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The town of Ashford Fork, Tennessee, has enough problems dealing with the worst rainstorm in a century. When the townsfolk start turning up dead and partially eaten, they discover they have more than rain to worry about. 

Something was in the lake, something that has now grown beyond their wildest imaginations, and something that has been given free reign to feed as the water level rises and the town begins to flood. 

A staple of Southern cooking has turned the tables. Will anyone survive the rise of the Mudcat? 

From the author of The Corruption of Alston House and Savage Mountain comes a tale reeking of B-Movie goodness in novel form.

©2020 John Quick (P)2021 Fireside Horror

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  • Jessica Fritz
  • 17-09-21

weird but fun

This story was definitely strange. But the characters were pretty well crafted, the narrator was great and the writing was very good.

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  • The Kindly One
  • 28-08-21

its ok.

honestly this book could be about 5 hours rather then 7. its dragged out so much because the narrator talks at a slow snails pace. i had to bump the speed up to 1.25 just to keep from passing out. narrator also delivers every voice the same, and with the same sort of monotone. its not enough to really kill the story, but its not really an "edge lf the seat" thriller. more something you put on in the background to drone on while you work on something.

the story is.. decent. they arent joking when they say its like a scifi b movie. rather nonsensical and disjointed. but not Bad in that terrible way. just sort of slapdash together. again, pretty much something you turn on to tune out, best gotten in a sale for lowlow price, or need to fill out things in a 2 for 1 credit sale.

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  • ELI B.
  • 05-08-21

Creepy

I love this story, has that relatable to most characters thing going on. The suspense was great. The only thing I didn't care for was the cover art of the book. It really threw me for a disappointing loop. You'll get it when you read or listen to the story.