The White Devil
'An intelligent, bristling ghost story with a stunning sense of place', Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl
By Justin Evans
'Want a good English ghost story to read by the fire on a cold winter night? This tale of a malevolent ghost haunting a troubled American student at Harrow will fit the bill. It gathers you in lovingly, then takes you in a strangler's grip with its escalating horrors' STEPHEN KING
Do you believe in ghosts?
Fleeing expulsion and the death of a close friend, Andrew Taylor is sent to spend his final year at the prestigious public school Harrow. It is an eccentric place, a rambling ancient building filled with the sons of the rich and famous, and Andrew feels distinctly out of place
Andrew bears a striking resemblance to Lord Byron, a former pupil of Harrow - and that is when the trouble begins. He senses a malevolent presence, and when a classmate dies, his fears become all too real. Then Andrew discovers some old letters hidden in a bricked-up basement, which hint at a secret history buried in the school's past. But what is the link between these letters and the strange events that are happening at the school now and is he also in danger?
Justin Evans grew up in Lexington, Virginia, and attended Columbia University with a graduate MBA in Finance from NYU. After University he worked at the NY Times as well as being a film scout for Paramount Pictures. When not writing, he's a strategy executive at social media company The Pluck Corporation and lives in NY City with his wife and son.
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25 Oct 2012
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