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The Cults of the Worm

(The Bones of the Earth #3)

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Separated by distance and ideology, Aeson and R’lyeh still share one common goal: to save Vrana from the Void.

But the world has changed.

King Edgar’s new religion, the Disciples of the Deep, has spread throughout the continent, converting people into the living embodiments of its twisted beliefs.

While the Holy Order of Penance has forsaken its self-induced isolation, and wi
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Paperback, 370 pages
Published November 5th 2017 by Scott Hale
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Bradley
People should be flocking to this series! :) :)

It's really fair to say this book is a Hell of a Horrific ride!

Hell Yes.

Look:

Comparing this book to most of the horror genre is like wondering what it would be like to see Clive Barker step up his game in a very big way, but instead of piddling about with normal modern tropes before stepping off the deep mythological and epic horror themes, we get right down to the nitty-gritty good stuff.

Yes. The blood and the gristle are everywhere. So are the g
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Jody Ellis
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Book 3.5 if you will, as Hale added in a 0.5 prior to this books release. This delicious gorefest brought together the previous 2.5 books and answered most (not all) the questions I was left with through the previous ones BUT most cunningly left me with a bucketload more to dwell on as I now wait for more .5s or future books. I mean just wooooa and then waaaaaaa and holy shit!

Scott's writing has evolved with each book. I feel he's going from strength to strength and each time he finds that maxim
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F.D. Gross
Jun 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
There’s a good chance you’ve never read a story like this...I’m almost certain.

Scott Hale continues to wow us with his harrowing tale of warring religious factions, old world and newly formed, by showing the reader both sides of a catastrophic dystopia. This multiple POV tale spans the entire map of the Trauma torn world of the Bones of the Earth series to really give the reader that true sense of balance. Cults of the Worm is a twisted tale of horror ideals—something that will truly scare the s
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The Cults of the Worm beautifully balances coherent world building and eery dreaminess - dark and delightful.
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Scott Hale has always been obsessed with all things horror. While it's not uncommon for his writings to blend multiple genres together, Horror is ever-present, be it in the scenarios themselves, or the uncomfortable truths he dares to explore.

Scott is the demented mastermind behind The Bones of the Earth series. Six books and four years later, the series has come to an end, but his addiction to wr
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