Cursed - ebook
A Jack Nightingale short story
By Stephen Leather
An exciting short story, part of the Jack Nightingale series by bestselling author Stephen Leather - thrillers with an occult twist.
Jack Nightingale - lives in the shadows, fights in the dark.
Ex-cop turned private eye Jack Nightingale is used to dealing with tricky situations. He's faced down the powers of hell a couple of times, too. In this new short story, he's called in to help a policeman who's lying at death's door. The doctors can't work out what's wrong. But the dying man's colleagues swear blind that he was cursed by a gypsy during the Dale Farm clearance. And Nightingale could be his only hope.
Jack Nightingale is the hero of Stephen Leather's supernatural detective novels. There are five books in the critically acclaimed series: NIGHTFALL, MIDNIGHT, NIGHTMARE, NIGHTSHADE and LASTNIGHT.
Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He began writing full time in 1992. His bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series and two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were filmed for TV. You can find out more from his website, www.stephenleather.com.
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- Publication date:
20 Dec 2011
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Hodder & Stoughton
'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
'A disturbing, blood-chilling read from a writer at the top of his game' **** — Sunday Express on MIDNIGHT