A creepy, intriguing and dangerously addictive supernatural novel
Rice's characters are complex and real, his dialogue pitch-perfect, and his writing intelligent and strong. He builds suspense beautifully as Marshall's malevolence reaches a crescendo of violence amid enduring philosophical questions about what it means to be human
Christopher Rice never disappoints with his vivid people and places and masterful prose. He will hold you captive under his spell as his images and emotions become your own
Christopher Rice has written an amazing horror novel with more twists and turns than a mountain road. You'll think you know your destination . . . but you'll be wrong
Christopher Rice is a magician. This brilliant, subtly destabilizing novel inhales wickedness and corruption and exhales delight and enchantment. Rice executes his turns, reversals, and surprises with the pace and timing of a master. The Heavens Rise would not let me stop reading it - that's how compelling it is
Christopher Rice has crafted a rich and haunting world in The Heavens Rise. This story of a tormented family and the events that have led to their destruction and onward into the future is tense, tight, disturbing and made very real by a very talented author who obviously knows his way around the Big Easy. An excellent read!
Any fan of the horror genre should read The Heavens Rise. Christopher Rice is casting his own shadows now, setting new standards for other authors and over the last almost 15 years and has added a new wing to the Rice literary legacy
There's a lot more going on than meets the eye in this disconcerting Deep South horror from Christopher Rice . . . it's the characters who will keep you gripped here; two scared, wary and human, another so spectacularly malevolent you'll cheer when you should be booing . . . a real feast