Search Results: "Graham Masterton"


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BASILISK by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Masterton (Ghost Music, 2009, etc.) involves readers with fast-flowing action, but saddles himself with a repellent hero."
A genetic researcher must help his comatose wife after she falls victim to a basilisk's stare. Read full book review >

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ROOK by Graham Masterton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 1997

"A sympathetic, poetry-reading hero provides Masterton with many better-than-average pages."
England's prolific Masterton (Flights of Fear, 1996, etc.) begins a new horror series featuring Jim Rook, a California psychic who teaches a remedial class in a San Fernando Valley high school. Read full book review >

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TOOTH AND CLAW by Graham Masterton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Dec. 1, 1997

"Styleless but straightforward, very nearly a YA novel."
In Masterson's second Jim Rook series installment (Rook, p. 246), Catherine White Bird, the daughter of a Navajo, is able to turn at will into a huge, raging creature whose 12-inch claw- spread can tear holes in steel when not ripping out human hearts. Read full book review >

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FOREST GHOST by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2014

"Typically creepy and graphic fare from Masterton, with an environmental spin that may herald a new direction (Drought, 2014). Given the final acts, this one clearly won't be a series."
Twin forests on two continents seem to be haunting visitors and making them want to kill themselves. Read full book review >

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PETRIFIED by Graham Masterton
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"Morally conflicted Nathan's second adventure (Basilisk, 2009, etc.) is a fast-paced, gruesome tale sure to bring chills to receptive spines."
Strange mythological creatures are terrorizing Philadelphia. Read full book review >

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GHOST MUSIC by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2009

"Masterton (House of Bones, 2008, etc.) provides scant clues to help Gideon make his discovery—only relentless repetition of the same shocking scenario."
A composer's liaison with a neighbor leads him on a journey filled with gruesome sights he alone can see. Read full book review >

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EDGEWISE by Graham Masterton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Masterton (Touchy and Feely, 2006, etc.) serves up a typical blend—part thriller, part supernatural horror, part modern-day fairy tale—for like-minded fans."
Beware what you wish for, Mom. Read full book review >

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COMMUNITY by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Fans of Masterton (The Red Hotel, 2013, etc.) may be shocked by the lack of blood and gore, whose absence allows more plot development than usual."
After a car accident, a man struggles to recover his memory and find out the truth about the small town in which he's convalescing. Read full book review >

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SWIMMER by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Plain prose but super-gripping."
Fifth in the Jim Rook chiller series (Snowman, 2000, etc.), this one providing his nemesis in the shape of a see-through teenager made entirely of water—and a very, very naughty girl she is. Read full book review >

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HOUSE OF BONES by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Silly fun for readers seeking a quick horror boost."
The demolition of an old London house reveals dozens of skeletons, some dating back decades. Read full book review >

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BROKEN ANGELS by Graham Masterton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"The author's penchant for horror shines through in the gruesome details, but Masterton's crime writing is more detailed, character-driven and carefully plotted than his other recent work."
Typically known for horror (Forest Ghost, 2014, etc.), Masterton crams plenty of revulsion and repulsion into this crime tale, which focuses on someone taking a monstrous revenge on the Catholic Church.Read full book review >

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MASTER OF LIES by Graham Masterton
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"Masterton has talent, but here it's going mainly to toxic waste."
Cruel and unusual horror from Masterton (The Burning, 1991; Walkers, 1989, etc.). Read full book review >