Desert Places

Desert Places

A Novel of Terror

Book - 2004
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Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2004
ISBN: 9780312286446
0312286449
Characteristics: viii, 280 p. --

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rakeshseathu
Jun 23, 2017

A fast paced novel, nothing more to add. Fine for a quick read.

RobertELPL Feb 23, 2017

The mood throughout the book is definitely on the dark side. I will say that the story is slow to build up and takes a bit to get going, but worth the wait. I personally didn't find it as gruesome and horrific as it claims to be, but I may very well be jaded.
Crouch's characters will cross paths with J.A. Konrath's Jack Daniels if you are reading that series too.

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MeReneG
Aug 05, 2011

The secondary title is right on the mark: this is definitely a novel of terror. It's fast-paced, well-written, and takes some very dark turns. I'm definitely looking forward to reading the sequel (Locked doors).

bookfanatic1979 Jun 30, 2011

I started this series at the urging of a patron, who thought I might enjoy Crouch as much as I do his good friend J.A. Konrath. Crouch is just as twisted as Konrath, without losing sight of the plot as some of Konrath’s later novels seem to do. Having said that, I do not think I will be reading the next in the series. Just didn’t do it for me.

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RobertELPL Nov 14, 2016

RobertELPL thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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