By R. L. Stine
(Touchstone Books, Hardcover, 9781451636123, 369pp.)
Publication Date: October 9, 2012
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Travel writer Lea Sutter finds herself on a small island off the coast of South Carolina, at the wrong place at the wrong time, and barely escapes with her life when a freak hurricane cuts through the island. In the storm's aftermath, she discovers two orphaned boys--twins--and impulsively decides to adopt them. The boys seem amiable and immensely grateful; Lea's family is not quite so pleased. But no one could anticipate the twins' true nature--or predict that within a few weeks' time, Lea's husband, a controversial child psychologist, will be implicated in two brutal murders.
For the millions of readers who grew up on "Goosebumps, "and for every fan of deviously inventive horror, this is a "creepy, fun read" ("Library Journal") from a beloved master of the genre.
“Stine has a freshly terrifying story to tell, and he tells it with gusto, ratcheting up the chills until we’re frozen in our chairs. Parents, be warned: this is emphatically not for younger readers.”
“It's a page turner until the end, with short chapters that help increase the pace. Stine enjoys himself writing not for kids but about them.”
“Stine’s story is a creepy, fun read.…"
“With this brilliantly written novel "Red Rain", Stine proves that he definitely has it in him to challenge the greats in the Thriller/Horror genre ... think Dean Koontz, Douglas Preston, Harlan Coben and then amp-it-up by a hundred!”