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Graham Masterton - Author

About the Author

Bestselling author, Graham Masterton, lived in Cork for five years, an experience that inspired the Katie Maguire series.

Featured books by Graham Masterton

Broken Angels

Broken Angels

Author: Graham Masterton Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/04/2014

One cold spring morning in County Cork, two fishermen find a bundle of rags floating in the Blackwater River: the mutilated corpse of a retired music teacher. His hands and feet are bound, and his neck bears the mark of a garrotting wire.The Garda want to wrap this case up before the press get hold of it. But when a second man is found murdered, the body bears all the same marks as the first. And Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire fears this case carries the hallmark of a serial murderer...

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White Bones

White Bones

Author: Graham Masterton Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/08/2013

An ancient Irish mystery. A ritualistic modern-day killer. Ireland's first female detective Katie Maguire must find the connection. One wet, windswept November morning, a field on Meagher's farm gives up the dismembered bones of eleven women...Their skeletons bear the marks of a meticulous butcher. The bodies date back to 1915. All were likely skinned alive.But then a young woman goes missing, and her remains, the bones carefully stripped and arranged in an arcane pattern, are discovered on the same farm. With the crimes of the past echoing in the present, D.S. Katie Maguire must solve a decades-old murder steeped in ancient legend...before this terrifying killer strikes again.

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Other books by Graham Masterton

The Coven

The Coven

Author: Graham Masterton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/02/2018

They say the girls were witches. But Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, is sure they were innocent victims... London, 1758: Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, has found a position at St Mary Magdalene's Refuge for fallen women. The charity is supported by a wealthy merchant who offers the most promising girls steady work in his factory. But when seven girls go missing, Beatrice is uneasy. Their would-be benefactor claims they were a coven of witches, beholden only to Satan and his demonic misdeeds. But Beatrice is convinced something much darker than witchcraft is at play...

The Coven

The Coven

Author: Graham Masterton Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

They say the girls were witches. But Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, is sure they were innocent victims... London, 1758: Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, has found a position at St Mary Magdalene's Refuge for fallen women. The charity is supported by a wealthy merchant who offers the most promising girls steady work in his factory. But when seven girls go missing, Beatrice is uneasy. Their would-be benefactor claims they were a coven of witches, beholden only to Satan and his demonic misdeeds. But Beatrice is convinced something much darker than witchcraft is at play...

Coven

Coven

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 05/10/2017

They say the girls were witches. But Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, is sure they were innocent victims... London, 1758: Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, has found a position at St Mary Magdalene's Refuge for fallen women. The charity is supported by a wealthy merchant who offers the most promising girls steady work in his factor. But when seven girls go missing, Beatrice is uneasy. Their would-be benefactor claims they were a coven of witches, beholden only to Satan and his demonic misdeeds. But Beatrice is convinced something much darker than witchcraft is at play...

Festival of Fear

Festival of Fear

Author: Graham Masterton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2017

The Coven

The Coven

Author: Graham Masterton Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 07/09/2017

London, 1758: Beatrice Scarlet has returned to London and found work at St Mary Magdalene's Refuge for fallen women. Beatrice enjoys the work and her apothecary skills are much needed. But when twelve girls sent to a factory in Clerkenwell disappear, Beatrice is uneasy. Their would-be benefactor claims they were witches, sacrificed by Satan for his demonic misdeeds. But Beatrice is sure something much darker than witchcraft is at play...

Dead Girls Dancing

Dead Girls Dancing

Author: Graham Masterton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

In the middle of winter, a fire blazes through a dance studio. Seventeen young dancers die. Their promising careers cut short by a tragic accident. But where others see tragedy, DCI Katie Maguire sees murder. This is not the first fire to sweep through Cork. And in one recent case, the victims were dead before the fire was lit. Katie Maguire is determined to see justice done, unaware she's about to face her most chilling killer yet...

