Coldheart Canyon by Clive Barker

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But in spite of some unevenly integrated ideas, Coldheart Canyon is one of Barker's most accessible and traditional books. Spooky, unpredictable, and as plainspoken as most of his recent novels, it's more cerebral and immediate than most Halloween fare.
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Film's most popular action hero needs a place to heal after his surgery has gone terribly wrong. His fiercely loyal agent finds him just such a place in a luxurious forgotten mansion high in the Hollywood Hills. But the original owner of the mansion was a beautiful woman devoted to pleasure at any cost, and the terrible legacy of her deeds has not yet died. There are ghosts and monsters haunting Coldheart Canyon, where nothing is forbidden . . .

Clive Barker's Coldheart Canyon showcases the boldly innovative New York Times bestselling master at the very top of his formidable and frightening skills. Clive Barker is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty books for adults and children. He is also a widely acclaimed artist, film producer, screenwriter, and director. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.

 

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Clive Barker is the bestselling author of twenty-two books, including the New York Times bestsellers Abarat; Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War; and The Thief of Always. He is also an acclaimed painter, film producer, and director. For twelve years Mr. Barker has been working on a vast array of paintings to illuminate the text of The Books of Abarat, more than one hundred and twenty-five of which can be found within this volume. Mr. Barker lives in California. He shares his house with seven dogs, three cockatiels, several undomesticated geckoes, an African gray parrot called Smokey, and a yellow-headed Amazon parrot called Malingo.
 
Published March 17, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 704 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction
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Reviewed by TashaR on Apr 19 2002

But in spite of some unevenly integrated ideas, Coldheart Canyon is one of Barker's most accessible and traditional books. Spooky, unpredictable, and as plainspoken as most of his recent novels, it's more cerebral and immediate than most Halloween fare.

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