The Devouring
The Devouring
The Devouring
Simon Holt
"When dark creeps in and eats the light,Bury your fears on Sorry Night.For in the winter's blackest hours,Comes the feasting of the Vours, No one can see it, the life they stole,Your body's here but not your soul..."THE VOURS: Evil, demonic beings that inhabit human bodies on Sorry Night, the darkest hours of the winter solstice. When Reggie reads about the Vours in a mysterious old journal, she assumes they are just the musings of an anonymous lunatic. But when her little brother, Henry, begins to act strangely, it's clear that these creatures exist beyond a madwoman's imagination, and Reggie finds out what happens when fears come to life.To save the people she loves, Reggie must learn to survive in a world of nightmares. Can she devour her own fears before they devour her?The Devouring is an engrossing tale of terror that will have you wondering: what if your worst fears became your living nightmare?

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Paranormal

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The Devouring is a book that captures your mind and soul, forcing each word to sink into your mind through the depths beyond the unthinkable. It tells the story of Reggie, a highschool girl who finds a book called The Devouring. Inside are pages full of handwritten descriptions of Vours: creatures who take scared children's souls on the darkest night of the year - Sorry Night. On the rumored Sorry Night, Reggie shares the story of the Vours to her younger brother Henry, who is drawn into every word and believing them. The next day, Henry starts acting strange.

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