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Mr Shivers
by Robert Jackson Bennett Jeff Harding

RRP €9.95

Mr Shivers
by Author Name Robert Jackson Bennett, Jeff Harding

Book details for title
List Price:9.95
Format: Paperback, 198 x 126 x 23mm, 368pp
Publication date: 02 Sep 2010
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN-13: 9781841497907

Description

It is the time of the Great Depression. The dustbowl has turned the western skies red and thousands leave their homes seeking a better life. Marcus Connelly seeks not a life, but a death - a death for the mysterious scarred man who murdered his daughter. And soon he learns that he is not alone. Countless others have lost someone to the scarred man. They band together to track him, but as they get closer, Connelly begins to suspect that the man they are hunting is more than human. It is said that he who hunts monsters should take care lest he thereby become a monster, and as the chase becomes increasingly desperate, the scarred man's pursuers are forced to choose between what is right and what is necessary. Having come so far and lost so much, Connelly must decide just how much more he is willing to sacrifice to have his revenge.

Reviews

Mr Shivers is a startling debut, a deft amalgam of thriller, cerebral horror and American gothic GUARDIAN A ravishing debut ... Supremely chilling, it never loses its grip in its journey to the edge of the apocalypse DAILY MAIL Read[s] like a collaboration between Stephen King and John Steinbeck ... will captivate horror readers hungry for new voices PUBLISHERS WEEKLY This is one hell of a debut novel, possibly the best first book by an author that I've ever read IMPACT