types I dislike the most ¿ the heroic, divorced single mom, and the tragically widowed, haunted male hero/detective. Yuck, yuck, and triple yuck. Even when Thorne¿s characters annoy me, I can usually get into the premise of the story itself, but even that was sorely lacking here. At first it sounds okay, but it ends up being a little tongue-in-cheek for my taste. Eternity is the name of a northern CA town where our little hero-man takes a job as sheriff, and Single Mother goes there to get away from her mentally abusive ex-husband to ¿start a new life with her chyyyyld¿ (vomit). Anyway, Eternity is a very strange place with a disproportionately high number of violent, grisly murders, and on top of the mountain there is a druidic-type circle where strange things happen - people die, see things, disappear, etc. There are people in town who you¿d swear are Jim Morrison, Ambrose Bierce and Elvis. There¿s talk of Jack the Ripper. Somebody¿s stalking the sheriff, and it seems to be the very same serial killer who offed the sheriff¿s wife and son the year before. Blah, blah, blah. It¿s as silly as it sounds. It has some good moments, but I found myself fervently hoping that Kate, the Dreaded Single Mom, would meet an untimely and violent demise. No luck. I would have much preferred seeing the sheriff get together with the obnoxious, single-no-children reporter. Actually, I don¿t want ¿romance¿ of any kind in my horror. Lots of sweaty, graphic sex is good ¿ a required element, actually ¿ but not this sappy, teen thriller let¿s-end-up-together-and-live-happily-ever-after crap. Gag.This was a dud for me. I don¿t recommend it at all. I¿ll give Tamara another chance, though, since the only one of hers I haven¿t read is The Forgotten. Right now I¿m reading the Horror Writer¿s Association anthology The Museum of Horrors, and when I¿m done with that I might delve into The Forgotten. I might read some Bentley Little, Douglas Clegg or Graham Masterton first, though. Once I have no more Tamara Thorne to read, I¿ll be depressed!
My first book by this author and a great read. I can usually identify the bad guy early on but this tale has as many twists and turns as does the road to Eternity
This is my first novel by Tamara Thorne, and I am highly impressed. This novel is suspenseful, gory, and scary. The characters are great, and the plotting is thrilling. I also liked the fact that Thorne intertwined 2 serial killers into 1- the backdoor man, and Jack the Ripper- and made it 1 story. Very well written. I give this book 2 thumbs up! I also highly recommend it to fans of both the suspense and horror genre!
I am more slated to vampire and lycanthrope books so I first read Thorne's Candle Bay book. I really enjoyed the way she wrote, it is very entralling and imaginitive so I decided to read Eternity. This book was truly one of those 'I can't put down books or I may explode with out knowing what happens next!.' The characters were very intersting. And the whole concept was as well. Plus I liked the quotes on top of some of the chapters. I had fun and learned new things, it was like I said, 'Pretty Spankin' :-)+
It is a 4-star good, but enthusiatsic horror/drama. It will nock your socks off!The outline and the stunning details give this book an outstanding plot and a very good story. it is sure to be great. Although it lacked precision and sometimes it was boring, the endless heart-pumping and thrilling lines make up for it. I suggest that you read it.