- File Size: 1845 KB
- Print Length: 176 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Genre Reader; 1 edition (October 5, 2015)
- Publication Date: October 5, 2015
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0169AQVH0
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #359,908 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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A Monstrous Place (A Tale From Between) Kindle Edition
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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this not being able to put it down after starting. The mix up of a young girl being a hero and the monsters being the least likely people made for an enjoyable read. Molly is tough but even she needs some help along the way and her pick of the former military man from next door works perfect and is even good for bringing a laugh or two to the darkness of the story.
A read that will be enjoyed by a bit older child with a different take on good vs evil and who is who.
A Monstrous Place tells the story of Molly, a young girl who finds herself caught in a nightmarish world, as her friends and neighbours start to go missing. After a visit from her grandmother's ghost, she must enter the world between awake and asleep to thwart the evil plans of those responsible.
What follows is a beautifully creepy tale brimming with vivid and macabre imagery. Stott's alternate supernatural world is stylishly constructed and populated with all manner of ghoulish characters, each more terrifying than the last, and as Molly makes her way through this hellish world, we see her character develop and adapt quickly to her new surroundings, determined to undermine the threat to her and her family at any cost.
Molly's still a child however, and thankfully it's not lost in the narrative, her sense of wonder and naiveté pushes her ever-forward, often to her peril as she tends to wander into all the wrong places.
A Monstrous Place is one of those gems that is becoming all too rare these days in indie publishing. It's a cleverly-constructed and superbly-written tale that's not for the faint of heart, but for those who like a scare at bedtime, you'll not find better.
I 💖LOVED💖 it!!!
When I was reading "A Monstrous Place" I liked how it had that sense of happiness and at the same time they're using all the other emotions at the same time and that affected the story and brought a new element to the table
I would say that the scariness rating for this book would be about 3 - 4.
I recommend this book to people about 7 years and all above.