From the award-winning author of MR X and BLACK HOUSE -- a nerve-jangling thriller of astonishing pace, featuring one of the most hypnotic and compelling killers ever created. Now reissued in a new cover style.
From the award-winning author of MR X and BLACK HOUSE -- a nerve-jangling thriller of astonishing pace, featuring one of the most hypnotic and compelling killers ever created. Now reissued in a new cover style. THE HELLFIRE CLUB has at its heart a long-standing literary mystery. Family-run publishers Chancel House suddenly faces financial ruin when disturbing rumours surface about the true origins of their cult fantasy bestseller -- Night Journey. Yet the Chancel family's nightmare has only just begun. For brilliant and brutal killer Dick Dart is about to kidnap Nora Chancel, taking her on a terrifying trip that has alarming echoes of the story of Night Journey. Nora soon realises that to escape her obsessed captor she must first unravel the truth behind this mysterious book.
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'Far and away the best book Peter Straub has ever done ! moves like an express train. Dick Dart alone is worth the price of admission.' Stephen King 'Enough fearful twists for everyone ! wildly inventive, highly entertaining ! the story lifts off the page and soars irresistibly.' New York Times 'Powerful psychothriller suspense ! complex, intriguing, with multiple, meshing plots in which the sins of the past power the active evil of the present.' Washington Post 'Straub's most riveting read since Ghost Story ! a harrowing, spellbinding story.' Bradford Morrow
About Peter Straub
Born in Milwaukee, Peter Straub is the author of fourteen novels, which have been translated into more than twenty languages. He has won the British Fantasy Award, two Bram Stoker awards and two World Fantasy awards.
The Hellfire Club by Peter Straub
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