by Richard Dansky
Gallery; Reprint edition (April 6, 2010)
"FIREFLY RAIN is videogame creator Richard Dansky’s riveting supernatural tale that blends southern gothic atmosphere with classic thrills and chills. Publishers Weekly called it "remarkable...a supernatural thriller that breathes life into one of the genre's staples--the haunted house," and Library Journal said that "Dansky's ability to build terror slowly and talent for hiding his clues in plain sight demonstrate an attraction to old-fashioned, classic horror. Dansky...exhibits his talent for original supernatural fiction in this tightly paced tale of mystery and terror."
From the publisher: When Jacob left home for a new life, he pretty much forgot all about Maryfield, North Carolina. But Maryfield never forgot him. Or forgave him.
After a failed business venture in Boston, Jacob Logan comes back to the small Southern town of his childhood and takes up residence in the isolated house he grew up in. Here, the air is still. The nights are black. And his parents are buried close by. It should feel like home—but something is terribly wrong.
Jacob loses all his belongings in a highway accident. His car is stolen from his driveway, yet he never hears a sound. The townspeople seem guarded and suspicious. And Carl, the property caretaker with so many secrets, is unnervingly accommodating. Then there are the fireflies that light the night skies . . . and die as they come near Jacob’s home. If it weren’t for the creaking sounds after dark, or the feeling that he is being watched, Jacob would feel so alone. He shouldn’t worry. He’s not.
And whatever’s with him isn’t going to let him leave home ever again.
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