The year is 1997 and it’s a Friday night with a full moon in the sky. And it’s Halloween.
Morgan Thomas and her best friend and roommate, Sheridan, plan to make it a night to remember. Having recently started her senior year at Clarkes College in the inimitably charming country town of Moon Mountain, North Carolina, Morgan feels this year could be her best yet.
But Morgan’s world begins to unravel on this chilly autumn night.
First, she encounters a mysterious stranger at a friend’s costume party and is unnerved by their chilling silence and peculiar behavior. Then, as if the encounter wasn’t enough to put her on edge, she wakes in the middle of the night to find herself lying on the ground in the vast forest that borders Moon Mountain, with no recollection of how she got there. But before she can make sense of the perplexing situation, a massive creature hidden among the treetops makes it presence known, sending Morgan running for her life.
She safely finds her way back home, but soon becomes plagued by recurring dreams of the forest and a haunting, mysterious cabin. And when the friend who threw the party is found bludgeoned to death days later, pieces of an unknown puzzle begin to rise to the surface, causing Morgan to fear her own involvement. But with no memory of it, she is forced to question her sanity and whether all these troubling events are somehow connected.
As Morgan discovers more pieces, including unscrupulous revelations involving Sheridan’s wealthy and powerful family, the Gallaghers, she is cast into another world she could never have imagined existed, let alone that she would become the unwitting pawn in a dark and disturbing plan.
What secrets does Moon Mountain hold beneath its dark and seemingly calm surface? Who are the Gallaghers and what truly lies behind their success and power? Morgan, as well as a young and eager detective who’s on her heels (and her mind), are about to discover that 1997 will be the most extraordinary—and terrifying—year of their lives.
Moon Mountain is a stunning piece of literature that enthralled, entertained, and enchanted me from the very first page! Everything about this suspense tale was exciting; the characters, as well as the story the reader gets to experience, and the incredible literature courtesy of the excellent Jess Porto made me fall in love with this book! Moon Mountain is a piece of fiction that will captivate readers from all genres thanks to the many themes that are interwoven between the pages. This book can only be described as a read that should not be missed! If you are looking to read a book that will grasp your attention from the first page and hold it throughout then already I would implore you lovely readers to read this book because it is utterly brilliant!
Moon Mountain is a brilliant and memorable fantasy tale that will take its readers on a twisty turny journey. The reader in Moon Mountain will meet the protagonist of the novel, Morgan Thomas, a college student working as a bartender who is working hard to complete her studies, but her life is about to turn upside down.
When a strange encounter with a stranger at a college party leaves her on the forest floor with no recollections of how she got there, her life begins to change and takes a turn for the worse. The reader will follow Morgan as she begins to have frightening dreams that leave her waking up in strange locations and when her friend dies, her life will become even more complicated and what follows is a shocking and compelling tale that shouldn’t be missed, and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Moon Mountain!
The story of Moon Mountain is a magnificent one that is full of many exciting moments and many twists and turns. As the reader reads this book they will always be kept on edge thanks to the unexpected turns the reader will experience; these twists and turns will guarantee the reader keeps the reading. They will feel compelled to do so, and that is the sheer beauty of this novel! The excellent author of this novel, Jess Porto effortlessly takes the reader on a thrilling journey; Porto’s words managed to keep me intrigued as well as entertained as I raced through this book. It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.
Jess Porto is a talented and well-accomplished author who has written an unforgettable novel that features heavily on its characters and themes. Porto’s characters are superb, and I think every reader will be able to find an attribute they like in them. They are believable, and their narratives jump right off the page and into the reader’s mind. This is another thing… Porto has managed to create a vivid picture in my mind of this setting she has established. Porto’s sometimes long, descriptive sentences, captured my imagination, and made me turn the pages with haste!
To summarize my thoughts on the exciting and thrilling novel that is Moon Mountain; I would say if you are a reader who is tired of reading the same old books that are lackluster and forgettable then take a chance with this one because I promise you now that you will not be disappointed! Moon Mountain gets five stars from me!
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