Summer. Massachusetts. An old Silver Wraith with a frightening history. A story about one serial killer and his lingering, unfinished business. Anyone could be next. We're going to Christmasland…
NOS4A2 is an old-fashioned horror novel in the best sense. Claustrophobic, gripping and terrifying, this is a story that will have you on the edge of the seat while you read, and leaving the lights on while you sleep. With the horrific tale of Charles Manx and his Silver Wraith, Joe Hill has established himself as the premiere horror and supernatural thriller writer of his generation.
©2013 Joe Hill (P)2013 Orion Publishing Group Limited
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"thank god there are more good writers born everyda"
the shortcut bridge
a girl with a bike that gets to a place where her mother lost something
xtmas land is a nightmare
I was so happy I found a writer who can actually write....so I looked on the net to learn who he or she (actually I thought "this must be a she-Joe, so clever to describe women`s feelings...) is (but I wish I didn`t, you`ll understand why). Please, if you don`t know who Joe Hill is, wait until the end to search about his/her where-how-who-abouts. Congratulations to the author, I`m sooo glad I met you and yr books! I will read all I can find and hope for more.
"Good story, some very strong language"
Took me a while to really get into the story, but well worth it. The story has depth and once hooked I just wanted more.
Meting Maggie Lee in the library
Those with Maggie Lee, she was a strong well defined character for a supporting role.
Good story, well written and narrated
Kate Mulgrew is perfect to narrate this very creepy tale. It's a great story and I probably shouldn't say this, but it could have been written by his dad!
"Not my cup of tea."
The reader, great performance.
The story was not at all what I expected and wasn't really something I would have listened to had I have known.
The charictorisation of the players, very, very good.
It's one of the best
It's unusual and captivating
I loved the antagonist the best. She really portrayed him well.
It made me laugh in places and was creepy in others.
Fantastic book, perfect narrator.
I have not read the print version of the book.
The restoration of NOS4R2 and its return to the House of Sleep
Kate Mulgrew brings the characters to life more than reading print.
I listen on my journey to work and looked forward to the next instalment each time.
I would recommend this book to any fans of James Herbert and other writers of horror stories,
"Very good as an audiobook"
The Narrator Kate Mulgrew, she actually adds to the reading experience.
The first chapter. Eerily written and so well read, I actually got scared listening to it alone at night. That must be a first for me.
When Victoria first met Lou whilst running away.
If you planned to read this book, get the audio instead as it adds an extra level of dimension.
"I loved the parallel world"
The story was ok and I liked the visuals given into both worlds but the narrator wasn't for me! When I downloaded this book I thought it was more adult based fantasy...with blood curdling horror-alas that was not to be :)
"Limited - Basically does not go anywhere"
Limited, interesting book but when you get to the end, you've been nowhere
In summary, I survived it, but forgotten it now
"Rich, thrilling, brilliantly read story"
I love reading but an audiobook brings a greater dimension if the reader is good. Kate Mulgrew is absolutely brilliant. She has the kind of voice that can span genders and ages and bring colour and life to characters in the most apposite way.
It's a great story, exciting, scary and with a very tender love story running right through it. Not soppy, just tender and loving. Recommend this highly, it's one of those stories that you just have to keep listening to. This is a writer I hadn't heard of before, try it, you won't regret it.
There is a real story here and each character is rich and engaging.
Absolutely everything. She is the best narrator I've ever heard.
It chilled me with its scariness. It made me happy and sad with the rich relationships and it was totally engaging.
Buy it, it's fabulous.
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