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Heart-Shaped Box

Heart-Shaped Box

A nail-biting ghost story that will keep you up at night

By Joe Hill

Paperback / softback | ISBN 9781473222700

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A nail-biting ghost story that will keep you up at night while you keep turning the pages . . .

'Buy my stepfather's ghost' read the e-mail.

So Jude did.

He bought it, in the shape of the dead man's suit, delivered in a heart-shaped box, because he wanted it: because his fans ate up that kind of story. It was perfect for his collection: the genuine skulls and the bones, the real honest-to-God snuff movie, the occult books and all the rest of the paraphanalia that goes along with his kind of hard/goth rock.

But the rest of his collection doesn't make the house feel cold. The bones don't make the dogs bark; the movie doesn't make Jude feel as if he's being watched. And none of the artefacts bring a vengeful old ghost with black scribbles over his eyes out of the shadows to chase Jude out of his home, and make him run for his life ...

People can't stop reading Heart-Shaped Box:

'Unique and just damn cool, this is a must read for fans of the macabre . . . This gritty, haunting tale had my horror-loving heart swooning with how eerie it was' Goodreads reviewer,

'Don't be fooled that this is some cute story, there is death and there is intense danger and stress, but oh so well woven together' Goodreads reviewer,

'A story of a vengeful ghost, but there is a lot more to the story than that . . . [it] takes many unexpected twists and turns and Hill's conception of what a ghost can do is quite original and disturbing' Goodreads reviewer,

'[A] clever plot and seemingly unlovable characters, I was turning the pages like there was no tomorrow for the last 100 pages and didn't guess the ending' Goodreads reviewer,

'The creepiest, scariest new book that I have read in quite some time . . . a grand adventure fraught with tension and nail-biting moments that you won't want to put down' Goodreads reviewer,


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Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9781473222700
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Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 432
Width (mm): 130
Height (mm): 196
Depth (mm): 30

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