Book Review: Lurk by Adam Vine

Originally posted on Eamo The Geek:
It’s been a while since I delved into the horror world, so this debut from Adam Vine seemed like the perfect place to start! Film student Drew Brady lives with his friends in a college house, where all the usual shenanigans associated with student life take place. His best…

Eamo the Geek’s review of Lurk: “The final chapters are executed with expert precision, drawing the reader in with unbearable tension, while at the same time delivering a game-changing revelation that sets the scene for one of the most memorable endings I’ve read in quite some time. Lurk is a taut, tense, brooding tale that grows beyond its influences to create a uniquely modern landscape for new horror…”

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Eamo The Geek

imageIt’s been a while since I delved into the horror world, so this debut from Adam Vine seemed like the perfect place to start!

Film student Drew Brady lives with his friends in a college house, where all the usual shenanigans associated with student life take place. His best friend/unrequited love, Bea lives close by and spends a lot of time there too. When Drew finds some polaroids of former tenants in the house’s suitably creepy basement, he soon finds that the photos reveal much more, and that a dark force is pushing the group towards something unimaginable.

The horror genre has become a little tedious of late, much of it repetitive rehashes or mass market slashfests, so Lurk was a pleasant surprise. While the premise of Lurk may seem straightforward, it is anything but. What follows is a deeply insightful look into not only the lives of young people…

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