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Comes the Dark

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  296 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
The past comes back to haunt the residents of Barrow, Pa., when their normally sleepy town is rocked by the discovery of a local girl's remains washed up on the riverbank. Not since the double murder at the Garrison mansion decades earlier has anything so tragic occurred there. Robert and Erica, the two siblings orphaned that violent night so long ago, find themselves agai ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Signet (first published 1999)
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Apr 02, 2009 rated it it was ok
This was a good little book. Not great but an easy read. The story line is interesting and a little different to the typical murder / mystery. Ending came as a bit of a rush but it balanced out some long parts in the middle.
Read it if you like a murder mystery that is not too juicy, and you want an easy read.
Jun 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Strange Twist and Turns

I really enjoyed this book - I started reading it at the beginning of the weekend and could not put it down. it has been a long while since a book has held my attention like this one did. I don't want to reveal any of the plot which could spoil it for the next reader. The only negative was there was a little TOO MUCH narrative on mythology that I skimed over which I found a little boring. But other than that, the storyline was good and the action was great.
Dec 15, 2014 rated it it was ok
Overall I really liked the book,but it took me for ever to read.For me personally it was very slow until the end.I felt like the events were to straight forward, or in other words I did nit feel like it was well orchestrated. I gave it a 2 star rating because of the Mythological references. I happen to be taking Mythology,which I really enjoy, and the fact that I new what the characters were talking about made me feel good.
Betty Melton
Feb 16, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

I have read many books by this author but I must say I was taken by surprise. although a thriller ,, was very different from his other works. I am still deciding if I liked it or not. had some slow moving areas and some way out there moments. Glad I read it in the day time.
Apr 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Another great read authored by Michael Prescott. This story has so many twists and turns, it takes the reader's breath away. On a dozen occasions, I knew what was going to happen next, something way different happened instead, and I found myself in the character's place, defeated or elated, whichever. You won't be disappointed in this book!
Feb 21, 2009 rated it it was ok
the description given does NOT match the book i read.the book i read is indeed titled comes the dark, michael prescott was the author with a cover that matches the one shown.
its a twisted murder mystery with a dark side of mental illness
not the best not the worst..
Nov 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I loved the book never once in my oppion did this book get baoring all the way to the last part had me nonstop reading. The discription was like a movie being payed out in my mind I am a big fan of Michael Prescott and will keep reading his books.
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Oct 06, 2010 rated it did not like it
Ugh, just awful. Why did I even finish it?
Aug 04, 2011 rated it liked it
this was a great book - a real page turner. But the summary up there next to the book cover doesn't go with the story (although that sounds like a good book too...)
Kelly Ross
Aug 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book I will read over and over and still love it everytime
Barbara McGrath
Very interesting story.
Characters will developed.
Plot was different and and activities were different.
And the ending was a great surprise.
I enjoyed the book very much.
Jul 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
First class as always Mr. P.
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Douglas Borton grew up in New Jersey and attended Wesleyan University, then moved to Los Angeles and pursued a career as a screenwriter. After working with several independent producers, he eventually switched to writing novels, a much less stressful occupation. He has published 25 thrillers, starting with horror novels in the 1980s and continui
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