Bargain eBooks #648:

The Pale Watcher by OJ Connell
Type: Novella
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Price: $2.99
Where to Get It:
Amazon (Kindle)

The veil that divides the worlds of the living and the dead– a
fixture which has largely shielded mankind from the supernatural
throughout history– has been known occasionally to diminish. Due to
such fluctuations, human beings are sometimes accosted by phantoms and
other curious sorts from the shadows…
He is near.
A letter from a prospective client brings paranormal investigator
Edgar Sullivan face to face with a terror the likes of which he’s
never known.
The client, Henry Whitaker, seeks to cast out a troublesome resident
spirit he has termed the “Pale Watcher.” Each night, this frightening
apparition manifests in his bedroom and watches him sleep till
morning. Sullivan agrees to take on the case and travels to the
Whitaker estate in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The details of this haunting are not so simple as they seem however.
Upon his arrival in the midst of a January snowstorm, Sullivan is
informed by the head servant, Louis, that Henry Whitaker has fallen
mysteriously ill. With his client hospitalized and a blizzard raging
outside, he begins his investigation.
The winters of the Upper Peninsula are infamously brutal. Trapped by
the snow, Sullivan is forced to confront the horrors that dwell in the
Whitaker estate. Throughout the course of his investigation he comes
upon strange clues; Mr. Whitaker’s journal, a demonic sigil, a room
full of antique mirrors. Can Sullivan piece together these clues and
come up with a way to stop the haunting, or will he and Louis be
devoured by the malevolence of the Pale Watcher?
What they’re saying about it:

“I couldn’t put it down.”

“I hope this is the first of many to come.”

“Character development was pretty good for such a short read.”


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