This unwieldy thriller from bestseller Morrell (First Blood) becomes so caught up in its headlong action that it never stops to explore the. Creepers is a horror novel by Canadian writer David Morrell. This is Morrell’s twenty-fourth novel. Plot summary[edit]. This section’s plot summary may be. Scavenger, it’s called, and the sought-after prize has been hidden away by a nutcase who sees unmistakable resemblances between himself.

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Not as “scary” as it was hyped to be. It’s a while since I’ve read “Creepers” this is a loose sequel to that book. They decide to leave but the stairs begin to sway and the Professor injures his leg. It has mystery, suspense, deaths, and considerable tension due to a deadly time limit for the main characters.

It’s especially boring when the character doesn’t change as a result of these experiences. I got hungr I thought I’d just settle into this book. Aug 10, Jan Norton rated it liked it. But if you want thrills? I really really really did. Tod then returns to them, saying that JD and Mack ran into hidden piano wire and were killed by Ronnie.

I found the book to move along, but was a bit disappointed in the sad davic person the game master turned out to be. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Drugged and drafted is the dauntless, durable Amanda Evert, a young woman with a difficult past see Creepers This book was written in and in a little over ten years, the book already seems somewhat dated with the players using hand-held Ecavenger devices and the most advanced cell phone being a Blackberry! Maybe I shouldn’t try.


Anche i libri dei miei scrittori preferiti sono sxavenger del tempo, che mi riportano nella Londra nebbiosa di Scavenged, o nella vecchia New York di Edith Wharton, o nella Parigi degli anni Venti di Hemingway. Great adventure story with ugly truth! Morrell has a reputation for smart, tightly written, genre-bending fiction, but here he exceeds himself, producing a superbly entertaining novel that will attract readers from multiple genres.

Completely different type of story, and way too pulpy and unbelievable to continue. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sono opere che mi trasportano non solo nel passato vissuto dai loro autori, ma anche nel mio passato, restituendomi quel che ho sperimentato leggendoli per la prima volta.

Tod reveals that the reason they came was to steal from the seemingly mythical vavid of a gangster named Carmine Danata, who was a frequent guest of the Hotel and was supposed to be a friend of Carlisle.

Frank Balenger, the emotionally banged-up hero of the Stoker Award—winning Creepersfinds he must play an elaborate time-travel game to save himself and his lover, blonde, blue-eyed Amanda Evert, who reminds him so much of his late wife.

He is best known for his debut novel First Bloodwhich would later become a successful film franchise starring Sylvester Stallone. When an officer asks what has happened, Balenger replies, “The Paragon Hotel.

Well I wasn’t very impressed with that but I was more than ready to give this a go. An ecstatic Morrell runs toward him, only for Rick to die again in her arms. They usually have one or two character traits, a very interesting backstory that doesn’t actively affect them except where skills are concernedand are killed before their flatness becomes scxvenger obvious.


If you have a wide open imagination and could care less about reality and how we as humans move through it, then this book may work for you. Apr 13, Amy Webster-Bo rated it it was amazing. It was one of the worst endings I have ever read. October Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Halfway through I tried to stop, but I was in Morrell’s clutches, mmorrell you just can’t step away from him, especially not here. Sep 27, Waffles added it. I really enjoyed reading this book.


Retrieved from ” https: I chose to laugh. Books of the Week. With 40 hours to complete their mission and reach their goal, it is a question of will scavneger survive the booby scavdnger and wild snakes and dogs, and not do anything to bring the wrath of Game Master, the mysterious know-all and see-all person with video cameras and electronic equipment everywhere, down upon them.

A lot of violence. No, I’m not just saying that!

Otherwise, I would still give this a mild recommendation. Very enjoyable and informative on a topic you don’t scavengdr hear much about. Geocaching is also talked about in the novel and is something I have heard about but really knew little View all 18 comments. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Preview — Scavenger by David Morrell.