No one could understand why Colin and Roy were best friends. Colin
was so shy; Roy
was so popular. Colin was nervous around girls; Roy was a ladies' man. Colin was
fascinated by Roy - and Roy was fascinated by death. Then one day Roy asked his timid
friend: "You ever killed anything?" And from that moment on, the two were bound
together in a game too terrifying to imagine...and too irresistible to stop.
He is back. Hilary Thomas knew terror as a child, but never anything
like this. He is
back. He is hunting her with a sick desire more terrifying than hatred could ever be. And
he is in her house again. He is back. He is on the stairs and he can't be stopped. Hilary
killed him once and he keeps coming back. Again and again. He is back. He is at her
1980, Jove Books
Once there was a girl who ran away and joined a traveling carnival.
She married a man
she grew to hate and gave birth to a child she could never love. A child so monstrous
that she killed it with her own hands...Twenty-five years later, Ellen Harper has a new
life, a new husband, and two normal children - Joey loves monster movies and Amy is
about to graduate from high school. But their mother drowns her secret guilt in alcohol
and prayer. The time has come for Amy and Joey to pray for her sins...Because Amy is
pregnant. And the carnival is coming back to town.
1979, Leigh Nichols
Joanna Rand left America almost ten years ago to become a singer
in a Japanese
nightclub. Still, she could never escape the strange dream that haunted her night after
night: a single, disturbing image of a man with steel fingers, reaching for a hypodermic
syringe. When she awoke, she felt violated, used and terrified. Alex Hunter desperately
wanted to help this beautiful, fascinating woman. He knew he had seen Joanna before - in
news photographs of a senator's daughter who'd disappeared ten years ago. Slowly,
tenderly, he helped awaken her to a terrifying fact: that she was not who she thought she
was...that her mind, her memories, had been created for her...And there was only one
way to unlock the dark secret of her soul...