The Road of Things to Come
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The Road of Things to Come

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  7 reviews
When Sheriff Keylee discovers escaped mental patient Simon Fielding wandering down the desolate road of Shepherd's Pass in a sleepwalking trance, he takes him into custody with the intent of returning him to Jessup County Hospital with few questions asked. The sheriff's dispatcher Debbie is a bit more curious. She has looked into the matter of Mr. Fielding's escapes and co...more
ebook, 38 pages
Published July 19th 2012 by Untreed Reads

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The Road of Things to Come challenged me in a way that no other book has for a long time. Each page seemed to spark a new revelation; yet the fire was extinguished after only the edges of my epiphany were ignited.

For me, it is difficult to pinpoint the message that The Road of Things to Come is communicating. To begin with this was a horror story and while the elements of horror remained throughout, author Benson Phillip Lott, went on to incorporate the gothic...more
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This review is based on a copy provided to me by the publisher, Untreed Reads, on August 2, 2012, in exchange for my fair, honest, and impartial review, via Goodreads Group Making Connections.


Review of The Road of Things to Come by Benson Phillip Lott

Scary, scary, scary. That thought runs through my mind from the first page of this story to the last. Not just that-in my sleepless mode last night, I couldn’t help reprising this story-and still thinking, “Scary. Scary. Scary.” This is true psychol...more
Ted Guglielmo
Aug 10, 2012 Ted Guglielmo rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Ted by: Making Connections Group on Goodreads
A Twilight Zone type story of a sheriff who picks up a patient who has escaped the state hospital for the 4th or 5th time. He finds him walking down Shepard's Pass, a road that has been closed by the town under mysterious circumstances. The patient has amnesia and feels the pull of the road. A crash into a ditch occurs on the way back to the state hospital and a strange story of what happens on the road ensues and the sherriff and the patient.

The story itself was good but I think it needed more...more
Cristina
The Road of Things to Come takes you by the hand to a state of confusion and wonder. Wondering what the heck is going on, where is the sheriff and why do I keep bouncing around from person to person like this? I was excited at first, and then I got a bit bored. After that, confusion settled in and stayed with me to the end. I don't understand what happened. Maybe I would have if the story was longer and more developed, but alas, this is a short story.

I'm giving it 2 stars simply because, I just...more
Denise Kruse
A cross between a Twilight Zone episode and a ghost story told around a campfire. The author was wise to keep it short.
Benson Lott
took me four years to write this, it still drives me nuts, but i love it
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