The Drowning Pool (Paperback)Syd Moore (author)
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After her world is shaken by a series of unexplained events, young widow Sarah Grey soon comes to realise that she is the victim of a terrifying haunting by her 19th century namesake ... A classic ghost story with a modern twist by a talented new writer in the genre.
Relocated to a coastal town, widowed teacher Sarah Grey is slowly rebuilding her life, along with her young son Alfie. But after an inadvertent seance one drunken night, her world is shaken when she starts to experience frightening visions. She tries to explain them as But Alfie sees them too and Sarah believes that they have become the targets of a terrifying haunting.
Convinced that the ghost is that of a 19th Century local witch and namesake, Sarah delves into local folklore and learns that the witch was thought to have been evil incarnate. When a series of old letters surface, Sarah discovers that nothing and no-one is as it seems, maybe not even the ghost of Sarah Grey...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
`A stunning reinvention of the ghost story and an exploration of a 19th-century Essex witch hunt.' The Guardian
`A goose-pimply old-fashioned ghost story.' Christopher Fowler, author of the Bryant and May series
`A must-read for historical fiction fans. Its vivid descriptions will leave even the toughest of souls with goose pimples.' Closer