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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 novel - IN DARKNESS, SHADOWS BREATHE - is published by Flame Tree Press. Carol and Nessa are strangers with one thing in common, they are in the hands of an entity that knows no boundaries and crosses dimensions - bending and twisting time itself - where danger waits in every shadow

My latest novella - THE MALAN WITCH - is now out from Silver Shamrock Publishing. An idyllic cottage on the Atlantic coast hides dark and deadly secrets. Once, two evil witches lived there. Now one has returned...

Also from Flame Tree Press - THE GARDEN OF BEWITCHMENT. Historical haunted Gothic horror set in the wilds o
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Catherine Cavendish The woman slammed the door shut on the universe a second before the worlds collided.
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"That was too close," she said as an abyss opened beneath her and sucked her into hell.(less)
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 As with so many hospitals in the UK – including my creation the Royal and Waverly in my latest novel, In Darkness, Shadows Breathe - University College Hospital (UCH), in Euston Road, London has been extensively rebuilt and modernized since it first opened in 1906. The present hospital dates from 2004 but stands right there, next to the cruciform building that has become the haunt of a number of
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This is a tough one. Shirley Jackson is right up there of course but there are some great modern American gothic authors out there too. Hard to pick just one but I would certainly put Gaby Triana way up at the top of the list. Her southern Go See Full Answer
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" Nine Ghosts by Simon Bestwick - a creepy collection of short stories by a vastly underrated author. Creepy, scary, quirky, Jamesian in parts, wholly e ...more "
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Simon Bestwick has surely got to rate as one of the most underrated authors writing in the horror genre today. His ability to create a dark atmosphere where almost anything can (and does) happen is more than sufficient to keep me, as a reader, hooked ...more
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If you haven't read Second Lives - the first book in this two part series - you will still find that Second Chances reads well as a standalone, but do go and read that first book as well. You'll thank me!

In the four years that have elapsed since Seco
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" Hi Russell. Just read Farallon Island. I loved the atmosphere - the isolation and creeping dread. The whole story felt authentic, with plenty of suspe ...more "
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It's 1930 on a remote island off the coast of northern California. Nate feels it will be the perfect place to escape his life of unwilling involvement in the world of a band of murderous gangsters. With a wife, and baby on the way, he is to take up a ...more
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Nat McPherson's life changed when, determined to solve the mystery of what happened to the Russian students at Dyatlov Pass in the 1950s, she and her team travelled there. The results were devastating and the former podcaster suffers acute depression ...more
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Simon Bestwick writes great horror. He's not a slash, gore, buckets of blood and flying body parts writer. His horror is much more subtle - and, by its nature, far more terrifying. It leaps out at you from the shadows. A Different Kind of Light is a ...more
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“How could this man - so capable of extreme violence against her - show such gentleness? BUT, she reminded herself, even Hitler loved his dogs."
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James Moushon Hi.

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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.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador"


Thank you Kim!


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.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador


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