By Duncan Ralston
Anything is Lurking less than the Lake... while Owen Saddler's little sister mysteriously drowns, Owen is decided to discover the situations by means of following in her footsteps, no matter if it capacity diving into the murky--some could say haunted--waters of Chapel Lake. Thirty years prior, town of Peace Falls were flooded to construct a hydroelectric dam, and its ruins stay less than the outside of Chapel Lake. The unusual disappearance of the city Pastor, besides a few of the parishioners, nonetheless haunts the voters of Chapel Lake. yet does the church hang-out the lake itself? Is Owen fairly seeing ghosts... or has he descended into the depths of insanity? Salvage is the debut horror novel of writer Duncan Ralston (Gristle & Bone). A darkly demanding tale of melancholy, spiritual fanaticism, and the afterlife, Salvage seeks to light up the evil inside of us all.
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When they caught him down near Sevenstreams, old Lord Walder Frey hadn’t even bothered to come himself to do the judging. He’d sent one of his bastards, that Walder Rivers, and the next thing Chett had known he was walking to the Wall with that foul-smelling black devil Yoren. To pay for his one sweet moment, they took his whole life. But now he meant to take it back, and Craster’s women too. That twisted old wildling has the right of it. If you want a woman to wife you take her, and none of this giving her flowers so that maybe she don’t notice your bloody boils.
It seemed to Chett that they needed the big man more than they needed Lark. “Stop fretting about Small Paul. ” Twilight was creeping through the woods by the time he rid himself of the Sisterman and sat down to edge his sword. It was bloody hard work with his gloves on, but he wasn’t about to take them off. Cold as it was, any fool that touched steel with a bare hand was going to lose a patch of skin. The dogs whimpered when the sun went down. He gave them water and curses. ” By then he could smell supper.
A heartless wench. Crows need to eat as well. ” They landed upstream of where the great oak leaned out over the water. As Brienne lowered the sail, Jaime climbed out, clumsy in his chains. The Red Fork filled his boots and soaked through the ragged breeches. Laughing, he dropped to his knees, plunged his head under the water, and came up drenched and dripping. His hands were caked with dirt, and when he rubbed them clean in the current they seemed thinner and paler than he remembered. His legs were stiff as well, and unsteady when he put his weight upon them.
Salvage by Duncan Ralston