Psychological Horror & Supernatural Horror reviewed by BookViral

A Review Of The Smalls By David Edward

Psychological Horror and Supernatural Horror Novels

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  • ASIN: ‎ B09JGRD4X4
  • Language: ‎ English
  • Print length: ‎ 283 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN: ‎ B09L3VMLN4
  • Genre: Psychological & Supernatural Horror


The BookViral Review:

An exciting and fun read from the very first page, The Smalls is a step change from David Edward’s Dirk Lasher series but one he’s pulled off rather well.

A full-on foray into the realms of Psychological Horror and Supernatural Suspense he weaves his yarn in engaging prose. His plot being both imaginative and wholly convincing in its execution with plenty of unexpected twists and turns along the way as we are introduced to the likes of Ed Leedskalnin, Sheriff ‘Justice’ Stone and Martha.

In the hands of another author, characters like these might have been one-dimensional, but Edward gives even the most abhorrent of his characters their own seemingly justifiable motivations as Ed attempts to unravel the mystery in which he finds himself embroiled and put a stop to the evil of IX-Chel’s re-emergence.

The suspension of disbelief is a requisite in the Psychological Horror and Supernatural Suspense genres and on this count Edward certainly delivers. Taking a genre populated with mediocre offerings and adding his own unique slant on the Gods of old.

You can sense the zeal and joy in its writing. His shifting narrative straddling the otherworldly, the seen and unseen as he confidently juxtaposes myth, horror and the everyday reality of a bygone era, to create an atmosphere of imminent menace.

Delightfully dark, graphic and twisted, fans of Psychological Horror and Supernatural Horror will find everything they could want from the genre in The Smalls. With particular appeal to fans of Dean Koontz and Stephen King it is highly recommended.

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