“SanGiovanni’s special blend of rural occult horror promises to send a chill down our spines with an exciting character readers can’t get enough of.”
On the border of Pennsylvania and New Jersey lies the rural town of Zarepath. Deep in the woods stands a door. Where it came from, and where it leads—no one knows. Generations of folks have made the trek through the woods to the door, seeking comfort from their sins, maybe forgiveness. They present a letter to the door, sealed with their own blood, asking for their sorrows to be lifted.
Within three days, their wish is granted … for better or worse.
A young single mother, grieving over the suicide of her teenage daughter, asks too much of the door, and when she retrieves her letter, she unwittingly releases every sin, secret, and spirit trapped on the other side.
Occultist Kathy Ryan is the only one who can help seal the door before the whole town becomes hell on earth . . .
Why we’re excited about this book:
Mary SanGiovanni’s occulist Kathy Ryan (Chills – 2016) returns with Behind the Door, the first in a new series. With praise on her earlier work from Gary A. Braunbeck and F. Paul Wilson, she’s definitely a horror writer to keep up with, with stories in numerous anthologies and novels such as Thrall, The Hollower series, and Chaos. SanGiovanni’s special blend of rural occult horror promises to send a chill down our spines with an exciting character readers can’t get enough of. Published by Lyrical Underground, Behind the Door by Mary SanGiovanni is available for pre-order and releases 28 August 2018.