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Genre Fiction
  • Author:
    Ronald Malfi
  • ISBN:
    1428514708
  • ISBN13:
    978-1428514706
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  • Publisher:
    DP (July 15, 2011)
  • Pages:
    318 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Genre Fiction
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    1936 kb
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    1622 kb
  • Rating:
    4.1
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The first section is the novel itself consisting of 280 pages of rip roaring excitement

Todd Curry wants nothing more than to spend Christmas with his son. But when. The first section is the novel itself consisting of 280 pages of rip roaring excitement. Part two is titled Weathering The Storm in which Mr. Malfi explains from whence the story originated, filling in some interesting and personal background information.

Leisure books new york city. The nightmare in the snow. Eddie stood maybe ten yards ahead of Todd in what appeared to be an open field of snow. Like Todd, Eddie was down on his knees, eye level with the little girl who stood in front of him. She was wearing a pink snow parka with the hood drawn up over her face, the hood itself rimmed in grayish brown faux fur.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Todd Curry wants nothing more than to spend Christmas with his son. But when a brutal snowstorm cancels his flight from Chicago to Des Moines.

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Ronald Malfi is an American novelist whose genres include horror, thrillers, mainstream, and literary fiction. Malfi is also a musician, having fronted the Baltimore-based alternative rock band Nellie Blide as well as his current project, Veer

Ronald Malfi is an American novelist whose genres include horror, thrillers, mainstream, and literary fiction. Malfi is also a musician, having fronted the Baltimore-based alternative rock band Nellie Blide as well as his current project, Veer. He currently lives in Maryland. Ronald Malfi was born on April 28, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York. His father was a Secret Service agent and his mother was a stay-at-home mom, who eventually raised four children, of which Ronald was the eldest

Leisure books new york city. Mittens hung from the parka’s sleeves by colored string.

He was hefting what Todd at first thought was some sort of long-barreled gun, but on closer inspection proved to be a butane torch connected to a hose that ran up under the man’s coat.

He was hefting what Todd at first thought was some sort of long-barreled gun, but on closer inspection proved to be a butane torch connected to a hose that ran up under the man’s coat ound and didn’t make a sound. She stepped coolly over to Todd, who still had the gun aimed in at the stranger. The stranger eyed them through narrow slits beneath a rough, crenellated brow. His chin and neck were heavy with dark stubble and there was a slick of snot drooling from one nostril like an exclamation. His dark eyes fixated on Todd’s handgun

Twenty hours of grim, gray day, leeching shadows from their corners Ronald Malfi. It was a typical evening at a local Annapolis tavern, until a girl walked in, collapsed and died. The cause of her death was anything but natural.

Twenty hours of grim, gray day, leeching shadows from their corners. The feeling like a buzz in your teeth. Something had latched itself to the base of her skull.

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When a brutal snowstorm shut down all the flights in and out of Chicago, Todd Curry and a few other stranded passengers rented a Jeep to drive the rest of the way to their destinations. But along a forested, isolated road, they picked up a disoriented man wandering through the snow. His car wouldn’t start and his daughter had vanished. Strangest of all were the mysterious slashes cut into the back of the manÃ’s coat, straight down to the fleshâ?¦ When they arrived in the nearest town it seemed deserted. Cars sat in the streets with their doors open. Fires burned unattended. But Todd and the rest of the travelers will soon learn the town is far from deserted, for they’re being watchedâ?¦and hunted. Soon they will discover the inhuman horrors that await them in theâ?¦SNOW.


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Ronald Malfi has been steadily creating a reputation of being one of America’s new generation of writers making an impact in a variety of genre of fiction, especially horror, with one successful work after another since 2000. His latest work, The Night Parade, has appeared on numerous “best of 2016” horror novel lists with a number of earlier works being nominated for or winning a variety of awards. In Snow (2010) Malfi gives readers a tightly written, relentless tale of horror.

After a short, somewhat vague, yet violent and frightening prologue serving as a preview of things to come, Malfi begins his novel in an airport producing what might be deemed a typical horror film audience reaction to a character about to enter a dark attic or basement room: “Don’t go in there!” However, that reaction has nothing to do with any monster other than nature. With more and more flights being cancelled at O’Hare Airport due to a terrific snow storm dumping multiple feet of snow throughout the Midwest, two strangers and an older married couple join forces to combat being stuck in the airport and head by jeep to their destination: Des Moines, Iowa, “a little more than three hundred miles” away. Needless to say, they aren’t going to make it.

When Todd Curry, Kate Jansen, and Fred and Nan Wilkinson enter Iowa, barely able to see the road itself because of worsening conditions, they impale their Jeep Cherokee upon a snow drift to avoid hitting a man, Eddie Clement, in the freezing, blinding cold looking for his lost daughter. Driving as far as they can until forced to abandon the car, the quartet and their new rather bizarre and possibly deranged occupant begin to struggle through the blizzard to the nearest town for which they last saw a road sign: Woodson. They manage to make it to the town with Clement first finding his daughter in an abrupt and horrific scene which separates him from the others, but the foursome also enters a nightmare greater than they could ever imagine.

