"I know exactly when this photo was taken: July 1975. And I know where it was taken: on the sloping lawn beneath Albion Fay.
The boy in the photograph is me. The girl is my sister, Angie.
This is the morning of the day when web went into the caves for the first time.
It is the day when our lives changed forever."
Albion Fay, a holiday house in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by nature's bounty. For the adults, a time for relaxation and to recharge the batteries, while for the children, a chance for exploration and adventure in the English countryside. A happy time for all; nothing could possibly go wrong. Or could it? What should be a magical time ends in tragedy - but what really happened that summer?
When Adam was 15, a terrible thing happened. So terrible that he and his father ran away in an attempt to put it behind them.
But the past is not so easy to shake off. And a new start does not necessarily mean a better start.
Who is the figure at the top of the stairs? Whose is the face in the mirror? what is the thing in the pond? And why does Adam often feel he is being followed, only for his pursuers to dissolve into shadow when he turns to confront them?
"Mark Morris writes from the heart and strikes you to the depths of your soul. This nightmarish coming-of-age story once again proves he is one of the best horror writers out there" - Stephen Volk
"A remarkable study of grief, first love, and what it's like to be a child when everything around you is new and exciting and dangerous. Mark Morris's skill is he can flip you between shocks and scares, and break your heart in the process" - Robert Shearman
Bridget and Colin move to the country to start afresh. But Bridget notices some mysterious stumps in the garden of their new house. What are they? And more importantly, why do they have such a strange influence over Colin?
Alice arrives to live at her aunt's house as a frightened young orphan. She leaves years later - alone and far more frightened. when things you love disappear, it's unbearable. But when they come back it can be terrifying...