Take his hand and follow him into the darkness ...John Connolly, bestselling author of seven brilliantly scary mystery novels, now turns his pen to the short story to give us a volume of chilling tales of the supernatural. In this macabre collection, echoing masters of the genre from M R James to Stephen King, Connolly delves into our darkest fears -- lost lovers, missing children, subterranean creatures and predatory demons. Framing the collection are two substantial novellas -- THE CANCER COWBOY RIDES charts the fatal progress of a modern-day grim reaper, while THE REFLECTING EYE is a haunted house tale with a twist and marks the return of private detective Charlie Parker, the troubled hero of Connolly's crime novels. This edition contains two additional stories -- THE CYCLE and MR GRAY'S FOLLY -- not previously included. Nocturnes is a masterly volume to be read with the lights on - menace has never been so seductive ...
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Date of Publication: 04/10/2007