The Hour Before Dark

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Leisure Books, 2003 - Fiction - 384 pages
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"When Nemo Raglan's father is murdered in one of the most vicious killings of recent years, Nemo must return to the New England island he thought he had escaped for good, Burnley Island ... and the shadowy farmhouse called Hawthorn. But this murder was no crime of human ferocity. What butchered Nemo's father may in fact be something far more terrifying ... Something Nemo and his younger brother, Bruno, and sister, Brooke, have known since childhood ... As he unravels the mysteries of his past and a terrible night of his childhood, Nemo witnesses something unimaginable, and sees the true face of evil while Burnley Island comes to know the unspeakable horror that grows in the darkness."

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Atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere. You get plenty of that with some spooky scenes and an overall creapy feel. The novel starts off well and builds that creapy atmosphere as you go along. However, you ... Read full review

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The brutal murder of his father brings Nemo Raglan back to the New England home of his childhood, where he joins his brother and sister in unraveling the mystery of their father's death and solving ... Read full review


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