And The Creek Don't Rise

Fiction - Paranormal
300 Pages
Reviewed on 10/11/2020
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite

While drinking at the lake under the light of the full moon, a young couple unexpectedly becomes unwilling participants in a terrifying ritual with grisly effects that forever alter the course of their lives in the horrifying paranormal novel, And The Creek Don't Rise by R. M. Gilmore. On her twentieth birthday, Lynnie Russell's best friend Hattie, brother Garret, and his best friend Rusty take her out to the local bar for a good time. Later, under the influence of alcohol, Lynnie and Rusty drive to the lake to swim and drink some more. While swimming, they hear women murmuring nearby. Curious as to why they were at the lake so late, Lynnie and Rusty follow the sound of their voices. Peering through the bushes, they are shocked to witness a circle of what looks like witches performing a ceremony. Before they can quietly make their escape, Lynnie is taken captive, and all hell breaks loose. The next morning, Lynnie wakes up covered in blood, and everyone around her is dead. Why did this happen to her? And why is she the only one left alive?

And The Creek Don't Rise by R. M. Gilmore, is a chilling paranormal story based on the fabled monster, the Arkansas Howler. It is a thrilling novel where aspects of ancient Irish legends and myths meld together with the legendary cryptid. These intriguing elements create a spellbinding story that is unique and original. Cleverly written, it is a haunting, spine-tingling story that sparks the imagination and provokes nightmares. For those who love a shiver-inducing tale, this is a fabulous paranormal novel that makes the hardiest reader's blood run cold. However, due to some strong language, sexual situations, and filled with blood, guts, and gore, this story is more suitable for mature readers.