Tor Teen, Hardcover, 9780765318541, 304pp.
Publication Date: May 27, 2008
Ever come across a situation that simply wasn't right--where someone was getting the dirty end of the stick and you wished you could make things right but didn't know how? Fourteen-year-old Jack knows how. Or rather he's learning how. He's discovering that he has a knack for fixing things. Not bikes or toys or appliances--situations .
It all starts when Jack and his best friends, Weezy and Eddie, discover a rotting corpse--the victim of ritual murder--in the fabled New Jersey Pine Barrens. Beside the body is an ancient artifact carved with strange designs. What is its secret? What is the secret of the corpse? What other mysteries hide in the dark, timeless Pine Barrens? And who doesn't want them revealed?
Jack's town, the surrounding Barrens, his friends, even Jack himself they all have "Secret Histories.
Praise for Repairman Jack:
“The Tomb is one of the best all-out adventures stories I've read in years.”—Stephen King (President of the Repairman Jack fan club)
“Repairman Jack is one of the most original and intriguing characters to arise out of contemporary fiction in ages.”—Dean Koontz
“The most welcome discovery, for readers new to the thriller universe, is F. Paul Wilson's Repairman Jack.”—Janet Maslin