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Putnam's, Nov 1, 1989 - Fiction - 219 pages
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Peculiar things happen at the Mariell family residence: corridors are suddenly choked by the heat of unseen fires and echo with the chilling sound of a child's distant laughter. And not even skeptical supernatural investigator David Ash knows how to combat the home's terrible secret.

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David Ash, a skeptic who investigates paranormal phenomena, has been called to Edbrook, an isolated, decaying, country estate by the family who claim that the place is being visited by ghosts. This ... Read full review

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A great example of the subgenre of haunted house horror. It's been awhile since I've read it, but I do remember that it was very good, and should be read by horror fans. Read full review


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JAMES HERBERT is Britian's number one bestselling author of horror fiction. He has held this position ever since the publication of his first novel, and has grown to become one of Britain's greatest popular novelists. His novels have been translated into thirty-three languages. His nineteen previous novels have sold more than 50 million copies worldwide.

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