Review: CHILLS by Mary SanGiovanni

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Review: CHILLS by Mary SanGiovanniChills by Mary SanGiovanni
Published by Kensington on September 27th 2016
Pages: 320
Genres: Fiction, Horror, Occult & Supernatural, Thrillers, Supernatural
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“True Detective” meets H.P. Lovecraft in this chilling novel of murder, mystery, and slow-mounting dread from acclaimed author Mary SanGiovanni . . .   It begins with a freak snowstorm in May. Hit hardest is the rural town of Colby, Connecticut. Schools and businesses are closed, powerlines are down, and police detective Jack Glazier has found a body in the snow. It appears to be the victim of a bizarre ritual murder. It won’t be the last. As the snow piles up, so do the sacrifices. Cut off from the rest of the world, Glazier teams up with an occult crime specialist to uncover a secret society hiding in their midst.   The gods they worship are unthinkable. The powers they summon are unstoppable. And the things they will do to the good people of Colby are utterly, horribly unspeakable…   Praise for the novels of Mary SanGiovanni   “A feast of both visceral and existential horror.”—F. Paul Wilson on Thrall   “Filled to the brim with mounting terror.”—Gary A. Braunbeck on The Hollower   “Nightmarish and vivid.”—FearZone on The Hollower

I was riveted when I started reading this book. Not only were the characters dealing with some terrifying things, but they are in small town Colby, Connecticut. It was not hard for me to imagine a town like Colby in Connecticut. Small towns abound in this state where snow storms are common and […]