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The Curse of Collinwood (Dark Shadows #5)

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  73 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Do Zombies Walk at Collinwood?

Upset over the death of Ernest Collins, Victoria begins to believe that phantoms are haunting her. Are they the figments of her imagination? As the threats to her life become very real, she is forced to accept the horrifying truth.
The strange figures are not phantoms but the bodies of Derek and Esther Collins, murdered more than a century ago.
Paperback, 158 pages
Published May 1968 by Paperback Library
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A typical 60s-era written gothic. Victoria Winters is quite the meek miss, I half expected her to start screaming when Roger wished her good morning. Was annoying how wimpy she was after reading for a while. Apparently the next book in the series concentrated on Barnabas Collins, good thing. For this part of the story I'd give it 2 stars.

As far as the story and atmosphere, it was a winner. Collinwood would be dark and spooky on the brightest of days in Collinsport. I think Marilyn Ross can conve
This is certainly a page turner, as Dan ("Marilyn") Ross meant it to be. THE CURSE OF COLLINWOOD finally steps off the Scooby Doo bus and gives us pure, Stephen King-ish supernatural terror. No ambiguity about the hauntings here. These are REAL zombies that have risen from the Collins family tomb!!! Derek and Esther Collins, dead for a century, now rise to wander the countryside. And though Victoria Winters realizes what is happening, she fears that if she tries to tell the police her account wi ...more
Vincent Darlage
Not bad. Better than the last two. Zombies in Collinwood. Nice.
Fast reads. Very fun.
Dale Rosso
Good read.
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William Edward Daniel Ross, W. E. Daniel "Dan" Ross (born 1912) is a bestselling Canadian novelist from Saint John, New Brunswick who wrote over 300 books in a variety of genres and under a variety of mostly female pseudonyms such as Laura Frances Brooks, Lydia Colby, Rose Dana, Jan Daniels, Ross Olin, Diane Randall, Clarissa Ross, Leslie Ames, Ruth Dorset, Ann Gilmer, Jane Rossiter, Dan Ross, Dan ...more
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