Bad Games: A Novel (A Dark Psychological Thriller)
Bad Games A Novel - A Dark Psychological Thriller Author:Jeff Menapace PARTICIPATION IS NOT AN OPTION... — The Lambert Family is heading to Crescent Lake, a rural cabin community in western Pennsylvania, for an idyllic weekend getaway. Some fishing, some barbecue, some games... — The Fannelli brothers are heading to Crescent Lake too. Some stalking, some kidnapping, some murder, definitely some games...though not n... more »ecessarily the type of games the Lamberts had in mind.
But it doesn't matter. The Lamberts are going to play whether they like it or not.
An intense psychological thriller, Bad Games has the dark, mind-bending chills of The Bad Seed combined with the fish-out-of-water dread and suspense of Deliverance.
So let Jeff Menapace's highly anticipated novel keep you up all night as it delves into the mystery of nature versus nurture when comprehending the evil in man, along with the will and determination an innocent family must summon to fight back against horrific odds.
BONUS! Includes the first chapter of the pulse-pounding sequel, Vengeful Games.
Praise for Jeff Menapace and his award-winning short fiction:
-Winner of the 2011 Red Adept Reviews Indie Award for Horror
"I find the author to be ridiculously talented." -MichelleR, Red Adept Reviews
"In my opinion, Jeff Menapace is one of the rising stars of the horror and suspense thriller genre ... He knows how to grab your attention immediately..." -Jim Chambers, Top 50 reviewer
"As usual, Mr. Menapace doesn't disappoint...If you haven't read any of his work yet, you're missing out..." -Amazon Reviewer
"Horrifying, but extremely well-written...It's hard to set a scene and atmosphere, develop several characters and tell a story in 17 pages, but Jeff Menapace has done it. It's better than many of the stories in my monthly Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine ..." -Amazon Reviewer
"Brilliantly written and paced...A story with only a few surprises but somehow manages to make the reader feel every emotion possible..." -Amazon Reviewer« less