Night of the Damned (Paperback)Stephen Bywater (author)
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When darkness falls the nightmare begins . . .
It is 1935 and a rubber plantation deep in the Amazon jungle is losing its labourers one by one. Company agent Miller arrives to investigate the mounting number of those disappearing as well as the brutal killing of a fellow agent.
Sightings of a corpselike girl and a man who bears a striking resemblance to the dead agent soon have Miller on edge. And when night falls, and the humid air fills with the stench of rotting flesh, he becomes convinced he's found the nearest thing to hell.
They roam through the darkness, hide in the shadows and shun the daylight. But what are these deathly-looking figures?
As the sun sets over the plantation, only a brave man dares to sleep...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 264 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 24 mm
An impressive debut. As much about the horrors of war as the primeval horrors that lurk in the depths of the human psyche -- F.R. Tallis, author of The Forbidden, on THE DEVIL'S ARK
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