↠ I love to read VioletKindle Author Scott Thomas – groundhogwalking.co.uk

Violet In the lineage of Peter Straub s Julia, Scott Thomas Violet is the disturbing tale of a woman haunted by her long abandoned imaginary friend For many children, the summer of 1988 was filled with sunshine and laughter But for ten year old Kris Barlow, it was her chance to say goodbye to her dying mother Three decades later, loss returns her husband killed in a car accident And so, Kris goes home to the place where she first knew pain to that summer house overlooking the crystal waters of Lost Lake It s there that Kris and her eight year old daughter will make a stand against grief But a shadow has fallen over the quiet lake town of Pacington, Kansas Beneath its surface, an evil has grown and inside that home where Kris Barlow last saw her mother, an old friend awaits her return. Best Read [ Violet ] author [ Scott Thomas ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Something about the story and the way Mr Thomas writes just leaves me with a deep, down disquieting feeling I will say that 2 books into this author, and I feel he knows what s up His first book was messed up from the start And I mean that in a good way This Honestly, if it were almost, any other author, I d have quit This started as a slow burn But, hold on tight, because it gets going Had I quit, that would have been real stupid on my end I did have the heebie, jeebies Not too big a Something about the story and the way Mr Thomas writes just leaves me with a deep, down disquieting feeling I will say that 2 books into this author, and I feel he knows what s up His first book was messed up from the start And I mean that in a good way This Honestly, if it were almost, any other author, I d have quit This started as a slow burn But, hold on tight, because it gets going Had I qu...

  2. I hope this book does not just get pigeon holed as a horror novel, I hope that this gets a wider audience than just readers of the genre because while it is a very suspenseful and at times scary book, it is also so muchthan that I loved this authors first book Kill Creek and was very excited when I was given the chance to read and review an arc copy of this This is a book about friendship and family ties and ultimately, loss It s also about survival What people do and tell themselves I hope this book does not just get pigeon holed as a horror novel, I hope that this gets a wider audience than just readers of the genre because while it is a very suspenseful and at times scary book, it is also so muchthan that I loved this authors first book Kill Creek and was very excited when I was given the chance to read and review an arc copy of this This is a book about friendship and family ties and ultimately, loss It s also about survival What people do and tell themselves to get by when the crap is hitting the fan with the realization that the world won t stop turning because you need it to and that life goes on whether or not you want it to Right from the onset yo...

  3. DNF 26%The writing is so detailed it s painful Every single move is chronicled and I m so bored I can t take it any I feel like I m reading a script.Here s a sample She did a quick pass over her bottom teeth and spat a bubbly mixture of toothpaste and saliva into the sink Cupping a hand under the faucet, she slurped cool water into her mouth She spat the water out and rinsed the sink before turning the faucet off THE ENTIRE STORY IS LIKE THIS I mean, a simple She brushed her teeth DNF 26%The writing is so detailed it s painful Every single move is chronicled and I m so bored I can t take it any I feel like I m reading a script.Here s a sample She did a quick pass over her bottom teeth and spat a bubbly mixture of toothpaste and saliva into the sink Cupping a hand under the faucet, she slurped cool water into her mouth She spat the water out and rinsed the sink before turni...

  4. Writing up my review for Cemetery Dance nowTweet from like 5 minutes ago WOW I just finished VIOLET by ninjawhenever and my cage is rattled I feel this tremor in my fingers not sure if I ll be able to type out a review for CemeteryDance tonight or if I need to calm myself firstwe shall see...

  5. Scott Thomas, author of Kill Creek, delivers a most masterful read Horror pertaining to childhood has always freaked me out Violet freaked me out on another level I can hang with evil toys, urban legends, and the paranormal What I can t hang with is imaginary friends Violet plays on that creepy aspect from our childhoods Imaginary friends have always scared me Kids seeing an invisible person or thing and spending time with them Kids converse, confide in, and get into mischief with them Scott Thomas, author of Kill Creek, delivers a most masterful read Horror pertaining to childhood has always freaked me out Violet freaked me out on another level I can hang with evil toys, urban legends, and the paranormal What I can t hang with is imaginary friends Violet plays on that creepy aspect from our childhoods Imaginary friends have always scared me Kids seeing an invisible person or thing and spending time with them Kids converse, confide in, and get into mischief with them To me, it s spine chilling because you really don t know who or what is talking to you, your friends, or your children Bystanders c...

