Book Reviews of Nightshade

Nightshade
Nightshade
Author: John Saul
ISBN-13: 9780449005903
ISBN-10: 0449005909
Publication Date: 5/29/2001
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 154 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Another great novel by Saul. I love all his books.
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A very good read that was hard to put down. Twist and turn towards the end is captivating.
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Nightshade: a perfectly macabre tale of a household ripped apart by malevolent forces.
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Much like his other books. Suspenseful and well thought out.
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Matthew knows that something evil is going on when his grandmother moves in. Scary!
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Fifteen-year old Matthew Moore seems to have a charmed life...until a mysterious fire forces his gradmother to move in with his family. The elderly woman isnists on re-creating the bedroom of Cynthia, her favored child who died tragically more than a decade ago. SOon Matt's life insidiously begins to change. At night he finds himself haunted by nightmares of unimaginable terror. In the morming the smell of Cynthia's perfune seems to linger in his room. While his grandmother drives a wedge between his once devoted parents, Matt transforms from a gregariouns teenager to a hostile loner. Then a shocking tragedy shatters the family beyond repair - as a horrific shadow from the past takes on an implacable life of its own, clawing toward Matt with ferocious hunger...

This is a very good book, but read carfully you might miss a connection. 5 stars.
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Creepy, I love John Saul's books!
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Very spooky.
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I love this book. I had read it some time ago but chose it again because it's just a good book. Very surprising ending, at least it was to me.
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I enjoyed reading this book very much.
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truly bizzare.. fans of Saul will like it.
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GREAT STORY.
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Great story. Well written. Leaves you guessing till the end.
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another great book from John Saul.
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Fifteen-year-old Matthew Moore seems to have a charmed life --- until a mysterious fire forces his grandmother to move in with his family. The elderly woman insists on re-creating teh bedroom of Cynthia, her favored child who died tragically more than a decade ago. Soon Matt's life begins to change. At night he finds himself haunted by nightmares of unimaginable terror. In the morning the smell of Cynthia's perfume seems to linger in his room.
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Couldn't put it down!
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suspense
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15-year-old Matthew Moore seems to have a charmed life . . . until a mysterious fire forces his grandmother to move in with his family. The elderly woman insists on re-creating the bedroom of Cynthia, her favored child who died tragically more than a decade ago. Soon Matt's life insidiously begins to change. At night he finds himsef haunted by nightmares of unimaginable terror. In the morning the smell of Cynthia's perfume seems to linger in his room. While his grandmother drives a wedge between his once devoted parents, Matt transforms from a gregarious teenager to a hostile loner. Then a shocking tragedy shatters the family beyond repair--as a horrific shadow from the past takes on an implacable life of its own, clawing toward Matt with ferocious hunger. . .
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15 year old Matthew Moore seems to have a charmed life...until a mysterious fire forces his grandmother to move in with his family. The elerly woman insists on re-creating the bedroom of Cynthia, her favored child who died tragically more than a decade ago. Soon Matt's life insidiously begins to change. At night he finds himself haunted by nightmares of unimaginable terror. In the morning the smell of Cynthia's perfum seems to linger in his room. While his grandmother drives a wedge between his once devoted partents, Matt transforms from a gregarious teenager to a hostile loner. Then a shocking tragedy shatters the family beyond repair--as a horrific shadow from the past takes on an implacable life of its own, clawing toward Matt with ferocious hunger....