The Haunted (Paperback)
With his “ability to disgust (and delight) even the most seasoned horror enthusiast” (Publishers Weekly), Bentley Little conjures up your greatest fears as he dares you to spend a night with the haunted....
Julian and Claire Perry and their two children, Megan and James, have made the move to a bigger, nicer home in their city's historic district. But something isn't right.
The neighbors seem reluctant to visit. Claire can't shake the feeling that someone is watching her. Megan receives increasingly menacing and obscene texts. And James is having terrible dreams. No wonder, considering what he's seen in the corner of the basement, staring at him and shuffling closer ever so slowly.
Pity no one warned the family about the house. Now it's too late. Because the darkness at the bottom of the stairs is rising....
About the Author
Bentley Little is the author of numerous novels, short stories, articles, essays, and reviews. After earning a BA in communications and an MA in English, Little sold his soul and abandoned all artistic integrity, working for eight years as a bureaucrat for a midsized city in Orange County, California. His first novel, The Revelation, won the 1990 Horror Writers Association Bram Stoker Award for best first novel.
Praise for Bram Stoker Award-Winning Author Bentley Little
“The horror poet laureate...a master of the macabre!”—Stephen King
“[Bentley Little is] on par with such greats as Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Peter Straub.”—Midwest Book Review
“Little possesses the uncanny ability to take everyday situations and turn them into nightmares.”—Publishers Weekly
“Little has the unparalleled ability to evoke surreal, satiric terror.”—Horror Reader