You know what? It's been great doing things that make sense-basically. Moses only had two guys to hold up his arms-I've had four. Thanks, guys."
"She ran, tree limbs and brambles scratching, grabbing, tripping, and slapping her as if they were bony hands, reaching for her out of the darkness."
"Even in sorrow, while the fire crews mopped up the fires and the police rounded up the looters, while investigators asked their questions and the rioters slinked back to their homes, he felt so much at peace that he fell asleep right there-kind of like Levi-in his battered and broken camper, and slept until Evelyn and lieutenant Barnard finally woke him and offered him a lift out of the valley."
Under cover of darkness, something evil is at work in Hyde River, an old mining town deep in the mountains. Its latest victim, nature photographer Cliff Benson, was brutally killed while camping -- and his wife Evelyn has been driven nearly mad by what she saw, but she can't remember what it was. The sheriff thinks a rogue bear killed Cliff. But townspeople whisper -- and Cliff's death is just the latest in a long string of bizarre "accidents." Cliff's brother Steve is determined to find out the truth about what's concealed in the old caverns near Hyde River, a mystery that the local folk legends only hint at.
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In the 1880s, a fiery preacher is hanged in a mining town by people who reject God in favor of Reason. The people's sins give birth to a dragon which to this day terrorizes the area. The story is recounted by a wildlife biologist who meets the dragon while investigating killer-bears. By the author of This Present Darkness.… (more)