Garden of Evil

Garden of Evil

Author: Graham Masterton Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/07/2017

Manitou Blood

Manitou Blood

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2017

An army of the undead threatens humanity. In one of the hottest summers for decades, New York City is swept by a strange and terrible epidemic. Doctors are helpless as victims fall prey to a bizarre blood disorder. They can no longer eat solid food, they become hypersensitive to sunlight and they have an irresistible need to drink human blood. As panic grips the city, psychic Harry Erskine must enter the shadowy realms between the living and the dead, and call on native American spirits to help him... 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Revenge of the Manitou

Revenge of the Manitou

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2017

Evil is reborn... No one believed little Toby Fenner when he described the man in his wardrobe. A man whose face seemed to grow from the very wood. People smiled when Toby insisted he heard voices begging him for help. Until one day Toby woke up as someone else... And by then, things had gone too far to stop the return of a timeless, malignant force with a burning mission of revenge. The Manitou had been vanquished once before. This time he would not fail. This time evil returned triumphant... Graham Masterton's The Manitou marked a milestone in leading occult bestsellers. Now the acclaimed master of horror has returned with a spine-tingling sequel steeped in blood-chilling terror. 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Walkers

Walkers

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

A dark and horrifying tale of Druidism, madness and murder. The Oaks is an idyllic, up-market country club - but behind its ornately carved walls is a horrific past. Sixty years ago the house was an asylum, home to crazed psychopaths. One night all of them disappeared, never to be seen again. Jack Reed, the owner of The Oaks, has no idea about the building's strange past. It is only when Jack's son is dragged into the walls of the mansion that he realises what happened sixty years ago - and just where the inmates have been living all this time... 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Black Angel

Black Angel

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

A serial killer is on the loose in San Francisco. Only when Lieutenant Larry Foggia is assigned to the case does the true horror of the killer's motive come to light. A ritual killer - nicknamed 'Satan' - stalks the city, killing in terrible ways with no apparent motive. Enter Lieutenant Foggia who, assisted by a spiritualist medium, must discover the reason for the slayings. But the truth he unearths is beyond anything he's encountered in the real world - for the killings are paving the way for a force so powerful that the lives of a few innocents will appear unimportant in comparison... Featuring several of Masterton's favourite themes, such as spiritualism and demonology, Black Angel moves at a fast pace from the stomach-churning opening to the exciting final confrontation between man and demon. 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Prey

Prey

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

There's something in the attic of Fortyfoot House. Something that rustles. Something that scampers and scratches. Something with fur, far more terrifying than a rat. Recently divorced, David Williams takes a job restoring Fortyfoot House, a dilapidated 19th-century orphanage, hoping to find peace of mind and get to know his young son. But then he hears the scratching noises in the attic. And he sees long-dead people walking across the lawn. Does Fortyfoot House exist in today, yesterday, or tomorrow - or all three at once? Only one thing is certain - it is a house with a dark secret that threatens to send David's world hurling into a living nightmare. A nightmare that only David himself can prevent - if he can escape the thing in the attic. 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Tengu

Tengu

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

Immune to pain, invincible in combat. The most terrible of all demons... In Japanese mythology, the Tengu is a living force of evil that infects its followers with the mad strength of the beserker and the capacity to survive attack from any weapon. At the close of World War II, the Tengu was Japan's most terrifying secret weapon. Now the demon is unleashed again - this time in a diabolical plot to wreak vengeance on America for the mega-destruction of Hiroshima... 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Heirloom

Heirloom

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

A mysterious antique that can summon the devil. An antique chair comes into a family's possession. But they soon discover that this is no ordinary heirloom. Strange things begin to occur, including shifts in the fabric of time itself... And then Satan himself is summoned... 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Sphinx

Sphinx

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

A horrifying legacy is brought to life. Gene Keiller, a young politician with a reputation to enforce finds his world shattered when he meets a beautiful woman at a party; a woman with a terrifying and secret past. The Sphinx describes a horrifying legacy connected to ancient Egypt, brought to life by Masterton in typically violent fashion. It's fast-paced, brutal and complemented by Egyptian legends. 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.

Ritual

Ritual

Author: Graham Masterton Format: eBook Release Date: 18/05/2017

A shocking horror story of religion, mystery and cannibalism. When a restaurant critic and his son visit the little town of Allen's Corners in rural Connecticut, they are in for a shock. In the mood to try something different they stop at Le Reposoir, unaware that most of the meals on the menu are not the a-la-carte range they're used to. Because Allen's Corner has a secret. A secret that will eat you alive... 'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' PETER JAMES. 'A true master of horror' JAMES HERBERT.