Black Creek Crossing

Black Creek Crossing

eBook - 2004
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For most of her young life, thirteen-year-old Angel Sullivan has been on the outside looking in, enduring the taunts of cruel schoolmates and the angry abuse of a bitter father. Then Angel's family moves to the quaint town of Roundtree, Massachusetts -- where a charming home is available, a promising job awaits Angel's unemployed father, and most of all, the chance to make a new start beckons to the shy, hopeful teenager. But when she is shunned by her new classmates, Angel falls deeper into despair. Until she meets Seth Baker, a fellow outcast -- and a fateful kinship is forged. It's Seth who tells Angel the unspoken truth about the legacy of murder that hangs over her family's home -- and the whispered rumors that something supernatural still dwells there. Uncertain whether the stories are true, and desperate to escape the torment of their daily lives, Angel and Seth devote themselves to contacting whatever restless soul haunts the dark recesses of Black Creek Crossing. But once they have begun, there is no turning back.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2004
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780345472175
Characteristics: 358 p. ; 25 cm


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Dec 04, 2017

One of John Saul's best. I'm not quite sure if it's because I know John Saul's writing style so well, but despite it being wonderfully written and suspenseful, its plot was entirely predictable, all except for the twist ending that John Saul is so well known for incorporating into his novels.

All-in-all I loved it, I recommend it to anyone who enjoys supernatural horror/mystery/suspense.

Jan 20, 2011

Not much I can say except typical Saul. He seems to write a book every year recycling the same plot with almost the same characters and with minor changes to the backdrop. Entertaining enough to read but not the kind of book I would even consider reading a second time


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