Shiver

Shiver The dark sea lifted him up once This time the moonlight broke from the strangling cloud cover and revealed the undulating waters before him Adrift his legs moving with just enough energy to keep him

  • Title: Shiver
  • Author: C.E.L. Welsh
  • ISBN: 2940013135857
  • Page: 450
  • Format: Nook
  • The dark sea lifted him up once This time the moonlight broke from the strangling cloud cover and revealed the undulating waters before him Adrift, his legs moving with just enough energy to keep him afloat, he thought he was living a plane crash survivor s worst nightmare That was when he saw them, dotting the crests and valleys of the black water, their pale, corThe dark sea lifted him up once This time the moonlight broke from the strangling cloud cover and revealed the undulating waters before him Adrift, his legs moving with just enough energy to keep him afloat, he thought he was living a plane crash survivor s worst nightmare That was when he saw them, dotting the crests and valleys of the black water, their pale, corpse like hide dully reflecting the light from above a shiver of sharks So begins the short story Shiver the story of Carson Noble, a real A personality, a real mover and shaker a real jerk He has won at everything his whole life, whether by strength at arms or nimbleness of mind, and he believes he deserves whatever he wants thanks to his track record.When he finds himself struggling against the uncaring violence of a storm tossed ocean, however, he discovers that this challenge is not so easily overcome and while the impersonal waves might become predictable, there is something in the night water that beggars belief and makes Carson s experience very personal indeed.

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