Burnt Offerings Author:Robert Marasco UNIQUE SUMMER HOME Restful, secluded. Perfect for large family. Pool, private beach, dock. Lone season. Very reasonable for the right people. — And the Rolfes were the right people. Marian felt it the moment she and Ben and David drove through the massive stone pillars into the twisting roadway dense with tangled growth and up to the great hous... more »e that loomed cathedral-like at the crest of the hill.
Walker sensed it as he opened the door of the decaying mansion and beckoned them into the dusty rooms beyond.
Roz and Brother knew it as they watched Marian's gaze caress the Aubussons and the crystal, the gold and the silver, and her eyes widen as they swept over the weed=choked terrace to the wide rolling lawn sloping down to the bay below.
And Ben? Why then the pinpoint of fear piercing inward to the very heart of his being?
BURNT OFFERINGS is a tale of mounting horror, of menace and malevolence, of seduction and posession. The novel of the supernatural, it rivals Turn of the Screw in the artistry of its construction of evil.« less