Violet



Violet In the lineage of Peter Straub s Julia, Scott Thomas Violet is the disturbing tale of a woman haunted by her long abandoned imaginary friend For many children, the summer of 1988 was filled with sunshine and laughter But for ten year old Kris Barlow, it was her chance to say goodbye to her dying mother Three decades later, loss returns her husband killed in a car accident And so, Kris goes home to the place where she first knew pain to that summer house overlooking the crystal waters of Lost Lake It s there that Kris and her eight year old daughter will make a stand against grief But a shadow has fallen over the quiet lake town of Pacington, Kansas Beneath its surface, an evil has grown and inside that home where Kris Barlow last saw her mother, an old friend awaits her return. Download Violet author Scott Thomas – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 448 pages
  • Violet
  • Scott Thomas
  • English
  • 10 January 2018
  • 1947848364

13 thoughts on “Violet

  1. Lisa says:

    Something about the story and the way Mr Thomas writes just leaves me with a deep, down disquieting feeling I will say that 2 books into this author, and I feel he knows what s up His first book was messed up from the start And I mean that in a good way This Honestly, if it were almost, any other author, I d have quit This started as a slow burn But, hold on tight, because it gets going Had I quit, that would have been real stupid on my end I did have the heebie, jeebies Not too big a Something about the story and the way Mr Thomas writes just leaves me with a deep, down disquieting feeling I will say that 2 books into this author, and I feel he knows what s up His first book was messed up from the start And I mean that in a good way This Honestly, if it were almost, any other author, I d have quit This started as a slow burn But, hold on tight, because it gets...

  2. Felicia says:

    DNF 26%The writing is so detailed it s painful Every single move is chronicled and I m so bored I can t take it any I feel like I m reading a script.Here s a sample She did a quick pass over her bottom teeth and spat a bubbly mixture of toothpaste and saliva into the sink Cupping a hand under the faucet, she slurped cool water into her mouth She spat the water out and rinsed the sink before turning the faucet off THE ENTIRE STORY IS LIKE THIS I mean, a simple She brushed her teeth DNF 26%The writing is so detailed it s painful Every single move is chronicled and I m so bored I can t take it any I feel like I m reading a script.Here s a sample She did a quick pass over her bottom teeth and spat a bubbly mixture of toothpaste and saliva into the sink Cupping a hand under the faucet, she slurped cool water into her mouth She spat the water out and rinsed the sink before turning the faucet off THE ENTIRE STORY IS LIKE THIS I mean, a simple She brushed her teeth would have sufficed Amiright...

  3. Chris Berko says:

    I hope this book does not just get pigeon holed as a horror novel, I hope that this gets a wider audience than just readers of the genre because while it is a very suspenseful and at times scary book, it is also so muchthan that I loved this authors first book Kill Creek and was very excited when I was given the chance to read and review an arc copy of this This is a book about friendship and family ties and ultimately, loss It s also about survival What people do and tell themselves I hope this book does not just get pigeon holed as a horror novel, I hope that this gets a wider audience than just readers of the genre because while it is a very suspenseful and at times scary book, it is also so muchthan that I loved this authors first book Kill Creek and was very excited when I was given the chance to read and review an arc copy of this This is a book about friendship and family ties and ultimately, loss It s also about survival What people do and tell themselves to get by when the crap is hitting the fan with the realization that the world won t stop turning because you need it to and that life goes on whether or not you want it to Right from the onset you know that the characters are going through it From the beginning you know that they are running from something, trying to regroup, and get themselves back to some sense of normalcy This setup is what made the book for me in term...

  4. Sadie Hartmann Mother Horror says:

    Writing up my review for Cemetery Dance nowTweet from like 5 minutes ago WOW I just finished VIOLET by ninjawhenever and my cage is rattled I feel this tremor in my fingers not sure if I ll be able to type out a review for CemeteryDance tonight or if I need to calm myself firstwe...

  5. Cedar Hollow Horror Reviews says:

    Scott Thomas, author of Kill Creek, delivers a most masterful read Horror pertaining to childhood has always freaked me out Violet freaked me out on another level I can hang with evil toys, urban legends, and the paranormal What I can t hang with is imaginary friends Violet plays on that creepy aspect from our childhoods Imaginary friends have always scared me Kids seeing an invisible person or thing and spending time with them Kids converse, confide in, and get into mischief with them Scott Thomas, author of Kill Creek, delivers a most masterful read Horror pertaining to childhood has always freaked me out Violet freaked me out on another level I can hang with evil toys, urban legends, and the paranormal What I can t hang with is imaginary friends Violet plays on that creepy aspect from our childhoods Imaginary friends have always scared me Kids seeing an invisible person or thing and spending time with them Kids converse, confide in, and get into mischief with them To me, it s spine chilling because you really don t know who or what is talking to you, your friends, or your children Bystanders can t see them or communicate with them When a kid mentions their imaginary friends by name, I freeze up and chills run down my spine You don t really know if the imaginary friend is benevolent or malevolent until it sthan likely too late What happens when the kid grows up Does the imaginary frien...

