Creature Author:John Saul A terrible secret lurks beneath the picturesque surface of a small Colorado town in this novel of heart-stopping terror. — To the Tanner family, Silverdale beckons as a marvelous opportunity. For here, in this serene, picture-postcard-pretty town nestled high in the majestic Rockies, a job promotion awaits. — Silverdale. It is the perfect town. ... more » Even Silverdale High School seems perfect--a model school where well-behaved students make their parents and teachers proud. And the football team never--ever--loses.
But soon, too soon, Sharon Tanner will come to doubt the sanctuary of her family's perfect new surroundings. Too soon she will begin to suspect the things she cannot yet know.
Soon--perhaps too late--Sharon Tanner will realize that beneath Silverdale's perfect facade a terrible presence watches...and waits. Through sleepless, fear-racked nights she will listen to an eerie cry of unfathomable rage and pain. A wail so horrifyingly unearthly it could belong to no living thing, animal or human, she has ever known.
And then, with crushning suddenness, Sharon will know--know that within Silverdale, perhaps within her own home, a monstrose evil is harbored, an evil so unspeakable it has not name except...CREATURE.« less