Whilst I think Stephen King is one of the greatest horror writers of the time, I don’t tend to read his books. I have read a few of the classics in the past but I find he uses a lot of description to set the atmosphere and scene which I didn’t like. But Doctor Sleep caught my eye in a bookshop and I thought I would give Stephen another try.
Doctor Sleep tells the tale of Danny whose traumatic childhood has affected his adult life. He is a reckless alcoholic without a purpose in life but when he arrives in a small town he meets good people and starts to change his life.
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Susan Hill is a great writer of suspense and mystery and best known for her book The Woman in Black. I discovered her books a few years ago and she is definitely on my list of favourite authors.
The Small Hand is a short ghost story that is full of suspense, emotion and intense moments. Read the rest of this entry
I was a teenager when I started reading James Herbert’s books and for me he was one the best horror fiction writers around. A British rival to Stephen King! So Ash was definitely on my list to read. Read the rest of this entry