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Cage of Night

4.03  ·  Rating Details ·  61 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
This is Jim Thompson meets Stephen King." (Mysteries and More) In the deep woods, a well. In the well, a Voice. . . . The Voice speaks of lust, and blood, and murder to any who listen. Under the spell of Cindy Brasher, almost any young man will listen. In its first general release, here is Ed Gorman's underground classic of dark suspense--"An amazing noir like no other," d ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by White Wolf Games Studio (first published July 1st 1996)
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Jon Recluse
Jun 24, 2013 Jon Recluse rated it it was amazing
No one writes like Ed Gorman, and this is one of his best. A masterwork of nail biting suspense and skin crawling creepiness.

Highest possible recommendation.
David
Dec 06, 2014 David rated it it was amazing
Another excellent thriller from the master. If you haven't read Gorman what are you waiting for??
Gravetapping
Aug 02, 2009 Gravetapping rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
CAGE OF NIGHT should be at the top of any horror / suspense readers list. It is a book that defies categorization, which is probably why it has not had the success it should. It has been released in two versions--a paperback edition published by White Wolf more than a few years ago and very recently in a limited edition hardcover from PS Publishing.

It is truly a classic of the macabre--part mystery, part suspense, and entirely chilling and haunting.
Debra
Sep 07, 2012 Debra rated it really liked it
Another book I read recently that had an unsuspected ending, yet in looking back I realize there were only a couple of ways it COULD end! Don't think I've read any Ed Gorman. This was good enough to make me try some more of his stuff.
Jool
Sep 29, 2016 Jool rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was indeed thrilling! Ed Gorman takes the reader on a delightful ride of suspense and psychological adventure - and will keep you guessing up until the end.
Jeff French
Aug 11, 2012 Jeff French rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this one. I like how part of the narrative is told through an interview between an attorney and her client on death row, but we don't know who the client is. The main story is told through flashback. As it unfolds, the reader has to decide what is real and what isn't. No simple answers are provided. Even at the end, when I had formed my conclusions, I remembered part of the story that made me rethink everything. A very cool read.
Sam Hager
Jul 28, 2016 Sam Hager rated it it was amazing
Nick Morrow returns home from an army stint to become mesmerized by the beautiful Cindy Brasher and Nick wasnt the inly one obsessed. This is a tale of suspense, obsession and murder. Great writing I couldn't put it down.
Randy
Jul 20, 2008 Randy rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: horror fans
Recommended to Randy by: read about it on his blog
The author sent me an autographed copy through the mail at a reasonable price. A new copy at better prices than most of the used book sites.
It's a nice quick read, good story, something you can always count on Mr. Gorman delivering.
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Edward Joseph Gorman was born on November 2, 1941 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent 20 years in the advertising industry before leaving to write full-time in 1984. Since then, he has been incredibly prolific, averaging 2-3 novels a year in addition to many short stories, editing anthologies, and founding and editing Mystery Scene, the new magazine of the mystery field. He has written in many genres, ...more
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