A young man – Malcolm “Cup” Coffey – returns to Pontefract, Virginia, to find the girl he once loved – while a town must face its terrifying past as a possessed child threatens to unleash an unspeakable horror upon them all and a dark house at the edge of a frozen lake remains locked and abandoned...
For fans of Guillermo del Toro, Stephen King, and Dean Koontz.
“Douglas Clegg is a weaver of nightmares!” - Robert R. McCammon, New York Times bestselling author.
“Douglas Clegg knows exactly what scares us, and he knows just how to twist those fears into hair-raising chills...” - Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author.
Don’t miss Douglas Clegg’s other books of horror, suspense and dark fantasy:
The Children’s Hour
Dark of the Eye
The Halloween Man
The Hour Before Dark
You Come When I Call You
The Harrow Series:
Isis (prequel novella)
The Necromancer (prequel novella)
The Criminally Insane Series:
The Priest of Blood
The Lady of Serpents
The Queen of Wolves
The Chronicles of Mordred:
Mordred, Bastard Son (Book I)
Short Novels & Novellas:
The Dark Game
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
Short Story Collections:
The Nightmare Chronicles
Coming of Age
Harrow 3 Novels (Books 1-3)
Harrow 4 Novels (Books 1-4)
Belinda in the Pool
Praise for Douglas Clegg’s Fiction
“Clegg is the best horror writer of the post-Stephen King generation."– Bentley Little, bestselling author
“Clegg delivers!"– John Saul, NY Times bestselling author
“A master of the genre. Absolutely thrilling! Douglas Clegg is the future of dark fantasy."– Sherrilyn Kenyon, New York Times bestselling author of the Dark-Hunters.
“Douglas Clegg has become the new star in horror fiction.”
– Peter Straub, author of the New York Times Bestsellers Ghost Story, The Talisman and Black House (with Stephen King)
“Clegg is one of the best!"– Richard Laymon, USA bestselling author of The Cellar and Island