- By Eric Blood

Holdout

  • Title: Holdout
  • Author: Eric Blood
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 239
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Holdout Jimmy assumed it was just a salesman coming to harass him Annoying but basically harmless But the man at the front door was not going to take no for answer Whatever his reason for choosing Jimmy s ho

    Jimmy assumed it was just a salesman coming to harass him Annoying, but basically harmless But the man at the front door was not going to take no for answer Whatever his reason for choosing Jimmy s house, he was going to find a way inside, one way or another.

    1 thought on “Holdout

    1. Either paranoia overcomes sanity or proves the right option in the face of a horrific threat - not sure which in this little rendition of events associated with an unexpected visitor.Rating this three stars as - yeah, I read it - kinda engaging in a strange sort of way. Loses 2 stars for naive writing and lack of a story arc.

    2. Review of Holdout by Eric Blood2.5/5Jimmy dislikes infernal door-to-door salesmen and solicitors. Can you blame him? But when Jimmy's next unwelcome guest requests immediate and unexplained entry into his abode, Jimmy finds himself in a relentless and violent struggle to keep the determined "freako" outHoldout is a fun, fast-paced, and violent horror short story by Eric Blood. Having read and enjoyed Oh, Shit! by Blood, I've been looking forward to reading Holdout. While not perfect, I did find [...]

    3. I think the main character(Jimmy?) went a little overboard, but I can believe that someone somewhere might be (mentally?) disturbed enough to do this. The other guy also seemed like he was "not right". What are the chances of two people like that coming together? If not for the last sentence I would have rated this 1 star.

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