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Leisure Books, 1999 - Fiction - 352 pages
A divorced man with a young son takes a job restoring a seaside house that used to be an orphanage. But there's something in the attic of Fortyfoot House. Something that scampers and scratches. Something with fur. Something far more terrifying than a rat. One thing is for certain--it is a house with a dark, unthinkable secret that threatens to send David's world hurtling into a living nightmare.

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Not at all what I was expecting and that is a very good thing. It was easy early on to see that Prey would take on several Lovecraftian themes, especially since the beginning pages give it a "The Rats ... Read full review

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Graham Masterton's first Fictional work is a winner, the very first scene grabs you and it doesn't let you go until the very end. It's classic cold war spy vs spy but the lead character has been out ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Writer Graham Masterton was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on January 16, 1946. He received training as a newspaper reporter and edited the British men's magazine Mayfair. At the age of 24, he was the executive editor of Penthouse and Penthouse Forum. During this time, he started writing sex how-to books. In 1976, he published is first horror novel The Manitou and has written over thirty-five more over the years. He has received numerous awards including a Special Edgar by the Mystery Writers of America for Charnel House, a Silver Medal by the West Coast Review of Books for Mirror, and the Prix Julia Verlanger for Family Portrait. He has also written four collections of short stories and is the author of the Rook series. He currently lives with his wife in Cork, Ireland.

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