Shadows Live in the Darkness

Young Adult - Horror
48 Pages
Reviewed on 08/17/2013
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Author Biography

Mark A. Anderson was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, he grew up in a haunted house which made the basis for his stories supernatural right at home. He started writing his first book "The Homza's Son" While in the Air Force and sitting in observation towers for 12 hours a day. Mark A. Anderson read a lot of hero comic books and Stephen King books which also gave him ideas for his books. Once "The Homza's Son" was finished he quickly started working on "He's Alive, BUT!" The sequel to "The Homza's Son" Look forward to "Homza III" to complete the trilogy.
With a young daughter at home Mark A. Anderson decided to start writing children books for her to read. "I'm A Bee" is her favorite. "Ma Ma, I'm Home" is a book of 4 short stories for tweens and "Stranger Awareness" is a good teaching book to teach children about the dangers of strangers. Just accepted by Publish America is "The Golden Rule" basic rules about not bullying and other rules that are good to live by. Pick up Mark's autobiography "Who's Interested" to read more of Mark's life. All books can be found on Facebook pages.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Shadows Live in the Darkness by Mr Mark A. Anderson is a horror story for teenagers. The characters -- Charles, Myron, Joe, Karl, Kathleen and Ann Marie -- are just normal teenagers who find themselves in the midst of some disturbing happenings at night with eerie creatures and shadows walking around. They realize that there are some creepy things happening at night and they are out to find out the cause.

The book has horror, intrigue, mystery, and suspense all woven together. The uniqueness of the book is that the author has succeeded in creating a new theme by making the shadows come alive. He has chalked out their characters on the same lines of blood-sucking vampires. Here, instead of vampires, shadow people do the same thing.

Shadows Live in the Darkness gives you an eerie feeling while reading it. The theme is very original making it an interesting read. The shadow people are so scary that you think twice before switching off the light at night in case they come to life.

The author's imaginative theme manages to evoke a lot of fear and suspense in the minds of the reader. Will the teenagers be able to solve the mystery of who these shadow people are? Will the residents of the town help them in driving away these fearful, scary shadows?