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The Pariah [NOOK Book]

Overview

'One of the few true masters of the horror genre'



James Herbert





The quaint seaside town of Granitehead seemed like the perfect place for John and Jane Trenton to ...

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Overview

'One of the few true masters of the horror genre'



James Herbert





The quaint seaside town of Granitehead seemed like the perfect place for John and Jane Trenton to start their life together. But disaster strikes and Jane and their unborn child are killed. John's grief is total, so when he starts to see the ghostly apparition of his wife he almost welcomes this supernatural phenomenon.





Yet all is not what it seems, and this sinister spirit is not Jane, but something evil and terrifying. In a bid to rid himself of this horrific spectre he soon finds that many more in the town have been victims of unwanted visitations. And when he discovers the body of a local busybody, impossibly impaled on a still hanging chandelier, he knows something must be done.





As he searches for an explanation he uncovers a link to a mysterious ship, lost around the time of the nearby Salem witch trials. For three centuries the rotting wreck of the David Dark has lain beneath waves, but an awful secret is concealed in the chill waters...



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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781446472309
  • Publisher: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/7/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 269,344
  • File size: 657 KB

Meet the Author

Graham Masterton was born in Edinburgh in 1946. After training as a newspaper reporter, Graham went on to edit the new British men's magazine Mayfair. At the age of 24, Graham was appointed executive editor of both Penthouse and Penthouse Forum magazines.





Graham Masterton's debut as a horror author began with the wildly popular The Manitou in 1976. Altogether Graham has written more than a hundred novels ranging from thrillers and horror, to disaster novels and historical sagas, as well as four short story collections. He lives in Surrey, England.



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  • Posted December 27, 2012

    I have read this book several times and it still scares me at th

    I have read this book several times and it still scares me at the end. It is one of my desert island books-if I am ever stranded on a desert island I could reread this book.

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