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The Tear CollectorWhen a young autistic girl goes missing in the small Appalachian town of Harper Pass, Brooks Raker and his friends are inadvertently drawn into the police investigation As the town suffers a mysterious death, kids disappear and the boys experience a series of unsettling phenomena it becomes clear that the fate of their missing classmate, Margo Combs, pales in comparison to what lies in wait in the margins of the town.Between avoiding the bullies who are stalking them, and running from the encroaching lethal darkness, the walls are closing in around Brooks and his friends They soon realize their fates are inextricably bound, and if they have any hope of surviving, they must unravel the dark secrets of Harper Pass before those secrets can devour them. New Download eBook The Tear Collector Author Shawn Burgess – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  1. I was given an Advance Reader Copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Mr Shawn Burgess s The Tear Collector , for me, proved to be a riveting and fun read regarding coming of age and horror Mr Burgess captured with uncanny certainty the angst of adolescence awkwardness, sharp pain of loss, the need to belong, loyalty born of pre adulthood and inner strength for teens He weaves these facets through his beautifully paced and chilling tale of horror mythos in such a way that I was given an Advance Reader Copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Mr Shawn Burgess s The Tear Collector , for me, proved to be a riveting and fun read regarding coming of age and horror Mr Burgess captur...

  2. Readers of Shawn Burgess s online work have been eagerly awaiting the release of The Tear Collector, and they will not be disappointed Technically in the horror genre, The Tear Collector is muchthan a tale of terror and gore although I definitely recommend reading it in the daylight hours Deft prose combined with thrilling, pell mell action carry the reader page to page, wild anticipation stronger than the undeniable dread A band of young boys, brought together by camaraderie in the Readers of Shawn Burgess s online work have been eagerly awaiting the release of The Tear Collector, and they will not be disappointed Technically in the horror ge...

  3. The mystery of Grief Hallow consumes you from the very beginning and takes you on a chilling, suspenseful ride with Brooks and his friends as they try to figure out what is plaguing the quaint town of Harper Pass Thrillers and mysteries are my favorite genres and The Tear Collector, Shawn Burgess debut novel, did not disappoint All the twists and turns throughout ...

  4. I was fortunate enough to be given an advance copy of Shawn Burgess s debut novel in exchange for an honest review, and Shawn did not disappoint Although the horror science fiction is not my normal go to I enjoyed this book and tore through it in one sitting The story is fast paced, tightly plotted, and creepy as hell As others have mentioned, the plot is reminiscent of Stranger Things and Steven King in that it involves a group of young boys solving a gory mystery of supernatural origins I w...

  5. I cannot wait for the sequel I was immediately hooked within the first pages The scene is set with an experience that impacts all the characters lives in some way Fast forward several years and they are caught up in a mystery they can t understand The Tear Collector is much like Stranger Things, full of mystery and a relatable group of kids that you could easily see being the friends you grew up with The Tear Collector is written in such detail that you could really picture yourself I cannot wait for the sequel I was immediately hooked within the first pages The scene is set with an experience that impacts all the characters lives in some way Fast forward several years and they a...

  6. In a preface to Robert Burns poem, Tam O Shanter, Gawin Douglas wrote Of Brownyis and of Bogillis full is this Buke For his thrilling debut horror novel, The Tear Collector, Shawn Burgess brings forth a Bogeyman to end all Bogeymen and does so in as exciting and well crafted a manner as is possible At the same time as a local autistic girl, Margo Combs, is discovered to have gone missing in the woods around the small town of Harper s Pass, her classmate, Brooks Raker, stumbles on a In a preface to Robert Burns poem, Tam O Shanter, Gawin Douglas wrote Of Brownyis and of Bogillis full is this Buke For his thrilling debut horror novel, The Tear Collector, Shawn Burgess brings forth a Bogeyman to end all Bogeymen and does so in as exciting and well crafted a manner as is possible At the same time as a local autistic girl, Margo Combs, is discovered to have gone missing in the woods around the small town of Harper s Pass, her classmate, Brooks Raker, stumbles on a mysterious, terrifying presence in Grief Hollow, just after encountering Mysterious Margo in her nightgown, unaware that she s vanished from her home Are the two things connected As one of the townspeople turns up dead, horribly mutilated, local police begin to take Brooks tale of an evil, shadowy Presence a bitseriously Burgess combines sharp, realistic dialogue with a finely honed gift for storytell...

