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BOGGY CREEK: The Legend Is True [Kindle Edition]

Eric S. Brown
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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Book Description

When Jennifer's father dies in a horrific accident, she finds herself drawn to his small cabin in Boggy Creek, Texas. She brings a few friends along for a week's stay, but their vacation soon turns deadly.

Product Details

  • File Size: 235 KB
  • Print Length: 122 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 098481731X
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Inkbug Media, LLC (January 29, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009NHA0BU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #445,402 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars "Your wife's a Bigfoot isn't she, Gus?" October 31, 2012
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At one point in time, I believed in the legend of Bigfoot, Sasquatch, The Abominable Snowman, etc. But after watching the show, Finding Bigfoot, I don't think they exist. I mean, after all, why haven't we found bones? We've found the bones of dinosaurs, but not Bigfoot? Heh.

But I digress...

I enjoyed Jennifer Minar-Jaynes first book and was happy when she announced her participation in this one. I had not read any Eric Brown before this.

The story follows Jennifer, who is heading to her late father's cabin in Boggy Creek. She is bringing along her best friend, Maya. Jennifer's mother would never go to the cabin and rarely allowed her to visit her father there. We find out that there have been a series of grisly murders and unsolved disappearances in tiny Boggy Creek. And the sheriff doesn't seem to care. What's even more alarming is that the pattern is usually the murder of male victims and the disappearance of the female ones. Hmmm, could there be some breeding going on? And are the townsfolk in on it? Maybe even offspring?

If you're a fan of the horror genre, then this book will not disappoint. Is it campy? Somewhat. Do the characters make the same stupid mistakes a lot of characters make in horror flicks? Absolutely. BUT, it's so well-written that you can gloss over it and enjoy the storytelling. I'm definitely going to check out more books by Brown and will look forward to more from Minar-Jaynes.

Recommend for horror fans.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
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This isn't your normal Eric S. Brown Bigfoot story. Normally, his Bigfoot tales have a drive-in movie feel that manages to entertain and keep you on the edge of your seat. The tone and style of this book is different, delving into darker territory. If his normal Bigfoot fiction could be considered comic-book fare, then Boggy Creek is horror in the strictest sense, going heavy on atmosphere, savagery, and terror. That may be due, in part, to the talents of Jennifer Minar-Jaynes, who brings an ample dose of suspense to the story, complementing Brown's own affinity for all things Bigfoot. Together, the authors create a tale that is bleak, horrific, and breakneck in its pacing, meshing their styles together in a way that is seamless and complimentary. Check this one out if you enjoy monster fiction, horror, suspense, or just a good ol' fast-paced read!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
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The book is based on the movie with some much needed fill in the spaces. The movie was one sided and Campy. The book on the other hand has different aspects including what was in the movie. I could watch the movie and see the word from the screen jump right out of the book, but then there is filler in the book that is a big bonus and tells another side of the story from a different advantage. The way Eric used his unique ability to bring the Monsters to life and to draw you into the story truly saved this story.
Heck of a job, Eric.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars How Boggy Creek Should Be October 15, 2012
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I haven't seen the film this book is tied to, but I can only hope for its sake that it's as good as this. Eric S Brown has been churning out Sasquatch style horror for a while now, and he only seems to get better as he goes. This story has him stepping away from his own universe and into the Boggy Creek legend that seems to have influenced his writing somewhat.

The monster and its actions are handled well, the horror scenes framed with that same ESB style action his fans have grown to expect, and all in all it's a another hit out of the park from Mr. Brown. It also seems to be just a tad longer than some other Brown books, and it's nice to see him stretch out and enjoy himself.

Great book, and just the way that a Boggy Creek story should read.

