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Boy in the Water by Stephen Dobyns
Aug 04, 2015 | ISBN 9780142181829
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“Once again, Dobyns has offered readers a thriller that is swift and smart and very, very spooky.” –The Washington Post Book World
“A shivery whodunit.” –USA Today
“Dobyns creates a haunted, troubled realm.” –The Providence Sunday Journal
Nasty fun.” –Daily News
“The author has thoroughly mixed several genres—horror, the fiction of personal crisis, suspense—into a weird and original concoction that is highly entertaining.” –The Chicago Tribune
“An atmospheric thriller.” –San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle
“Like the best thriller writers, Dobyns not only scares us with what is out there but also with what we find (or don’t find) within ourselves.” –Booklist
 “Mr. Dobyns is a masterly poet and shrewd mystery writer…moody and evocatively written.” –Dallas Morning News
“If you take Boy in the Water to the beach, take lots of sunscreen; you may sit longer than you planned, following this thriller to its intense conclusion.” –Schenectady Gazette
“[Dobyns’s] prose is fluent and the plot races along like clockwork. — The New York Times Book Review
“Set in the New Hampshire mountains at remote Bishop’s Hill Academy, Dobyns’s new novel succeeds… Recommended for all mystery collections.” –Library Journal

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