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Guy Renford is fresh out of prison. His life in ruins, he is estranged from his wife and daughter. So he returns to the Yorkshire town of Stonegrave to try and recover what he once held dear. But a presence is watching from behind the endless rainstorm, something that wants revenge... and has not come alone.

Rosie sees ghosts. She has since childhood These sorrowful visions
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Hardcover, signed limited to 200 numbered copies, 202 pages
Published June 6th 2008 by Humdrumming
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Mar 18, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror
This is the very assured debut novel from Gary (who, maybe I ought to point out, I know and have worked with), a ghost/monster story that grips the reader and never really lets go. The first half, certainly, is one of the best things Ive read this year, the characters are strong and assured and the sense of location and atmosphere is exceptional. There are a couple of downsides, of course, but theyre generally just me (Ive never been gripped by cosmic-horror before) and Garys skill and command ...more
Stephen Theaker
Jul 22, 2009 rated it liked it
Three years ago Guy Renford found a knife-wielding burglar in his baby daughters bedroom. He forced him down the stairs, then out of the house, and smashed his skull to pieces on the road outside (its never quite clear why he feels so guilty about this!). Hes now out of the clink and hoping to reconnect with his family, but the family of his victim have other plans, plans that get out of hand. Rosie is an ex-stripper, planning to leave her abusive American husband after her latest trip to the ...more
G.R. Yeates
Jan 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
Guy is a man who has been in jail for three years because of a murder he committed defending his child during a break-in, Rosie is a young woman who has lived through a series of horrific, abusive relationships and both of them are being drawn back to the deluged town of Stonegrave where an all-consuming cosmic horror has been unleashed in the name of revenge. There are phantasms abroad in the rain and no-one is sure what they are but they are beginning to develop a taste for slaughter.
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Gary McMahon lives, works and writes in West Yorkshire but posseses a New York state of mind. He shares his life with a wife, a son, and the nagging stories that wont give him any peace until he writes them. ...more

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