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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires (Hardcover)

| Quirk Books | 4/7/2020

ISBN-10 : 1683691431   ISBN-13 : 9781683691433   List Price : $22.99

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  • A05 (3rd Shelf Top-to-bottom)

Overview

The New York Times Best Seller
#1 April LibraryReads Pick
April Indie Next Pick

Goodreads Big Book of Spring

Steel Magnolias 
meets Dracula in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King.

 
Patricia Campbell&;s life has never felt smaller. Her husband is a workaholic, her teenage kids have their own lives, her senile mother-in-law needs constant care, and she&;s always a step behind on her endless to-do list. The only thing keeping her sane is her book club, a close-knit group of Charleston women united by their love of true crime. At these meetings they&;re as likely to talk about the Manson family as they are about their own families.

One evening after book club, Patricia is viciously attacked by an elderly neighbor, bringing the neighbor's handsome nephew, James Harris, into her life. James is well traveled and well read, and he makes Patricia feel things she hasn&;t felt in years. But when children on the other side of town go missing, their deaths written off by local police, Patricia has reason to believe James Harris is more of a Bundy than a Brad Pitt. The real problem? James is a monster of a different kind&;and Patricia has already invited him in. 
 
Little by little, James will insinuate himself into Patricia&;s life and try to take everything she took for granted&;including the book club&;but she won&;t surrender without a fight in this blood-soaked tale of neighborly kindness gone wrong.

When her hectic but predictable life is upended by a vicious attack by an elderly local, Patricia unexpectedly bonds with a well-read neighbor who her senile mother-in-law claims to have known herself when she was a girl.

"A supernatural thriller set in South Carolina in the '90s about a women's book club that must protect its suburban community from a mysterious stranger who turns out to be a real monster"--

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 1683691431
  • ISBN-13: 9781683691433
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 336
  • Dimensions: 9.02 (w) x 5.98 (h) x 0.00 (d)
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