Pitch Dark

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St. Martin's Press, Apr 26, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Pitch Dark is a propulsive, layered, and brutal read. . . .  A reader can't hope for more than to discover a writer possessed of both true talent and true passion. Discover Steven Sidor."
---Michael Koryta, author of The Cypress House

It’s Christmas Eve, and Vera Coffey is on the run. She doesn't know the men who are after her. She has never seen them before, but she has seen the horrors they visit on people who don’t give them what they want. Vera has something they want badly. She’d give it up if it weren’t the only thing keeping her alive.

The Larkins have known the toll violence takes on a family ever since they were trapped in a madman’s shooting rampage. They've been coping with the trauma for nearly twenty years. Now, on a cold and lonely winter morning, Vera collapses at their roadside motel. And she’s brought something with her. Together they'll have to make one last stand against an evil that has followed them further than anyone could've imagined.

With a thriller so fast-paced that it’s impossible to let go and an ominous sense that everything is destined to go wrong, Pitch Dark is an intense read from a master of suspense.

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... and the ending is a bit dissatisfying. - Goodreads
His prose is gritty and human; with a wonderful pace. - LibraryThing
Not so sure of the ending though. - Goodreads
The characterization was excellent. - LibraryThing
The villain is great and the pace is fast. - Goodreads
The plot is nothing that far out of the ordinary. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - bookwormteri - LibraryThing

Vera left her boyfriend and took a relic that he was supposed to hand over to the Pitch. Now the Pitch is hunting her down to get what the Pitch feels is theirs. Creepy. The big confrontation of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - LastCall - LibraryThing

Pitch Dark had its moments that really grabbed me. It also had moments that were telegraphed and or predictable. All in all an interesting book and I look forward to seeing what the author has up his sleeve for later books. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Steven Sidor is the author of acclaimed novels including The Mirror's Edge. He lives near Chicago, Illinois, with his wife and two children.

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