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Fireside Gothic

Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 9780008171254
Published 02/11/2017
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Three dark tales to read by the fireside in the cold winter months:

BROKEN VOICES

It's Christmas before the Great War and two lonely schoolboys have been left in the care of an elderly teacher. There is little to do but listen to his eerie tales about the nearby Cathedral.

The boys concoct a plan to discover if the stories are true. But curiosity can prove fatal.

THE LEPER HOUSE

One stormy night, a man's car breaks down.

The only light comes from a remote cottage by the sea. The mysterious woman who lives there begs him to leave, yet the next day he feels compelled to return. But, the woman is nowhere to be seen.

And neither is the cottage.

THE SCRATCH

Clare and Gerald live in the Forest of Dean with their cat, Cannop. Gerald's young nephew, back from service in Afghanistan, comes to stay, with a scratch that won't heal.

Jack and Cannop don't like each other. Clare and Jack like each other too much. The scratch begins to fester.