Ratcatcher

Ratcatcher Five years ago Shane Adams hallucinated a smeared smoky shadow of a man who made him a deal he d make Shane famous if Shane would sacrifice some of his fans to the ash man Shane shrugged the incid

  • Title: Ratcatcher
  • Author: V.J. Chambers
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Five years ago, Shane Adams hallucinated a smeared, smoky shadow of a man, who made him a deal he d make Shane famous, if Shane would sacrifice some of his fans to the ash man Shane shrugged the incident off as a bad mushroom trip, but now he s the lead singer of The Wrenching, a rock band whose cult following trails him from city to city And his fans have started todisFive years ago, Shane Adams hallucinated a smeared, smoky shadow of a man, who made him a deal he d make Shane famous, if Shane would sacrifice some of his fans to the ash man Shane shrugged the incident off as a bad mushroom trip, but now he s the lead singer of The Wrenching, a rock band whose cult following trails him from city to city And his fans have started todisappear Convinced he is a macabre modern Pied Piper, leading kids to their death with his music, Shane is determined to save his fans But the journalist to whom he told his story can t get it published His best friend and fellow band member, Chris, has grown cold and jealous He ll do anything to keep Shane on stage And the dark and secretive Lark, a fan with a violent past, has inched her way into his life He isn t sure if he can make it without her any Through a haze of drugs, paranoia, and confusion, Shane struggles to right what he has wronged Before anyone else dies.Ratcatcher take its cues from the Pied Piper folk tale, also known as The Ratcatcher of Hamelin.

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    1. Another really good read. Rock stars, deals with a devilish entity, a mysterious woman, and a nod to the Pied Piper. Reminded me a bit of Joe Hill's Heart-Shaped Box, another rock star horror tale.

    2. If you like horror, this book is a good read. This was a cool horror novel about a rock star who is a modern day Pied Piper. His band attracted a group of followers like the Grateful Dead or Phish do, and someone is using that group of followers as its herd of prey. Or something. But one of the Entourage has a power of her own, and she's getting in the way of things. Great compelling story with a very cool ending. Inexpensive price tag makes me wonder why this one isn't selling a ton! Check it o [...]

    3. I would highly recommend this book to readers interested in a dark paranormal novel about a rock star and his supporters trapped within the scheme of a demonic entity. It’s a unique macabre reinterpretation of the classic tale, “The Pied Piper of Hamelin.” Ratcatcher is an amazing horror story about the price of obsession. It has a vivid portrayal of musicianship that highlights the artistry in addition to the hazards of fame. The characters are wonderfully complex and constantly develop t [...]

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