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Suburban Terrors

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Do we really know what secrets Lurk behind the tall fences and locked doors of our city's suburbs?

Here are twelve stories that delve into that mysterious realm. You'll find a few thrills, a touch of horror, a ghost or two... and much more.

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ebook, 193 pages
Published January 24th 2016 by Pauline Montagna (first published January 1st 2007)
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Helen Ross
Jul 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
Suburban Terrors by Pauline Montagna is a collection of twelve stories that delve into that mysterious realm, prompting the realisation that not everything is always as normal as it may seem.

The settings are typical suburban settings that readers can relate to but with a twist. I love that Pauline used Australian suburban names and references, and being from Melbourne I could relate to the imaginative The Loop. (FYI - Melbourne’s underground circular train system around the city centre is referr
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Jai Baidell
Who knows what nasties are hiding behind bland suburban frontages? They look like normal houses, and the people who live there look just like everyone else. But are they?
This collection of twelve stories, by Australian writer Pauline Montagna, takes us down the dark side of those suburban streets. Pauline describes ordinary situations and then shears off at a tangent into frightening possibilities that tap into our fears of being lost, hurt, attacked, or losing people we love. My favourites were
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Cameron Trost
Jan 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
I had read one of these short stories (The Dognappers) before and remembered that I had really liked it. So, when I won a copy of this book as part of an Australia Day Competition (yes, some Aussies actually spend the national day reading), I was chuffed indeed.
It didn't take long to discover that The Dognappers was by no means the only memorable tale in this collection. As a fan and fellow writer of suburban suspense and as a current resident of the fine city of Melbourne, I thoroughly enjoyed
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Valerie Volk
Nov 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Suburban Terrors really got me in. A series of well-constructed and interesting pieces about the hidden under-belly of life in the burbs. These stories were varied, characters were believable, and the endings often a surprising twist on the tale. The element of the supernatural was perhaps a bit over-used, but the human interest of the stories compensated. Definitely recommended.
Lesley
Sep 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book - the stories seem all too real!
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Making Connections: Suburban Terrors by Pauline Montagna ~ 7/28/14-8/3/14 23 150 Jul 28, 2014 08:13AM  
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Pauline Montagna was born into an Italian family in Melbourne, Australia. After obtaining a BA in French, Italian and History, she indulged her artistic interests through amateur theatre, while developing her accounting skills through a wide variety of workplaces culminating in the Australian film industry. In her mid-thirties, Pauline returned to university and qualified as a teacher of English a ...more
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