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Finally got around to reading REBECCA. This is one of those books that I've had on my shelves for years but for some reason never got around to reading even though I've read and enjoyed several other novels by du Maurier. Well, I'm sorry I waited so ...more
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I have read a few of Burke's Dave Robicheaux crime novels and really enjoyed them. This one is a departure from those novels being a complex story about the Holland family. It starts out with 16-year old Weldon Holland having a chance encounter with ...more
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This is the sequel to The Cellar and it seems to conclude the horror and gore at The Beast House but I guess there are a couple more sequels to this saga! Well this one again was typical Laymon - full of sex, violence, and gore. In this one, a young ...more
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
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I've read several Richard Laymon horror novels over the years. I usually find them to be full of sex, gore, and violence but somehow they compel me to keep turning the pages. This one is I believe Laymon's first novel. It's definitely typical of his ...more
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