  6. This book I should have researched itSpecifically, I should have double checked the page count Because in paperback form it s erroneously listed as 300 on GR In Kindle form it is correctly listed at 446 And I only really had 300 pages worth of interest in it Which, frankly, should bethan enough to tell a story Especially a story that isn t all that elaborate or original A story about a 41 year old newly widowed woman who takes her 8 year old daughter back to her childhood s va This book I should have researched itSpecifically, I should have double checked the page count Because in paperback form it s erroneously listed as 300 on GR In Kindle form it is correctly listed at 446 And I only really had 300 pages worth of interest in it Which, frankly, should bethan enough to tell a story Especially a story that isn t all that elaborate or original A story about a 41 year old newly widowed woman who takes her 8 year old daughter back to her childhood s vacation cabin only to discover that something evil lurks around and it s been hungril...

  7. I received an ARC of this novel via NetGalley and Inkshares in exchange for an honest review When Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a car accident, an image of the summer cottage where she spent her childhood emerges in her minda place that suddenly feels like homea place to heal The summer cottage on lost lake was a place where 10 year old Krissy was able to say goodbye to her dying mother Now, almost three decades later, Kris returns with her daughter Sadie to the remote town of Paci I received an ARC of this novel via NetGalley and Inkshares in exchange for an honest review When Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a car accident, an image of the summer cottage where she spent her childhood emerges in her minda place that suddenly feels like homea place to heal The summer cottage on lost lake was a place where 10 year old Krissy was able to say goodbye to her dying mother Now, almost three decades later, Kris returns with her daughter Sadie to the remote town of Pacington, Kansaswhere an old friend has been waiting for her return.Thank you Inkshares Violet, is a fantastic new novel by the author of Kill Creek which I LOVED The author takes a slightly different approach with th...

  8. I read the author s 2017 debut novel KILL CREEK the day before I read his upcoming horror novel VIOLET Both are literate horror, set in Kansas, in economically deprived locales Both center on a house, in both cases long abandoned and uninhabited by the living The setting in VIOLET is a lake house on a bluff near Lost Lake in Southeastern Kansas When Colorado veterinarian Kate s husband dies in a horrible auto accident, she and eight year old daughter Sadie travel to the lake house of Kat I read the author s 2017 debut novel KILL CREEK the day before I read his upcoming horror novel VIOLET Both are literate horror, set in Kansas, in economically deprived locales Both center on a house, in both cases long abandoned and uninhabited by the living The setting in VIOLET is a lake house on a bluff near Lost Lake in Southeastern Kansas When Colorado veterinarian Kate s husband dies in a horrible auto accident, she and eight year old daughter Sadie travel to the lake house of Kate s childhood, inherited from her late father Her last summer there was tragic, as her mother died from cancer, so already there are parallels to the current situation and little Sadie s silent grief But Pacington, the tiny community near Lost Lake, suffers from its own griefs Several families have suffered unspeakable, inexplicable tragedies As Kate will eventually discover, the explanations of accident or roving child predator are far too facile and too far from...

  9. I received a free e ARC through NetGalley from the publishers at Inkshares Trigger warnings death, death of a child parent spouse, suicide, animal death graphic on page , car accident, drowning, severe illness, severe injury, cancer, gore, body horror, bug horror, trauma, guns, mental illness, depression, blood.Shortly after Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a gruesome car accident, she and her daughter, Sadie, flee to her childhood lake house in the small town of Pacington She s convinced I received a free e ARC through NetGalley from the publishers at Inkshares Trigger warnings death, death of a child parent spouse, suicide, animal death graphic on page , car accident, drowning, severe illness, severe injury, cancer, gore, body horror, bug horror, trauma, guns, mental illness, depression, blood.Shortly after Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a gruesome car accident, she and her daughter, Sadie, flee to her childhood lake house in the small town of Pacington She s convinced the lake house will be a fresh start and a chance to escape the pitying looks of friends and family, but Kris s own happy memories there are overshadowed by her mother s traumatic death from cancer Things are not as she remembers them in Pacington The house has fallen into disrepair, and missing children and mysterious deaths haunt the town When Sadie begins pulling away, talking to herself and disappearing f...

  10. Let me say first that I have been looking forward to Scott Thomas s next book since the moment I finished reading his first book, Kill Creek In the meantime, I began to worry if Violet would live up to what I wanted it to be So while I was so excited when I was approved by NetGalley to read this, I was nervous What if Scott Thomas had a sopho slump What if he s a one hit wonder Turns out, I had nothing to worry about Violet, and Scott Thomas, exceeded my huge expectations Violet is an Let me say first that I have been looking forward to Scott Thomas s next book since the moment I finished reading his first book, Kill Creek In the meantime, I began to worry if Violet would live up to what I wanted it to be So while I was so excited when I was approved by NetGalley to read this, I was nervous What if Scott Thomas had a sopho slump What if he s a one hit wonder Turns out, I had nothing to worry about Violet, and Scott Thomas, exceeded my huge expectations Violet is an achievement The tension is set from the very first page The first, probably, half of the book is ALL foreboding and anxiety inducing set up After all, you know that there s this imaginary friend ghost that s going to show up and you re just waiting for it to happen Violet is like the shark from Jaws, you don t meet her...

