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The Sun Down Motel

by Berkley
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Author: St. James, Simone

Brand: Berkley

Color: Multicolor

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 336

Release Date: 18-02-2020

Details: Product Description AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSomething hasn’t been right at the roadside Sun Down Motel for a very long time, and Carly Kirk is about to find out why in this chilling new novel from the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls. Upstate New York, 1982. Viv Delaney wants to move to New York City, and to help pay for it she takes a job as the night clerk at the Sun Down Motel in Fell, New York. But something isnʼt right at the motel, something haunting and scary. Upstate New York, 2017. Carly Kirk has never been able to let go of the story of her aunt Viv, who mysteriously disappeared from the Sun Down before she was born. She decides to move to Fell and visit the motel, where she quickly learns that nothing has changed since 1982. And she soon finds herself ensnared in the same mysteries that claimed her aunt. Review Praise for The Sun Down Motel “Deliciously creepy. A chilling blend of mystery and ghost story that will thrill fans of both.”—Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Lock Every Door "Simone St. James knows that true terror, as she effectively illustrates in The Sun Down Motel, goes beyond things that go bump in the night....St. James deftly melds an engrossing mystery with a tense supernatural thriller....keeps the tension high with myriad surprising twists."—Associated Press “There are very few novels that leave me feeling genuinely spooked....Simone St. James's The Sun Down Motel is very much one of those books, taking twists and turns that are equal parts compelling and creepy.”—PopSugar   "This creepy supernatural thriller will send shivers down your spine.”—GoodHousekeeping.com   “[A] truly nightmarish trip back and forth in time and into the supernatural...guaranteed to keep readers rapt...What a story!”— Booklist (starred review)   “This novel is a creepy delight.”— The New York Post   "When are we too old for ghost stories? As long as they are as taut and twisty as Simone St. James' latest novel, make that never....Readers of this thoroughly entertaining thriller won't be disappointed."— Minneapolis Star Tribune   “Spooky, unsettling, and brilliantly written, The Sun Down Motel is mesmerizing from the first page. A breathlessly suspenseful supernatural mystery that will hook you early, and never let go.”—Jennifer Hillier, author of Jar of Hearts, ITW Thriller Award winner for Best Novel About the Author Simone St. James is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls, Lost Among the Living, and The Haunting of Maddy Clare. She wrote her first ghost story, about a haunted library, when she was in high school, and spent twenty years behind the scenes in the television business before leaving to write full-time. Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Fell, New York   November 1982   Viv   The night it all ended, Vivian was alone.   That was fine with her. She preferred it. It was something she'd discovered, working the night shift at this place in the middle of nowhere: Being with people was easy, but being alone was hard. Especially being alone in the dark. The person who could be truly alone, in the company of no one but oneself and one's own thoughts-that person was stronger than anyone else. More ready. More prepared.   Still, she pulled into the parking lot of the Sun Down Motel in Fell, New York, and paused, feeling the familiar beat of fear. She sat in her beat-up Cavalier, the key in the ignition, the heat and the radio on, her coat huddled around her shoulders. She looked at the glowing blue and yellow sign, the two stories of rooms in two long stripes in the shape of an L, and thought, I don't want to go in there. But I will. She was ready, but she was still afraid. It was 10:59 p.m.   She felt like crying. She felt like screaming. She felt sick.   I don't want to go in there.   But I will. Because I always do.   Outside, two drops of half-frozen rai

Package Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.3 inches

Languages: English