Salvage by Duncan Ralston
By Duncan Ralston
Whatever is Lurking less than the Lake... whilst Owen Saddler's little sister mysteriously drowns, Owen is decided to discover the conditions via following in her footsteps, whether it potential diving into the murky--some could say haunted--waters of Chapel Lake. Thirty years prior, town of Peace Falls have been flooded to construct a hydroelectric dam, and its ruins stay less than the skin of Chapel Lake. The unusual disappearance of the city Pastor, besides some of the parishioners, nonetheless haunts the electorate of Chapel Lake. yet does the church hang-out the lake itself? Is Owen quite seeing ghosts... or has he descended into the depths of insanity? Salvage is the debut horror novel of writer Duncan Ralston (Gristle & Bone). A darkly annoying tale of melancholy, spiritual fanaticism, and the afterlife, Salvage seeks to light up the evil inside us all.
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Barely. " He clapped his hands twice. Barely a few seconds later the door swung open, and a young girl in servant's livery entered. "This is Kami. She'll get you settled in. Kami, take Reverend Vryce to the rooms that have been prepared for him. See that he has a schedule of our services, and anything he needs for tonight. Breakfast is in the Annex, at eight," he informed Damien. " His mouth twitched slightly; a smile? " The Patriarch nodded to Kami, a clear gesture of dismissal. Damien gathered up his pack and turned to follow her— but when they reached the door the Patriarch called his name softly, and he turned back.
What? " He chuckled. " "The Patriarch is immune to charm. And most other human pleasantries, I suspect. As for us… suffice it to say that battle lines have been drawn, and we both are poised behind our armaments. He with his moral obsessions, and I with my fixation on rights to an independent private life. " He shrugged. "Open conflict is infinitely more attractive to me than fencing with hints and insinuations. " 48 Black Sun Rising "Can I ask how that's going? " He grimaced, and shifted his packages again.