A gruelling horror classic from bestselling author Richard Laymon 'In Laymon's book, blood doesn't so much drip as explode, splatter and coagulate. Its dynamic is described in salivating detail' Independent
'If you've missed Laymon, you've missed a treat' Stephen King
2:32am: A Jaguar roars along a lonely road in the Californian mountains. Behind the wheel sits the beautiful wife of Professor Grant Parkington. She has left Grant behind and is on her way to meet a different kind of man - someone as wild and passionate as herself. In the morning a naked body will be found. A body missing more than its clothes...
In Laymon's books, blood doesn't so much as drip as explode, splatter and coagulate - Independent
No one writes like Laymon and you're going to have a good time with anything he writes - Dean Koontz
A gut-crunching writer - Time Out
A brilliant writer - Sunday Express
The author knows how to sock it to the reader - The Times
Richard Laymon was born in Chicago in 1947 and grew up in California. Four of his books have been shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, which he won in 2001 with THE TRAVELLING VAMPIRE SHOW. Among his many acclaimed works of horror and suspense are THE STAKE, SAVAGE, AFTER MIDNIGHT and the four novels in the Beast House Chronicles: THE CELLAR, THE BEAST HOUSE, THE MIDNIGHT TOUR and FRIDAY NIGHT IN BEAST HOUSE. He died in February 2001.