Fourteen-year-old Alan - abused, terrified, and haunted by the spirits of dead children - is gifted with the means to fight back and protect himself and his sister.
Narrowly escaping assault on the road, hitchhiker Dani accepts an offer of hospitality from a gentle stranger; but the grisly stories he tells of the town loom closer than she suspects.
Summoned by a ghostly figure to the abandoned farmhouse on Dunwich Lane, Myfanwy uncovers a history of abduction and cannibalism. The scene is set for a final showdown with a mysterious entity known only as the Shrike...
Welcome to Kempforth.
Simon Bestwick, critically-acclaimed author of The Faceless, presents us with three new, interconnected tales of supernatural terror and human cruelty.