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Berkley Publishing Group, Jul 1, 1990 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The surviving heirs of the Mariell family knew their country home was haunted by an unspoken horror from the past. Now they want David Ash, a skeptical psychic investigator, to prove them wrong and dismiss the chilling sounds of a child's distant laughter.

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Review: Haunted (David Ash #1)

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I think I enjoyed this less because I've watched the film version so the twist was completely ruined and it took all the fear away. I felt the two plot lines not relating to Edbrook detracted from the ... Read full review

Review: Haunted (David Ash #1)

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David Ash, a paranormal investigator for the Psychical Research Institute, has taken a case in rural England where he meets the siblings Simon, Christina, and Robert; and their aunt, Nanny Tess. They ... Read full review


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Horror writer James Herbert was born in London, England on April 8, 1943. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a singer and an art director for an advertising agency. His novels have sold more than forty-two million copies worldwide and have been translated into thirty-three languages, including Russian and Chinese. His stories are simple, yet compelling and usually have a young, jaded man as the hero. Besides writing his novels, he also designs the book covers and handles the publicity. He currently lives in London, England with his wife and children.

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