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It's Loose

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  28 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Each spring, there are weeks when Ice Island, Michigan, is completely cut off from the mainland. Usually, it is a peaceful, lonely time. But this year, the Evil has come...

One by one, it possesses the islanders, bringing their secret, guilty fears to life -- driving them into frenzied sprees of murder and mutilation. Ancient, ravenous, it feasts on death and terror, rising
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Mass Market Paperback, 312 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Pocket Books
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DJMikeG
Jul 18, 2016 DJMikeG rated it really liked it
While not a masterful, spectacular tale by any means, this is a mean little pulp potboiler that keeps you hooked. Sadly very timely, as well, as it concerns mass shootings and the like. The four star rating is applicable when you compare it to the mass market paperback horror of its time. Circa 1990, there were literally thousands of horror novels published, as publishers tried to cash in on the Stephen King/Dean Koontz horror boom. Most of these garishly covered books were terrible, but there ...more
Wayne
Jan 13, 2016 Wayne rated it really liked it
A pretty good horror novel that keeps you interested. An islands a few miles off the mainland is cut off by melting ice. The problem is, they have an evil presence among them that likes to take over a host body and do violent things. The ending was one that if you gave it a few seconds to think about, you know what and how things turn out. But the ride to get to the end is a fun one.
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Aug 09, 2014 Linda rated it it was amazing
As good as anything Stephen King ever wrote. Believable characters, slightly old fashioned in their references, and in keeping with who and where they are.
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Oct 10, 2015 Arne rated it liked it
Not a bad story, an evil presence on an trapped on an island town in winter.
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