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by Brandon Ford

ePub Crystal Bay download
Author:
Brandon Ford
ISBN13:
978-0980219708
ISBN:
0980219701
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Publisher:
Arctic Wolf Publishing (December 28, 2007)
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Subcategory:
Genre Fiction
ePub file:
1877 kb
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1543 kb
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Rating:
4.8
Votes:
586

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. On the surface, Crystal Bay is a peaceful community full of summer homes, and lakeside views.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. But behind this façade lies an insatiable evil that is looking for a new playmate.

Brandon Ford has created characters that you come to care about, and you can sympathize with Gage as he takes his trip on the wild side

Brandon Ford has created characters that you come to care about, and you can sympathize with Gage as he takes his trip on the wild side. You know he loves his wife, but the muse can be seductive, and his desire to succeed as a writer is his weakness. What you find yourself hoping as the story progresses is that his love for his wife is strong enough to overcome the lure of seduction.

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Brandon Ford is a former American football tight end. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New England Patriots in 2013. He played college football for Clemson from 2008 to 2012. Ford graduated from Hanahan High School in South Carolina in 2008. Ford redshirted in 2009 before contributing in a limited capacity in 2009, catching one pass for four yards over the course of 28 offensive snaps. As a sophomore, Ford's role increased, as he caught ten passes for 78 yards over 123 snaps.

On the surface, Crystal Bay is a peaceful community full of summer homes, and lakeside views. But behind this faade lies an insatiable evil that is looking for a new playmate. Amanda is beautiful, enchanting, and most of all, seductive.

Город: Philadelphia, PAПодписчиков: 4 ты. себе: I write horror/suspense fiction. My goal is to corrupt, traumatize, and permanently scar you, your children, and your children's children.

On the surface, Crystal Bay is a peaceful community full of summer homes, and lakeside views. But behind this façade lies an insatiable evil that is looking for a new playmate. Amanda is beautiful, enchanting, and most of all, seductive. She is a woman who knows exactly what she wants and the right way to get it. And what she wants is more than any man is willing to give--she wants eternal life. Gage is an aspiring writer. His ambition is to pen the next great American novel. But when Amanda crosses his path, he is ready and willing to throw away everything he's worked so hard to achieve. his marriage, his career, and even his life. There is nothing that can stop Amanda from getting what she wants. She is a ruthless hunter, unwilling to let anything or anyone stand in the way of her destiny. And what Amanda wants she always gets....
  • Students aren't the only ones who look forward to summer vacation. Teachers are just as excited as the school year comes to a close, and Gage Healy, the main character of Brandon Ford's debut novel Crystal Bay, is no different. Gage has become disillusioned with life as a teacher, and he seeks to pursue his life-long ambiton -- becoming a published writer. The only thing standing in his way is life -- his job, his wife, all the distractions that coming with being married and owning a home. He seeks to leave it all behind so he can devote 110% of his energies on the novel he knows he has in him. And as the school year comes to a close, that is exactly what he plans to do, much to his wife's disappointment.

    On his way to Crystal Bay, the vacation home of his youth, Gage makes a stop in a roadside dive for a bite to eat and stretch his legs after the long drive. His attention is drawn to an exquisite creature by the name of Amanda. Even after he leaves the bar, she preys on his mind. Is it more than coincidence that she turns out to be his neighbor when he arrives in Crystal Bay?

    From the beginning, he knows he's in trouble because their relationship quickly escalates from neighborly to sexual in the blink if an eye. While being overwhelmed with guilt, it is not enough to say no to Amanda, who, as it turns out, seems to be his muse because after every sexual encounter, the creative juices flow copiously. But Amanda has a secret. A darker purpose. Will Gage wake up to the danger he is in and escape her clutches, or will he fall victim to the evil within?

    For a first novel, I was surprised, and I really shouldn't have been, but recent experience with "first novels" had me fearing the worst. I am happy to say that I truly enjoyed Crystal Bay; I couldn't put the book down. Brandon Ford has created characters that you come to care about, and you can sympathize with Gage as he takes his trip on the wild side. You know he loves his wife, but the muse can be seductive, and his desire to succeed as a writer is his weakness. What you find yourself hoping as the story progresses is that his love for his wife is strong enough to overcome the lure of seduction.

