The Lighthouse: A Novel of Terror

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St. Martin's Press, 1987 - Fiction - 296 pages
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After moving to an isolated lighthouse on the Oregon coast, a college professor and his wife become terrorized by an unknown enemy and separated from each other by a gulf of mistrust.

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User Review  - jamespurcell - LibraryThing

Too slow, too dark. Did not finish Read full review

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User Review  - Linda Branham Greenwell - Goodreads

A mystery in a Lighthouse from 1987. I read it way back then... and for some reason help onto it. Maybe it deserves a reread Read full review

About the author (1987)

Bill Pronzini was born in Petaluma, California on April 13, 1943. His first novel, The Stalker, was published in 1971. He is best known for his creation of the Nameless Detective Mystery series, as well as several westerns and novels of dark suspense. He has been a full time writer since 1969. He is also an active anthologist, having compiled more than 100 collections, most of which focus on mystery, western, and science fiction short stories. He has won numerous awards including three Shamus Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Mystery Writers of America. His book Snowbound received the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiere, as the best crime novel published in France in 1988. Pronzini has established himself as a master of the Western novel as well as earning a name for himself in the dark fiction genre.

Marcia Muller, novelist, short-story writer and anthologist, was born in Detroit in 1944. She attended the University of Michigan, where she studied writing. Edwin of the Iron Shoes (1977) was her first book featuring Sharon McCone, a female private eye strong enough to compete in the male-dominated crime genre. In 1993, Muller was given the Private Eye Writers of America Life Achievement Award, and the following year her novel Wolf in the Shadows won the Anthony Boucher Award and was nominated for the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best Crime Novel. Marcia Muller lives in Petaluma, California. Her latest fiction novel is entitled, Locked In.

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