“Seeking Samiel;” Intense Occult Horror. Author Reminds Me of Stephen King’s 1st Novel, Carrie, April 9, 2016

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ss_fc v2This review is from: Seeking Samiel (Kindle Edition)
My Quick Blurb for People in a Hurry to Find a Good Read

Back in the mid-sixties some guy decided to write an occult horror story from a teenage girl’s perspective. A huge challenge for a debut novel that, in fact, almost never got beyond Stephen King’s round file. Now, 40 years later, a woman residing in Pennsylvania has penned an occult horror set in South Africa, writing from the point of view of a young man. That setting and POV is a challenge Stephen King and his wife, Tabitha, would appreciate. From the first paragraph, I found the writing to be intense, compelling reading. I was grateful that the writer did not end this story with a cliffhanger. But I had two main concerns:

1 – Will it lose steam? And,
2 – Is her choice of South…

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