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It was sublime, erotic evil. It was the call of his own blood . . .

When Peter Constantine inherited a vast, remote estate, his life began to change. Free at last from money worries, Peter and his wife, Meg, could relax—and Peter could explore his new, mysterious home. From the thick woods, the winding trails, the bizarre, sensual sculpture, came a pulsing, ancient call th
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Kindle Edition, 343 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Open Road Media (first published June 1st 1987)
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Paula Cappa
I received this book through NetGalley for a fair and honest review. I commend the author on writing a unique story. Greek mythology and transformations are the themes here and I found that fascinating. Peter and his wife Meg are more like "vanilla" characters but still worthy. An easy read, and while it won't keep you up all night, I found myself oddly intrigued. Good descriptions and imagery.
Marcia Tomka
Apr 17, 2013 Marcia Tomka rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I started with Robert Masselo's Vigil & was surprised to see he had written a few books earlier. The Spirit Wood was published in 1987. I really enjoyed it, right up my alley. It kept me interested, one of those stories you want to get back to as soon as you can when you're not reading it. I'm not very adept at writing reviews, or basing whether I read a book or not on its reviews; I read for fun and if a book entertains and keeps me interested, I will give it 4 or 5 stars. This book did ...more
Christine Howard
A very unusual book in which a young man inherits the property of his maternal grandfather who he has had no contact with. It is a large estate and he is a student working toward a PhD. He goes to see the land and convinces his wife and good friend to spend the summer there, even though his mother warns him not to go. The estate is populated by three individuals of Greek origins who play pan pipes, dance in the woods and carry on other strange rituals. The house is decorated with characters from ...more
Rhonda
Feb 16, 2013 Rhonda rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Not very impressed with this book. I found it boring and predictable most of the time. Fortunally, it was a 99 cent buy for me.
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Robert Masello is an award-winning journalist, TV writer, and the bestselling author of many novels and nonfiction books. His most recent thriller, entitled THE EINSTEIN PROPHECY (47 North), hit the # 1 spot in the Amazon Kindle store. Previous books include BLOOD AND ICE, THE MEDUSA AMULET, and THE ROMANOV CROSS, all published by Bantam/Random House.
He is also the author of two popular studies
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