The love talker
Something evil is lurking in the deep, dark forest . . .
Laurie has finally returned to Idlewood, the beloved family home deep in the Maryland woods where she found comfort and peace as a lonely young girl. But things are very different now. There is no peace in Idlewood. The haunting sound of a distant piping breaks the stillness of a snowy winter's evening. Seemingly random events have begun to take on a sinister shape. And dotty old Great Aunt Lizzie is convinced that there are fairies about -- and she has photographs to prove it. For Laurie, one fact is becoming disturbingly clear: there is definitely something out there in the woods -- something fiendishly, cunningly, malevolently human -- and the lives of her aging loved ones, as well as Laurie's own, are suddenly at serious risk.
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THE LOVE TALKERUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Peters again starts out with a likable, slightly different modern-gothic heroine—big, round-faced grad student Laurie—but this time the comedy doesn't hold up, the pacing bogs down, and the plotting ... Read full review