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Dark Bride (#2 Gates of the Dead)

Jonathan Ryan



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21 April 2015
Thriller & suspense; Horror & ghost stories; Religious & spiritual fiction; Cult; Voodoo
When Father Neal deciphers a voodoo message with a dire warning, he reveals he is part of the Order of the Five Sorrows--a group dedicated to fighting evil with the use of holy objects present at Christ's crucifixion--and Aidan is destined to become a member The supernatural unleashed . . .

Still reeling from Father Neal's revelation, Aidan assists his friend Brian by investigating a series of unexplained events at his farm, including eerie lights in the fields at night and his daughter's fixation with an invisible friend. After women with mysterious powers, who are hunting down a witch from the 1600s, appear, the group embarks on a perilous journey to destroy the Dark Bride before the Grinning Man's true purpose can come to pass . . . but they will be drawn into a horrific battle that some will not survive.
By:   Jonathan Ryan
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   2
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   449g
ISBN:   9781497663084
ISBN 10:   1497663083
Series:   3 Gates of the Dead
Pages:   250
Publication Date:   21 April 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jonathan Ryan is an author, screenwriter, columnist, blogger, and member of the Horror Writers Association. His debut horror mystery novel, 3 Gates of the Dead (Open Road Media), earned rave reviews from the New York Journal of Books, the Midwest Book Review, and Library Journal. The second book in his 3 Gates of the Dead series, Dark Bride, is set for release in 2015. A practiced public speaker, Ryan incorporates topics of writing and religion into his lectures. He has contributed to the Huffington Post, Christianity Today, the High Calling, TAPS ParaMagazine, Intrepid Magazine, the popular horror site, and, where he has a regular blog called the Rogue. Ryan took his vows to become a Benedictine oblate novice with St. Meinrad Archabbey. He lives in South Bend, Indiana.

Reviews for Dark Bride (#2 Gates of the Dead)

In Jonathan Ryan's Dark Bride --a tale steeped in the fantastic and simmered in faith, a book as terrifying as it is profound--Dan Brown collides with Stephen King collides with St. Augustine. --Jack Slay Jr. In Dark Bride, Jonathan Ryan successfully knits religion, demonology and suspense to produce a tapestry of excitement and originality that will please any fan of the genre. His team of characters determined to defeat evil resonates and draws the reader into the fantasy and 'magick' in ways that will keep him or her turning pages. It might be a novel you'll want to read with all the lights on! --Andrew Neiderman, author of The Devil's Advocate and The Terrorist's Holida y

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