"This is definitely going to be in my top ten for this year's horror!"
– Ursula K. Raphael of Zombiephiles.com
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Zenos, the son of Niro, has turned nineteen. He wanted nothing more than to become Flora's protector. However, thanks to Alamaxa, the new ruler of the Rundal, Zenos must win the Trials to become the protector to the female he has loved since he was a child.Colt, the adopted son of Ramiro, has fallen in love with Niro's daughter Rose.…
“With often delightful, almost poetic prose and creatures I’ve been waiting to appear in horror for a few years now (damn you Mr Rice for beating me to it!) Pray for Darkness has an endearing, almost ready to translate to film quality that many will like."
– Nathan Robinson, Snakebite Horror
"James Michael Rice's new book PRAY FOR DARKNESS is a modern offering that capitalizes on the Amazon's maze of humid jungle, ornery inhabitants, and deadly waterways to stifling, alien effect."
– Trevor Parker, Fangoria magazine
"Pray for Darkness is the fifth book by James Michael Rice and he doesn't disappoint. His personal experience regarding the setting of the story is evident and it adds to the dimension in which he describes it. In addition, his choice of surroundings really contributes to the thrill of the story. Out of place and under-equipped, a group of friends take on an adventure they can't handle."
– Damnetha, HorrorPalace.com
Early explorers called it the Green Hell, and for good reason. Consisting of more than a billion acres of untamed wilderness, the Amazon jungle is a place of fragile beauty… and unspeakable danger. When Ben Sawyer and his friends embark on an adventure tour in a remote section of the jungle, they plan on having the trip of a lifetime. But when their riverboat captain is murdered, leaving them stranded, their dream vacation rapidly tailspins into a nightmarish battle for survival.
Something sinister has been watching them, stalking them under cover of darkness. Something that will not allow them to leave the jungle alive…
Author's Note: An unabridged version of this book is available under the title For Those Who Worship The Sun.