Review--Bobby [A Short Horror Story]-Scott Zavoda | Miki's Hope

Review--Bobby [A Short Horror Story]-Scott Zavoda

Sunday, November 3, 2013


I saw a review of this book that someone (sorry I do not remember who) wrote as I was browsing through Bloglovin'. It looked interesting and I decided to purchase it. This book is only approx 40 pages long and I finished it quickly. It is definitely a horrifying tale--but I could not help but feel that for once-the good guys won, but at what a cost-- Definitely worth the read! You can read a preview of this short story here-just click on the picture of the book cover!


About the book: (from Amazon)


If you believe that those hurting can draw things to them, if a wickedness can live right beside us and remain unheard, if the power of love can change everything, then you need to read Bobby!

Horrifying!
Heart wrenching!
Erie!


You won't put down this gut-wrenching tale about two brothers, one who is disabled, living with an abusive father and attending a school where bullying the disabled is just the way things are. And do you have any idea how a wheelchair might hold onto horrific memories, or what it might do with them?

[Approximately 13,000 words.]

It's the summer of 1979. The weather is fantastic, and Danny can't wait to take his disabled younger brother fishing, away from Dad, away from everything. But Danny has been frightened of Bobby's wheelchair ever since hearing of its terrible history. But those are just stories and its nothing like the real terror, which awaits them at Grady Pond today.

This book can be purchased from Amazon. At the moment at least the cost of the e-book is .99.

About the Author: (from the back of the e-book)


Scott Zavoda is a writer from Cleveland Ohio, working across many genres: horror, science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy, and thriller. Short stories are his forte. He’s a devoted husband and father of two lovely girls. As an airline captain, he spends most his time enjoying the food and culture at nearly every city you can think of in America. Scott says “Being away from loved ones is the hardest thing, but I make the best of it by using the time to read and write.

His other works include:Beneath The Sand  
Morning Commute






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24 comments :

Growing Up Madison said...

I love reading horror stories. At this price it's not bad at all. Might pick this up for my Kindle. I'm in need of some new books.

Teresa McCluskey said...

I do not read horror stories not for me, but i can share with friends that do.

Karen Hewitt said...

I love horror stories but this one seems a little too realistic

Holly @ Woman Tribune said...

The cover of this book definitely looks eerie. I love books that are not just entertaining or provide you with that escape all bookworms love, but really make you think afterwards. It sounds like Bobby: A Short Story did just that. 40 pages is such a short story indeed, but it sounds like 40 pages well written!

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

I think we all like it when the good guys win.. if not, you know there is going to be a sequel. Hmmmm Scott doesn't live that far from me. We are in Cleveland quite often.

Masshole Mommy said...

I like reading horror stories when I don't know they are horror stories when I start reading them lol. I think now that I know a little bit about this book, I would have anxiety reading it because it sounds a little too realistic for me.

Daisy B said...

This sounds like a good book and you can't beat .99-cents for a good eBook!

SavingsInSeconds said...

I can't read horror stories without having nightmares.....but glad you enjoyed it!

Ashley Gill said...

This sounds like it would break my heart!! I will have to check it out!

Viccy Howe said...

Ooo, this looks great. I love a good horror story, and at 99c it's going on my Amazon wish list. Thank you

Christy Maurer said...

Oh that sounds really spooky and good! I'll have to check that out!

Corinne Schmitt said...

Sounds like a great story! And for the price and the short amount of time required to read it, there's no excuse to pass it by. Thanks for the review.

Eric's Blogs said...

Your review of Bobby a short horror story was intriguing. Now I too would like to read this short story from Scott Zavoda. Thanks for the post.

mail4rosey said...

I like that it's just 40 pages, that's reading that really could be squeezed in!

Natalie S. said...

If my daughter's kindle was actually working, I would totally get this, I read the preview, sounds good.. I love a good read.

Robyn Good said...

I love short stories, so i will read this!

Tough Cookie Mommy said...

I am a big fan of horror movies and books so I know that I would love this one. You can't beat the price either, considering that so many of us are wrapped up trying to prepare for the holidays financially.

Pam said...

I don't read a lot of horror stories because they give me nightmares but this one sounds interesting. I might have to grab a copy!

Casey Lindberg-Coghill said...

I've been on such a "creepy kick" lately, and oddly enough, it had nothing to do with Halloween being last month. I think that shorter novellas like this are often more difficult to write and don't get as much credit as longer works do. I would love to check this one out.

Katherine Bartlett said...

My husband used to love to read horrors.

The Frugal Greenish Mama said...

I am not into the horror stories or films but sounds interesting for those that do.

Le-an Lai Lacaba said...

It sounds like a gripping book that will find me reading it till it's done!

Lisa Weidknecht said...

Looks like a great read!

Debi@ The Spring Mount 6 pack said...

It sounds like a good book to add to my reading list.

 
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