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HarperCollins UK, Feb 17, 2011 - Fiction - 432 pages
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A powerful story of love, shocking secrets and malignant forces from bestselling author Josephine Cox.

All Jack's life, the nightmares had haunted him, dragging him back to a place where it was always midnight...

Molly and Jack are deeply in love but their relationship is being torn apart by Jack's nightmares. Trapped in a place where he is taunted by eyes in the gloom, it is becoming harder for Molly to pull him free, and even when daylight comes the haunting visions remain.

Realising that Jack is being driven close to the edge, Molly urges him to seek help, and with their relationship faltering, Jack decides to hunt for answers.

His search takes him back to the place where he grew up, and it soon becomes clear that he must trace people from his past, particularly the one person he could turn to through his troubled childhood. But Jack could never have imagined the true horrors of what he is about to uncover...


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User Review  - earthsinger - LibraryThing

I quite like Josephine Cox, but this book disappointed. It promised a good mystery, but became banal fairly quickly. I didn't like many of the characters, most of them very one-dimensional. There were ... Read full review

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User Review  - vietnambutterfly - LibraryThing

Jack and Molly's romance is under threat from his continued nightmares. Her insistance that he seeks help from a professional sets them on a path that will lead to heartbreak and disaster for one and a new love for the other. Read full review


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Chapter Eleven
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Seventeen
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Josephine Cox was born in Blackburn, one of ten children. At the age of sixteen, Josephine met and married her husband Ken, and had two sons. When the boys started school, she decided to go to college and eventually gained a place at Cambridge University. She was unable to take this up as it would have meant living away from home, but she went into teaching – and started to write her first full-length novel. She won the ‘Superwoman of Great Britain’ Award, for which her family had secretly entered her, at the same time as her novel was accepted for publication.

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