Publication Date: 01/05/2008 ISBN: 9780575081864 Category:

Heart-Shaped Box

Joe Hill

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publication Date: 01/05/2008 ISBN: 9780575081864 Category:
Paperback / Softback

£8.99

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Description

‘Buy my stepfather’s ghost’ read the e-mail.

So Jude did.

He bought it, in the shape of the dead man’s suit, delivered in a heart-shaped box, because he wanted it: because his fans ate up that kind of story. It was perfect for his collection: the genuine skulls and the bones, the real honest-to-God snuff movie, the occult books and all the rest of the paraphanalia that goes along with his kind of hard/goth rock.
But the rest of his collection doesn’t make the house feel cold. The bones don’t make the dogs bark; the movie doesn’t make Jude feel as if he’s being watched. And none of the artefacts bring a vengeful old ghost with black scribbles over his eyes out of the shadows to chase Jude out of his home, and make him run for his life . . .

Publisher Review

"A supernatural thriller which is well written, superbly paced, convincingly plotted and populated with intriguing characters, a story that will grip you from first word to last, the embodiment of the phrase page turner, and for a first novel that's damned good going." * BLACK STATIC * "Hill's book is satisfyingly creepy and bleak, ideal for those who relish a good scare." * WATERSONES' BOOKS QUARTERLY *

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