Horror Books The Presence by John Saul First Edition Aug. 1997 Ballantine Books Edition Horror Lovers Gift Books for Readers Classic Horror

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This is a near fine (almost like new) hardcover with dust jacket. First Edition Ballantine Books August 1997. This copy is still crisp and clean inside and out. The pages inside are crisp and clean with no markings seen. The binding is tight and straight. Black hardcover boards with red quarter trim under jacket are also near fine with barely a hint of shelf wear. The accompanying dust jacket is clean and shiny with only very light shelf wear. Standard octavo book size or 6" x 9" with 338 pages.

From the author of The Blackstone Chronicles, comes another classic horror story, The Presence by John Saul. Chilling elements in this frightening novel include a strange archaeological discovery and secret medical experiments on an island paradise. A young anthropologist cannot pass up the chance to study remains on a desert island. But for her son, the move is jarring as he is still dealing with the death of his father. Beyond the sparkling beaches and beautiful rainforest lies a terrible danger. the Hawaiian islands are the backdrop for this thriller and the depths of the Pacific hold a substance more deadly than the lava flowing from undiscovered fissures in the ocean flow.
The lab where young anthropologist Katherine is working holds a deadly secret. Secret deliveries in the dead of night signal something sinister. While her son has made a friend, that friend mysteriously dies and a disturbing truth starts to emerge.... and Katherines son may be part of the hideous grand plan. Worse, his chance of survival is very low..... is something following them? Shivers are creeping up their spines and soon they realize they have been exposed to The Presence.

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