Detective Phoebe Harris possesses psychometry — the ability to read memories or emotions with a touch. Her gift exposes criminals and killers until an encounter with a psychic child throws her life sideways. Blackouts and a strange voice unfurling inside her mind now haunt her and fill her with questions.
One man, a paranormal investigator and father of the young psychic, has answers. However, Jack Gregory needs Phoebe’s help tracking a missing person first. While the case spirals into multiple homicides, Phoebe discovers more about Harrow, the town on Georgia’s coast where realms blur and demons and angels tread.
As the body count climbs, Phoebe and Jack race to find the entity pitting brother against brother. Meanwhile, she realizes the murders may be more sinister than she thought and her abilities with the voice in her head are darker still.
Publisher's Note: This book was previously released under Kate Newburg's pen name, Elissa Stark.
Kate Newburg received a degree in religious studies and classical civilization. Once, she ran away and sailed around the world. Kate resides in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.
Shadow dreamed of nothing but leaving prison and starting a new life. But the day before his release, his wife and best friend are killed in an accident. On the plane home to the funeral, he meets Mr. Wednesday—a beguiling stranger who seems to know everything about him. A trickster and rogue, Mr. Wednesday offers Shadow a job as his bodyguard. With nowhere left to go, Shadow accepts, and soon learns that his role in Mr. Wednesday’s schemes will be far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined. For beneath the placid surface of everyday life a war is being fought —and the prize is the very soul of America.
Published in 1997, Neil Gaiman's darkly hypnotic first novel, Neverwhere, heralded the arrival of a major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy. Over the years, a number of versions were produced both in the U.S. and the U.K. Now Gaiman's preferred edition of his classic novel reconciles these works and reinstates a number of scenes cut from the original published books.
Neverwhere is the story of Richard Mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he discovers a girl bleeding on the sidewalk. He stops to help her—an act of kindness that plunges him into a world he never dreamed existed.
Slipping through the cracks of reality, Richard lands in the Neverwhere—a London of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth. The Neverwhere is home to Door, the mysterious girl Richard helped in the London Above. Door, a noblewoman whose family has been murdered, is on a quest to find the agent that slaughtered her family and thwart the destruction of this underworld kingdom. If Richard is ever to return to his former life, he must join the journey to save Door's world—and find a way to survive.
A hallucinatory fantasia of mystery, mythology, and terror that "draws equally from George Lucas, Monty Python, Doctor Who, and John Milton" (USA Today), Neverwhere is an "Alice in Wonderland with a punk edge" (Poppy Z. Brite), "that is both the stuff of dreams and nightmares" (San Diego Union-Tribune).