“Davidson turns his attention to horror with a coming-of-age novel, at once touching and captivating, examining the power of storytelling and how our memories change over time.”
Niagara Falls, 1980’s. Twelve year old Jake Baker meets a pair of siblings new to town, and introduces them to his eccentric uncle Calvin, collector of conspiracy theories and arcane occult artifacts. Calvin initiates the gang into the “Saturday Night Ghost Club.
What starts off as a fun-filled summer project turns ominous and mysterious as the gang discovers more about Niagara Falls than anyone could have ever imagined.
Why we’re excited about this book:
Horror lovers should be familiar with Nick Cutter, author of The Troop, Little Heaven, and The Deep. Nick’s other side, writer Craig Davidson, certainly needs no introduction in more literary circles. Davidson’s previous works such as Sarah Court, Rust and Bone, and Cataract City have cemented him as one of the best writers in any genre working today. Now Davidson turns his attention to horror with a coming-of-age novel, at once touching and captivating, examining the power of storytelling and how our memories change over time. Publishers Weekly calls The Saturday Night Ghost Club “A well-crafted, whimsical coming-of-age tale … Davidson creates a quirky landscape and colorful characters, resulting in a novel that will entertain readers while providing a nice dose of nostalgia.” Forthcoming from Penguin books, The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson is available for pre-order and releases 9 July 2019.