Book Talk…8/2/19: Adam Nevill’s Before You Sleep
Before You Sleep Adam Nevill. Horror. Ritual Unlimited. Aug. 23, 2016.
A trilogy of horror stories from the award-winning writer’s first collection of
short stories – SOME WILL NOT SLEEP – and an introduction to the nightmarish
visions and ghastly spectres that have been disturbing the sleep of readers for
years. In this book you’ll find two ghost stories and a tale of ancestral
In the big white house on the hill angels are said to appear . . .
When the children left the house, their toys remained . . .
A confused and vengeful presence occupies the home of a first-time buyer . . .
“The images just won’t go away. You’ll find yourself replaying scenes in your mind for days” – Fangoria
“Modern storytelling … and old school terror. Very scary, highly recommended” – Jonathan Maberry, NYT bestselling author
“One of the most subtle and powerful writers of dark fiction – a unique voice” – Michael Marshall Smith, NYT Bestselling author
My Review: From the first page, you know you’re in for a treat. A haunted house with something more than ghosts, perhaps. A lonely girl. A ghost and toys that are decidedly NOT Disney. A creepy story. A man who buys a home finds himself dragged into the past. Wonderful, wonderful!