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Black Valley

(2003)
A novel by

 
 
An ingenious thriller whose chills do not stem from conventional horror -- but time gone haywire. Whitey Dobbs, a local roughneck laughs while being buried alive on Hawkins Hill. He thinks this is just an initiation, a high-school hazing, the four teenage boys who are busy digging aim to exact revenge for a brutal rape. They soon realise that their hoax has tragic consequences that will haunt them for the rest of their lives... Twenty-two years later, the nearby small town of Black Valley is mysteriously plagued by a series of disturbing and unbelievable events: a red-hot brick crashing through a window of the local college, flaming trucks crossing the sky, showers of broken glass shredding a lone jogger. But most bizarre of all is the erratic appearance of a teenager with bone-white hair, who turns out to be the same boy buried alive two decades earlier. And he doesn't look a day older.



Praise for this book

"Utterly terrifying." - Tess Gerritsen


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Hardback Editions

July 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Black Valley
Author(s): Jim Brown
ISBN: 0-345-44699-2 / 978-0-345-44699-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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July 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Black Valley
Author(s): Jim Brown
ISBN: 0-345-46437-0 / 978-0-345-46437-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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December 1996 : USA Hardback

Title: Untitled
Author(s): Dale Brown
ISBN: 0-399-14045-X / 978-0-399-14045-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
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Paperback Editions

June 2004 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Black Valley
Author(s): Jim Brown
ISBN: 0-345-44700-X / 978-0-345-44700-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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July 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Black Valley
Author(s): Jim Brown
ISBN: 0-330-41246-9 / 978-0-330-41246-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Books
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