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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This book is interesting, certainly creepy, and a gripping story with multiple interesting characters. Read full review

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Below are a few questions/comments I have regarding this story. 1. Not really a fan of the way this story was written. It almost seems like I'm reading someones journal or something at times. There ... Read full review


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Douglas Clegg is the author of many books, including the best sellers Nightmare Chronicles, The Hour Before Dark, The Infinite, and You Come When I Call You. He lives outside Manhattan.

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