New game Acheron offers you all you desire . . . at the cost of your soul. Would you?
The sequel to the Richard and Judy bestseller A Cold Season. New game Acheron offers you everything you desire . . . at the cost of your soul.
Ben Cassidy promised his mother he would never to return to Darnshaw, the remote village they barely escaped when he was a child. But when his friend, Jessica, kills herself, he feels compelled to investigate.
Jessica was playing a sinister computer game called Acheron, which claims it will give you anything you desire . . . for a price.
As Ben and his friends delve ever deeper into the world of Acheron, good motivations and morality begin to slip, and they find themselves spiralling out of control. Ben could save them all, but the cost for doing so might be too high to pay . . .
An itchy tension-cranker of parental paranoia - SFX on A Cold Season
A terrifically chilling tale. A sterling debut which bodes unspeakably well for its author and beyond - The Speculative Scotsman on A Cold Season
A scary read that will chill you to the bone . . . Beware if fact and fiction suddenly start to blur - CrimeSquad.com on A Cold Season
Alison Littlewood is the author of six novels, all published by Jo Fletcher Books. A Cold Season was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club, where it was described as 'perfect reading for a dark winter's night.' Recent historical chillers The Hidden People and The Crow Garden received wide critical acclaim.
Alison's short stories have won the Shirley Jackson Award and been shortlisted for the British Fantasy award, and have appeared in numerous 'Best of the Year' anthologies.
Alison lives with her partner Fergus in Yorkshire, England, in a house of creaking doors and crooked walls. You can talk to her on twitter @Ali__L, see her on Facebook and visit her at www.alisonlittlewood.co.uk.