Deeply shocking and resonant in places. There ia also a "promo" version available. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Cold Moon over Blackwater was a book described by Geordi La Forge as " gothic fiction ". This first-ever one-volume edition will allow a new generation of listeners to discover this modern horror classic. A truly unsettling, beautifully-crafted piece of pulp Southern Gothic horror, Reviewed in the United States on April 7, 2020. This first-ever one-volume edition will allow a new generation of listeners to discover this modern horror classic. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. If you receive an error message, please contact your library for help. Cold Moon Over Black Water Performer [Created By], Recorded By – Yasnaïa: 6:11: Credits Artwork By, Other [Mac'ed By] – ReCyDeSign ; Notes The 7" comes in a foldout-paper sleeve with a postcard affixed to the cover. His talent as a storyteller was immense, and it's shameful that his work doesn't receive the same recognition and praise as that of his contemporaries. One of the most compulsively readable novels I've come across in some time, horror or otherwise. Times for Cold Moon can vary by time zone. Read this after having loved Gilded Needles by the same author - raced through it and really enjoyed it! Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. This first-ever reprint features deliciously creepy new cover art by Mike Mignola. The book comes together in a terrific style of morbid curiosity and Gothic over tones of an unknown dread and mystery. What a truly unique, vivid storytelling. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the … ©2015 Valancourt Books (P)2016 Griff Furst Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. - Stephen King, Gilded Needles (Valancourt 20th Century Classics), Burnt Offerings (Valancourt 20th Century Classics). His first, "The Amulet", was released by Avon books in 1979; prior to that, McDowell had written a number of practice novels, all of them unpublished and subsequently disowned. Your session has expired. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), reissued in 2015 by Valancourt Books, with a new introduction by Douglas E. Winter. Maura was the pet dog of Lieutenant junior grade Aquiel Uhnari. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Add a library card to your account to borrow titles, place holds, and add titles to your wish list. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Download for print-disabled Michael McDowell's Blackwater by Michael McDowell, Michael McDowell. From Michael McDowell, the writer of Beetlejuice (1988) and The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), comes a chilling tale of supernatural vengeance. Dec 18, 2021 at 11:35 pm. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. I really like the design of these reprints too, especially the size and font choice. Cold Moon Over Babylon, the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. And let me tell you, I'm glad I did, because this strange, unsettling piece of Southern Gothic horror isn't quite like much else that I've read - and that's very much to its credit. Something went wrong. On the surface, Elinor is gracious, charming, anxious to belong in Perdido, and eager to marry Oscar Caskey, the eldest son of Perdido's first family. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. And that kind of keeps things ticking over, as we follow several generations of a family being ripped apart by the evil influence of the interloper. Not in Library. #1 in 1975. Suspicion falls on a duplicitous banker and his wealthy father, played by Stewart and Lloyd. Two of McDowell's strengths are on display here: his fascination with horror in the South (as in The Amulet, Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals) and his ability to write historical Gothic, previously seen in Gilded Needles. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Important Notice about Copyrighted Materials. One of these items ships sooner than the other. A young girl's mysterious disappearance in quiet Babylon, Florida, awakens a horror in the Styx River that draws the Larkin, Redfield and Hale families into a … Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell. She was killed in 2369 when her body was absorbed by an unusually large coalescent organism, which then took on her form. This first-ever reprint features deliciously creepy new cover art by Mike Mignola. She named her dog Maura after the character. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the … Highly recommended. Directed by Griff Furst. Going by this novel alone I can safely say that Micahel McDowell was CRIMINALLY underrated in his day. A true sense of placing the reader there. Dec 7, 2022 at 11:08 pm. "The finest writer of paperback originals in America." ( TNG: " Aquiel ") A twisted, scary, shocking and tragic romp through the ugly heart of small town America. Probably my favorite McDowell book so far (haven't read them all yet though). But her beautiful exterior hides a shocking secret. This book not only massively builds the characters, but allows you to experience the surroundings of a small town and most of all it’s unique and interesting people. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Cold Moon takes place in tiny Babylon, Fla., where the granddaughter of Clark’s character is murdered by a mysterious assailant, her body sunk into the black waters of the Styx River — the river where her parents disappeared from their boat a decade earlier. Dizzyingly entertaining. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Add it now to start borrowing from the collection. