"With this epic story, J.G. Faherty lays out a cornucopia of horrific delights, a demon dripping with evil and, as for the town… Let’s just say that should you find yourself on the highway and see a turning sign for Hastings Mills, keep on driving. As far away and as fast as you can."
– Catherine Cavendish, author of In Darkness, Shadows Breathe
"With THE WAKENING, Faherty delivers a demonic possession tale done right. Chilling supernatural events and depictions of pure evil populate a story that spans decades without effort. This story of characters, both tragic and heroic, converging from across the country to keep a powerful demon at bay will keep you turning pages deep into the night, which is the worst possible time to read a book this unnerving."
– Russell James, author of DEMON DAGGER
"I've been a fan of JG Faherty's for many years now, and his latest book is just what you'd expect. Unlikely heroes, unexpected monsters, endless twists and turns—you really can't go wrong with Faherty when you're looking for a scary read!"
– J.H. Moncrieff, author of THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE, The GHOSTWRITERS trilogy, and BOOK OF THE DEAD
"Forget Captain Howdy (The Exorcist). JG Faherty has taken possession to a terrifying new level. Read this with holy water close at hand!"
– Hunter Shea, author of Faithless and Creature
“Strap in tight for JG Faherty’s THE WAKENING—it’s a wild ride that spins through forty years of demonic possession, giving the traditional ‘good versus evil’ a 180-degree twist of the head when the saviors aren’t so saintly, and the demon draws the characters in like moths to a flame that turns out to be a blow torch. Told in a countdown style that's effectively nerve-jangling, there’s lots for horror lovers to chew on.”
– Patricia V. Davis, author of THE SECRET SPICE CAFE trilogy and writer/producer of Lyvia’s House.
"Another excellent book with three dimensional characters, well written plot and a narrative that never bores but excites. A definite must read."
– The Literary License Podcast