Look Out For … In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt - cover “A tale of witches, betrayal, the huntress and the hunted, In the House in the Dark of the Woods is a novel of horror and suspense stamped with Laird Hunt’s trademark lyrical prose, covering early American mythology in way you won’t soon forget.”

 

“Once upon a time there was and there wasn’t a woman who went to the woods.”

A Puritan woman in colonial New England goes missing. Maybe’s she has abandoned her family, or she has been kidnapped then escapes and wanders in the woods to the north. All alone, she meets another woman in the forest, and everything changes.

Journeying through the woods full of almost-human wolves, a deep well echoing the screams of men, and then a traveling on a ship made of bones, she discovers that the evil she’s running from has been inside her all this time.

Why we’re excited about this book:
A tale of witches, betrayal, the huntress and the hunted, In the House in the Dark of the Woods is a novel of horror and suspense stamped with Laird Hunt’s trademark lyrical prose, covering early American mythology in way you won’t soon forget. Author of The Exquisite, Neverhome, and The Evening Road, Hunt is no stranger to blending genres and American history, and his take on America’s colonial pre-occupation with witches and the occult makes this one book no one should miss. Releasing from Little, Brown and Company 16 October 2018, In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt is available for pre-order now.
BOB PASTORELLA

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