The Hiding Place Of Thunder

The Hiding Place Of Thunder

by Keith Remer

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Overview

In this International Award Wining Novel, terrible things are happening in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. A black teen and his white girl friend have disappeared. After an altercation with white ruffians, a Choctaw Indian turns up missing as well. It's not a good time for a Jewish boy from Boston to spend time in this place where it seems minorities are suddenly unwelcome.



Sheriff Burl Hansen has his hands full even before fate forces him to bond with the boy from Boston. Hansen, though, will not heed the mystical warnings of a Choctaw holy man until it's too late to save citizens from the terror of good intentions gone awry.



In a Godly community where honorable men have strayed, only a force beyond human comprehension can intervene from The Hiding Place of Thunder.



"No writer has been able to grab my attention since I read my first John Grisham novel. If The Hiding Place of Thunder is an example of Keith Remer's novels to come, America and the world have discovered a great new author. I am hooked, and a Remer fan for life."



-Steve Bender, producer, director and author, 68 at 40 Retrospective and If I Can Dream



"Keith Remer is truly one of the most gifted storytellers of our time. The Hiding Place of Thunder is a haunting and provocative masterpiece, which leaves the reader no choice but to keep turning its pages. It's one of those books that will keep you thinking about it long after you've finished reading it."



-Stacy D. Shelton, author, Me, the Crazy Woman, and Breast Cancer



"Keith Remer knows his craft and weaves compelling stories taken from real life. His novels present those kinds of reflective moments we need to take pause with in our own lives. He has inspired and taught me."



-Chris Querry, author, Alat Farad, Eden's Keys, and A Love Made Real, reviewer, Myshelf.com

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982508510
Publisher: Enlighten Press
Publication date: 12/28/2009
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.77(d)

Customer Reviews

The Hiding Place Of Thunder 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Remer captures more than a suspenseful storyline in The Hiding Place of Thunder. There is the typical sustained action, points of suspense, moments of anticipation, and hidden reader knowledge. But there is so much more. This is one of those books that one might pick from the store shelves for its enticing title and cover, thinking a couple of afternoons in the lazy chair to relax with. Not so. You'llbe back at the bookstore looking for more titles by Keith Remer by the next morning. Thunder is captivating, true to life, historical, human, thrilling, and powerful. The reader's emotions are sent through every quarter waiting for the unexpected ending. It's more than a suspense. It's a human story carried along by suspense. The true story lies in the minds and hearts of the characters, not the action which, in itself, would be enough to keep it on the reader's "best read" list.
LionHeart62 More than 1 year ago
Total hooked on this author.........Every book I read by him just keeps the thrill going..... You need to add this to your nook color list. Along with The Calamitous Breed......So far hands down my favorite book of his.....His newest novel is at the editors right now can't wait for it to come out. Cindi
ckhoun More than 1 year ago
I could not put this book down! My heart raced...I laughed...I cried! I love love loved it!
WEBJr More than 1 year ago
I heard about this book during a recent visit to Oklahoma City. Although I don't normally read much fiction, I picked up the book and thoroughly enjoyed it. Read it over Labor Day weekend. It is a true page turner. I won't get into the story, but what I really enjoyed is the way Keith Remer develops his characters and lets you into their psyches. The story also takes some interesting and unexpected turns. Take a chance on this book. You'll be glad you did.
ccountryman More than 1 year ago
In The Hiding Place Of Thunder, the story unfolds in a rural southeastern Oklahoma town where ordinary people and ordinary life is the norm. Everyone knows everyone, but as it turns out they knew very little about each other. A horrific chain of events keeps you on edge, every page of the way. Fascinating and exciting with colorfull characters. I'm looking forward to the next story! Craig Countryman Albany, New York
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read this book in 6 hrs, I couldn't put it down. I've passed it onto friends. Terri in Denver, CO
KChampeau More than 1 year ago
Truly one of the best fictional books I have ever read. Keith Remer is one of the most fascinating, creative & talented authors today. In his latest novel The Hiding Place of Thunder he delivers yet another one of his intense and suspenseful pieces of work. I casually and leisurely started reading this book but soon found myself so wrapped up and captivated in it that I had to put everything on hold till I finished it! I just couldn't put it down! In this dramatic and intriguing story, family man and sheriff Burl Hansen is about to discover that things in Pushmataha County aren't as they appear to be. He will find himself on a dangerous journey that will eventually uncover a tangling web of deceit, crime, gruesome brutality, murder, racism, and even the spirits play a part, as one shocking event after another continues to unfold in this what seemingly perfectly normal town. You will definitely be kept on the edge and surprised to see the turn of events as you try to put together the puzzling pieces of this twisting and adventurous story. A shocker and must to read!! Karen Champeau Edmond, OK
TornadoLG More than 1 year ago
I'm not a huge fiction reader. Most fiction I've read comes across to me as superficial and just plain lame. But I have a few favorite authors - Koontz, Cornwell...and Keith Remer! Remer has an extraordinary talent for escorting a reader into the minds and lives of his characters allowing one to "live" the story. His books always leave me waiting for the next one to be published! Please keep them coming! Linda Geier Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Anonymous More than 1 year ago