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Nightshade

The 4th Jack Nightingale Supernatural Thriller

By Stephen Leather

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A Jack Nightingale supernatural thriller with unbeatable pace, suspense and action from bestselling author Stephen Leather.

In Jack Nightingale's world - where reality and the occult collide - sometimes the only way to fight evil is with evil.

A farmer walks into a school and shoots eight children dead before turning the gun on himself. It's a harrowing but straightforward case - until police search the man's farm and unearth evidence of dark Satanic practices. When the perpetrator's brother approaches Nightingale, adamant that his brother was set up, it's clear that something even more sinister lurks at the heart of the case.

And there are dark forces elsewhere. A young girl miraculously returns to life, claiming she's spoken to those from beyond the grave. Those in contact with her are dying hideous deaths . . . forcing Jack Nightingale to make the hardest decision he's ever faced.

Biographical Notes

Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers and a top ebook bestselling author. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post. He has also written for television and two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were filmed for TV. You can find out more from www.stephenleather.com; Stephen's blog, www.stephenleather.blogspot.co.uk; and Twitter at twitter.com/stephenleather. Stephen also has a website for his Jack Nightingale series, www.jacknightingale.com.

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  • ISBN: 9781444740684
  • Publication date: 25 Apr 2013
  • Page count: 432
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
'Written with panache, and a fine ear for dialogue, Leather manages the collision between the real and the occult with exceptional skill, adding a superb time-shift twist at the end.' — Daily Mail on NIGHTMARE
'Another great thriller from Stephen Leather but this time with a devilish twist!' — James Herbert on NIGHTFALL
'Suffused with mysterious pentagrams, not to mention a creeping sense of evil, I suspect that down-to-earth Nightingale is a man we'll hear more of' — Daily Mail on NIGHTFALL
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