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The Cold Kiss

by John Rector

eBooks of the Month Horror

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Strictly speaking a debut crime novel, this however qualifies as a horror story if only because of the sheer visceral intensity of the action and situations. Nate and Sara are broke and on the run when they come across a hitchhiker and begin a journey to damnation and beyond. This is a throat-grabbing, sweat-inducing stuff and the pace is absolutely relentless. If the fates of the downcast protagonists doesn't involve you, you have no heart. Horrific but believable.

Maxim Jakubowski

The Cold Kiss Synopsis

Nate and Sara are broke -- and on the run from the past. When a shady hitchhiker offers them cold hard cash for a lift, they can't afford to say no. But very soon they'll be wishing they had. Because picking him up is about to become the biggest mistake they ever made -- and the price they'll have to pay will be greater than they could ever have imagined...

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ISBN: 9781849830683
Publication date: 02/09/2010
Publisher: Pocket Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849830683
Publication date: 2nd September 2010
Author: John Rector
Publisher: Pocket Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Horror,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About John Rector

John Rector's short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and won several awards including the Porterhouse prize. His first novel, The Grove, was a bestselling e-book and will be soon be published for the first time in print form. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska and is currently working on his next novel. Read John Rector's blog at

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