W Henry David Thoreau as intimately as the othersIt really is a remarkable book written by two very gifted writersI highly
Recommend It And Can T it and can t for the next in the series uotableWe can never stop searching for the truth But what we do with it when we find it is another matterWhy is there such intolerance for those who look or act different This is the second of what promises to be a string of novels centering on the great naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau along with a number of on going fictional characters The authors a husband and wife writing team follow the form of their first book alternating chapters in the form of journal ntries by the two main fictional characters both close friends of Thoreau Also as in the first book these three attempt to solve a murder mystery which has many interesting and surprising twists all set
IN A WELL RESEARCHED ATMOSPHERE OF THE PAST AND a well researched atmosphere of the past and life of Thoreau This couple can really spin a story clearly written and suspenseful If you like historical fiction this is a very good choice although I strongly recommend you read the first novel Thoreau at Devil s Perch because many of the plot lines continue in the second From the get go I figured this was ither going to be *a very good read or an interesting idea that didn t uite pan out As it *very good read or an interesting idea that didn t uite pan out As it out I really liked it I think the authors wrote a really interesting book I certainly couldn t have guessed what was going to happen as the book hit its strideThe mention of historical figures such as Frederick Douglass were a plus as I always found them fun and interesting I also njoyed the character that they gave to Thoreau Other than his lack of drug use and lapses of boredom and depression he was very similar to Sherlock HolmesI d recommend this book to anyone who Classic Ruskin Bond enjoys mysteries a bit of the supernatural and tie ins with historical figures I received this as a first read This was a fun read I was a little lost because I did not read the first one However I reallynjoyed this book I El Mago de Esmirna enjoyed Thoreau as a character I also love Adam I will definitely continue on with this series Plumford is in the midst of a consumptionpidemic and Adam can do nothing about it People are dying Sheriff Darling (Heartrise Series Book 1) everyday no matter what he does When a vampyrexpert comes to town to rid the community of the vampyres he says are causing all the deaths Adam is horrified Also his belo. Er claims these murders are the doing of a legendary Indian vampyre Thoreau and Adam follow clues that lead them to the backstage world of a Boston theater an opium den and an ancient Indian burial ground Meanwhile Adam has another mystery to solve His Second in a fascinating series with Henry David Thoreau as master sleuth with two narrators acting as his Watson Ante bellum period brought to life most convincingly An underlying wry sense of humor is uietly xpressed in the two voices telling the tale Find the secondary characters many of whom have returned in this installment give the book depth Action centers around the fear created by an outbreak of galloping consumption a virulent fast killing form of tuberculosis Since the bacterial basis of disease was then unknown vampires were blamed for this was It is the year 1847 and consumption rocks
"Plumford As Dr Adam Walker "as Dr Adam Walker to contain the illness rapid advance Against this backdrop comes his closest friend Henry David Thoreau a voice of reason and sanity Thoreau s ability to gather information from the smallest bit of vidence is astounding yet perfectly acceptable to those around him And finally Julia returns home from England just as in love with her first cousin Adam as she was before she left She d fled to Europe hoping Adam would fall in love with someone Taunting the Lion Ian Crawford else someone he could marry and have children with But Adam didn t marry and she had to flee Europe after her marriage revealed her husband as the worst sort of deviantVampyre hunter Solomen Wiley tries to convince Plumford there is an Indian vampyre among them Called the Witiku Wiley is sure the creature is murdering the villagers by ripping out their throats and relieving them of their blood He tells the townspeople that only digging up the dead and ripping out the heart will save the newly dead from Witiku an maliferous act of desecration Theoreau and Walker condemAfter a mutilated young actor is found dead in the woods of Plumford Thoreau and Walker hit the streets of the Boston trying to find the killer From opium dens to the backstageach of them refuse and refute the legend of the Witiku Then strange dreams and undefined realities intervene leaving you to wonder just how Thoreau on Wolf Hill will ndThoreau on Wolf Hill is One Of Those Books of those books will read than *ONCE THE LANGUAGE IS TRUE TO THE TIMES YET *The language is true to the times yet found it asy to read There are multiple storylines going on and not one did I find wanting Each was addressed and resolved in its own way Thoreau on Wolf Hill is part philosophy part legend and full romance There are two POVs Julia and Adam yet you will feel like you kno. Vampyre hysteria Contravida erupts in the Massachusetts countryside during the winter of 1847 because of a consumptionpidemic A young man is found drained of blood in Plumford and a few weeks later a newlywed seamstress meets the same fate An avaricious fear mong. Ved Julia has returned from France a married woman and he is determined not to be hurt by her againWhile Adam and Thoreau work to convince the people of Plumford that vampyres do not xist two unexplained deaths occur that have them hiding and running scared Meanwhile Julia has moved into her home the same home in which Adam has his practice Avoidance is impossibleJulia ha
*A Self Professed Vampire Slayer Declares An Indian Vampire Known *self professed vampire slayer declares an Indian vampire known Witikou has risen to feast on the locals and as he stokes panic to a fever pitch two citi Vampyres as they are spelled in this novel or vampires are very very real according to believers like Solomon Whitty and the key to ridding society of these terrifying creatures lies in chopping out their hearts and separation of parts of their dead or living bodies along with some other noxious deeds that are considered mandatory action to nd the cycle of murder and violenceHenry David Thoreau and Dr Adam Walker are the voices of sanity attempting to discover the murderer of several members of this small Massachusetts town But the superstition driven by irrational fear looms larger than reason The Тарас Бульба ensuing solutions to this dilemmaxacerbated by the scourge of an pidemic of galloping consumption include violence Add to the mix the fact that Dr Adam Walker and Julia are doing verything to avoid سرگذشت حسن صباح و جانشينان او each other and to be withach other For there s a mystery as to why Julia ran away to France years ago believing she could never marry the love of her life Adam Here is another mystery waiting years ago believing she could never marry the love of her life Adam Here is another mystery waiting unfold for the reader along with the unknown reason of why she abandoned her husband in France to resettle in Plumford Add another mystery about a small boy with a harelip and a woman who agrees to be Julia s housekeeper but has some devious ways involving the young boy Noah to the mixB B Oak crafts a multilayered mystery that is unpredictable and intriguing as *Well As Rather Ghoulish In Several Scenes *as rather ghoulish in several scenes plot thickens without any break and the reader will be nthralled in this story with complex conflicts paralleling the ancient Indian stories of vampires and supernatural powers It s almost ironic that so much horror can riddle this area of New England known for its charming beauty Highly recommended mystery that makes the reader want to read the other Thoreau mysteries Other than the lame John Wilkes Booth name drop solid mystery. Eloved cousin Julia left him fifteen months ago because their close blood connection made their union impossible She has returned to Plumford a married woman but gives no reason why she left her husband in France and Adam is determined to learn the truth.