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Delacorte Press, Mar 12, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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Imagine your father is a monster. Would that mean there are monsters inside you, too? Nineteen-year-old Ry Burke, his mother, and little sister scrape by for a living on their dying family farm. Ry wishes for anything to distract him from the grim memories of his father's physical and emotional abuse. Then a meteorite falls from the sky, bringing with it not only a fragment from another world but also the arrival of a ruthless man intent on destroying the entire family. Soon Ry is forced to defend himself by resurrecting a trio of imaginary childhood protectors: kindly Mr. Furrington, wise Jesus, and the bloodthirsty Scowler.

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User Review  - kittyjay - LibraryThing

I will admit to feeling a sinking feeling of dread when I noticed the small appended note under the author's name: "Daniel Kraus, author of Rotters." Rotters earned the dubious distinction as being ... Read full review

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User Review  - amandacb - LibraryThing

This is one of the grossest books I have ever read, and that's saying much since I do not get grossed out easily. A frightening blend of psychological and physical horror, Scowler brings the possible ... Read full review


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DANIEL KRAUS is a writer, an editor, and a filmmaker. He is currently working on an adult novel with Guillermo del Toro, scheduled for late 2013. Daniel lives with his wife in Chicago.