Today I finished reading The Ridge by Michael Koryta. It was nominated for the 2012 Thriller Award.
I almost didn't read it. I'm a big 'fraidy cat. I don't read scary stuff. I don't watch scary movies. Not since being scared slap to death by The Incredible Shrinking Man's fight with the spider. I just don't go there.
The dust jacket proclaims, "Will make you shiver in the sun."
But I put my game face on and began to read. It is a fascinating tale told by a master. Michael Koryta is among the best there is. Truly