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NICEVILLE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A tedious effort to create a gothically-tinged bestseller.Stroud's title is, of course, ironic, for a weird game's afoot in Niceville, Ga. Ten-year-old Rainey Teague has disappeared on his way home from school, and though a search party is dispatched, it is some time before he's found crying and locked inside a crypt in a local Confederate cemetery. The crypt belongs to Ethan Ruelle, who died in a ... Read full review

Review: Niceville

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Stuart Shiffman

Reading NICEVILLE by Carsten Stroud, one is reminded of the carpenter's proverb “measure twice, cut once.” Niceville, while quite a town, is anything but nice: “Niceville had some kind of strange vibe going on, like there was some power running through it… like a live wire or an underground river, and this power wasn't a kindly one. Whatever it was, it didn't like people. There was something ... Read full review

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User Review  - DJRMel - LibraryThing

t sense of place, a couple well developed characters and three distinct plots that never ever come together. They cross each other only through brushes of characters, and that makes for three under ... Read full review

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User Review  - arielfl - LibraryThing

This novel is a hot mess set in an old Georgia town. I love a good ghostly horror yarn along the lines of Stephen King. This did have elements of that but it was mixed up with a bank robbery that didn ... Read full review

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User Review  - melissarochelle - LibraryThing

Niceville is not a nice place to live. That's what I gathered from this book. When I first read the book's description, I thought it was just a mystery/thriller...I didn't catch on to the horror ... Read full review

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User Review  - avanders - LibraryThing

I didn't really know what I was getting myself into with this one. I read about it, some quick little blurb somewhere, and it seemed like it could be a "lose yourself in here" kind of book. I think ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

over the top and all over the place, but energetic thriller w/supernatural elements; full review at my blog http://patebooks.wordpress.com, posted unde4r "Super Tuesday'' 7/10/12 Read full review

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User Review  - Jody - Goodreads

Loved it. A cross between a Harlen Coban meets Girl with the Dragon Tattoo books. Suspenseful! Read full review

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