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Aquiel Uhnari had read the book as of 2369, but La Forge hadn't. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 7, 2020, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 17, 2018. Please sign in again so you can continue to borrow titles and access your Loans, Wish list, and Holds pages. Blackwater is the saga of a small town, Perdido, Alabama, and Elinor Dammert, the stranger who arrives there under mysterious circumstances on Easter Sunday, 1919. Cold Moon 2021. Limited edition of 399 hand numbered copies. One of the characters in the book was called Maura. Cover art is attractive (which you can see) and, I think, accurately represents the feel of the book.. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The library card you previously added can't be used to complete this action. Please add your card again, or add a different card. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Now imagine those books expanded to cover several generations of one Blackwater: The Complete Saga on audio is absolutely phenomenal! Cold Moon is a 2016 drama-horror film based on Michael McDowell's 1980 novel Cold Moon Over Babylon.It stars Josh Stewart and Christopher Lloyd.The film was released on 27 October 2016. Please try again. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Cold Moon Over Babylon, the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. Have a card? Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Cold Moon 2022. Cold Moon Over Babylon (Valancourt 20th Century Classics). Please try your request again later. Black Water:Doobie Brothers. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), the second novel by Michael McDowell (1950-1999), author of Blackwater and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas, is a chilling Southern Gothic tale of revenge from beyond the grave that ranks among his most terrifying books. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 2, 2019. In McDowell's second novel, Cold Moon Over Babylon, a murdered woman's corpse is dispatched into a river, but her spirit roams the land, and in the evening hours it seeks revenge on her killer even as he plots the demise of her surviving relatives. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Maura was named after a character from the book Cold Moon Over Blackwater. I've had my eye on that saga for a while, but when I saw that one of McDowell's earlier novels, Cold Moon Over Babylon, was on sale, I jumped at the chance to check out his work . Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Important Notice about Copyrighted Materials. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. ... starting with Cold Moon Over Babylon, now available in a handsome new trade paperback with a wonderfully spooky new cover by Mike Mignola. First published in 1980 3 editions — 1 previewable Not in Library. (TNG: "Aquiel") Blackwater, Volume I (1983) [O/1,2,3] Blackwater, Volume II (1983) [O/4,5,6] Blackwater: The Complete Caskey Family Saga (2014) [O/1-6] also appeared as: Variant: Blackwater (2015) [O] Novels. Please try again. Dates are based on the local time in New York. "Cold Moon Over Babylon" was Michael McDowell's second published novel. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. They are probably easier to read then the original paperbacks (if you can find them), because they are printed on good quality paper with a readable type. McDowell’s other novels include the Blackwater series, The Amulet (1979), and Toplin (1985). If you've read The Elementals, Gilded Needles, or Cold Moon over Babylon, (and if you haven't you SHOULD), you already know that McDowell writes about families like no one else. There's a problem loading this menu right now. First published in 1983 3 editions. With Josh Stewart, Candy Clark, Robbie Kay, Frank Whaley. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. If you're still having trouble, follow these steps to sign in. Originally published as a series of six volumes in 1983, Blackwater is the crowning achievement of Michael McDowell, author of the Southern Gothic classics Cold Moon Over Babylon and The Elementals and screenwriter of Beetlejuice and The Nightmare Before Christmas. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Reviewed in the United States on January 2, 2018. Am7 D Am7 D Catfish are jumpin', that paddle-wheel thumpin'.. Am7 D Am7 D black water keeps rollin' on past just the same. This first-ever one-volume edition, with a new introduction by Shirley Jackson Award-winning author Nathan Ballingrud, … I first heard about Michael McDowell's work through Grady Hendrix's Paperbacks from Hell, where he raved about McDowell's serialized novel Blackwater. Amulet by Michael McDowell. Unable to add item to List. This first-ever one-volume edition, with a new introduction by Shirley Jackson Award-winning author Nathan Ballingrud, allows a new … Inside flap copy (Avon edition) Intro fade in: Am7 D [Verse] D Am7 D Am7 D Well, I built me a raft and she's ready for floatin'.. Am7 D Am7 D ole Mississippi, she's callin' my name. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Set in the deep south town of Babylon, this tale unfolds with the death of a couple while out fishing, years later their daughter is hideously murdered by a masked man, and thrown into the same river that her parents died, their bodies never found. This first-ever one-volume edition will allow a new generation of listeners to discover this modern horror classic. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Please try again. 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