Catherine Cavendish

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Hello, my name's Catherine Cavendish and I write horror fiction - frequently with ghostly, supernatural, Gothic and haunted house themes.

My latest novella - THE DARKEST VEIL - is out now from Crossroad Press. In case you were thinking of messing with an ouija board - don't. Especially if you're not prepared to follow the rules.

Also out now - from Flame Tree Press - THE HAUNTING OF HENDERSON CLOSE. Ghostly horror set in Edinburgh's Old Town.

Available now from Kensington-Lyrical - the NEMESIS OF THE GODS trilogy: WRATH OF THE ANCIENTS, WAKING THE ANCIENTS and DAMNED BY THE ANCIENTS - set in Egypt and Vienna and featuring the sinister Dr. Emeryk Quintillus whose obsession has stayed with him long past the gr
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Catherine Cavendish Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Catherine, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

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Harlequin Books Hello Catherine, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

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