From deep within the empty house of a murdered family, Billy Creekmore hears his name whispered... and is drawn inside. At a revival meeting in Alabama, Wayne Falconer demonstrates his miraculous healing powers... while demons feast and grow in his soul. On separate journeys through the D...more
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Here, McCammon does offer up a monster of sorts, but he takes his time doing it while spinning a longish tale of a family that is touched by t...more
Mystery Walk is the story of two boys. One of Choctaw blood that can see and speak to the dead. The other, the son of a famous evangelist, can heal the sick. The stories of these boys on their way to manhood is fascinating. How they discover the gifts which they harbor within,...more
I have a feeling that this probably wasn't the best of McCammon's books to start with... or, at least I hope that's the case. I was less than impressed with this one for much of the time it took to get through it, and while I guess it was interesting enough (as in I was interested enough to continue on and see what happened), I didn't really ever feel invested in the story or the characters.
Perhaps it was the fact that I listened to this as an audiobook, a recording from tape circa 1...more
For the most part, when the characters are good, they're good. And when they're bad, they're bad. There's little to no grey zone until - BAM! Personalities pull 180s that seem convenient to the plot.
(view spoiler)[ For example, at the very end of the book, B...more
A new contemporary novel, The Five, was published in May 2011 by Subterranean Press.
The Hunter from the Woods, a collection of novellas and stories featuring Michael Gallatin, the main character from The Wolf's Hour, was published as a...more