  11. Awesome ghost story, really creepy.

  12. Violet is a story about loss and how we all deal with it differently Kris Barlow was 10 years old when she lost her mother As an adult, she and her 8 year old daughter, Sadie, are facing the loss of another family member She decides to return to her family vacation home for the summer, hoping it will help them both heal.Loss is a reoccurring theme throughout the novel The author was able to express the pain one feels with loss so well that I found myself in tears throughout the book On the Violet is a story about loss and how we all deal with it differently Kris Barlow was 10 years old when she lost her mother As an adult, she and her 8 year old daughter, Sadie, are facing the loss of another family member She decides to return to her family vacation home for the summer, hoping it will help them both heal.Loss is a reoccurring theme throughout the novel The author was able to express the pain one feels with loss so well that I found myself in tears throughout the book On the other hand, there were some losses that were described in such away that made my skin crawl and I fo...

  13. Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher, Inkshares, for providing me with a free eARC in exchange for my honest review I ll start by stating that if I could rate half stars I would have truthfully given this book a 3.5 out of 5 instead of just a 3 out of 5.Violet by Scott Thomas is a chilling supernatural tale full of beautiful metaphors and poignant symbolism for the struggles of grief and the process of healing.We follow Kris and Sadie, a mother and daughter, to the small town of Pacingto Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher, Inkshares, for providing me with a free eARC in exchange for my honest review I ll start by stating that if I could rate half stars I would have truthfully given this book a 3.5 out of 5 instead of just a 3 out of 5.Violet by Scott Thomas is a chilling supernatural tale full of beautiful metaphors and poignant symbolism for the struggles of grief and the process of healing.We follow Kris and Sadie, a mother and daughter, to the small town of Pacington, Kansas They promise a summer full of adventure to distract themselves from the ever looming presence of their recent loss of Jonah, their husband and father, respectively Things don t go quite as expected, though As they arrive to their family s old summer lake house they find it in complete disarray, seemingly abandoned many years ago However this doesn t dissuade Kris She s determined to restore her old summer getaway spot to its former glory and hoping that she and Sadie can find...

  14. I have been fortunate enough to receive a advance reader copy of this book Violet and I would just like to say to all authors and publishers that as a reader first and foremost aswell as a book blogger these arc copies are an honour and a privilege to receive and I truly appreciate each and every book and I hope my merge efforts to review and promote goes someway to helping get these books the exposure they deserve, so, Thank You As I said, I have been luck to receive an early copy of Violet a I have been fortunate enough to receive a advance reader copy of this book Violet and I would just like to say to all authors and publishers that as a reader first and foremost aswell as a book blogger these arc copies are an honour and a privilege to receive and I truly appreciate each and every book and I hope my merge efforts to review and promote goes someway to helping get these books the exposure they deserve, so, Thank You As I said, I have been luck to receive an early copy of Violet and it opens up with a foreword from the CEO and publisher Adam Gomolin in which he summaries the plot a hell of a lot better and quicker than what I could so I hope he doesn t mind but I am going to use his words to open up my review with A woman returns to the lake house where she watched her mother die of cancer as a child ...

  15. Dread is perhaps the most important ingredient in horror, and Scott Thomas certainly uses this ingredient to great effect in his most recent novel, Violet A single fixture was mounted above the back door of another lake house, and silhouetted against its glow was a dark form, watching The distance was too far and the night too dark for Kris to see her clearly, but there was no doubting it was a woman, tall and thin with hair hanging like black sheets of rain around her shoulders Her arms wer Dread is perhaps the most important ingredient in horror, and Scott Thomas certainly uses this ingredient to great effect in his most recent novel, Violet A single fixture was mounted above the back door of another lake house, and silhouetted against its glow was a dark form, watching The distance was too far and the night too dark for Kris to see her clearly, but there was no doubting it was a woman, tall and thin with hair hanging like black sheets of rain around her shoulders Her arms were down straight at her side, and the featureless void where her face was seemed to be staring straight at them It is with the lurking power of images like these that Scott Thomas instills fear burning images t...