Gateways (Repairman Jack, Book 7) by F. Paul Wilson

By F. Paul Wilson

Following final year's winning The Haunted Air, F. Paul Wilson returns with one other riveting episode within the saga of Repairman Jack, the secretive, inventive, and heroic champion of these whose difficulties nobody else can clear up. As Dean Koontz says, "Repairman Jack is likely one of the most unique and fascinating characters to come up out of latest fiction in a while. His adventures are highly entertaining."

In Gateways, Jack learns that his father is in a coma after a vehicle coincidence in Florida. They've been at the outs, yet this can be his dad, so he heads south. within the medical institution he meets Anya, one in every of his father's acquaintances. She's a unusual outdated duck who turns out to grasp plenty approximately his father, or even much approximately Jack.

Jack's arrival doesn't move not noted. a tender lady named Semelee, who has unusual skills and lives in an remoted zone of the Everglades with a gaggle of misshapen males, feels his presence. She senses that he's "special," like her.

Anya takes Jack again to Dad's senior neighborhood, Gateways South, which borders at the Everglades. Florida goes via an strange drought. There's a ban on watering; every thing is brown and wilting, yet Anya's garden is a deep eco-friendly.
Who is Anya? who's Semelee, and what's her connection to the hot unusual deaths of Gateways residents-killed by way of birds, spiders, and snakes-during the previous yr? And what are the "lights" Jack retains listening to about-? lighting fixtures that emanate two times a yr from a sinkhole deep within the Everglades . . . lighting fixtures from one other position, one other reality.

If he's to guard his father from turning into the subsequent fatality at Gateways, there are questions Jack needs to resolution, secrets and techniques he needs to discover. secrets and techniques . . . Jack has lots of his personal, and alongside the way in which he learns that even his father has secrets and techniques.

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Alice’s teacher, who was also in attendance, said that Alice was a friendly, average student. Betty described her as a pretty girl, with wavy light brown hair, and gray-blue eyes. Betty also noted that Alice was “mature for her age. ” They gathered for the séance in a bedroom where the “performing table” had been placed. It was an ordinary room with a bed, dresser, wardrobe, and the table and six chairs. In addition to Betty and Catherine and Alice’s teacher, they were joined by U N B E L I E V A B L E / 55 Alice’s older sister Rose, Mrs.

And she didn’t enjoy the attention and publicity. The local kids were scared of her, and she wanted friends. ” Alice put it behind her, grew up, and went to college to become a nurse. Soon after, she met and married an Air Force lieutenant and dropped out of school. The spirits weren’t happy about her choice, and at the beginning of Alice’s marriage they hit and shook the bed whenever the couple tried to sleep. But after a while the spirits gave up and started fading away. Alice was okay with that.

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