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By Robert F. Jones

From the acclaimed writer of Blood Sport and Blood Tide, comes one other impressing, unique paintings of twisted fiction.

In the start was once the Oak, its hungry roots achieving deep into the earth, its gnarled limbs looking out the far away heavens. 200 years in the past, Obediah Magrute worshipped the Oak and died violently underneath it, feeding it together with his blood and bone, shouting his chilling curse to the skies.

Now, Laura and Mark Avery have come to the bustling little Vermont village. they've got given up their frenetic urban existence to settle within the outdated Eldridge position and to begin their family.

Quiet and old fashioned, the village is nestled one of the rolling eco-friendly hills of Hubley’s Gore. for hundreds of years, the population of the little farming village had tilled the soil, eking out a dwelling from the tough land, sure jointly through time, through ties of kinship, via their conflict opposed to the savage components . . . and via the darkish mystery of their midst.

Silent, perfect, it held sway over them. Buried deep within the soil, within the center of the dense woodland, within the soul of the dwelling wooden, it commanded the very parts. It demanded obedience and unholy worship and . . . sacrifice.

Laura and Mark usually are not superstitious, even though. They locate the neighborhood legends captivating. yet because the seasons flip and the whole moon rises, humans die in Hubley’s Gore in thrall to an old, poor power.

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