Twenty years ago, journalist Joel Walker wrote a book about a ritual killing. It exploded into a bestseller and became part of the mass Satanic hysteria of the 1980s. However, his story and the evil he investigated were real and left him the victim of a nervous breakdown. For the last two decades, his has been a quiet existence far from his former home in Massachusetts. But when one of his childhood friends is brutally murdered and rumored to have been involved in bizarre medical experiments, Joel is lured back to find out what really happened. Joel must delve deep into the darkness once more, investigating all the way back to his own childhood, and the secrets he and his old friends buried there years ago. But where do paranoia and madness end and real evil begin? With the Orphans of Wonderland.
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Reporter Joel Walker is summoned to his hometown after a childhood friend, Lonnie, is brutally killed, and reluctantly decides to investigate the tragic death. But what he begins to uncover is beyond his wildest dreams and nightmares. Memories of his group of friends, and a shared horrific event thought long buried, begins to resurface, and threatens Joel's sanity, a horror that once almost claimed him. Chilling, inventive, and razor sharp, Gifune once again shows us why he's truly a master storyteller. Highest of recommendations.