Sunday, July 16, 2006

SHRINE by James Herbert

Author: James Herbert
ISBN: 0-450-05659-7

Genre: Fiction- Horror

Publisher: nel

Innocence and evil become one as a little girl called Alice, a deaf mute, sees a lady in shimmering white who says she is the Immaculate Conception. Alice is suddenly cured and can perform miracles but her saintliness is replaced by a vile force."

I got this book on recommendation from my sister and like her it scared the shit out of me! LOL. I found it to be chilling, spooky and so scary.
I've read some James Herbert novels before; Magic Cottage, The Fog, Once, Haunted, but this one so far is my favourite simply because the fear factor is there. The atmosphere of the book just got to me!

Verdict: Brilliantly Scary!


Clare said...

I have to get this one, I love a good scare!

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