Get Bullets of Rain: A Novel of Suspense PDF

By David J. Schow

ISBN-10: 0060536675

ISBN-13: 9780060536671

Storms raging outside and within the brain of the protagonist create a maelstrom of threat during this sinuous mental mystery by means of Schow (The Kill Riff; The Shaft). A whopper of a storm is barreling up the California coast, and renegade architect paintings Latimer is making plans to journey it out and try out the structural integrity of his self-designed dream domestic. whilst, he's suffering to batten down robust emotions approximately his spouse, Lorelle, whose loss of life years earlier than despatched him into an emotional tailspin. because the typhoon intensifies, a string of surprising studies recommend that the rules of his truth are wobbling. He unearths an previous bottle washed up at the seashore containing a cryptic message that speaks eerily to him. Then he's visited by way of a long-lost pal who mysteriously disappears with out a hint from the premises. in the meantime, a wild residence social gathering is underway down the seashore and host rate, a steely manipulator who employs medicines and humiliation to regulate his site visitors, schemes to exploit the typhoon as conceal for enjoying sinister brain video games with artwork. Schow works suspenseful sleight-of-hand together with his tale components, skillfully underplaying the importance of clues and deftly handling personality viewpoints to direct what the reader sees. His kinetic orchestration of events-action sequences, moments of relocating intimacy and the richly symbolic tempest outside-and vibrant hardboiled prose push the plot to a thunderclap climax that during much less guaranteed palms would appear farfetched yet here's a degree of coolly calculated audacity.

Show description

Read Online or Download Bullets of Rain: A Novel of Suspense PDF

Similar horror books

Read e-book online From a Buick 8 PDF

The country police of Troop D in rural Pennsylvania have saved a mystery in Shed B out again of the barracks ever in view that 1979, whilst soldiers Ennis Rafferty and Curtis Wilcox responded a decision from a gasoline station simply down the line and got here again with an deserted Buick Roadmaster. Curt Wilcox knew outdated automobiles, and he knew instantly that this one used to be.

Cujo - download pdf or read online

Gained the British fable Award in 1982

Acute relatives puppy becomes a vicious kinfolk killer in King's canines classic.

Dean Koontz's The Dead Town (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, Book 5) PDF

The battle opposed to humanity is raging. because the small city of Rainbow Falls, Montana, comes lower than siege, scattered survivors come jointly to climate the onslaught of the creatures set free upon the realm. As they prepared for conflict opposed to overwhelming odds, they're going to examine the whole scope of Victor Frankenstein’s nihilistic plan to remake the future—and the terrifying succeed in of his shadowy, robust supporters.

The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #3: The Craving - download pdf or read online

Blood brothers . . . After his brother, Damon Salvatore, betrays him in New Orleans, Stefan begins over in new york. Vowing by no means to hurt one other human, he roams the streets, attempting to disappear into the city’s chaos. yet simply whilst he thinks he’s left his prior at the back of, Stefan discovers that he can by no means get away his brother.

Extra info for Bullets of Rain: A Novel of Suspense

Sample text

You gotta get home to Ruthie,” he wheezed as sweat glossed his waxy face. “Yeah, yeah,” Abe said, pouring himself a stiff one from the bottle in his desk. The radio droned the barely cogent reportage of nerve-wracked correspondents attempting to articulate what was happening throughout the five boroughs—not to mention the entire globe. Abe took a tentative sip of the whisky, then downed it as he sauntered over to the window to catch an eyeful of uncorked chaos below. As he peered down, three taxis collided, the driver of one bursting through his windshield like a meat torpedo.

Stragglers who’d broken off from the herd shuffled back and forth, having breached the gate that someone in a panic must have left unlocked. Mike cleared his throat and a couple looked up, their dulled eyes twitching in recognition of something delicious. One let out a faint but audible gasp and began to limp in Mike’s direction. “Be careful,” Ellen said as Mike leaned out further, bent at the midriff. “It’s like you actually care,” Mike threw back at her, but when he did so, he smiled. Ellen sidled up to her husband and put her hand on his back, feeling guilty about pushing his buttons, especially so early in the day.

Now he was grateful for them—except the scented ones. He’d learned that lesson the hard way. The fresh, fruity, cinnamony, flowery aromas reawakened his dormant sense of smell, unfamiliar odors rousing the olfactory receptors, which in turn refreshed the revulsion from the overwhelming tang of rot outside. It had only taken one Apples ’n’ Spice candle to teach him his lesson. He’d lit the wick, basked for a moment in the delicious bouquet, and then puked from a crushing whiff of the ceaseless alfresco parade of putrescence.

Download PDF sample

Bullets of Rain: A Novel of Suspense by David J. Schow

by George

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 47 votes