A Place For Sinners by Aaron Dries.

My review of Aaron Dries disturbing novel, A Place for Sinners.

“It’s like the Rough Guide they never dared release; The Rough Guide to The Island of Horror.”

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A Place for Sinners by Aaron Dries.

306 pages

Samhain Publishing May 2014.

Aaron Dries novel A Place for Sinners from Samhain Publishing is a real travelogue of horror. It starts with a child, Amity Collins, penned into a dark cave by feral dogs, helpless and static like the transistor radio that she carries around. The monsters never really leave after that; as much as the light never fully returns into the world of Amity, her brother Caleb or the people they meet. Sound is also stolen from her life after the gunshot to kill the dogs leaves Amity deaf.

We leapfrog into the present following the adult siblings as they plan an escape from their religiously zealous and overbearing mother. She’s a hoarder, a house full of yellowing newspapers, chipped bric-a-brac and broken lives. An Indonesian adventure awaits Amity and Caleb far from their tightknit Australian town and claustrophobic history.

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