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My Whispers of Horror: Letters Telling Women's True Tales from Ex-USSR Nations
Brine Books Publishing, Olga Brine, Chris Brine
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
Maggie O'Farrell
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
Anne Rice, A.N. Roquelaure
Bag of Bones 1st edition by King, Stephen published by Scribner Hardcover -

Typically large tomb. You get really get into the main character's head. There is a lot of build up, both quick and slow. Gets you to really root for the main character. Mike, a novelist, has just lost his wife and the unborn child he knew nothing of. For the next 4 years he lived like a hermit. He did no work, walked through life day to day. He had a serious case of writers block, so it was a good thing he had some manuscripts stored away for a rainy day, because it has been pouring for 4 years.

Various disturbing dreams forces him to their old summer home, Sara Laughs, some place he hadn't been since her death. All sorts of supernatural activity start to take place. He feels the presence of different entities in the house and around the house, down by the lake. He communicates with them, or they communicate with him, through the use of ABC magnets on the fridge and the ringing of a moose bell.

While in the "TR", what they call the area, he meets 3 year old Kyra and her mother, Mattie. This meeting has now thrust him in the middle of a custody battle between Mattie and her ancient father in law. As they get closer, he and Kyra get even closer. Sharing a psychic bond and understanding. They visit each other in dreams where they meet various people of long ago who are still haunting the TR and Sara Laughs. This eventually leads to fights of survival both in life and the supernatural.

The ending was very realistic in that everyone didn't "walk off into the sunset". I really liked that.