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The past comes back to haunt the residents of Barrow, Pa., when their normally sleepy town is rocked by the discovery of a local girl's remains washed up on the riverbank. Not since the double murder at the Garrison mansion decades earlier has anything so tragic occurred there. Robert and Erica, the two siblings orphaned that violent night so long ago, find themselves agai ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Signet (first published 1999)
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Lisa
This was a good little book. Not great but an easy read. The story line is interesting and a little different to the typical murder / mystery. Ending came as a bit of a rush but it balanced out some long parts in the middle.
Read it if you like a murder mystery that is not too juicy, and you want an easy read.
LucyMayBR
Strange Twist and Turns

I really enjoyed this book - I started reading it at the beginning of the weekend and could not put it down. it has been a long while since a book has held my attention like this one did. I don't want to reveal any of the plot which could spoil it for the next reader. The only negative was there was a little TOO MUCH narrative on mythology that I skimed over which I found a little boring. But other than that, the storyline was good and the action was great.
Evan
Overall I really liked the book,but it took me for ever to read.For me personally it was very slow until the end.I felt like the events were to straight forward, or in other words I did nit feel like it was well orchestrated. I gave it a 2 star rating because of the Mythological references. I happen to be taking Mythology,which I really enjoy, and the fact that I new what the characters were talking about made me feel good.
Betty Melton
Interesting

I have read many books by this author but I must say I was taken by surprise. although a thriller ,, was very different from his other works. I am still deciding if I liked it or not. had some slow moving areas and some way out there moments. Glad I read it in the day time.
Teresa
Another great read authored by Michael Prescott. This story has so many twists and turns, it takes the reader's breath away. On a dozen occasions, I knew what was going to happen next, something way different happened instead, and I found myself in the character's place, defeated or elated, whichever. You won't be disappointed in this book!
Mark
First class as always Mr. P.
Mich
the description given does NOT match the book i read.the book i read is indeed titled comes the dark, michael prescott was the author with a cover that matches the one shown.
its a twisted murder mystery with a dark side of mental illness
not the best not the worst..
Mary
this was a great book - a real page turner. But the summary up there next to the book cover doesn't go with the story (although that sounds like a good book too...)
Kelly Ross
This book I will read over and over and still love it everytime
Staci Morgan
Ugh, just awful. Why did I even finish it?
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Douglas Borton grew up in New Jersey and attended Wesleyan University, then moved to Los Angeles and pursued a career as a screenwriter. After working with several independent producers, he eventually switched to writing novels, a much less stressful occupation. He has published 25 thrillers, starting with horror novels in the 1980s and continui
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