Black Water, a small comfortable town nestled in the shadow of Black Water Mountain, whispers dark legends—stories of a secret colonial-era military prison hidden somewhere within the landscape. Other tales depict the torturous conversion and burning of witches just before the Civil War. They speak of a brutal prison warden and a cruel priest, who even today haunt the wood of the mountain side.
Legends are what they have always been, that is until visitors arrive at the Heart House—a homestead on the very top of the mountain and one-time stop on the Underground Railroad. These students, intent on documenting the historical house, stumble upon the root of these terrible legends and the unspeakable horrors of its antiquity.
Now this evil stirs, emanating from its sanctuary and seeking revenge against the trespassers and the sleepy town of Black Water below.
David A on Aug. 25, 2011:
Black Water is a vivid gruesome depiction of violence even avid horror fans can find daunting. I myself am not a huge fan of horror, but I found myself unable tear my eyes away as my worst dreams were described to me in a level of detail that left no solace for my imagination. It starts and ends in the standard teen slasher fare, but it’s the meat in the middle that will hook you. The nightmare reaches out to you personally as Jon Fore describes each character’s fearful reaction to their situations. It’s a great read that you should lose yourself in if you’re not the squeamish type.
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WARNING: The contents of this book are intended for mature audiences 18 years of age and older. Language, violence, and sexual situations may apply.