Suffer the Children

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 27, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
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One hundred years ago in Port Arbello a pretty little girl began to scream. And struggle. And die. No one heard. No one saw. Just one man whose guilty heart burst in pain as he dashed himself to death in the sea. Now something peculiar is happening in Port Arbello. The children are disappearing, one by one. An evil history is repeating itself. And one strange, terrified child has ended her silence with a scream that began a hundred years ago.


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Excellent Horror Story

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Back in 1977 when this story was first published I was 12 years old and begged my mother to buy me this book. I read it during a black out from an ice storm we had that year with the radio on in the ... Read full review

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Still one of my favorite books by far. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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About the author (2010)

House of Reckoning is John Saul's thirty-sixth novel. His first novel, Suffer the Children, published in 1977, was an immediate million-copy bestseller. His other bestselling suspense novels include In the Dark of the Night, Perfect Nightmare, Black Creek Crossing, Midnight Voices, The Manhattan Hunt Club, The Right Hand of Evil, Guardian, and Faces of Fear. Saul divides his time between Seattle, Washington, and Hawaii.

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