The Shadow of Jasper County, Joe Sharp

His name is Shepherd he is the shadow of Jasper County
By day the shadow slept with the bones in his mausoleum. At night he floated among the headstones and monuments feeding on the scraps of life left by the people resting there.
Who was he, where did he come from? And why was he here? And would the people he met ever be the same? Even he didn’t know!
Then, one night he left his cemetery to show the world that a shadow could be more than just a random shape blocking the Sun.
The answers he would find there would challenge our concepts of life and death!
But would they accept him in the world of the living?

The Shadow of Jasper County is a novel I was desperate to read ever since discovering it and caught my attention right away thanks to its description which alludes to a mysterious shadow haunting a cemetery. Now and then a reader will come across that one book that blows them away, it is a somewhat generic term, but that is what The Shadow of Jasper County did to me. That is why I am already going to recommend The Shadow of Jasper County to you lovely readers, and yes, it may be early on in my review, but The Shadow of Jasper County is a gothic horror novel not to be missed!

The Shadow of Jasper County for me was thrilling, captivating, and addictive right from the start, and I felt this from beginning to end. The Shadow of Jasper County was captivating to me from the start thanks to the unique premise of the story and the bewitching literature courtesy of the author, Joe Sharp who from the start hooked me with his unique story that was unlike anything I have read before.

The Shadow of Jasper County is a breathtaking novel that will introduce the reader to a shadow named Shepherd. Shepherd is ‘the shadow of Jasper County,’ and he has no idea who he was or where he even came from. Instead, Shepherd floats around the cemetery, feeding on the small fragments of life left while he ponders who he is. One night however Shepherd is one step closer to answers he desires when he leaves the cemetery, and the reader will follow him on this journey and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible The Shadow of Jasper County!

The premise of The Shadow of Jasper County is exceptional, original and unlike anything I have read before. I loved the many themes and elements explored throughout the book, and all themes are explored by Sharp wonderfully, and he does this by lacing these interesting themes throughout the text flawlessly and weaving them with the story. The result of this makes The Shadow of Jasper County a highly addictive and fascinating read that is never once lackluster or predictable.

Joe Sharp is a phenomenal writer who knows how to grasp his reader’s attention from the first page. Sharp instead of writing long, drawn-out builds up which are commonly found in novels, decides to ditch this approach and thrust his reader into the heart of the story straight away so that the reader is instantly captivated and immersed.

Joe Sharp is not only a brilliant writer for his ability to captivate the reader’s attention straight away, but he is also an excellent author for his ability to lace exceptional twists and turns throughout his story that genuinely had me shocked at points! The combination of Sharp’s shocking twists and his explanatory powers will immerse the reader in the story and make them be able to visualize every detail, no matter how small. This writing approach is one of my favorites because it makes the reader feel included in the story and make the reader feel as if they are in the same situation as the protagonists of the novel.

Overall The Shadow of Jasper County is a thrilling, compelling and thought-provoking novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so I, of course, have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars! If you are a reader who loves horror thrillers then I implore you to read The Shadow of Jasper County; it is a fast-paced novel that should not be missed so have a read of the preview below and get reading!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

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