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Stephen King's It meets Stranger Things in a tender and terrifying coming-of-age tale of haunted houses and the monster at the door.

Noah Turner's family are haunted by monsters that are all too real, strange creatures that visit them all. When his terminally ill father becomes obsessed with the construction of an elaborate haunted house - the Wandering Dark - the family grants his last wish, creating themselves a legacy and a new family business in their grief. But families don't talk about the important things, and they try to shield baby Noah from horrors, both staged and real. As the family falls apart, fighting demons of poverty, loss and sickness, the real monsters grow ever closer. Unbeknownst to them, Noah is being visited by a wolfish beast with glowing orange eyes. Noah is not the first of the Turners to meet the monster, but he is the first to let it into his room.... 

©2020 Shaun Hamill (P)2020 W F Howes

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  • 13-11-20

Much more than I expected toin the best way

I went in expecting a monster based horror story but the novel is so much more than that. Definitely one of my favorite books of the year.