The Lamplighters

The Lamplighters Life On Meditrine Island Is Luxurious But Brief Marla Neuborn Has Found The Best Post Grad Job In The World As A Lamplighter Working On Meditrine Island, An Exclusive Idyllic Paradise Owned And Operated By A Consortium Of Billionaires All Lamplighters Have To Do Is Tend To The Mansions, Cook And Clean, And Turn On Lights To Make It Appear The Owners Are Home But The Job Comes With Conditions Marla Will Not Know The Exact Location Of The Island, And She Will Have No Contact With The Outside World For The Duration Of Her Stay Once On The Island, Marla Quickly Learns The Billionaire Lifestyle Is Not All It Is Made Out To Be The Chief Of Security Rules Meditrine With An Iron Fist His Private Police Force Patrols The Shores Night And Day, And CCTV Cameras Watch The Lamplighters Relentlessly Soon Marla Will Also Discover First Hand That The Island Hides A Terrible Secret She Ll Meet The Resident Known As The Skin Mechanic And She Ll Find Out Why So Few Lamplighters Ever Leave The Island Alive. Marla was down on her luck writing bad checks and avoiding her landlady Out of the blue, a once in a lifetime job offer comes her way and she accepts even though some of the rules seem to be a little extreme But, hey She s get to travel to a beautiful island and it s not like she has a better job lined up All she has to do is clean and use a house as if someone is living there and in a year she ll be paid handsomely No phones, T.V., or communication are allowed There are some other rules Marla was down on her luck writing bad checks and avoiding her landlady Out of the blue, a once in a lifetime job offer comes her way and she accepts even though some of the rules seem to be a little extreme But, hey She s get to travel to a beautiful island and it s not like she has a better job lined up All she has to do is clean and use a house as if someone is living there and in a year she ll be paid handsomely No phones, T.V., or communication are allowed There are some other rules that are not to be broken, but she ll find out the hard way what happens to people who don t do as they re told.This read started out a little slow and clunky and I did question where the story was going and was kinda wanting the pace to pick up I could have done without a lot of Marla sno, Marla period.I don t know why I wasn t able to connect with her other than the fact that she was very naive and constantly laid the blame on others for her own issues.Moving on.The second hal
Again I was waffling between giving three and four stars to Frazer Lee s The Lamplighters Lee plays beautifully with a few of the old horror tropes, most particularly the one about a group of people trapped on an island or in a cave, or in an abandoned house miles from anywhere, etc along with an unknown monster or homicidal maniac, as the case may be Somehow, Lee manages to imbue these done to death situations and themes with a remarkable freshness and an overlay of originality The re Again I was waffling between giving three and four stars to Frazer Lee s The Lamplighters Lee plays beautifully with a few of the old horror tropes, most particularly the one about a group of people trapped on an island or in a cave, or in an abandoned house miles from anywhere, etc along with an unknown monster or homicidal maniac, as the case may be Somehow, Lee manages to imbue these done to death situations and themes with a remarkable freshness and an overlay of originality The reader is undeniably drawn in to the plight of Lee s characters The problem, however, is that the book simply isn t that well written Oh, the prose is just fine Lee is obviously an educated author who knows how to write But there s little emotional impact and very little incentive for the reader to invest him her
Frazer Lee s debut novel, The Lamplighters , is a solid thriller that will keep most horror fans flipping pages to the end of the book The book, which was a Bram Stoker Award nominee for Best First Novel , is the story of a young Londoner s attempt to flee her past when given the opportunity to become a house sitter or Lamplighter on beautiful Meditrine Island Marla N
The Lamplighters is the d but novel by Fraser Lee which is part of Samhain Publishing s new horror range Fraser s book was among the first wave of releases, which sees it sharing shelf space with the likes of Ramsay Campbell Ronald Malfi So how does Lamplighters stand up to these two giants of the genre Honestly it stands up very well The Lamplighters is a fast paced, tense and enjoyable read You can tell that Frazer Lee comes from a cinematic background The book reads like and is crying The Lamplighters is the d but novel by Fraser Lee which is part of Samhain Publishing s new horror range Fraser s book was among the first wave of releases, which sees it sharing shelf space with the likes of Ramsay Campbell Ronald Malfi So how does Lamplighters stand up to these two giants of the genre Honestly it s
Lee Frazer s debut novel is really good It fools you at first, allowing you to think it s a subdued kind of horror Mr Frazer introduces us to the characters, giving us a glimpse of terror every now and then, but keeps the narrative going with interest and interesting characters and has a setting anyone would want to experience Then he pulls up the veil and reveals what s really going on He pours on the horror, plunging the characters and the reader into pure terror and utter mayhem You ll Lee Frazer s debut novel is really good It fools you at first, allowing you to think it s a subdued kind of horror Mr Frazer introduces us to the characters, giving us a glimpse of terror every now and then, but keeps the narrative going wit
I thought this was an interesting story, and that Frazer Lee has crafted something that seems deceptively simple at first, but growscomplex as you read on This book will definitely appeal to fans of 80s horror, as it has some elements of a throwback to some of the plot elements Samhain continu
Very creepy I didn t love it I didn t hate it But I definitely found it disturbing. Lately I have been on a huge Samhain Horror kick and it seems like all the books I have been sent for review and books I have read on my own have been through this publisher I first started reading Samhain Horror through Hunter Shea s work and ever since then I have been exposed to a ton of excellent authors Frazer Lee is a name that has c
The Consortium is a corporation comprised of an exclusive group of billionaires owning a private island named Meditrine, which is somewhere in the Mediterranean The only way to get onto the island is through special invitation from The Consortium, Inc., and Marla Neuborn receives one Marla is living if you could call it that in London, England She is broke, out of work and has just been evicted from her apartment She receives a notice from The Consortium that she has been specially select The Consortium is a corporation comprised of an exclusive group of billionaires owning a private island named Meditrine, which is somewhere in the Mediterranean The only way to get onto the island is through special invitation from The Consortium, Inc., and Marla Neuborn receives one Marla is living if you could call it that in London, England She is broke, out of work and has just been evicted from her apartment She receives a notice from The Consortium that she has been specially selected to interview for the position of lamplighter on the organization s isol
The job seems too good to be true Live on a secluded island for a year, maintain swanky, millionaire mansionsand get paid for it For Marla Neuborn, a former nanny fallen down hard on her luck, with no prospects left, the job is a godsend Especially the way the offer just pops into her email inbox one day.All she has to do is cook, clean, tend to the mansions, turn on the lights, and pretend that someone is home Be a lamplighter, to ward away potential burglars and vandals Not only is it The job seems too good to be true Live on a secluded island for a year, maintain swanky, millionaire mansionsand get paid for it For Marla Neuborn, a former nanny fallen down hard on her luck, with no prospects left, the job is a godsend Especially the way the offer just pops into her email inbox one day.All she has to do is cook, clean, tend to the mansions, turn on the lights, and pretend that someone is home Be a

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  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • The Lamplighters
  • Frazer Lee
  • English
  • 23 November 2018
  • 1609286707