This horror masterpiece has readers sitting on the edge of their seat as dale works back through his childhood and the accident which took his friends. Dale stewarts life has become a shadow of what it once was. Dan simmons, the author of critically acclaimed suspense and science fiction novels, is a recipient of numerous. Dan simmonss first published story, the river styx runs upstream, won the rod serling memorial award in 1982. In 2001 i finished a winter haunting scheduled for publication in february, 2002 and hard freeze scheduled for publication in july, 2002 and right now im finishing the introductions for five novellas i want to bring out in a collection tentatively titled worlds enough and time which i hope to publish in the. Divorced fathers, novelists, fiction, haunted houses. A winter haunting seasons of horror book 2 kindle edition by. Dan simmons grew up in various cities and small towns in the midwest, including brimfield, illinois, which was the source of his fictional elm haven in 1991s summer of night and 2002s a winter haunting. Accessories such as cd, codes, toys, may not be included. The hitchhikers guide to the galaxy by douglas adams. Dan simmons offers us five long stories two of them new to american readers that reaffirm his status as a visionary storyteller and master of narrative prose. A winter haunting by dan simmons try to categorize dan simmons as a novelist, and youll find yourself wondering how in the hell this guy got to be so popular. A winter haunting summer of night, book 2 by dan simmons book cover, description, publication history.
Dan simmons born april 4, 1948 is an american science fiction and horror writer. His first novel, song of kali, won the 1986 world fantasy award the only firstnovel to do so up to that time. I know the interpretation i had at the time is totally unbelievable if you know the character of duane mcbride from summer of night, but it was the first thought that i had when i finished the book. Dan simmons is the hugo awardwinning author of hyperion and the fall of hyperion, and their sequels, endymion and the rise of endymion.
It was nominated for the locus award for best fantasy novel in 2003. Taking place almost forty years after the events of its predecessor, haunting sees dale stewart a recently divorced and suicidal college professorauthor return to the small town of elm haven and the memories from childhood it holds for him. Sequel at half the length to simmonss 1990 baggypants smalltown illinois. One of the scariest and most unnerving ghost stories to come along in quite some time. A fiftyoneyearold college professor and writer, he left his spouse for a young coed and the coed has left him.
A winter haunting summer of night, book 2 by dan simmons. Dan simmons, the author of critically acclaimed suspense and science fiction novels, is a recipient of numerous major international awards, including the hugo award, world fantasy award, bram stoker award, and. I liked it a lot better than summer of night, i guess because it didnt seem so cheesy. After my first reading of a winter haunting i wrote an email to dan and gave him my first impressions. Just before halloween, dale returns to elm haven to inhabit the home of his childhood friend. Dale not dan simmons, of course complains about the jackal. Dan simmons is at his most frightening best guiding his audience into deciding whether middle aged dale is breaking down or haunted. A oncerespected college professor and novelist, dale stewart, has sabotaged his career and his marriage and now darkness is closing in on him.
May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. A winter haunting is an enticingly slippery literary affair, simmons story appears determined to avoid lazily repeating what worked so well in its predecessor. A winter haunting by dan simmons a winter haunting is a 2002 horror novel by american writer dan simmons. Technically, its full title is a winter haunting seasons of horror book 2. Summer of night was a coming of age horror story involving a group young boys living in a small rural town who live through a horrific series of supernatural events during one summer of their lives. Summer of night has spawned several successive works. Dan simmons returns to the territory of his classic novel summer of night in its sequel, a winter haunting. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. In the last hours of halloween he has returned to the dying town of elm haven, his boyhood home, where he hopes to find peace in isolation. Dan simmons 2002 a winter haunting audiobook youtube. A winter haunting seasons of horror book 2 kindle edition by simmons, dan. Bundle up for a winter haunting by dan simmons the. This is a great winters night read, especially poignant for a middleage male reader, and theres very good reason that stephen king and dan simmons the more literary of the two, if not as skilled with voice exchange drafts with one another before publishing books and for sk to refer to ds as a genius.
