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Creepers : a novel

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New York : CDS Books, c2005.
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354 pages ; 25 cm.
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Fiction Morrell

CREEPERS, David Morrell's gripping joyride of a thriller, depicts every harrowing second in eight hours of relentless terror. A New York Times bestseller, it received the prestigious Stoker Award from the Horror Writers Association.

On a cold October night, five people gather in a run-down motel on the New Jersey shore and begin preparations to break in to the Paragon Hotel. Built in the glory days of Asbury Park by a reclusive millionaire, the magnificent structure—which foreshadowed the beauties of art-deco architecture—is now boarded up and marked for demolition.

The five people are "creepers," the slang term for urban explorers: city archeologists with a passion for investigating abandoned buildings and their dying secrets. On this evening, they are joined by a reporter who wants to profile them—anonymously, as this is a highly illegal activity—for a New York Times article.

Frank Balenger isn't looking for just a story, however. And after the group enters the rat-infested tunnel leading to the hotel, it becomes clear that he will get much more than he bargained for. Danger, terror, and death await the creepers in a place ravaged by time and redolent of evil.

The darkest secrets live in places you're not supposed to be.


—Stephen King, New York Times bestselling author of Doctor Sleep

"Crack this novel, and it's like an alien abduction of your brain—forget resuming your normal life until it's finished. This will be a classic."

—Douglas Preston, New York Times bestselling co-author (with Lincoln Child) of White Fire

"With its nonstop cascade of ingeniously contrived dangers and assaults, culminating in an apocalyptic finale, Creepers provides the essence of all thrillers, an intense emotional effect that will leave readers drained."

—Washington Post

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APA Citation (style guide)

Morrell, D. (2005). Creepers: a novel. New York: CDS Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Morrell, David, 1943-. 2005. Creepers: A Novel. New York: CDS Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Morrell, David, 1943-, Creepers: A Novel. New York: CDS Books, 2005.

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Morrell, David. Creepers: A Novel. New York: CDS Books, 2005. Print.

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