High Lonesome Sound

High Lonesome Sound

In the sleepy mountain town of Moon Hollow, Virginia, there is a church with a crooked steeple. No one will say for sure how it got that way, but it?s the reason the whole town gathers every Decoration Day to honor the dead. But this year, there are two fresh graves up on Cemetery Hill, a stranger?s come to town, and the mountain?s song is filled with dark warnings. The good In the sleepy mountain town of Moon Hollow, Virginia, there is a church with a crooked steeple. No one will...

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Title:High Lonesome Sound
Author:Jaye Wells
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Genres:Horror
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback

High Lonesome Sound Reviews

  • Vickie
    Feb 02, 2018
    I love Jaye Wells. Have done since my intro to Sabina Kane. Haven't met her? RED-HEADED STEPCHILD is first in the series....go..get...it! Horror takes many forms. I like mine with atmosphere. Draw me in, make me scared, make me care what's going to happen to the characters, make me...
  • Darcy
    May 13, 2018
    I was excited what I saw that this author came out with a new book and intrigued that with this book she jumped to a different genre than what I normally read from her. Sadly this one didn't work for me. I made it 65 pages before giving up, a big reason why is that I was bored while re...
  • Luanne
    Mar 08, 2018
    Loved the book. Excellent on building and creating anticipation. Good mix of genres, for me it was thriller and horror mostly. ...
  • Kelly at
    May 07, 2018
    I am going to have to think on my review for this one. ...
  • Melliane
    Feb 05, 2018
    2.5/5 I?ve always loved all of the Jaye Wells?s novels that I read and when I saw that she was releasing a new story, I was very intrigued! How not to be? The author brings original and different ideas from what we usually found here. It is thus very intriguing to discover th...
  • Jennifer Jamieson
    Feb 13, 2018
    Horror writer Peter West is watching his life go off the rails. He hasn't written a new book in too long, and his ex-wife is now writing an expose book about their life together. He's depressed, but random inspiration found in a book about ghostly mining towns gives him the kick in the...
  • Amber
    Mar 13, 2018
    I really enjoyed this book. Jaye Wells is a great storyteller. ...
  • Danielle
    Feb 08, 2018
    Wow! What a ride! I love everything Jaye Wells puts out and this is no exception. We get the story from several characters' perspectives (some relatable and likeable, but some not so much). At first I was worried I wouldn't be able to keep all the characters straight in my head, bu...
  • Kris
    Feb 17, 2018
    This book is very different from what I normally read and honestly if I didn?t know and love the author I probably wouldn?t have given it a chance. I?m glad I did! ...
  • Chris Bauer
    Feb 24, 2018
    I've read a number of novels by author Jaye Wells in the past and have always enjoyed her style of urban fantasy and other variants. "High Lonesome Sound" is a horse of an altogether different color. Gothic Southern. Appalachian horror. Coal country noir - the labels are endless but...
  • Shannon
    Apr 20, 2018
    Look out Jack Tales. We got a new legend in town. High Lonesome Sound has a deliciously slow build of suspense into horror. Jaye Wells takes on a journey through many perspectives. The small town girl with magic in her blood, the egotistical writer that needs to rediscover his pass...
  • Mary Mascari
    Mar 02, 2018
    I was a fan of Jaye Wells from her great Prospero's War books. High Lonesome Sound is very different, and a real leap in quality. It still has the fast pace, and, like her other books, I had a hard time putting it down (I devoured it in 2 days), but there's a new dimension in this one....
  • Laura Drake
    Apr 06, 2018
    Readers of King will love this. Wells does a great job of isolating the reader in this remote creepy town for a showdown between good and evil. But even the bad guy is relateable, so you feel sorry for him by the end. A study in human flaws and insecurities - I couldn't put it down! ...
  • Lauri
    Feb 17, 2018
    Loved this book! I binge read the whole second half of it because I wanted to see what was going to happen. Then sad that it was finished! The story hits everything you would expect in a gothic horror novel. The characters immediately came to life for me and are written so well tht I...
  • Sue
    Mar 25, 2018
    Well done. Not my normal "thing", but very well done. ...
