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Family SecretsThe Brimstone Grand Hotel, owned by reclusive former movie star, Delilah Devine, looms high on Hospital Hill, harboring long-buried family secrets that whisper of unimaginable horrors. Horrors that will echo down through generations. Twisted HistoryWhen Delilah's granddaughter, Holly Tremayne, who has seen ghosts for most of her eleven years, first comes to l ...more
Paperback, 478 pages
Published May 9th 2019 by Independently Published
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Helen Power
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Eleven-year-old Holly Tremayne has been able to see ghosts her entire life.  When Holly’s mother brings her to stay with her reclusive grandmother, retired actress Delilah Devine, at the Brimstone Grand Hotel, Holly’s excited to be staying at a haunted place. But what she doesn’t realize is that the ghosts are quite aggressive, and that she is personally connected to the most dangerous ghost of all… the Brimstone Beast.

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Set in the 1960s, it is clear early on that the author did her research. There
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Melanie Marsh
Jun 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Tamara Thorne has yet to disappoint me. Brimstone, like every other book of hers, has left me in awe of her ability to develop a story that is so unlike anything else I’ve read. At the end of her books, while I’m never really ready to stop reading, I still feel as though the story is complete and I’m satisfied that everything I wanted to know has been revealed. I love that her books are a bit longer than many I come across lately.


Thorne has this ability to write the worst possi
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Dax Munro
Warning: Read this book only if you are aged 18 or over as there are some themes unsuitable for younger audiences.


~Story~

Set in Brimstone, Arizona (1968), Brimstone is the tale of young Holly Tremayne and her promiscuous mother as they go to visit Holly’s movie star grandmother at her hotel. The story explores the myth of the Brimstone Beast and spirits, with Holly and some of her relatives having gold flecks in their eyes, which are thought to be a sign of someone
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Amy Shannon
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Scarily Horror-fying

Ever since I first read a Thorne book, I was hooked by this author's writing, and the terrifying stories that come from the pen. Brimstone is no different. I really enjoyed the story, and it was a real page turner. So many times my heart almost beat out of my chest. It's one of those books you can't pull yourself away from. This story hits all the horror marks, secrets, haunting pasts, bed sweating-screaming nightmares, and lingering evil. The characters, both good and evil
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Jesse Williams
Jun 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome, awesome, awesome!

This is one of Tamara Thorne's best books yet. As always, she pulls you in with her characters and keeps you enthralled with her story telling.
Autumn Is Azathoth
What an incredibly engrossing Paranormal/Horror novel is this! Featuring a STRONG middle-grade heroine (Holly is eleven), but not designed for a middle-grade audience, BRIMSTONE encapsulates paranormal and supernatural elements, Native American legendry, ceremonial black magick, an early 20th century hospital, copper mining, and the stunning arid beauty of Arizona, into one finely-wrought and intensely satisfying horror story. I couldn't put it aside. BRIMSTONE is packed full of excitement, tens ...more
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Tamara Thorne has collected ghost stories, true and fictional, since she saw her first Twilight Zone as a tot, and continues to this day. In addition to writing novels and stories of the paranormal, she also writes non-fiction and is an active ghost hunter. She makes her home in southern California with her husband and their feline family and when she’s not writing, can be found haunting ghost tow ...more
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