The Hour of Blood and Death – Must Read Horror Book Review

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When a thunderstorm rolls into the sky and bolts of lightning strike the earth, a demon emerges from the dark abyss of the hell. Unaware of the impeding blood bath, eighteen-year-old Jennifer, sleeps in her bed. There are unexplained lights in the woods outside her home and mysterious figures dance around her bed emerging from the dark abyss of cupboard. Are they trying to warn her? Or are they the hyenas of dark world? Waiting for the demon to rip apart her soul so they can get to enjoy the crumbs of her tender heart.

Following her cousin Cindy’s death, Jennifer, inherits a wristwatch. Jennifer doesn’t believe in ghosts and demons, but it’s hard to ignore the unease that grows when she wears the watch. As the watch ticks, the demon comes alive past mid night. Jennifer realizes she has been bestowed with a power, the power to travel back and forth in time. But can she outsmart the demon? Can she stop demon from satisfying his insatiable hunger for blood and death?

To solve the riddles of the watch and condemn the demon back to hell, Jennifer must delve into the deep buried grisly secrets of the past and future. In her chase against the time, Jennifer realizes she’s become the prey to something deeply unnatural and intensely sadistic. She must undergo extreme pain, fear and misery at the hands of a malevolent spirit. The demon lurks in the shadows of time, intending to kill her loved ones and claim her very soul.

The occult horror explores how trauma, deceit and forsaken love can leave psychological wounds on the person. When the thin line between hallucination and reality erodes it leaves the person questioning their very identity. The terrifying and heart-wrenching horror thriller story is a perfect chilling read for horror enthusiasts!

  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1688698841
  • ISBN-13: 978-1688698840

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