  • Brandy Macdonald
    Jan 19, 2018
    When I started this book I was unsure where the story would take me, and a little hesitant about the fact it jumped from character to character every chapter. I was worried I would not be able to get to know the characters in depth but I was definitely wrong to worry. Jaye did an amazi...
  • Marsha Hubbell
    Jan 21, 2018
    I?m a huge fan of Jaye Wells and her urban fantasy series. When I heard she was writing an American gothic tale, I could hardly wait. ?High Lonesome Sound? has it all ? fear, horror, shock, suspense, death, decay, family curses, ghosts, madness. But it also has beauty, nature, ...
  • Wendy Nelson
    Feb 27, 2018
    I'm a big fan of Jaye Wells. I wasn't sure I was going to like this one, but after I got started it was clear again why I loved her and her writing. What a story teller. I finished the book in less than a day because I needed to know what was going to happen! Intense! ...
  • Miki Quick
    Jun 12, 2018
    Wow This is such a well-written story and so different from other books I've read by Jaye Wells. I know some people don't like books written from multiple POVs because they can get confusing if not done well, but when it's done right it adds so much more to the story being told. Thi...
  • Sandra Robards
    Jan 25, 2018
    I loved this book. It was haunting and tense, with a beautiful use of words to set the mood and build the feeling of dread and anticipation of the horror to come. The characters: a young woman raised in a small mountain town but yearning to leave, an elderly granny/wise woman whose w...
  • Jo Dawson
    Jan 24, 2018
    Demons and legends and a dash of witchcraft - everything I love in a book! High Lonesome Sound is the tale of a man looking for a story, he didn?t plan on entering a different world. And Moon Hollow is definitely a different world. Steeped in local lore and history, the town is as mu...
  • Tori Meskell
    Mar 11, 2018
    Fantastic edge of your seat reading I love Jaye Wells's writing, so it's obvious why I would choose this to read. However, this is different from anything I've read from her up until now. She's created a town, a world, that is rich and full of stories, and made it a suspenseful, ed...
  • Amy Braun
    Mar 01, 2018
    WOW. Okay, let me start off by saying that this book is rough on your emotions. It's not going to shy away from harsh and grim realities, and more often that not, it's going to punch you in the feels (and it shows little mercy to authors, either). But it's AMAZING, and absolutely worth...
  • Paul Goat
    Jan 26, 2018
    A gothic horror set in the heart of Appalachia; Wells? High Lonesome Sound is a darkly immersive storytelling tour de force. When struggling horror novelist Peter West rents a cabin in a remote place called Moon Hollow for a few weeks, his goal is to find the seed of a new story?...
  • Michelle Palmer
    Jan 25, 2018
    WOW!!! I have enjoyed several of Wells' Urban Fantasy books but this was amazing. A small town run by a deacon of the church. An author who comes upon a story about the town in a book of small town legends. A girl who just wants out of the small town. Two bodies that have been...
  • christi
    Apr 04, 2018
    Enchanting read! I don't usually review books, but I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The story line was creative and mesmerizing. The characters were well developed. I loved the mountain folklore element. Great book! ...
  • Mair
    Apr 14, 2018
    Exceptional wordcrafting. Haunting characters excellent story. Loved it and highly recommend. ...
  • Doreen M. Reineking
    Mar 01, 2018
    Wow, just wow! Im not one for many words but this book just kept me turning pages. The characters came to life and played like a movie in my minds eye. I couldn't put it down, well I didn't willingly anyway, I needed to know if Ruby got her song back after so much heartache. ...
  • Eddie Generous
    Mar 21, 2018
    Unnerving Magazine Review From very early on in this novel, the style felt familiar, but it had been years, so it took me a couple hours to figure it out. HIGH LONESOME SOUND reads very much like a book from the golden period of Dean Koontz? career. It?s written in a fast, but ful...
  • L.M. Hinton
    Mar 03, 2018
    A great friend gifted me with a copy of the newest book from author Jaye Wells. I read the first chapter and immediately wanted more. But then life intervened and I had to put the book down for a bit. Well, I started it again and read it in a day. I put everything else aside. I even co...