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Worship the Night

3.14  ·  Rating details ·  14 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Her mother's death freed Lea from a lifetime of repression and frigidity, only to make her the helpless prey of erotic fantasies and nightmare terror. Alone in her mountain cabin retreat, Lea's body and her very soul are subjugated to a phantom from the depths of Hell, who demands that she worship at his evil shrine.

To transform the demon into the flesh-and-blood lover she

Paperback, 284 pages
Published July 1st 2000 by (first published 1982)
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Grady Hendrix
A genteel young woman's mother dies and she inherits the summer cabin. Turns out that she was molested there. Within a few hours, she is writhing naked on the floor, seducing and murdering hikers, and drinking vast quantities of their blood. Basically it's Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill Cabin.
Tammy Davis
Feb 19, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book will take you on an emotional roller coaster.

It starts out with the story of Lea and her strict mother Beatrice who is living a very recluse life. Mom is always telling Lea what to wear and that she is not allowed to date men because it only leads to sex. After her mother's passing Lea suffers a mental breakdown and her Aunt Evelyn steps in to help. It seems that her mom had property which included a log cabin. Evelyn says they use to go there a lot when Lea was little but that stopped
Maria Coro Arruti
For a book that is identified as horror and erotic, it fails miserably in both assumptions. Too long for what the author wants to tell, also very predictable, and frankly, slow and boring. Not much happens through the whole book, and I skipped pages, which I hate to do, but it was necessary if I wanted to finish the book.
Stephanie Hardin-speciale
The rating is so high, because it's nostalgic for me. I found it for cheap at a goodwill store when I was a young teen and it made for a very ... taboo sort of read. It's a very interesting story, but at times feels a bit ... icky, lol. It has a lot of dark and erotic elements thrown in as well.
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Mary Vigliante Szydlowski was born in Albany, NY. She writes in several genres, under various pseudonyms. She's the author of 11 adult novels. Her SF/Fantasy titles include The Ark (1978), The Colony (1979), The Land (1979), Source of Evil (1980), and novella, The Hand of My Enemy (2014). She's also the author of dark fantasies Worship the Night, (1982, 1985, & 2000 with a revised and updated ...more

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