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Afraid by Jack Kilborn
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Apr 15, 10

really liked it
Recommended for: Horror/thriller fans
Read from April 08 to 15, 2010, read count: 1

The writing starts out being rather chaotic. It jumps around between the viewpoints of at least 4-5 different characters, and it becomes difficult sometimes to reconcile events and points of time in the story into a single, coherent mental image.

As Kilborn starts to reveal what's actually going on, the writing starts becoming more cohesive. By the time you get to the climax and resolution, it's very easy to follow and is quite enjoyable. When you think about it, that's an interesting way of writing a horror/thriller kind of story... and it certainly works.
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04/09/2010 page 38
04/12/2010 page 134
34.54% "This is a page-turner, that's for sure."
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Pamela The chaotic start did seem to work. It added to the tension. I found myself continually "checking the time" trying to figure out if all that was going on simultaneously or sequentially, trying to put it together. When it did come together, it worked even better.

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