Cathy Hudson

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  • Enter Night on Jan. 02, 2013

    I was kindly gifted this book in return for an honest review. I was sold on the synopsis of this story, which read like an 80's style teen slasher flick. This is exactly what I got! This story was a non-stop roller coaster ride; I just couldn't see what was coming next or what the ultimate outcome for the characters would be. There were times, however, that I found it all a mite confusing. This is the reason I couldn't quite give it the five stars it would otherwise have been awarded. I found that there wasn't much build up to the main crux of the story and we are thrown headlong into the horror before we have built up any relationships with the main characters, or even learnt much of their individual backgrounds. I found myself having to flick back and forth to reacquaint myself with the characters. I can only think that a group of six was perhaps a little ambitious for the length of this book. Other than this slight criticism,I conclude that this was a great introduction to the writing of Richard Schiver. This story had all the classic ingredients of a terrific horror story and Schiver's narrative has the ability to transfer his character's deepest fears onto his reader. I will be checking out more of Richard Schiver's work in 2013. :)
  • Enter Night on Jan. 02, 2013

    I was kindly gifted this book in return for an honest review. I was sold on the synopsis of this story, which read like an 80's style teen slasher flick. This is exactly what I got! This story was a non-stop roller coaster ride; I just couldn't see what was coming next or what the ultimate outcome for the characters would be. There were times, however, that I found it all a mite confusing. This is the reason I couldn't quite give it the five stars it would otherwise have been awarded. I found that there wasn't much build up to the main crux of the story and we are thrown headlong into the horror before we have built up any relationships with the main characters, or even learnt much of their individual backgrounds. I found myself having to flick back and forth to reacquaint myself with the characters. I can only think that a group of six was perhaps a little ambitious for the length of this book. Other than this slight criticism,I conclude that this was a great introduction to the writing of Richard Schiver. This story had all the classic ingredients of a terrific horror story and Schiver's narrative has the ability to transfer his character's deepest fears onto his reader. I will be checking out more of Richard Schiver's work in 2013. :)