About Mercy House
On Sale: June 09, 2015
Published by : Hydra
Welcome to Mercy House, a state-of-the-art retirement home that appears perfectly crisp, clean, and orderly . . . but nothing could be farther from the truth. In Adam Cesare’s thrilling novel, the residents will find little mercy—only a shocking eruption of unfathomable horror.
Harriet Laurel notices the odor at Mercy House as soon as she sets foot inside, brought there against her will by her son, Don, and his wife, Nikki. In the early stages of dementia, Harriet has grown resentful of Nikki, blaming her daughter-in-law for failing to supply grandchildren. Yet even Harriet must admit that her mind becomes clearer as soon as she crosses the threshold. If it wasn’t for that annoying smell.
Arnold Piper is an eighty-five-year-old ex-Marine, a proud man who has cared for himself his whole life. But no longer. Betrayed by his aging body, Arnold is learning that the trials he survived long ago in war-torn Korea pale beside the daily indignities of growing old. Little does he know that his greatest nightmares are still ahead of him.
Sarah Campbell is an idealistic nurse whose compassion has been stretched to the breaking point at the chronically understaffed facility that is Mercy House. But now Sarah’s list of unpleasant duties is about to take a terrifying turn. For something wicked is brewing in Mercy House. Something dark and rotten . . . and deadly.
Praise for Adam Cesare
“Of all the new writers busting out on the scene—and there are some great ones, without a doubt—Cesare’s the young guy with the greatest encyclopedic gorehound know-how, blistering cinematic pace, unquenchable love of both fiction and film, and hell-bent will to entertain. . . . [He] does just about everything right.”—John Skipp, Fangoria
About Adam Cesare
Adam Cesare is a New Yorker who lives in Philadelphia. He studied English and film at Boston University. His books include Video Night, The Summer Job, Zero Lives Remaining, and Tribesmen. His nonfiction has appeared in Paracinema, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and other venues.
Adam Cesare’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:
Monday, June 8th: From the TBR Pile
Tuesday, June 9th: October Country
Tuesday, June 9th: 100 Pages a Day… Stephanie’s Book Reviews
Wednesday, June 10th: Bell, Book & Candle
Friday, June 12th: SJ2B House of Books
Monday, June 15th: The Qwillery
Monday, June 15th: Wildfire Books
Thursday, June 18th: Mallory Heart Reviews
Monday, June 22nd: Sweet Southern Home
Wednesday, June 24th: It’s a Mad Mad World
Friday, June 26th: No More Grumpy Bookseller
Monday, June 29th: Bewitched Bookworms
Monday, June 29th: W.A.R.G.- The Writer’s, Artist’s & Reader’s Guild
Tuesday, June 30th The World As I See It
Wednesday, July 1st: Bibliophilia, Please