'Laymon has established a style that has often been imitated but never equalled' Dean Koontz
'If you've missed Laymon, you've missed a treat' Stephen King
It's only a trip to the movies but it turns into Marty's worst nightmare when she sees the guy sitting behind her. Willy. The man who raped her ten years ago. Now he's out of jail - and looking for Marty...
'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
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.