Scratch

Scratch

Featured Artist: Russell Dickerson

April showers bring May flowers. But as the rain-swollen creeks recede, the residents of one rural town learn that April showers also bring something far worse than destructive floods and property damage. This year, the April showers have brought a cryptozoological nightmare... Scratch.

Bonus Feature:
This special edition also includes a reprint of Nick Mamatas's insightful interview with the author, which originally appeared in Cemetery Dance magazine.

Hardcover Limited Edition of 550 signed and numbered copies bound in full-cloth and Smyth sewn with illustrated endpapers.

Title:Scratch
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781587671883
Format Type:

    Scratch Reviews

  • Jonathan Echevarria

    I read Brian Keene's Scratch on the Kindle and it contained a bonus story called Halves with it. Scratch is about a father who (like any good father) wants to be a good parent and husband to his wife....

  • Neil Davies

    Excellent novella. I recently gave up reading the first in a series of apparently popular books (no I'm not saying what) which was fairly well written (I've read a lot worse), had lots of action, crea...

  • Paulo

    Another Brian Keene's story I've read this last week."Scratch" - was not to my liking. It felt disappointing that this tale didn't developed a bit more on the characters and the monster.The Second sto...

  • Billy Vazquez

    Just when I thought Peter Benchley Jaws and Shelley Katz Alligator had scared me out of my mind with fear of nature then Brian Keene tells this great short story about no other than a giant snake.Mr. ...

  • Gef

    The river that winds up the valley where I live looks like a snake when seen from above, with one oxbow after another, and it has seen its share of strange creatures swimming through its waters. But i...

  • Benjamin Uminsky

    Not the worst piece of horror fluff I have ever read, but this story really never rises above the superficial nor does it every become compelling in any way. SCRATCH is nothing more than a breezy mons...

  • Douglas Castagna

    Another fast paced story that was over too soon. We have a family in jeopardy from a torrential storm that brings with it damaging winds, torrential rains, and something far more sinister. Well drawn ...

  • Chris

    3 1/2 Stars.Sort of a B grade creature feature by Keene. I would probably have given it 4 stars if it was anyone else. Keene is really good so I guess the bar it pretty high for me when it comes to hi...

  • Douglas Ogurek

    One thing I can say about Brian Keene: he focuses on telling the story and doesn't let his writing get weighed down by too many details. Scratch is the story of a giant monster that invades a Pennsylv...

  • Chasity

    Same family different storyThis book consisted of two short stories about 2 family's with 2 parents and one kid and o yeah 357. Each story had the same weapon. I had hoped that they wouldn't be so sim...