Mr. Shivers

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Published by Orbit in New York, USA .

Written in English

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL24232625M
ISBN 100316054682
ISBN 10978-0316054683

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Mr Shivers was one of my top ten most anticipated reads of I loved the cover and the synopsis but unfortunately, Mr Shivers did not deliver. For me it was just a disappointment and rather dull to boot. After his daughter is murdered, Michael Connelly sets out to find the scarred man, aka gray man, aka Mr Shivers, to seek his revenge/5.

Mr. Shivers is Bennett's first novel and was published infor these reasons I was especially anxious to read it. It's always fun to read works by proven authors, but discovering a new author, someone who's just getting started, is a special pleasure/5(81).

Shivers is a novel that starts out as one thing and slowly develops into another. Connelly, a man broken with rage and depression over the murder of his young daughter goes on the road as a vagrant in order to find, and kill, her murderer.

A man he saw, with a scarred face that goes by Mr. Shivers.4/5(91). Mr. Shivers is the debut novel from Robert Jackson Bennett, and it has a wicked good premise – at its onset, Mr.

Shivers is a strong, attention-grabbing novel. The initial descriptions of the Depression-ravaged landscape, complete with Hoovervilles, dust storms, and the constant presence of the railroad are evocative and well-painted, as is.

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Robert Jackson Bennett was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the Sydney J. Bounds Award, and an Edgar Award, he is the author of Mr. Shivers, The Company Man, The Troupe, American Elsewhere, The Founders trilogy, and the Divine Cities trilogy, which was a Hugo Awards finalist in the 'Best Series' category.

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The /5(41). Shivers (Book): Bennett, Robert Jackson: Leaving his dust-bowl home with thousands of others during the height of the Great Depression, Marcus Connelly joins a group of survivors who plot revenge against a mysterious scarred man who murdered their loved ones.

Shivers. By: Robert Jackson Bennett. Narrated by: T. Ryder Smith. Harrigan's Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds - each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places.

The plot of this book is clever and fascinating, but much of the novel seems to be a transposition of Blood Meridian into the. Mr Shivers is published by Orbit. Mr. Shivers book Raets reads and reviews science fiction and fantasy whenever he isn’t distracted by less important things like eating and sleeping.

Mr Shivers, Robert Jackson Bennett’s debut novel is both a dark, brutal journey through America during the Great Depression and an examination of what drives men to commit terrible deeds. Thought provoking and powerful, Mr Shivers is one of those books which stand head and shoulders above the standard horror / fantasy fare."-Booksquawk.

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Marcus Connelly seeks not a new life, but a death - a. Mr Shivers represents the most impressive horror fiction debut since Joe Hill made his big break with the wonderfully wicked Heart-Shaped point of fact, though bleaker by half, Robert Jackson Bennett's first novel is a more memorable experience than even that.

There. In Robert Jackson Bennett’s lackluster debut novel, Mr. Shivers, Marcus Connelly rides the rails seeking vengeance for the murder of his g up with similarly driven individuals, Connelly searches Depression-era America for a killer, the mysterious title character recognizable by distinctive facial scars/5(20).

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But one man Price: $ Shivers is a series of thirty-six children's horror novels written by M.D. Spenser. These are horror novels, each pages long, for readers between the ages of 8 and The series was created during the popularity of the Goosebumps series, and it has a similar style. The Shivers series was published between and Also issued were compilations called "Four Scares in One", which Author: M.D.

Spenser. About the Author: Mr. Shivers, published by Orbit, is Bennett’s debut novel. He graduated from University of Texas- Austin and lives there currently.

He also writes a blog about the book. Grade: A-/B+. Shivers is a novel that starts out as one thing and slowly develops into another. Shivers is a novel that starts out as one thing and slowly develops into another.

Connelly, a man broken with rage and depression over the murder of his young daughter goes on the road as a vagrant in order to find, and kill, her murderer. A man he saw, with a scarred face that goes by Mr.

Shivers/5(62). Shivers (Book): Bennett, Robert Jackson: It is the time of the Great Depression. Thousands have left their homes looking for a better life, a new life. But Marcus Connelly is not one of them. He searches for one thing, and one thing only.

Revenge. Because out there, riding the rails, stalking the camps, is the scarred vagrant who murdered Connelly's daughter. Robert Jackson Bennett was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the Sydney J. Bounds Award, and an Edgar Award, he is the author of the novels Mr. Shivers, The Company Man, The Troupe, and American Elsewhere. Find out more about the author at 3/5(1).

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SHIVERS reaches beyond the horror audience with his poetic yet disturbing look into a haunted landscape. SHIVERS is a novel that might appeal to historical fiction and sci-fi/fantasy readers like myself who do not particularly consider themselves horror fans, a least not for much of current horror, and still yet have a taste for darker.

Shivers. Written by Robert Jackson Bennett Review by Suzanne J. Sprague. Marcus Connelly is riding the rails west during the Great Depression of the s.

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Sancia Grado is a thief, and a damn good one. Mr Shivers is a startling debut, a deft amalgam of thriller, cerebral horror and American gothic, GUARDIAN A ravishing debut Supremely chilling, it never loses its grip in its journey to the edge of the apocalypse, DAILY MAIL Read[s] like a collaboration between Stephen King and John Steinbeck will captivate horror readers hungry for new voices, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY/5(46).

Because out there, riding the rails, stalking the camps, is the scarred vagrant who murdered Connelly's daughter. No one knows him, but everyone knows his name: Mr. Shivers. In this extraordinary debut, Robert Jackson Bennett tells the story of an America haunted by murder and desperation.

(Mihir's Take) Mr. Shivers is a bit of an odd ball book. It beings as a simple quest and murder story set in the depression era of America (readers will be reminded of the HBO TV series Carnivale as it's set in the same era but Mr.

Shivers is a bit more convoluted in mythical setting and background). However within the first few chapters. Mr. Shivers, Robert Jackson Bennett, T. Ryder Smith, Mystery, Thriller & Horror>Horror, >Mystery, Thriller & Horror, Recorded Books, 9.

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Dick Award for best sci-fi novel and the Edgar Award for best mystery. The Troupe, a fantasy novel (or is it horror?) set on the vaudeville circuit in Author: Joel Cunningham.

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Shiver. It immediately evokes a chilling cold feeling. But a shiver is also an involuntary reaction, like when your leg jerks after your knee gets tapped with a hammer, or falling hopelessly in love after seeing Jennifer Lawrence for the first time.

What's that about love. Well, this is also a novel about love, and how it, too, is a seemingly involuntary reaction.

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