This Week’s Read: Shadow Lands – Alan Kessler


shadowlandThis is a coming-of-age story about a young boy who endures abuse by creating a world of shadows where he can escape beatings and the dead. His journey is across a unique internal landscape where there is no borderland between sanity and madness, only a compelling, sometimes horrific blending of the two into a power strong enough to summon love and extract revenge.

The novel is psychological horror. In the story the protagonist, Steve Goldblatt, asks that before judging evil we first live with those who made it and taste, as he did, what they put into their witches’ brew.

Haunted, Mr. Goldblatt brings the reader face to face with demons–external ones and those living deep within our soul.

Shadow Lands is available at:


Barnes & Noble



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