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The Thing from the Lake

The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
By: (1886-1921)

In "The Thing from the Lake," Eleanor M. Ingram weaves a captivating tale of mystery, suspense, and the supernatural. The story follows a young artist who stumbles upon a secluded lake house, where she becomes entangled in a web of secrets and darkness.

Ingram's writing is atmospheric and full of eerie imagery, creating a sense of foreboding that lingers throughout the book. The pacing is well-crafted, with suspenseful twists and turns that keep the reader on edge until the very end.

The characters are well-developed and intriguing, with hidden depths and motivations that add complexity to the plot. The interactions between the protagonist and the enigmatic figure from the lake are particularly engaging, as they navigate a dangerous dance of attraction and peril.

Overall, "The Thing from the Lake" is a gripping and haunting tale that will keep readers hooked from beginning to end. It is a must-read for fans of supernatural fiction and mystery genres.

Book Description:

To get away from city life periodically, New Yorker Roger Locke purchases an abandoned farm house in rural Connecticut, and with the assistance of his cousin Phillida and her beau Ethan Vere, he sets about fixing up the place.

Immediately however, an unseen mysterious woman begins giving him warnings during nocturnal visits to leave the house at once. Soon he begins hearing strange ominous sounds emanating from the tiny lake at the back of the house coupled with a permeation of sickly odors. An evil presence then begins to visit him during the witching hours of the late night, challenging him to a battle of wits from which there can be only one victor.

Is his mysterious female visitor there to help and encourage him to flee from the house, or is she working in tandem with The Thing From the Lake?

A gripping, occasionally frightening tale, Ms. Ingram wastes no time in grabbing the reader into the story and manages to weave a tale that will leave the reader guessing at every turn of events.

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 9 reviews)

Reviewer: - April 24, 2021
Subject: awesome
the voices the reader does for the ghosts are amazing I've never heard anything like it love this book so much
Reviewer: - April 2, 2021
Subject: Did not care for this one
The story is fine (not great and not bad) and while the reader is fine, the reader's tone was not a good choice for this book. I do appreciate the time the readers take to read but the reader literally sunk the story at several places with the lack of intonation.
Reviewer: - November 30, 2017
Subject: The Thing From The Lake
great story and the narrator is awesome. thank you.
Reviewer: - August 24, 2016
Subject: The thing from the lake
Wonderfully read!! I hope I get this reader again. The story keeps you wanting more, and the summing up at the end ,excellent.
Reviewer: - October 22, 2015
Subject: The Thing From the Lake
Get ready once again for the clash of good and evil, love vs. hate. This story will take hold of you and whisk you away. The narrator does a great job. This is not just a book, but an experience.
Reviewer: - June 27, 2014
Subject: The Thing From The Lake
Great Book! The narrator was Excellent! Enjoyed every minute of his reading!
Reviewer: - August 31, 2013
Subject: Fantastic reader and really surprising book
Roger Melin must be a professional-His reading is absolutely top and very entertaining. The story is surprising and giving thought for different views on reality. Thank you sooo much for offering this opportunity to listen to this story in this way.
Reviewer: - July 11, 2013
Subject: Good Book !
A pretty interesting book! The Narrator does an excellent job! Congratulations!
Reviewer: - February 17, 2013
Subject: Mystery
Great story and narration.

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