“Whether the story is set in the world of today or several hundred years ago, McCammon has the ability to set the stage with the reader, and engage them with compelling characters that are impossible to forget.”
Two confidence scam artists during the Great Depression decide to hit New Orleans and graduate to kidnapping and ransom. Across town, railroad worker Curtis Mayhew is one of those guys that has a knack for fixing arguments between friends … it just comes naturally to him. And sometimes, he hears things people don’t say aloud. Thing’s he’s not supposed to hear.
When he hears a little girl’s cry for help, Curtis is forced to go into action to save her. And he finds himself right in the middle of the terrible world of two desperate and dangerous men.
Why we’re excited about this book:
Any time Robert McCammon releases a new book, it’s something to celebrate. Regarded as a legend in horror fiction, he is one of the most consistent writers in the field and never ceases to amaze. Whether the story is set in the world of today or several hundred years ago, McCammon has the ability to set the stage with the reader, and engage them with compelling characters that are impossible to forget. With hints of the supernatural and suspense at every turn, this book is destined to be another unforgettable title by a master of the genre. The Listener by Robert McCammon releases 27 February 2018, and is available for pre-order at Amazon.