Master of the Moors

Master of the Moors

by Kealan Patrick Burke
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Master of the Moors by Kealan Patrick Burke

Sixteen-year-old Kate Mansfield and her blind brother Neil live in a manor on the edge of the Brent Prior moors. It is a dreary place populated by the dispirited and the disillusioned, where the young nurture desperate dreams of escape. And Kate is no different. But her plans to run away to the city are crushed one very ordinary morning when the quiet in Brent Prior is shattered by an inexplicable act of violence.

In the wake of the tragedy, Kate's beloved father is stricken by a strange illness, and she and her brother fall under the care of the manor's caretaker and maid.

Then, as if attuned to the melancholy that has stricken Mansfield House, a fog rolls in. Villagers begin to vanish. Lithe fleeting shadows are glimpsed in the mist, and a disfigured man arrives in Brent Prior.

A man who has come back to settle an old score.

A man who calls himself the Master of the Moors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479135899
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/04/2012
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Called "one of the most clever and original talents in contemporary horror" (Booklist), Kealan Patrick Burke is the Bram Stoker Award-Winning author of five novels (Master of the Moors, Currency of Souls, The Living, Kin, and Nemesis), nine novellas (including the Timmy Quinn series), over a hundred short stories, and six collections. He edited the acclaimed anthologies: Taverns of the Dead, Quietly Now, Brimstone Turnpike, and Tales from the Gorezone.

An Irish expatriate, he currently resides in Ohio.

A movie based on his short story "Peekers" is currently in development at Lionsgate Entertainment.

Visit him on the web at

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Here is another book to deprive you of sleep!!Once I started it I couldnt stop.