Soft Spoken

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Night Shade Books, 2007 - Fiction - 179 pages
12 Reviews
A chilling and mysterious voice becomes audible to Sanie shortly after she and her husband Jackson move into the decaying antebellum mansion that is the Bullard ancestral home in rural South Carolina. At first, she wonders if the voice might be a prank played by Jackson's peyote-popping brother Will or his equally off-kilter sister Louise. But soon Sanie discovers that the ghostly voice is merely a single piece in the decadent, baroque puzzle that comprises the Bullard family history rank with sensuality, violence, repression and madness.

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User Review  - M Griffin - Goodreads

Sanie Bullard has accompanied her husband Jackson back to his rural home town in South Carolina. Jackson wants to study for the bar, and Sanie is left on her own so much that she's forced to confront ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lori - Goodreads

I was hopefully intrigued by this little book. The premise reminded me of one of my favorite little sub genres of story: Irritating/Unlikeable Rich People Get Haunted. There was a certain formula ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Lucius Shepard is a two-time winner of the World Fantasy Award and has also received the Hugo, Locus, Nebula, and Theodore Sturgeon Awards for science fiction writing. His work has appeared in "Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Omni, Playboy, "and" Spin. "He is the author of "Green Eyes, A Handbook of American Prayer," and" Life During Wartime, "and the collected stories in "Two Trains Running." He lives in Vancouver, Washington.

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