    With that said, I must also admit to a bit of disappointment because I found myself wanting more, and it wasn't delivered. There's a scene early on between Gage and his parents. I was getting the feeling as the scene unfolded that there was something unspoken going on, like maybe Gage's mother knew more than she was letting on. She was so dead set against Gage's trip to Crystal Bay, and it seemed to go beyond that "think about your wife and what you are doing to her." Was there more to it? Was she aware of the darkness of Crystal Bay? I also wanted to know more about Amanda. I can't say too much without giving anything away, but there was too much mystery surrounding her. I wanted more about her past and when it wasn't delivered, I couldn't help but feel disappointed and cheated.

    I think Brandon Ford holds promise as a horror author and I look forward with anticipation to his future works, which I will be picking up, and I urge you to do the same.

  • Brandon Ford, is without a doubt, a fantastic writer of 'Realistic Fiction' in my opinion. I'm not sure if he would use the term I'd just mentioned. Nonetheless, his writings: are about real people, real pain, real action, real, real, real entertainment! Also, as a young/newer fiction writer myself; I not only learn new words from Brandon's writings, but I also learn page-flipping-never-stop-reading. Which in my opinion is: STYLE! When I pick up a great book and start reading, even when the chapter ends... I have one heck of a time stopping! I use the term 'writings' because: This is Brandon's first novel. I loved it so much... I purchased every one of his other books! If you like straight-up-brutal-no-holds-barred-fiction? I highly recommend picking up a copy of this book!

  • I maybe becoming somewhat of a writer groupie, if there is such a thing. I just can't get enough of Brandon Ford. Crystal Bay is a tale of a man with a loving wife and a mundane job who longs to pen the next great American novel, but at what expense? Crystal Bay is gripping and intense, I wanted nothing more than to read and read and read. I always hate to give away too many details or possibly ruin a read for a lover of books, so i will say that hell hath no fury like Amanda scorned. I even loved the end which i am not generally a fan of ;) So if you love a good story of true love, of hope and of following your dreams read Crystal Bay. If you are a fan of women who will get what they want no matter what chaos they create read Crystal Bay. If you are a fan of the awesomely amazing Brandon Ford read Crystal Bay. Most importantly if you are a fan of terror and suspense gut wrenching raw emotion READ CRYSTAL BAY!!!

  • I recently read Crystal Bay, by Brandon Ford. I follow Mr. Ford on Twitter, so I felt because of that, I should read what he's written. Normally, I am not a fan of this type of book. Personally, for my own tastes, I would classify this as more of a horror novel than anything else. I generally read Dean Koontz, James Patterson and the like. I was pleasantly surprised by Crystal Bay. The characters were compelling, and even though it was more graphic than what I am used to, I still really enjoyed the book. Mr. Ford's character Gage, I did not find redeemable at all. Nothing personal, I just felt he came across as a jerk from the get go. I was wholly unsurprised when he so easily fell in bed with someone other than his wife. Maybe I'm just jaded against men :) (not true!) It definitely kept me interested as a reader. I have to admit that I am the type of reader who will put down a book and never finish it if it doesn't catch my interest in the first few paragraphs/pages. Although I have immense love for Koontz, several of his books have never been finished by me because they weren't my cup of tea.

    I found myself wishing that Mr. Ford had maybe expanded on the character of Amanda a little more. She is a character I wanted to know more background on. I am no expert when it comes to anything, but I highly recommend this book to everyone (and I have!!). It's definitely an enjoyable read!

    *the reason for the title was because of the horror in Crystal Bay the town, you should definitely read the book!

  • Mr. Ford is certainly gifted when it comes to suspense. I read this book in record time...couldn't put it down. For a first novel, well done. I see big things for this guy in the future.--J.B. Kohl, author, The Deputy's Widow