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The Shadow Man

Narrated by: Julia Eve
Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
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Summary

Idyllic memories. A perfect childhood. A secret buried for 30 years.

None of us could remember why we drifted apart. We spent our childhood marauding around our village in our little gang, coming of age, belonging, and getting into 'bother' as mum called it. But nothing bad ever really happened.

Or did it? Children see things that adults don't. It's as simple as that. Innocuous or bizarre coincidences aren't really that. Mysterious goings on can't really be shrugged away. There was something else happening, something terrible, but the adults were too busy doing life to see.

Thirty years later I started to remember - the school friends I hadn't thought of in all that time, people going missing - it was like I'd been made to forget. And then, the dreams started. Dreams that I knew I'd had before. Horrific dreams of fear and fire and death. Dreams of the Shadow Man, lurking behind it all, a terrifying ghost, an urban legend hanging over my home village like an evil spirit.

My memories were returning, haunted by the supernatural horror that was slowly unlocking them one by one. I realized we'd have to go back - back to Janey, because she never left - and to reunite with my friends, to face the Shadow Man once more.

The Shadow Man - a terrifying psychological horror thriller.

"A fantastic twisty horror tale such of the style of the moment, like The Chalk Man by C J Tudor." (Books and Emma blog)

©2019 Mark Brownless (P)2019 Mark Brownless

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An interesting read.

The story, for me, started off a little slowly at first. But once the action started I really began to enjoy it. The story line is really interesting and the narration very good

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Breathtaking

Excellent 80s supernatural horror, well placed and enjoyably 80s. Better writing than stranger things and sublimly performed..

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  • PattyH
  • 18-02-20

Loved it

After 30 years several friends feel they have to go back to the small town they grew up in. Though the story isn't anywhere near as frightening as most horror stories it is well written and developed. I also LOVED the ending!

Julia Eve does a really good job with her narration.

I received a copy of this audible free at my request. All comments in my review are strictly my own thoughts and opinions

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  • Ava Sprayberry Abernathy
  • 22-01-20

Manic Mania

I really struggled to finish this book. The Narrator is engaging, and does a wonderful job. However, the story bounces back and forth between the past and the present with no discernable way to tell the difference. the ending does wrap up well though. I am pretty neutral about this title. I might venture into this world again if I can locate a paperback. Im not saying dont give it a try. I'm just saying it doesnt make my list of enjoyable stories.

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  • Blackeagle
  • 06-12-19

Suspenseful

The Shadow Man is a confusing and suspenseful book. The storyline is awesome but it gets confusing in the story because it just jumps from the past to the present. The narrator did a phenomenal job at bringing the book to life as it was descriptive and detailed. I like he characters but I I my opinion the title should be changed. I received this review copy of the book at my request. I am voluntarily leaving my honest opinion.

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  • timj26
  • 06-12-19

Loved it

Excellent coming of age thriller
Well written characters and perfect small town setting especially if your a child of the 80s
Great narration and twist ending highly recommended
I received a free review audiobook and voluntarily left this review