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Shadow on the Sun

Matheson, Richard (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Southwest Arizona, a century ago. An uneasy true exists between the remote frontier community of Picture City and the neighboring Apaches. That delicate peace is shredded when the bodies of two white men are found hideously mutilated. The angry townspeople are certain the "savages" have broken the treaty, but Billjohn Finley, the local Indian agent, fears that darker, more unholy forces may be at work. There's a tall, dark stranger in town, who rode in wearing the dead men's clothes. A stranger who may not be entirely human . . . . Originally published as a mass-market Western in 1994, Shadow on the Sun has been out of print for years and was largely overlooked by horror fans and general readers. Now at last this forgotten tale of supernatural terror returns to chill the blood of Matheson's many fans.
Authors: Matheson, Richard, 1926-2013
Title: Shadow on the sun
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2010
Edition: 1st Tor ed
Characteristics: 188 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Richard Matheson
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
ISBN: 0765325837
9780765325839
Branch Call Number: FICTION MATHESON 2010
Subject Headings: Shamans Fiction Apache Indians Fiction Arizona Fiction
Genre/Form: Western stories
Horror fiction
Topical Term: Shamans
Apache Indians
LCCN: 2009040415
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A master of the horror genre proves versatile here and longtime Matheson fans who have marveled at his horror and Twilight Zone tales may have let this little diamond pass them by. A great addition to the Weird Western canon, this tale brings the supernatural, Apaches, and the tense underbelly o... Read More »


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