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Bob @ Beauty in Ruins

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These are the chronicles of a book addict, a photo junkie, and an aspiring author, rewriting the very fabric of reality one page (and one snapshot) at a time. From the strange to the unusual; the abandoned to the abnormal; the haunted to the historic; the supernatural to the surreal; the forests of dark fantasy, the cemeteries of gothic horror, and the post-apocalyptic ruins of science fiction are the landscapes of my imagination.

Currently reading

Deathstalker Rebellion: Being the Second Part of the Life and Times of Owen Deathstalker
Simon R. Green
Progress: 298/508 pages

Shade of the Tree

Shade of the Tree - Piers Anthony If you're a fan of Anthony's 'Xanth' novels, you should probably approach this one with caution. Much like his earlier 'Incarnations of Immortality' series, this is fantasy of the darkest nature. Combining both supernatural and psychological horror, Anthony weaves his tale around a haunted tree, the spirit of which both befriends and terrorizes a grieving family. You're never quite sure where things might go, but twists do not disappoint.