A Winter Haunting Book Summary and Study Guide

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Dale returns to his home town after being caught having an affair and losing his wife and family. He hopes to settle some bad dreams he has been having about his past. He rents the house his childhood friend lived and died in. He receives messages on his computer and runs into an enemy of the past. Dal'es quiet winter turns out to be his worst nightmare. Black dogs appear around his property yet no one around there owns black dogs. Dale spends his winter fighting memories that needed to be confronted and put to rest so he can move on with his life.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   cynical or dry-wit FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the haunted house chased me!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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