Tom Grieves has worked in television as a script editor and producer and executive producer, as well as a writer. This is his second novel. Tom lives in Sussex with his wife and three sons.
When night falls, fear spreads...The Lake District: a wild landscape, rife with stories. Detectives Zoe Barnes and Sam Taylor are called to investigate the disappearance of two children. But they quickly realise they have been drawn into a complex and unnerving case that hides a much darker intent: as they dig deeper, whispers grow of a community hiding a deadly secret - and talk of witches, the like of which hasn't been heard since the seventeenth century, is spreading. Zoe and Sam will have to work fast to save lives; but in this atmosphere of fear and mistrust, can they even rely on each other?
If it weren't for the nightmares, Ben would say he had a good life. He's happy with his steady job; he loves his wife and kids. But it's hard to ignore the dark, violent images that are so vivid that he often worries that the dreams are real. Toby also suffers from nightmares. And the scars on his fifteen-year-old body are a ghostly reminder of actions he doesn't remember or understand. Two people, two separate, unremarkable lives. But when their dreams and doubts collide and become too powerful to ignore, one fact will become clearer than any other - that the truth they are running towards is the very thing from which they should be fleeing.