A oncerespected college professor and novelist, dale stewart has sabotaged his career and his marriage and now darkness is closing in on him. The seasons of horror book series by dan simmons includes books summer of night, children of the night, and a winter haunting. Oct, 2009 a winter haunting ebook written by dan simmons. He has written the critically acclaimed suspense novels darwins blade and the crook factory, as well as other highly respected works, including summer of night and its sequel a winter haunting, song of kali. A winter haunting by dan simmons 2002, paperback for sale. Winter haunting is the sequel to summer of night by dan simmons.
A winter haunting by dan simmons 2002, hardcover for sale. A winter haunting, won the 2003 colorado book award for best genre novel. Listen to winter haunting audiobook by dan simmons. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. A winter haunting audiobook dan simmons hd audio books. Throughout a year of clinical depression, he would certainly composed web content concerning montana neonazi skinheads, and now the illinois skinheads are onto him. Song of kali, his first novel, won him the world fantasy award. Summer of night made me think of a goosebumps plot while haunting seemed much more mature. Whats more, professor stewart, now reading swanns way and seamus heaneys recent translation of beowulf, finds his thinkpad sending him warnings from duane in anglosaxon. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read a winter haunting. A winter haunting by dan simmons and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Dale stewart, a character from summer of night, has ruined his life. Aug 04, 2015 listen to winter haunting audiobook by dan simmons. This novel and its previous tale are winners and worth reading by fans relishing psychological thrillers or haunting stories.
He is the author of the hyperion cantos and the iliumolympos cycles, among other works which span the science fiction, horror, and fantasy genres, sometimes within a single novel. A winter haunting by dan simmons nook book ebook barnes. A winter haunting seasons of horror book 2 kindle edition. A winter haunting by dan simmons 2002, hardcover for. He has written the critically acclaimed suspense novels darwins blade and the crook factory, as well as other highly respected works, including summer of night and its sequel a winter haunting, song of kali, carrion comfort, and worlds. The old saw you cant go home again is a chilling understatement for this highly effective supernatural shocker, simmonss first horror novel since fires o. See the complete seasons of horror series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Dan simmons is the hugo awardwinning author of hyperion and the fall of hyperion and their sequels, endymion and. A winter haunting signed dan simmons first edition.
Hyperion, a futuristic version of chaucers canterbury tales, won him the hugo award. A winter haunting is a 2002 horror novel by american writer dan simmons. A winter haunting by dan simmons overdrive rakuten. Dec 22, 2015 dan simmons is the hugo awardwinning author of hyperion and the fall of hyperion, and their sequels, endymion and the rise of endymion.
To date, the only other seasons based book by simmons is summer of night seasons of horror book 1, published in 1991. Buy a winter haunting by dan simmons online at alibris. He hopes to write a novel about the mysterious events of the almost forgotten summer of 1960, when duane died. Back in 1991 dan simmons published summer of night. Oct, 2009 dan simmons is the hugo awardwinning author of hyperion and the fall of hyperion, and their sequels, endymion and the rise of endymion. Dan simmons is a good author who has produced excellent novels in several genres sf, horror, spythriller. A respected college professor and successful novelist, he sabotaged his career and his marriage with an. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. This novel and its previous tale are winners and worth reading by fans relishing psychological thrillers or haunting stories because the plots play on multiple levels. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading a winter haunting seasons of horror book 2. A winter haunting by dan simmons 2002, paperback for. A winter haunting from simmons summer of night series is a thriller set in illinois.
Dec 02, 2018 a winter haunting audiobook dan simmons free. Simmons genreintermingling song of kali 1985 won the world fantasy award. A oncerespected college professor and novelist, dale stewart ha. A winter haunting is nominally horror, but more in the henry james model than james herbert. In looking for kelly dahl, two lost souls an alcoholic exteacher and his former. After i posted about reading summer of night, several people recommended the sequel.1407 484 1602 1209 1435 800 946 363 1238 73 225 1050 506 866 756 157 1581 371 1213 728 1122 1284 1090 185 1309 549 1188 76 948 1045 1514 704 495 1516 291 1650 1118 897 62 1053 69 1093 1305 731 518 226 503 929 528 858