No one leaves – or lives – without signing it.
A frisson of ghostliness from the queen of crime
In this small but perfectly formed collection of supernatural short stories, Sophie Hannah takes the comforting scenes of everyday life and imbues them with a frisson of fear, then a gust of terror. Why is a young woman so unnerved by the presence of a visitors book in her boyfriend’s inner-city home? And whose spidery handwriting is it that fills the pages? Who is the strangely courteous boy still lingering at a child’s tenth birthday party when all the parents have gathered their children and left? And why does the presence of a perfectly ordinary woman in a post office queue leave another customer pallid and quaking with fear?
|96 pp A format hdbk, £8.99|
|Published Oct 21st 2015|
|ISBN: 9781908745521 e-ISBN:9781908745538|
|Sales territory: World Rights|