A chilling collection of terrifying winter tales for the darkest nights.
This sinister collection of short stories encapsulates everything human beings fear about the dark half of the year. A Halloween costume party attracts uninvited guests; the long evenings bring out creatures from the deepest darkness; a perfect snowfall brings pure terror. Spine tingling, eye opening and genuinely horrifying - prepare to be scared!
By a stunning line-up of authors: Susan Cooper, Katherine Langrish, Liz Williams, Frances Hardinge, Frances Thomas, Rhiannon Lassiter and Catherine Butler.
Draw the curtains and snuggle down for a chilling winter read with these seven new sinister stories from some masters of the genre. -- Sarah Brew * Parents in Touch *
A haunting, well-written collection of spooky short stories...displays a constellation of children's writers. -- Amanda Craig * The Times, Saturday Review *
A haunting, well-written collection of spook short stories * The Times *
...the seven sinister tales gathered together here...are genuinely outstanding examples of the horror genre. Low on graphic gore and high on extreme tension, this is finely honed writing that gets right to the bone of all our fears... * Teach Secondary *
this anthology packs a powerful punch...these stories will seriously spook you. * TBK *
spooky...poignant and thought-provoking... These are an eclectic mix of stories that will have a wide appeal * School Librarian *
spooky...poignant and thought provoking * School Librarian *