“With his latest novel, DiLouie applies psychological suspense to the fallout of the haunted survivors of a religious death cult with horrifying results.”
David, Deacon, and Beth all live with a terrible secret. They survived a religious cult’s last days at Red Peak mountain as children. As adults, the trauma of those events are a constant reminder.
When another survivor commits suicide, they get together after so many years to share their stories. Memories rise to the surface … they can’t help but ask why their families chose such a dark path.
What actually happened at the end?
Red Peak holds the answers, but truth comes with a price, and the ultimate sacrifice may be the only way they can survive it again.
Why we’re excited about this book:
Stoker nominated author Craig DiLouie is no stranger to hard-hitting speculative fiction. The author of One of Us, Our War, The Infection, and Suffer the Children, among others, DiLouie is just as comfortable writing the supernatural as he is with grounded post-apocalyptic fiction. With his latest novel, DiLouie applies psychological suspense to the fallout of the haunted survivors of a religious death cult with horrifying results. David Moody (Hater series, Autumn series) says: “DiLouie really knows how to simultaneously shatter nerves and break hearts. The Children of Red Peak is a genuinely unsettling psychological horror novel, a story where faith and fear combine to destroy innocence and devastate lives. Intense, compulsive, thought-provoking, and highly recommended.”, and Publishers Weekly says: “With this chilling story of cult abuse, DiLouie proves his mastery of the slow slide from psychological drama into supernatural horror … Horror readers will be hooked.”
Forthcoming from Redhook 17 November 2020, The Children of Red Peak by Craig DiLouie is available for pre-order now.