Shadow Creek: A Novel
When an innocent group of campers ventures to the Adirondacks for a trip, they are followed by a murderous pair…
There’s something deadly lurking in the shadows at Shadow Creek . . .
Due to a last-minute change in plans, a group of unlikely traveling companions finds themselves on a camping trip in the Adirondacks. They include the soon-to-be-divorced Valerie; her oddball friends, Melissa and James; her moody teenage daughter, Brianne; and Val’s estranged husband’s fiancée, Jennifer. Val is dealing with unresolved feelings toward her ex and grappling with jealousy and resentment toward his younger, prettier new flame, a woman with some serious issues of her own. Brianne is sixteen and openly rebellious, caught up in a web of secrets and lies.
What Val and her companions don’t know is that a pair of crazed killers is wreaking havoc in the very same woods. When an elderly couple is found slaughtered and Brianne goes missing, Val finds herself in a nightmare much worse than anything she could have anticipated. She was half-expecting it to be the trip from hell, but what she never could have predicted was that this impromptu little excursion
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - steeleyjan - LibraryThing
This novel had a shot.. the genre was stated to be mystery / suspense. The reader does experience some suspenseful moments, but way too late in the story, causing problems with the story's execution ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - miyurose - LibraryThing
I’ve enjoyed Joy Fielding in the past, but this book didn’t do anything for me. The situation that sends this unconventional group into the woods is extremely contrived, and once I couldn’t buy into ... Read full review