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After Life

3.04  ·  Rating details ·  55 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
A year after Jessie loses her eyesight in a car accident, she and her husband, Lee, move to the quaint village of Garden Town. Jessie's blindness only heightens her other senses . . . enough to become aware of the evil lurking under the serene surface of the town.
Paperback, 261 pages
Published November 1st 1993 by Berkley (first published 1993)
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Michael McCord
Jan 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was a nice surprise for me. I had never read anything by Andrew Neiderman before, so I didn't know what to expect. I figured I would give it a try, after reading the back flap I thought it would probably be all right. What I got was an unexpected page-turner. It starts out with a shock and doesn't slow down. "After Life" was a fast paced frightfest that I didn't want to put down. Scary, daring, disturbing, and racy-- and I loved it! The ending was a little flat, but not enough for me t ...more
Kim Smiley
Nov 10, 2010 rated it really liked it
This was a decent book. The first I've read from Andrew Neiderman. This book is about a married couple who move to a small town. The wife is blind due to a drinking and driving accident while her husband Lee was driving. She has developed her other senses rather well since the accident and has a very easy time getting around, cooking, cleaning, etc.

What Lee did't tell her was that their new apartment was right next door to a cemetery. At night she hears digging and whispering and she figures it
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Adam Wilson
Dec 12, 2011 rated it really liked it
Finally, after reading five other Neiderman novels, I award the sixth four stars instead of the usual three or two. After Life was the sort of book that I knew

Neiderman had in him. It is incredibly creepy, has an excellent story and likeable characters, and doesn't over-stay its welcome. Jessie, our blind protagonist, is

plunged into a new area full of conspiracies, or so she thinks. This is one of those Rosemary's Baby type books in which the main character is convinced that something

bad is h
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TDCbookreviews
Sep 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is a story about a husband and wife that move to a small town so the husband can coach basketball there. The wife Jessie is blind and it was caused by her husband Lee during a car accident. Lee doesn't tell his wife that they are moving right next door to a cemetery and at night she is constantly hearing digging and voices outside. Jessie gets to know the community and realizes that things are not what they seem. I rate this four out of five stars, its a thriller that will keep you glued by ...more
Payal Banik
Feb 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading this book but the ending was quite stupid and obvious.
DaraB
Sep 16, 2010 rated it it was ok
I read this a long time ago so I don't remember a ton about it- should probably read it again.
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It was actually the book by Marcus Sakey but not in good reads.
Not a great book - too surreal to believe.
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Andrew Neiderman is the author of over 44 thrillers, including six of which have been translated onto film, including the big hit, 'The Devil's Advocate', a story in which he also wrote a libretto for the music-stage adaptation. One of his novels, Tender Loving Care, has been adapted into a CD-Rom interactive movie.

Andrew Neiderman became the ghostwriter for V.C. Andrews following her death in 19
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