Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) won gold at the 1984 Olympics. As did his older brother David (Mark Ruffalo). Now they are in training for the Worlds, and then they’ll be […]
Samuel’s father died driving his mother to the hospital the day Samuel was born. Ever since it has just been Samuel (Noah Wiseman) and Amelia (Essie Davis). And life isn’t […]
Tim is about to be released from protective custody. We’re not quite sure what happened him and his sister ten years earlier, but we get a glimpse of them fleeing […]
Alison and Roger have come to Wales on a holiday with their parent and respective step-parent. Roger’s father and Alison’s mother have recently married and in a way this is […]
Part of my RIP Peril Onscreen Fergal and his mother are on the run. They arrive in a rundown block of flats, clearly hiding out. Mary wants to keep her […]
This is a story in a story, in a book of stories. Welcome to meta-ness :) The story opens with the 12 months meeting up. And October is this meeting’s […]
Read for this year’s RIP challenge. This was just the perfect start to my reading for R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril VI, it is perfectly creepy and atmospheric, plus has that side […]
Stephen has returned home to take up from his stepfather as pastor. He has also returned in time to sit at his dying mother’s bed side. He knows she is dying and is writing her eulogy, but at the same time remembering his past, as well as the stories and legends that grew up surrounding his grandfather Jeannot.
Zentner’s debut novel is a slow, atmospheric retelling of those childhood memories interspresed with Stephen’s musings on his current situation and relationships with his family members.
ISBN: 9780099511649 It was nine-thirty on Christmas eve. Arthur Kipps is a mature and responsible individual. His first wife & child died many years ago, but he has since found […]
by Susan Hill
Coming home one evening from meeting with a client, rare books dealer Adam Snow takes a wrong turn and ends up outside a derelict Edwardian house. For some strange reason he is drawn to this building and its wilderness of gardens and finds himself wandering through the overgrown weeds. And, standing all alone, he feels the strangest of sensations. A small hand, in his. As though he were a father taking hold of a son’s hand. But he is not a father. And there is no child.
Read for RIP challenge It is the last day of school at “Old Central”, the building is being decommissioned and after the summer holidays the children will be going to […]
For this year’s RIP challenge Carl has suggested that as well as reading horror-ific books we might also watch some suitable films and to get the ball rolling on my RIP films I decided to rewatch M. Night Shymalan’s The Village.
I quite enjoyed it the first time around. I don’t seem to recall having been all that surprised by any of the so-called twists or reveals, but it was an enjoyable film.