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Shadows (Novel)

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Shadows Book Cover, written by David Lee Russo
Shadows Book Cover, written by David Lee Russo
Author(s) David Lee Russo
Publisher iUniverse, Inc. (Paperback)
Xlibris Corporation (Hardcover)
Publication date September 25, 2003
Media type Paperback
Length 288 Pages
ISBN 978-0595295838 (Paperback)
978-1436391993 (Hardcover)

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Shadows is a novel written by David Lee Russo. In this work a Succubus spirit held in a house haunts a couple and changes their lives.


  • Title: Shadows
  • Author: David Lee Russo
  • Published By: iUniverse, Inc. (Paperback) & Xlibris Corporation (Hardcover)
  • Length: 288 Pages
  • Format: Paperback & Hardcover
  • ISBN-10: 0595295835 (Paperback)
  • ISBN-13: 978-0595295838 (Paperback)
  • ISBN-10: 1436391997 (Hardcover)
  • ISBN-13: 978-1436391993 (Hardcover)
  • Publishing Date: September 25, 2003

Plot Summary

Boy meets girl.

They fall in love, only problem is the girl has company. Follow the conflict against the dark forces. Can love survive, against the odds?

Book Review

The following review was originally published by Tera on her Blog, A Succubi's Tale

This novel follows the haunting of a couple in their home. The being that is haunting them is described as a Succubus, and does have the aspects of the classic Succubus about it. And in the same classical manner, the Succubus is only drawn to the husband of the story.

He is taunted by the Succubus, and over time his relationship with his wife suffers. Finally he comes to a resolution that he hopes will leave the Succubus behind in their home as they continue their lives.

The writing is okay, save for a few points in the work where the author seemed to stumble over his thoughts for a time. And in other places the confusing of words happens. This is not a typical Succubus story, the Succubus is never quite seen physically, but it acts emotionally and mentally on the couple.

He describes the work as being his true life experiences. I wonder if that means that it actually happened or is it odd moments strung together into a story? A good read, but it is a shame that this is the only work by this author that I can find.

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