  7. Shawn Burgess is an author to watch If his next works are anything like his debut novel, The Tear Collector, he ll be on a big time roll I enjoyed the smart storytelling, and the ease at which Burgess was able to travel between narrator, adults, and the youth in the story It felt much like Stephen King s talent for voicing all ages.I appreciated the work Burgess put into defining characters Each had a uniqueness, adding strength to the cast, as a whole The story kept me from doing things I Shawn Burgess is an author to watch If his next works are anything like his debut novel, The Tear Collector, he ll be on a big time roll I enjoyed the smart storytelling, and the ease at which Burgess was able to travel between narrator, adults, and the youth in the story I...

  8. Let s just say I pretty much neglected my family and work while reading this book as I could not put it down I don t typically read this genre as I m too much of a scaredy cat but I was hooked in the first few chapters After the first night I did have to stop reading it before falling asleep Grief Hollow had a way of creeping into my dreams.The well developed characters and intriguing plot kept me on the edge of my seat I couldn t wait to see how everything would turn out for Brooks and the Let s just say I pretty much neglected my family and work while reading this book as I could not put it down I don t typically read this genre as I m too much of a scaredy cat but I was hooked in the first few chapters After the first night I did have to stop reading it before falling asleep Grief Hollow had a way of creeping into my dreams.The well developed characters and intriguing plot kept me on the edge of my seat I couldn t wait to see how everything would turn out ...

  9. The Tear Collector is the exciting, excellent debut novel from Shawn Burgess At its heart, it is a supernatural mystery thriller.Let s think about that This is not simply a horror story, though it is that That s where the supernatural part comes in and you get a taste of it right away as the book begins There is a monster here, though Burgess gradually teases out exactly who what why that monster is.There is also a great deal of mystery wrapped up in the tale Readers will find themselves The Tear Collector is the exciting, excellent debut novel from Shawn Burgess At its heart, it is a supernatural mystery thriller.Let s think about that This is not simply a horror story, though it is that That s where the supernatural part comes in and you get a taste of it right away as the book begins There is a monster here, though Burgess gradually teases out exactly who what why that monster is.There is also a great deal of mystery wrapped up in the tale Readers will find themselves asking what is going on but also wanting to know why it is going on Why are these things happening and how are they connected Some of the characters, for example, are as mysterious as the monster for much of the book But I think it s primarily a thriller The main characters a group of t...

  10. The Tear Collector is a fast paced horror thriller that captured me in a number of ways, many of them unexpected.The book s opening sequence is not only heartbreaking, but also introduces the mystery surrounding Harper Pass The following chapters then introduce the reader to Brooks and the gang, who are the focus of the story.A group of boys drawn into the horrifying secrets of a town is nothing new to the horror genre, but Burgess handles the talewith skill Brooks and his friends are well The Tear Collector is a fast paced horror thriller that captured me in a number of ways, many of them unexpected.The book s opening sequence is not only heartbreaking, but also introduces the mystery surrounding Harper Pass The following chapters then introduce the reader to Brooks and the gang, who are the focus of the story.A group of boys drawn into the horrifying secrets of a town is nothing new to the horror genre, but Burgess handles the talewith skill Brooks and his friends are well drawn out characters, kids who are subject to the same emotions and flaws all kids are subject to, yet the narrative never feels childish or melodramatic in ways that would diminish the story.One of the story s biggest strengths is also it s biggest flaw The pac...