Since its publication earlier this month, Andrew Pyper’s The Demonologist has garnered mad praise from both fiction bloggers and fellow genre authors. His trim little novel––about a college professor convinced that a demon has abducted his daughter––has been repeatedly heralded as one of the more frightening reads to come down the pike. And while it has its moments, be warned, the potency of the scares may depend on the reader’s willingness to go along with a few moments of Satanic silliness.
Canadian author Pyper has been a bestselling novelist for years (Lost Girls, The Killing Circle, The Wildfire Season), but he has yet to become a household name here in the States. Perhaps the building buzz behind The Demonologist will be enough to shove him face-first into the horror limelight.
The Demonologist was released by Simon and Schuster on March 5. Read on for the full review. READ MORE