Pieces of terror, pieces of suspense, pieces of darkness combine to create Pieces of Hate, master storyteller Ray Garton's short story collection. Nine works, including "A Gift From Above", a new novel that will surely hit you from below, are here compiled for the sole purpose of scaring you onto the next page. Garton illuminates the dark corners in us all and highlights the depths of the human condition. He takes our ordinary, daily assumptions and turns them on the reader to frightening effect. He makes reading terrifying yet compulsive. He scares us in so many ways. Here are a but a few in one collection.
©1996 Ray Garton (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
I am an avid reader and listener of horror and thrillers with the occasional SciFi and crime noir. I review on Amazon, GR, NG & Audible.
I got this one with KU and got the audio for free. This is a review of the audio edition.
A good and eclectic mix of shorts from Mr. Garton. Alien gifts from above, High School reunions, kitty’s revenge, Lawrence Welk, erotic horror authors and the Devil himself. Yep.
I am not sure who made the decision to get Robert C Brewster as the narrator for an anthology of horror stories but that made a terrible error. He is the voice of disaster movie previews. Rich and deep and slow in cadence which totally doesn't fit with the stories written. Everything ends up sounding like a television commercial. Even worse, his inflections are way off. He has a tendency to over pronounce certain words and fragments while flying by others. It is sad because this is one of Ray Garton's finest works and I couldn't even finish it. Do yourself a favor and at least listen to the sample. If you want to listen to Ray Garton at his finest with a correct narrator download The Girl In the Basement. It is excellent.
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