A trilogy of horror stories from the award-winning writer's first collection of short stories – SOME WILL NOT SLEEP – and an introduction to the nightmarish visions and ghastly spectres that have been disturbing the sleep of readers for years. In this book you'll find two ghost stories and a tale of ancestral demoniac horror.
In the big white house on the hill angels are said to appear . . .
When the children left the house, their toys remained . . .
A confused and vengeful presence occupies the home of a first-time buyer . . .
"The images just won’t go away. You’ll find yourself replaying scenes in your mind for days” - Fangoria
"Modern storytelling ... and old school terror. Very scary, highly recommended" - Jonathan Maberry, NYT bestselling author
"One of the most subtle and powerful writers of dark fiction - a unique voice" - Michael Marshall Smith, NYT Bestselling author)
"Adam Nevill is a spine-chiller in the classic tradition, a writer who draws you in from the world of the familiar, eases you into the world of terror, and then locks the door behind you" - Michael Koryta, NYT Bestselling author
"Readers will lose all hope of peaceful, undisturbed sleep. Highly recommended” - Library Journal - Starred Review
"Haunted-house maestros Shirley Jackson, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, and Peter Straub would approve" - Booklist (Starred review)
"Nevill's talent for horror resonates ominously in every scene, almost as if the theme from Jaws echoes when a page is turned" - (Kirkus)
"This is what a horror book should be” - Suspense Magazine
"He has the rare ability to craft a nebulous atmosphere of terror, as well as to capture cinematic slasherpunk in the written word. Both are incredibly rare talents" Pornokitsch
"The sense of dread is immediate, with the reader’s sense of foreboding increasing with every new page" Irish Examiner
"Readers will lose all hope of peaceful, undisturbed sleep. Highly recommended" Library Journal - Starred Review