A Cold Season by Alison Littlewood

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By Alison Littlewood

A gloomy and unsettling story from a daring voice in horror writing, British author Alison Littlewood's first novel used to be decreed "hugely enjoyable--perfect analyzing for a depressing winter's night," via the influential Richard & Judy ebook membership. "A frightening learn that may sit back you to the bone," acknowledged Library Journal.

After the battlefront dying of her husband, a soldier, within the sands of the center East, a distraught Cass makes a decision to maneuver to the bucolic village of Darnshaw--a position she as soon as knew and loved--with her teenaged son, with the desire switch in surroundings might be simply the object to assist her relations heal. however the locals aren't as pleasant as she had was hoping and the web connection isn't as trustworthy as her paintings calls for. Ben starts off to reveal an uncharacteristic hostility. A snowfall moves Darnshaw, marooning it in a sea of snow, and Cass starts off to melancholy. She unearths a sympathetic ear within the individual of her son's replacement instructor. yet his attentions can't positioned to relaxation her transforming into nervousness approximately her son and her enterprise. and shortly, she reveals herself pitted opposed to darkish forces she will slightly understand. The chilly season has begun.

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