Summer, 1973. A young family has gone “back to the Land”…never dreaming that the Land itself might not want them there.
An earnest former insurance salesman and his newly braless wife settle into a one-room cabin with their two children. Seven-year-old Princess wanders the forest freely as the adults smoke pot, drop acid, and swim nude in the river. But the real trouble begins when one too many hippies show up, and the monster awakens.
EEL RIVER, complete at 80,000 words, is a modern literary horror tale set in rural northern California.
so...they're busy doing drugs. Are they calling for take out? Indeependently wealthy? I don't mind suspending disbelief but it shouldn't be for basic stuff like food and shelter.
You know by now this isn't a hook.