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The Void

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A short paranomal story.

Altori has lived in the village since she can remember. She knows she is different, Her sister Helen was lost in the Void.

The void comes once a year, it is the moonless night. Last year her sister Helen disappeared into the void. Can Altori survive her trip into the void, will she find her sister Helen.
Kindle Edition, 43 pages
Published July 2013 by Katmoran Publications
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Sammy Sutton
Jul 30, 2013 Sammy Sutton rated it really liked it
Does Altori suffer from a multitude of mental illnesses or is something stranger lurking in the darkness? Her affliction could certainly be described as delusional paranoid schizophrenia with a tendency to inflict wounds upon herself.

The author takes a great deal of time and effort into stimulating the reader's senses, but ultimately where is she leading us in this short prequel? Ultimately, "Brigadoon" and then "The Knowing" came to mind, but the again are we just eaves dropping into the mind o
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Doreen
Jan 11, 2014 Doreen rated it it was amazing

For readers who, like me, enjoy a story reminiscent of the old Twilight Zone episodes, The Void certainly rang all my supernatural story-loving chimes. Yet it is Ms. Bishop’s intricate portrayal of her character’s psychical layers within the story that enriched my read.
When the dark moon-night phase is complete, a night with no moon – the void – occurs. Bad things happen to anyone caught outside during this time – it did to Helen, and she disappeared. Wrestling with her despair over a life of
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Leyla Atke
Feb 21, 2015 Leyla Atke rated it it was amazing
The Void by Marta Moran Bishop is a mystical paranormal story about two unfortunate girls, sisters Altori and Helen. Helen disapears during the night of no moon in the void and Altori thinks about her sister all the time, trying to understand what had happened to her. She is sure that Helen is alive but where is she? Suffering from her hard work and unfortunate life, Altori falls in trance several times and meets her sister Helen who is in awful physical condition but still alive. Sisters miss ...more
Maria
Aug 26, 2013 Maria rated it it was amazing
I love this author's writing style. The prose is so engaging. This paranormal story kept me interested. It's a quick read, and reminded me of something from the Tales of the Unexpected.
Altori lost her sister a year ago in the 'Void' and she goes in search of her a year on. Strange things start to happen to Altori after her night in the Void. History begins to repeat itself. The author uses flashbacks to show what happened to Helen, Altori's lost sister. Will Altori find out where her sister wen
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Marc
Aug 27, 2013 Marc rated it did not like it
My wife bought this book as it is premise that she finds intriguing. I read it first and was just stunned by the poor, repetitive writing. I thought it was me and asked her to read it as well. It made no sense to either one of us. Not quite sure what other people are seeing that we are not. The only positive thing i can say is that there may be a good idea in here, however undeveloped. I tried.
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