Dark Glass


Fiction - Paranormal
230 Pages
Reviewed on 08/03/2015
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Author Biography

I've been a film director mostly for years and made over 80 hours of prime time programming and won a Bafta Best Drama in 2006. More recently have turned more to writing, developing scripts and writing novels of which Dark Glass is my second. It is going to be made as a film, probably early in 2016 and you can see the pitch trailer if you are interested here: http://www.davidskynner.com/site/film/dark-glass-2/

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Reviewed by Melinda Hills for Readers' Favorite

Many people have trouble seeing who they really are until some type of reflection exposes their weaknesses and limitations. In Dark Glass by David Skynner, the characters find their reflections in shiny surfaces in the heart of a supposedly haunted property and come to look upon themselves in a completely different way. Losing his job, his wife, and his sense of self-worth, Cameron goes through the motions filming what will be the last show of his TV ghost hunting series. Because of allegations of staging his program, the show will be cancelled, making him feel ashamed and his wife angry at the loss of her lifestyle. Feeling totally alone, Cameron plans to make this episode reflect the ultimate truth. What that turns out to be is something none of the crew could have anticipated. As each of them experience the spotlight of deep reflection into their very souls through the appearance of spirits, will they be able to complete the show or will their fear of their buried darkness swallow them whole?

Intense psychological probing uncovers the hidden feelings and memories of the characters in Dark Glass as they face demons in reflections in a haunted property and terror becomes all too real as they fight to survive. David Skynner reveals the inner workings of the human spirit through his characters in a masterful portrayal of individual quirks and emotional burdens as each confronts his or her reflected image. As he uncovers the force that propels each character’s destiny, you realize that fear can be liberating or imprisoning and the true message is one that may surprise you. An excellent story that puts the ‘real’ into reality, you will probably want to avoid mirrors for a long while!