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FEEL SHIVERS DOWN YOUR SPINE WITH THE CHILLING AND GRIPPING GHOST STORY SET ON A FAR-FLUNG SCOTTISH ISLAND . . .
‘Wonderfully atmospheric, genuinely eery’ GUARDIAN
‘Gripping, chilling and very, very satisfying’ DAILY MAIL
‘A wicked twist . . . brilliant, scary, clever’ 5***** READER REVIEW
Alone in the world, Elspeth Swansome has taken the position of nanny to a family on the remote Scottish island of Skelthsea.
Her charge, Mary, is a troubled child. Distracted and secretive, she hasn’t uttered a word since the sudden death of her twin, William – just days after their former nanny disappeared.
With Mary defiantly silent, Elspeth turns to the islanders. But no one will speak of what happened to William. Just as no one can explain the hypnotic lullabies sung in empty corridors. Nor the strange dolls that appear in abandoned rooms.
Nor the faint whistling that comes in the night . . .
As winter draws in and passage to the mainland becomes impossible, Elspeth finds herself trapped.
But is this house haunted by the ghosts of the past?
OR THE SECRETS OF THE LIVING..?
Chilling, twisty and emotionally gripping, The Whistling is an atmospheric page-turner with shades of the classics, yet a unique character of its own. Perfect for fans of Susan Hill and Laura Purcell.
READERS ARE CHILLED BY THE WHISTLING
‘I was sucked in from page one and read it in one fell swoop’ 5* READER REVIEW
‘A wicked twist . . . brilliant, scary, clever. Horror writing at its best’ 5* READER REVIEW
‘A great story with moments of heart-grabbing terror, beautifully written’ 5* READER REVIEW
A perfectly conjured setting and an unfolding mystery that will keep you guessing to the very end . . . Atmospheric and eerie, it will chill you to the bone -- Anita Frank, author of The Lost Ones A chilling read * Prima * A terrific, all-absorbing read. A wonderfully eerie haunted house set-up is given new life by brilliant, atmospheric writing, and by those rare things in any ghost story: real heart and feeling. I loved it! -- Gytha Lodge, Sunday Times bestselling author While The Whistling is an intricately plotted ghost story, it is also a beautifully poignant study of grief that kept me guessing right to its satisfying end. A must read! -- Susan Stokes-Chapman, author of Pandora The Whistling is an incredibly haunting and utterly gripping tale, with writing so chillingly atmospheric I had to sleep with the lights on! If you enjoy a good scare, this book is for you -- Fiona Scarlett, author of Boys Don't Cry
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