Pig Island

Pig Island

Book - 2006
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Journalist Joe Oakes makes a living exposing supernatural hoaxes. A born skeptic, he believes everything has a rational explanation. But when he visits a secretive religious community on a remote Scottish island, everything he thought he knew is overturned. Questions mount: Why has the community been accused of Satanism? What has happened to their leader, Pastor Malachi Dove? And perhaps most important, why will no one discuss the strange apparition seen wandering the lonely beaches of Pig Island? A confrontation, and its violent and bloody aftermath, is so catastrophic that it forces Oakes to question the nature of evil and whether he might not be responsible for a terrible crime himself.

In this compulsive and disturbing new novel, Britain’s “Queen of Fear” dares her readers to face their own fears head-on. Already a bestseller in the UK, Pig Island displays Mo Hayder’s transcendent brand of suspense in a book that won’t give you nightmares—because you won’t be able to sleep.

Publisher: Toronto, On : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, c.2006
ISBN: 9780002007139
Characteristics: 352p


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Jul 01, 2018

Surprised so many did not care for this story. The ending totally surprised me. I thought this book was a good read. Can't wait to try another from this author.

fjose Feb 03, 2013

Skip this one...I like her others but this one is not worth the time.

Oct 11, 2012

I usually like the books that Mo Hayder has put out but found with this one, I was pushing myself to just finish it.... The ending was infuriating and afterwards I found myself regretting reading it the whole way through.

Mar 28, 2012

Reading this book, from the beginning I started to wondering - why am I wasting my time in reading that? Mystery, pig heads, religion, torture, horror, there is everything is this nonsense.
Something that is good - is that the writer certainly has
talent describing places.

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