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Darkness by John Saul

Darkness (1991)

by John Saul

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Rating: 3 of 5

An entertaining, one time read. Interesting spin on "vampires" as well as youth, aging, and the soul.

Side note: My first time reading John Saul. ( )
  flying_monkeys | Apr 14, 2013 |
It was a good book. I got some 3/4 into it before dropping it for lack of interest, but I will likely finish it in time. It was a bit boring for time to time, but it also had some moments that caught me. ( )
  AshuritaLove | Apr 7, 2013 |
Not one of his best but definitely very readable. Has his usual good descriptors and will certainly draw you in to the story

Set in swamps of the coast of Florida, something sinister is happening to the children of the swamp and the new girl in town seems to have an odd connection to whatever is happening!! ( )
  Scoshie | Feb 11, 2011 |
i thought this book was a good quick read it had a very satisfying ending. ( )
  avhacker | Dec 9, 2010 |
The concept was interesting, but I found the writing to be sub-par and lackluster. Further, the stock characters weren't very interesting, and there weren't any real surprises in the narrative. In short, cool idea, horrible execution.

This was my first experience with John Saul, and to be honest, it will probably be my last. ( )
  WillyMammoth | Jul 22, 2010 |
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Darkness wrapped around Amelie Coulton like a funeral shroud, and only the sound of her own heartbeat told her that she was still alive.
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Villejeune, Florida. A secluded little town at the edge of a vast, eerie swamp. Far from prying eyes. Far from the laws of civilization. Here folks live by their own rules -- dark rites of altars and infants, candles and blood.

Years ago the Andersons left town with a dream. Now they are back. To live out a nightmare. Something has been waiting for them. Something unspeakably evil. It feeds on the young and the innocent. And soon it will draw their teenage daughter into its unholy embrace....

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A family moves back to a Florida town, where something evil awaits.

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