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Childgrave
Childgrave | Ken Greenhall
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When photographer Jonathan Brewster's four-year-old daughter Joanne tells him about her new invisible friends, he doesn't think too much about it. But then he sees them for himself: weird and uncanny images of the dead appearing in his photographs. The apparitions seem to have some connection to Childgrave, a remote village in upstate New York with a deadly secret dating back three centuries. Jonathan and Joanne feel themselves oddly drawn to Childgrave, but will they survive the horrors that await them there? The third novel by Ken Greenhall (1928-2014), whose works are receiving renewed attention as neglected classics of modern horror, Childgrave (1982) is a slow-burn chiller that ranks among Greenhall's best. "Writing in Shirley Jackson's precise, sharp, chilly prose, Greenhall delivers a slippery book that can't be pinned down, all about spectral photography, little dead girls, snowbound small towns, and the disquieting proposition that maybe God is not civilized." - Grady Hendrix, author of Paperbacks from Hell "A very well-orchestrated, eerie tale." - Publishers Weekly
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LeahBergen
Childgrave | Ken Greenhall
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I‘ve just started this buddy read with my best friend and we both have the same bookmark. It‘s double-sided and the other side says “VERY SCARY”. We‘re going to flip the bookmark to vote on the scariness of certain chapters.

😆😆

Ruthiella Excellent plan! 😱😃 2mo
Nerdy_Bookworm I need to know, where did you get the bookmark? I need one in my life! 😍 2mo
CarolynM That cover is too scary for me! 2mo
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Hooked_on_books I love that plan! 2mo
TrishB Very cool 😁 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm Ooooh perfect October read! 👻 2mo
Cathythoughts That‘s a great plan 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
LauraBeth I‘m scared by just looking at the cover! 😂 2mo
LeahBergen @Nerdy_Bookworm From a very cool online company. They have LOTS of great bookmarks! www.astrangerdream.com 2mo
LeahBergen @CarolynM @LauraBeth It IS pretty creepy. 😆 2mo
rubyslippersreads That cover! 😳 2mo
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LeahBergen
Childgrave | Ken Greenhall
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#HorrorCoverCrush Day 2.

Isn‘t this a great cover?? 😆😆

#7Days7Covers

MicheleinPhilly 😳 Dude, you‘re sick. 2y
Melissa_J I‘m not sure about this one. It‘s creepy. 😂 2y
AmyG 😬😬😬 2y
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Aimeesue Oh my! Creepy! 2y
vivastory This is a fantastic cover! 2y
TheLudicReader ❤️ 2y
Lindy Scary! 2y
Tanisha_A My eyeballs. 2y
LeahBergen @MicheleinPhilly 😂😂 It‘s pretty bad, isn‘t it? 2y
LeahBergen @Melissa_J Right? 😆 2y
LeahBergen @AmyG @Aimeesue @TheLudicReader @Lindy @Tanisha_A It‘s quite something, isn‘t it? 😆 2y
LeahBergen @vivastory I thought so, too! 😆 2y
AmyG Have you read this? 2y
batsy How to unsee this? 😂😰💀 2y
EricaReads Ooh looks and sounds creepy! Just bought it! 2y
rubyslippersreads Thanks for the nightmares! 😂 2y
Reviewsbylola Omfg this cover is amazing!! 2y
Centique I love it and I‘m scared by it! Where‘s the emoji for that?! 😯🥰 2y
Suet624 Creepy! 2y
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khooliha
Childgrave | Ken Greenhall
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Okay, Ian isn't ~quite~ as creepy as this kid, but The Child is icky. Seek consent, Ian! #startreksummermay

Megabooks This post is fantastic! 🖖🏻 3y
khooliha @Megabooks Thanks! 3y
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LeahBergen
Childgrave | Ken Greenhall
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Happy Halloween! 🎃🎃🎃

When photographer Jonathan Brewster‘s four-year-old daughter tells him about her new little invisible friends, he doesn‘t give it too much thought. Until images of the dead begin appearing in his photographs...

Reviewsbylola Your doll head is beautiful!! 3y
DivineDiana That sounds very creepy! Stacked for next Halloween! (edited) 3y
BarbaraBB That sounds good. Is it? 3y
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rubyslippersreads Your doll head is scaring me. 😳 3y
LauraJ I need all the Ken Greenhall! 3y
LauraBeth That doll head! 🙀🧒 3y
Mdargusch Great photo! That book sounds terribly creepy. 3y
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