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A bloodthirsty lake monster menaces a small town in the Ozarks

When the men find him, the boy’s legs look like they were run through a wood-chipper. He’s bleeding heavily and near death, but he still has strength to tell them of the monster that attacked him: a dark, massive creature that emerged from the bottom of the lake. The child dies before he can say more.

Sheriff Billy Wintone has seen too much superstition, drunkenness and rage in this small Ozarks town to believe the delirious boy’s tale of a monster lurking under the lake’s dark waters. Like it or not, however, Wintone must scour the woods for the man or beast who killed the child before the start of fishing season. When another body is found chewed to pieces, the Sheriff begins to wonder what evil lies at the bottom of Big Water Lake.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Lutz, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

by John Lutz

  • Publication Date: August 28, 1997
  • Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • Hardcover: 254 pages
  • Publisher: Open Road Media E-riginal
  • ISBN-10: 0399119906
  • ISBN-13: 9780399119903