  6. Bandit says:

    This book I should have researched itSpecifically, I should have double checked the page count Because in paperback form it s erroneously listed as 300 on GR In Kindle form it is correctly listed at 446 And I only really had 300 pages worth of interest in it Which, frankly, should bethan enough to tell a story Especially a story that isn t all that elaborate or original A story about a 41 year old newly widowed woman who takes her 8 year old daughter back to her childhood s va This book I should have researched itSpecifically, I should have double checked the page count Because in paperback form it s erroneously listed as 300 on GR In Kindle form it is correctly listed at 446 And I only really had 300 pages worth of interest in it Which, frankly, should bethan enough to tell a story Especially a story that isn t all that elaborate or original A story about a 41 year old newly widowed woman who takes her 8 year old daughter back to her childhood s vacation cabin only to discover that something evil lurks around and it s been hungrily awaiting her return Creepy dying small towns, disappearing kids, evil presences, hunky sheriff, weird locals all been done And the author doesn t really improve on it so much as he overwrites it Which it to say, boy, does this book need slimming down It s dangerously fat...

  7. Kimberly says:

    AMAZING I will have to think about this one a while before leaving a review.ALL the stars

  8. Irene says:

    Many years ago Kris lost her mother to cancer while at their family lake house Yet she remembers the lake house as a place of comfort It is for that reason that she packs up her daughter Sadie and heads out to this long abandoned home in hopes of helping Sadie recover from the recent loss of her father Time may have colored Kris s memories because they are farcloudy than the waters of the crystal clear lake I picked up this book not only because of the description but because I loved t Many years ago Kris lost her mother to cancer while at their family lake house Yet she remembers the lake house as a place of comfort It is for that reason that she packs up her daughter Sadie and heads out to this long abandoned home in hopes of helping Sadie recover from the recent loss of her father Time may have colored Kris s memories because they are farcloudy than the waters of the crystal clear lake I picked up this book not only because of the description but because I loved the author s previous work Kill Creek After reading Violet I can now say that Scott Thomas is on my list of must read authors Violet took me to a place of great emotional turmoil It is a story of love and loss, and much of the fi...

  9. Carrie (brightbeautifulthings) says:

    I received a free e ARC through NetGalley from the publishers at Inkshares Trigger warnings death, death of a child parent spouse, suicide, animal death graphic on page , car accident, drowning, severe illness, severe injury, cancer, gore, body horror, bug horror, trauma, guns, mental illness, depression, blood.Shortly after Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a gruesome car accident, she and her daughter, Sadie, flee to her childhood lake house in the small town of Pacington She s convinced I received a free e ARC through NetGalley from the publishers at Inkshares Trigger warnings death, death of a child parent spouse, suicide, animal death graphic on page , car accident, drowning, severe illness, severe injury, cancer, gore, body horror, bug horror, trauma, guns, mental illness, depression, blood.Shortly after Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a gruesome car accident, she and her daughter, Sadie, flee to her childhood lake house in the small town of Pacington She s convinced the lake h...

  10. Erica says:

    I received an ARC of this novel via NetGalley and Inkshares in exchange for an honest review When Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a car accident, an image of the summer cottage where she spent her childhood emerges in her minda place that suddenly feels like homea place to heal The summer cottage on lost lake was a place where 10 year old Krissy was able to say goodbye to her dying mother Now, almost three decades later, Kris returns with her daughter Sadie to the remote town of Paci I received an ARC of this novel via NetGalley and Inkshares in exchange for an honest review When Kris Barlow s husband is killed in a car accident, an image of the summer cottage where she spent her childhood emerges in her minda place that suddenly feels like homea place to heal The summer cottage on lost lake was a place where 10 year old Krissy was able to say goodbye to her dying mother Now, almost three decades later, Kris returns with her daughter Sadie to the remote town of Pacington, Kansaswhere an old friend has been waiting for her return.Thank you Inkshares Violet, is a fantastic new novel by the author of Kill Creek which I LOVED The author takes a slightly different ap...

  11. August Is Azathoth The Haunted Reading Room says:

    I read the author s 2017 debut novel KILL CREEK the day before I read his upcoming horror novel VIOLET Both are literate horror, set in Kansas, in economically deprived locales Both center on a house, in both cases long abandoned and uninhabited by the living The setting in VIOLET is a lake house on a bluff near Lost Lake in Southeastern Kansas When Colorado veterinarian Kate s husband dies in a horrible auto accident, she and eight year old daughter Sadie travel to the lake house of Kat I read the author s 2017 debut novel KILL CREEK the day before I read his upcoming horror novel VIOLET Both are literate horror, set in Kansas, in economically deprived locales Both center on a house, in both cases long abandoned and uninhabited by the living The setting in VIOLET is a lake house on a bluff near Lost Lake in Southeastern Kansas When Colorado veterinarian Kate s husband dies in a horrible auto accident, she and eight year old daughter Sadie travel to the lake house of Kate s childhood, inherited from her late father Her last summer there was tragic, as her mother died from cancer, so already there are parallels to the current situation and little ...

  12. Brooke says:

    When I was your age, I would pretend the mist was the breath of a dragon that lived under the lake And when everyone was asleep, the dragon would shoot up out of the water and fly through the night sky, breathing fire to keep the stars burning Following a tragic loss, Kris and her 8 year old daughter seek peace and healing in the vacation home in Pacington, Kansas that Kris stayed in with her parents when she was a child But when they arrive at the summer lake house, everything is not as Kri When I was your age, I would pretend the mist was the breath of a dragon that lived under the lake And when everyone was asleep, the dragon would shoot up out of the water and fly through the night sky, breathing fire to keep the stars burning Following a tragic loss, Kris and her 8 year old daughter seek peace and healing in the vacation home in Pacington, Kansas that Kris stayed in with her parents when she was a child But when they arrive at the summer lake house, everything is not as Kris remembers, and a deep disturbance sits in the back of her mind as her daughter begins to exhibit strange behavior.This story is so muchthan just a horror novel, it s the story of the pain shared between a mo...

  13. Jeanine says:

    Awesome ghost story, really creepy.

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