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The Damned

by Andrew Pyper

eBooks of the Month Horror

The Damned Synopsis

Ashleigh and Danny Orchard are twins, not that you'd ever tell by looking at them - Danny distant and shy, Ash beautiful and accomplished. But there's a secret in the Orchard house: Ash is a monster, a psychopath who can feel only through bringing others pain. When Ash and Danny are caught in a fire on their 16th birthday, both of them die. But only Danny comes back. Since then, Ash has haunted Danny, denying him any form of normal life ...or love. When Danny meets Willa and her son Eddie he glimpses the life he could have without Ash. To stop her from ruining his new-found happiness, Danny must venture into the frightening underworld of Detroit, where he will unearth the mystery of the night his and Ash's fates changed for ever. Dark and compelling, THE DAMNED is a story of how heaven and hell aren't about death, but about the decisions we make in life.

The Damned Press Reviews

'Pyper is a master architect of dread ... Compulsive and nerve-jangling' -- Lauren Beukes, author of THE SHINING GIRLS

'An intense and satisfying supernatural story ... underlines Pyper's growing reputation as one of the most talented successors to the inimitable Stephen King - a reputation burnished by his 2014 bestseller THE DEMONOLOGIST' DAILY MAIL

'this reads like Blythe Spirit rewritten by Stephen King - a fabulously chilling combination' SUNDAY EXPRESS

'This book will keep sleep firmly at bay' FINANCIAL TIMES

'As well-written as it is chill-inducing. The more terrifying and unnerving aspects of the novel - and there are many - are just as important as the human element. Damned scary' USA TODAY

'Prepare yourself for a sleepless night or two ... smart, suspenseful and absolutely terrifying ... Pyper has the unique ability to take us to the darkest places and convince us that the things we find there are not only entirely possible and real, but that we might just take some piece of them back with us once we close the cover and turn out the lights' Jennifer McMahon, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of THE WINTER PEOPLE

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ISBN: 9781409149187
Publication date: 08/09/2016
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409149187
Publication date: 8th September 2016
Author: Andrew Pyper
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Horror,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Andrew Pyper

Andrew Pyper was born in Stratford, Ontario, in 1968. He received a BA and an MA in English Literature from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a law degree from the University of Toronto. He is the author of four bestselling novels, including THE GUARDIANS and LOST GIRLS. He is also the winner of the ARTHUR ELLIS AWARD.   Author photo © Heidi Pyper

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