Snow blends together some terrific, traditional horror concepts: nature on rampage, strangers brought together under a dire situation, isolation (with the characters stuck in a town of twelve hundred people who either “aren’t dead or something else now” once they arrive, and left incapable of leaving because of the storm), the creeping reality that there is something “out there” in the snow that is unnatural and very deadly, that most of the inhabitants of Woodson are not what they seem, and that just staying alive is the utmost and nearly impossible challenge the characters face while being hunted down unmercifully by multiple forces of evil. For those that abhor the cold and snow, the story’s background adds an additional element of trepidation. All in all, think of an inexorable combination of The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney, Under the Dome by Stephen King (but much more tightly written and more terrifying), a little bit of Alien, and with a smidgeon of Tremors thrown in for added dread.

Foremost among the ingredients of Snow is Malfi’s terrific storytelling. Not only is the tale itself horrifying, but the narrative pace Malfi establishes once the foursome is on the road in the storm is persistent and fast-paced. The suspense is simply pounding throughout the novel and the events nothing less than cinematic in the best connotation of the word.

Added to all of the above is Malfi’s ability to create convincing characters readers quickly are drawn to and for whom they will care. This is true of the foursome we first meet, but of some notable inhabitants of Woodson who have already survived a week of inconceivable dread before we meet them. Readers are advised, however, not to form too close of a bond with any of the characters as because all of the humans in the story are up for grabs (pun intended) and can quickly become altered beyond human or in some cases, pretty much hamburger (so yes, there is gore).

Critics have responded to Snow by frequently comparing the novel to “old school horror” and horror of the “late ‘70s and early ‘80s.” This is certainly true of the novel as a whole (although I would emphasize that the comparison between Snow would be to only the best of such other works). The ending of Snow, as satisfying as it is once the reader reaches it with an elevated heart rate, is likely to leave many with the vision of the terrified and tormented close-up of Kevin McCarthy in the last seconds of the film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) screaming, “They're here already! You're next! You're next! You're next...!” Readers are sure to close the covers of Snow totally creeped out after having had a fantastic reading experience.
Chuynopana
My favourite type of horror story is what I like to call "survival horror". That is, the type of tale where a group of characters become trapped somewhere and get picked off one by one by an initially unknown but powerful assailant. As their numbers dwindle, panic and desperation set in, the assailant (hopefully something monstrous or supernatural in nature) is revealed, and a battle to the bitter end takes place, with any survivors walking away changed for their experience.

So, basically, I bookgasmed over Ronald Malfi's Snow.

In essence, it hits all of the above things I love about horror dead on. Sure, it's not overly original - awesome creatures that are hounding the characters aside - but what Malfi brings to the table here, he brings with style. The flawed main characters who are just real enough to identify with, decent secondary characters that you wouldn't mind seeing survive (in some cases), and a fantastic supernatural menace that stalks them all. Those complaining that there's nothing original in Snow must have read far more widely than this reviewer, because I thought the creatures here were truly original and had a great modus operandi.

I even enjoyed the chances Malfi took with the story, such as not being afraid to chew through characters and introduce new ones later who added their perspective to what was happening. That said, there are few truths established about the menace, and again, this was something I liked. Too many authors feel the need to spoon-feed their readers with every nuance of what is taking place. Malfi resists this temptation and its to the novel's betterment.

Snow is also written exceptionally well. Malfi's prose flows perfectly, and he manages to say a great deal with an economy of expression most authors should envy. I could have burned through this in a day were it not for the fact I was reading this as part of a paced group read. Even then, I eventually caved and rushed through it when we were still discussing the 50% mark ...

When it boils right down to it, there's not much more I can say than this tickled my every fancy, and is an early contender for My Top 5 Horror Reads of the Year.

Here's to reading a whole lot more Malfi in the very near future.

5 Home Made Flamethrowers for Snow.
Malodor
snow by ronald malfi. my second malfi, i loved this tale of struggle between the survivors of a small town and the conquering horde of...snow that has descended upon them. it's not really the snow, of course, but something violent and dark that accompanies it. our heroes have some personal stuff going on that makes their plight engaging and urgent. malfi contsructs a clever plot, and quickly throws everyone into it headfirst, shaking it all up like...a snowglobe of course. the fact that malfi is a marylander is all the cooler. good fun.
Majin
A fairly well written tale with unusual monsters-which usually is my jam but the horrible editing made it almost painful to read. My copy is missing entire lines of text. Also I would have liked more character development. Not my favorite for sure.