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They say nothing ever happens in Kansas.

Sylvester Petersen used to think so too. That is, until a mysterious new neighbor moves in next door, seemingly out of nowhere. His handful of friends – people who tried to help him cope with the sudden death of his wife – think that it might be an opportunity for him to get reacquainted with the world outside his farmhouse and to b
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ebook, 1st Edition, 458 pages
Published October 4th 2013 by Troy Aaron Ratliff
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Alex
I am a Horror Book Junkie. I admit it. I raise my hand high and proud in all of our support group meetings. I've read mainstream authors from King to Koontz. More underground nightmares in pages drawn up from the depths by Danielewski to Krall. DIBYAN by Troy Aaron Ratliff not only can be put on a list of one of my favorite frightening stories, it climbs near the peak of the mountain. Things happen in this story that made even a reader as jaded and hard to impress as me jump in my seat. I woke u ...more
B. Patterson
As someone who has read several short stories by this author, I was very eager to read Do I Bother You at Night? (DIBYAN?). This is Ratliff’s first jump into novel-length stories and he debuts wonderfully.

On the surface, DIBYAN? is the story of Sylvester trying to get his life back together after the death of his wife. There are creepy things afoot next door to Sylvester. What starts off as a small town story where Sylvester’s biggest concern is keeping up with the Common Country Courtesy event
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Dawn
I received a free ecopy for an honest review.

This is an interesting book to review. It started out slowly and for a long time it seemed like there wasn’t much to it: a farmer, Sylvester, lost the love of his life to suicide and now he has a strange neighbor whom he hasn’t met. When more and more strange things started happening in Sylvester’s corn field and next door, I realized there was going to be more to the story. The last quarter of the book was intense!

Troy Aaron Ratliff’s writing is easy
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Kristy Centeno
Note: This review contains no spoilers

Upon reading the book blurb for Do I Bother You At Night I was instantly intrigued, and I’m glad I requested a copy for a review.

This thriller/horror story definitely lived up to my expectations. One of the things I really enjoyed about the story is that it builds up slowly, the suspension creeping up on you until you’re finally to that part that makes you think, “I’m sure glad I decided to read this book.”
I highly recommend this book to those horror junkies
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Ellen Christian
Do I Bother You At Night is the type of book you just can’t put down. The suspense builds very slowly and it pulls you in, anxious to find out the next detail and figure out what’s going on. Because of the amazing details the author includes, you actually feel like you’re in the town with them. The descriptions are just so perfect that I can see pictures forming in my mind when I read it. When you actually get to the spooky part of the book, it feels so real that it’s all the more terrifying.
Shay West
I have to admit that it was the combination of the cover and title that made me pick up this book. The mixture of creepy farmhouse + eerie blue light + ominous title was too much to pass up.

And the book itself didn't disappoint. Intrigue, life-altering events, mysterious neighbor, quiet town, drama...this book had it all. Ratliff does an excellent job of creating realistic characters that you just can't help caring about. The main character, Sylvester, had his life turned upside down after the u
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Troy Aaron Ratliff was born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio and self educated in writing, art and voice impersonations. When he's not reading, writing, sketching, or cooking up his next monstrosity, you can generally find him defending the galaxy from the forces of evil, feeding hippopotamuses, dining with foreign dignitaries and Zen masters, waking up to his supermodel wife, altering the space-time ...more
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