Warriors B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Q&A | May 20, 2015

    Michael Perry: IMG Powell's Q&A: Michael Perry



    Describe your latest book. On Christmas Eve itself, the bachelor Harley Jackson stepped into his barn and beheld there illuminated in the straw a... Continue »
    1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      The Jesus Cow

      Michael Perry 9780062289919

    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

This title in other editions

Phantom Nights

Phantom Nights Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The year is 1952. Fourteen-year-old Alex Gambier is rebellious by nature and scarred by childhood tragedy in the southern community of Evening Shade. An outcast in his own family, mute from a bout with diptheria at an early age, Alex expresses himself by writing imaginative stories and by conceiving daredevil stunts that test all of his physical rescources while putting his life in extreme danger.

The aftermath of one of his hair-raising stunts finds Alex in the care of a young black nurse named Mally Shaw. An unlikely friendship results, which is ended by an unspeakable crime that costs Mally her life.

Or not quite ended, for Mally finds herself trapped in a nether world by the force of Alex's will and his need to exact a terrifying revenge on the man responsible for Mally's death.

But the revenge he seeks is a two-edged sword, the price Alex's own soul as he recklessly pursues his quarry in a chilling double twist climax that surpasses anything John Farris has written before.

Synopsis:

In this chilling gothic tale set in the Jim Crow South of the 1950s, a 14-year-old boy sets out to avenge the brutal death of his black nurse. However, she becomes trapped in a netherworld by the force of the boy's will and his need for revenge.

About the Author

JOHN FARRIS is the 2002 Horror Writers' Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner and the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers including, The Fury, When Michael Calls, and Soon She Will Be Gone. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765346889
Publisher:
Tor Books
Subject:
Friendship
Author:
Farris, John
Subject:
Horror
Subject:
Teenage boys
Subject:
Horror - General
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20051201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
6.84x4.24x.91 in. .35 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Horror » General

Phantom Nights
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 336 pages Tor Books - English 9780765346889 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this chilling gothic tale set in the Jim Crow South of the 1950s, a 14-year-old boy sets out to avenge the brutal death of his black nurse. However, she becomes trapped in a netherworld by the force of the boy's will and his need for revenge.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.