(Note - I was provided an advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest opinion)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good read December 17, 2013
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This is a good and quick read. A little longer than some other novellas I've read which is a good thing. Though I wasn't too fond of the ending.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Can't put it down! September 4, 2013
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Another great piece of work from Eric S. Brown. I have not seen this movie yet but the novelization of it is great. The passion that went in to this book shows. I don't know how he does it but the way he tells a story is perfect. No endless backstory's, no endless dialogue, just a good story that gets to the good stuff, suspense, blood, gore, and entertaining characters. Brown is at it again with his style of gruesome horror like always. He grabs you, sucks you in, and doesn't let go. I was not able to stop reading this one until I finished it. If you love horror, and Bigfoot then this is a must read. The book is just the right length as well, like Goldilocks said "Just right". Do yourself a favor and buy this title already you will love it, I know I did!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining January 21, 2013
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I will give the author some points for it being suspenseful. It is also well written. However, the college students party is very cliche. As is the sherif who doesn't want to know about the monster.

It is was it is and not too expensive. I was entertained by it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars BIGFOOT WALKS TONIGHT -- TAKE II January 10, 2013
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I don't know what it is about Bigfoot, but I just can't get enough of the big oaf. When I was a kid, I remember watching the infamous Patterson-Gimlin video. I was going to be the one who found the irrefutable proof that Bigfoot existed. I said the same thing about the Yeti and the Loch Ness Monster, too. To this day, I still find the legend of Bigfoot fascinating, and yes, I watch Finding Bigfoot, I'm not ashamed to admit it. And that's why when Eric S. Brown comes out with a new book I'm usually one of the first ones to buy it. The man writes Bigfoot. Not the shy creatures hiding out in the woods that we've all heard about, but vicious, man-hating, man-eating terrors of the deep woods.

This outing, Brown teams up with Jennifer Minar-Jaynes to give us Boggy Creek, The Legend is True, a novelization of a film by the same name, which I haven't seen yet -- but it's on my list. Brown doesn't waste any time getting to the meat of the matter, so to speak. Boggy Creek opens with a rather nasty attack on a young couple parked in the woods. Casey Guthrie is savagely mauled and his girlfriend, Brittany, is among the missing. Missing? Yeah, Brown finally went there without actually going there. Seems that's the MO of these Bigfoot attacks -- the men are killed, the women abducted. You do the math. Anyway, back to poor Casey. It's a powerhouse opening to a fun read.

As it turns out, Casey and Brittany aren't the only victims of these random animal attacks. Yeah, you heard me. Seems the local sheriff knows what going on, but refuses to do anything about it because of some misguided sense of duty. It's his deputy, Mark Klein, who finally grows a pair and decides enough is enough. He and his redneck friends decided to hunt the beast down.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great Book. Can't wait to finish it.
Published 1 month ago by Kathleen Free
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Fast Reading...
I found this book to be very entertaining. It is short enough for a 1 night stand. You can get feel empathy for some of the characters presented in this short time and them WOW,... Read more
Published 2 months ago by J Basista
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book
Great Book filled with just the information I was looking for I'm always looking for something interesting to read .
Published 8 months ago by Squatch
4.0 out of 5 stars Boggy Creek
I decided to read some of the smaller books sitting on my kindle and I have always been drawn to the cover of this book. Read more
Published 9 months ago by A Smith
2.0 out of 5 stars The book had no end.
I was so disappointed with the ending......."the old man smiled". What kind of ending is that? No catharsis to this book.
Published 9 months ago by Aunts 34
1.0 out of 5 stars Ridiculous!
I read Jennifer's first novel on the request of a mutual acquaintance and really enjoyed it. I thought this book might be interesting because she shows promise as a novelist but it... Read more
Published 13 months ago by Constant Reader
1.0 out of 5 stars HORRIBLE A waste
This book was a complete waste of time and effort for everyone involved with it! Writers, publisher and readers! Don't bother!
Published 15 months ago by Shawn Goodwin
3.0 out of 5 stars If you have nothing better...
Pretty weak reading. Not very interesting and the characters are presented as pretty shallow. The ending is pretty dumb also. I had to force myself to finish this one!
Published 15 months ago by Y. Harmon
5.0 out of 5 stars Great story
Great quick read from Eric S. Brown, a bit darker mood than his Bigfoot Wars series. Truly enjoyed it! Now, I need to hunt down the movie.
Published 16 months ago by Ken W
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great and Fun Read
EVIL LURKS IN THE SWAMP. When Jennifer's father dies in a horrific accident, she finds herself drawn to his small cabin in the swampy woods of Boggy Creek, Texas. Read more
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