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The Gatekeeper

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The house stood empty, dark and foreboding, but it was the answer to all of Erica Walsh's problems -- a sturdy roof, a place to raise her kids, a home of her own for the rest of her natural life.

But if the house was empty, who was watching Erica with dead, vacant eyes...calling her name in the night with foul and fetid breath...caressing and arousing her with rough, probin
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Mass Market Paperback, 399 pages
Published June 1st 1991 by Leisure Books
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Gabriela
Jul 31, 2010 Gabriela rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror
i read this book in my "horror" phase which lasted for most of high school. this was the summer after senior year, i believe. it was the first time i was so scared that i actually thought, "you know, i just won't finish it -- i just can't do it." but then reason set in and i thought, "well, most of these books have a somewhat decent ending: bad guy gets it, good guy is okay." so i decided to finish it, even though, every night when i was done reading it, i took it downstairs and put it face-down ...more
Rob Bliss
Jul 13, 2013 Rob Bliss rated it liked it
This wasnt a bad horror. A little overwritten, sounded like a soap opera with horror elements, which isnt bad, keeps the pacing up, lots of standard horror fare, demons and evil people getting their come-uppance. And the evil doesnt die in the end, it keeps going for a sequel!

Give it a go.
Julie Jarvis Barker
Jul 13, 2012 Julie Jarvis Barker rated it really liked it
Once you open this book it sinks it's proverbial claws into your mind and demands that you finish it, even at the cost of losing sleep. It takes over your imagination, which is the scariest place to be.
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