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The Blurred Lands by @IanWSainsbury

By Pamelascott

John Aviemore, still mourning the death of his wife, fears he's heading for another breakdown. In an abandoned cottage, he faces a mystery that grows more terrifying every night. And he's trapped there.

Trapped in the place where worlds overlap. Trapped in the Blurred Lands.

A disappearing city, a curse that unravels minds, and a caged, power-hungry god.

John's only chance of escape lies with an ancient family secret and a character straight out of a fairytale.

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[John Aviemore could make a coin disappear or reveal the word in someone's mind because he cheated]

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[Audible Studios, 19 March 2019, audiobook, 9 hours 43 minutes, bought from @audibleuk, narrated by Peter Noble]

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I wasn't sure what to expect when I started to listen to this. This truly unique book is not what I expect at all and offers something dark and deliciously different. This is an original blend of dark horror and fantasy and something else entirely. There is no subtle build-up, no slithering noises or shifting shadows. From the first few lines, the author grabs you by the shoulders and starts to violently shake you. Things are strange and dark and twisty and all kind of wonderful. The story is in two strands. The first focuses on John's isolation at the cottage, his grief over his wife's death and the supernatural experiences he encounters. The second strand is letters from John's mother to his granddaughter. This strand is not as interesting but does help to develop the characters and build the impressive back story.

The Blurred Lands by @IanWSainsbury

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