Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Sentence Sneak Peek - Horrorstör

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

The first sentence from each chapter of Horrorstör, it's a mini summary of what you can expect to read.

* Spoilers are highlighted like so :)
* Received from NetGalley for review

“It was dawn, and the zombies were stumbling through the parking lot, streaming toward the massive beige box at the far end.”

“Amy crossed the café and passed through the doors leading to the back of house.”

“During the day, Orsk was a building like any other, a sensible container built with modern materials to house furniture and people.”

“Amy cut through the café toward the top of the escalator.”

“Okay,” said Matt, loading a backpack with EMF readers.”

“Basil was furious when Amy and Ruth Anne returned to the break room.”

“They found Basil and the others in Bedrooms, hiding behind a Drazel chest of drawers.”

“After they convinced Ruth Anne that what they were doing was not “satanic” in any way, shape, or form, the next big objection came from Amy.”

“Amy heard a distant click and her vision went black.”

“Amy tried scrambling away but the hands found her and they were all over her, hundreds of hands, dragging her from her hiding place, pulling her across the floor, smashing her into walls and furniture.”


“Amy made herself as small as possible.”

“Amy didn’t stop running until she’d reached the center of the vast, orange-lit parking lot.”

“Somehow the corridor had narrowed since her last visit, and the smell of rancid rot filled Amy’s head.”

“Amy’s first instinct was to switch off her light, tuck her head under her arms like a little girl, and make them go away.”

“Finally the hammering stopped, leaving only a great silence.”

“The great gout of water slammed Amy to the sidewalk and then sent her spinning helplessly across the concrete, over the curb, and onto the rough asphalt of the parking lot.”

“Orsk did come up with an answer it could live with: a massive water main break, coupled with a complete malfunction of the sprinkler system.”

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