By John Saul
It has waited seven years for somebody again to the rambling lakeside condo known as Pinecrest, which has stood empty due to the fact that its final proprietor went lacking. For upscale Chicago couple Dan and Merrill Brewster, the previous midwestern manse is a perfect retreat, and for his or her childrens, Eric and Marci, it’s the fitting position to spend a lazy summer season exploring. that is how Eric and his teenage acquaintances notice the curious cache of discarded gadgets stowed in a hidden room of Pinecrest’s carriage apartment. The bladeless hacksaws, shadeless lamps, tables with lacking legs, headless awl deal with, and different unremarkable goods upload as much as a pile of junk. but anyone took the difficulty to stock each one valueless relic in a cryptic ledger. It has all of the makings of a very good mystery–whispering, coaxing, hard to be solved.
But the extra the men commit themselves to restoring the forgotten possessions and piecing jointly the puzzle at the back of them, the extra their fascination deepens into obsession. quickly their days are fed on with tending the unusual, mystery collection–while their nights turn into laid low with ever extra ghastly goals, nightmares that quickly seep into fact. And while a scary discovery surfaces, so does the chilling truth–about the terrifying occasions that rocked the city seven years earlier than, the mysterious disappearance of Pinecrest’s final resident, and a twisted legacy with a malevolent lifetime of its personal . . . and a bottomless starvation for brand new victims.
From the Hardcover edition.
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