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    Ronald Malfi

ISBN: 9781605425108

Cradle Lake

by: Ronald Malfi

FINALIST for the 2014 IBPA Ben Franklin Award for Popular Fiction

When Alan Hammerstun inherits a quaint farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, he seizes the opportunity to take his wife, Heather, away from New York, where the couple has been haunted by the aftermath of two miscarriages. The move is just what the Hammerstuns need to get their life back on track. And for a while, it’s perfect.

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Ronald Malfi is the award-winning author of several horror novels, mysteries, and thrillers. In 2009, his crime drama Shamrock Alley won a Silver IPPY Award. In 2011, his ghost story/mystery Floating Staircase was nominated by the Horror Writers Association for best novel; the book also won a Gold IPPY Award for best horror novel. In 2015, his thriller December Park won the Beverly Hills International Book Award for suspense. Most recognized for his haunting, literary style and memorable characters, Malfi’s dark fiction has gained acceptance among readers of all genres. He currently lives with his wife and daughter along the Chesapeake Bay, where he is at work on his next book. .   _____________________________________________________________________

Awards and Nominations

Floating Staircase

2012 IPPY Gold Award Winner (Horror)

2011 Bram Stoker Award nominee (Best Novel)

Shamrock Alley 2009 IPPY Silver Award Winner (Mystery/Suspense/Thriller)
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About This Book
Overview

FINALIST for the 2014 IBPA Ben Franklin Award for Popular Fiction

When Alan Hammerstun inherits a quaint farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, he seizes the opportunity to take his wife, Heather, away from New York, where the couple has been haunted by the aftermath of two miscarriages. The move is just what the Hammerstuns need to get their life back on track. And for a while, it’s perfect.

But the town harbors a secret—one that seems like a miracle but comes at a nightmarish price.

Details

ISBN: 9781605425108
Publisher: Medallion Press Inc.
Publish Date: 2013
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"Malfi deftly maintains the tension and engrossing atmosphere of horror by stepping up the pace and frequency of bizarre events . . . as Alan spins out of control."

~Publishers Weekly

“I read the book quickly because of the suspense. The psychology of the Hammerstuns is fascinating.”

~Open Book Society

“This is the very first novel that I’ve read by Mr. Malfi, and I can assure you it won’t be my last. This author has a new fan following him now!”

~Night Owl Reviews