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When Edgar Freemantle moves to Duma Key to escape his past, he doesn’t expect to find much there. But Duma Key and its mysteries have been waiting for him. The shells beneath his house are whispering to him, and something in the view from his window urges him to discover a talent he never knew he had. Edgar Freemantle begins to paint. Even though he has lost an arm. And the hand he uses is the one he lost …


This is one of the most haunted character pieces he's ever written. Horrific. Tragic. And absolutely beautiful
Damon Lindelof, co-creator and writer of <i>Lost</i>
Fresh and frightening and highly recommended
King has become such a sophisticated writer that this novel is never less than page-turning . . . A first-class beach-read
<i>Independent on Sunday</i>
'Another masterpiece'
<i>The Sun</i>