Amity by Micol Ostow

By Micol Ostow

Here's a condominium of break and rage, of loss of life and deliverance.
Here is the place I stay, no longer living.
Here is often mine.

When Connor's family members strikes to Amity, a secluded residence at the peaceable banks of latest England's harmony River, his nights are plagued with gore-filled desires of demons. destruction, and revenge. goals he type of likes. desires he can make actual, with Amity's help.

Ten years later, Gwen's family members strikes to Amity for a clean begin. as an alternative, she's haunted by means of lurid visions, worrying voices, and questions about her personal sanity. yet along with her background, who could ever think her? And what might be performed in the event that they did?

Because Amity isn't only a residence. She is a residing strength, bent on manipulating her population to her twisted will. she's going to use Connor and Gwen to lead to a violent finish as she's performed earlier than. As she'll do back. And back. And again.

Inspired through a true-crime tale, Amity spans generations to weave an overlapping, interconnected story of terror, madness, chance, and loss of life.

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Maybe that’s why I went back for him earlier, and why I’ve put up with him for the last few days. Without even realizing it, he’s helping me make sense of what’s happened to me since the onset of the Hate. Before I killed them, Adam’s parents had him locked in their garage, chained to the wall like a dog. He’d spent months there in total isolation. I’ve had to explain everything that happened to the rest of the world while he’d been locked away. Going over it all again has helped me to understand.

High above the line of trucks, the helicopter suddenly banked hard to the right and dropped down. Mark leaned forward and watched its rapid descent, knowing that the sudden change in flight path meant they’d reached their destination. Despite an irrational fear of heights, at moments like this he wished he were up there picking off the enemy from a distance rather than trying to deal with them down at ground level. Not that he was expected to fight unless he had to, of course. His role was simply to get as much food, supplies, civilians, or whatever they were out here to acquire into the trucks in as short a time as possible.

He could almost smell them … The short corridor was empty, and the noise of his axe splintering the wood temporarily drowned out the sounds of fighting coming from elsewhere. Ten strong strikes and the wood began to split. He hit the door hard with his shoulder and felt it almost give. Another few hits with the axe and another shoulder shove and it gave way. He flew into the dark, foul-smelling room and tripped over a child’s corpse that had been wrapped in what looked like an old, rolled-up projector screen.

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