The Whispering Dead

The Whispering Dead

by Darcy Coates

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Notes From Your Bookseller

How many ways can Darcy Coates scare us? You’ll be happy to know she’s come up with yet ANOTHER way. This latest title is the first in a new series from a Barnes & Noble favorite. It’s been said that Coates writes her novels at night. Our question for you, intrepid reader — are you prepared to read this one at that very same time?

USA Today bestseller and rising queen of atmospheric horror Darcy Coates returns with a ghost story that will haunt you long after the final page. She hears them whispering...

Homeless, hunted, and desperate to escape a bitter storm, Keira takes refuge in an abandoned groundskeeper's cottage. Her new home is tucked away at the edge of a cemetery, surrounded on all sides by gravestones: some recent, some hundreds of years old, all suffering from neglect.

And in the darkness, she can hear the unquiet dead whispering.

The cemetery is alive with faint, spectral shapes, led by a woman who died before her time...and Keira, the only person who can see her, has become her new target. Determined to help put the ghost to rest, Keira digs into the spirit's past life with the help of unlikely new friends, and discovers a history of deception, ill-fated love, and murder.

But the past is not as simple as it seems, and Keira's time is running out. Tangled in a dangerous web, she has to find a way to free the spirit...even if it means offering her own life in return.

Horror Novels Also By Darcy Coates:
The Haunting of Ashburn House
Carrow Haunt
Craven Manor
The House Next Door
Voices in the Snow

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781728239217
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 05/04/2021
Series: Gravekeeper , #1
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,081
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

About the Author

Darcy Coates is the USA Today bestselling author of Hunted, The Haunting of Ashburn House, Craven Manor, and more than a dozen horror and suspense titles. She lives on the Central Coast of Australia with her family, cats, and a garden full of herbs and vegetables. Darcy loves forests, especially old-growth forests where the trees dwarf anyone who steps between them. Wherever she lives, she tries to have a mountain range close by.

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