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The Haunting of Henderson Close
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About The Book
Ghosts have always walked there. Now they’re not alone…
In the depths of Edinburgh, an evil presence is released.
Hannah and her colleagues are tour guides who lead their visitors along the spooky, derelict Henderson Close, thrilling them with tales of spectres and murder. For Hannah it is her dream job, but not for long. Who is the mysterious figure that disappears around a corner? What is happening in the old print shop? And who is the little girl with no face?
The legends of Henderson Close are becoming all too real. The Auld De’il is out – and even the spirits are afraid.
FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launched in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.
- Publisher: Flame Tree Press (January 10, 2019)
- Length: 240 pages
- ISBN13: 9781787581036
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Raves and Reviews
"This is a ridiculously fun read, with just enough creeps and chills to keep the reader’s pulse up. I thoroughly enjoyed my tour of Henderson Close, and this book has easily put Catherine Cavendish on my list of authors to explore."
– Sci-Fi and Scary
"Cavendish sets the scene exceptionally well and the book is atmospheric and spooky throughout."
– The British Fantasy Society
"I wasn’t entirely sure how I was going to feel about time slips, but Catherine Cavendish really pulled it off. I loved following along with the characters’ uncertainty about what was going on, and I was pleasantly surprised by how well everything was woven together."
– Ladies of Horror Fiction
"Great spooky story! Any spooky tale that keeps me up until 3 am because I can't put it down deserves full stars from me! I loved this story!"
– My Interdimentional Chaos
"There is so much atmosphere, it was very easy to put yourself into any of the time zones. Everything was so easy to picture and I really felt part of the story.[...]It’s my first book by both Flame Tree Press and Cavendish but it definitely won’t be the last for either."
– For the Love of Books
"I really enjoyed this plot-driven and spooky book and highly recommend it to fans of horror and ghost stories!"
– Reader Voracious
"In this atmospheric novel, Cavendish tells what happens when tour guides go from telling dark and haunting stories to becoming the haunted ones drawn into the story."
– Publishers Weekly
"The Haunting of Henderson Close stands shoulder to shoulder with the Gothic classics."
– Cedar Hollow Horror Reviews
"This is definitely a creepy novel and would make an excellent horror movie."
– Girl Who Reads
"If you're looking for a spooky ghost story I highly recommend The Haunting of Henderson Close!"
– Little Miss Reviews
"If supernatural chills are what you seek then The Haunting of Henderson Close is highly recommended."
– Grab This Book
"This is the first book I have read by Catherine Cavendish and I LOVED IT!!"
– The Orchard Book Club
"...would absolutely recommend this book to anyone who loves a good ghost story."
– B's Book Blog
"I loved this book! ...it is more than just a ghost story."
– The Happy Horror Nerd
"Superb writing [...] Cavendish’s writing is spot on, building wonderful characters and weaving a spell on us unsuspecting readers."
– Final Guys
"...a wonderfully complex and extremely twisted tale of a haunted area."
– Cemetary Dance
"...thought-provoking and compelling read..."
– Gehenna and Himmon Books
"Catherine Cavendish delivers a clever, accomplished book that entirely normalises the ghost narrative and the timeslip aspects of the story, making it perfectly easy to suspend disbelief and imagine myself on one of Hannah’s tours, seeing and experiencing things that jump straight into the realm of the supernatural."
– Crime Review
“Now, this is one GOOD BOOK! It's creepy, it's suspenseful and there's so many twists and turns that I almost found myself getting lost along side Hannah!”
– Georgia Books
“The Haunting of Henderson Close is more than just a ghost story, it is the story of a battle against an ancient, implacable evil. There are monsters here, and they are never far from the immediacy of the moment. What makes all that come alive, however, is the depth of the characters and the strength of the bonds between them that build alongside the story.”
– Beauty in Ruins
“The use of setting was one of the main strengths of the book, as the descriptions of 19th century Edinburgh were detailed and made it easy to imagine just what Victorian Scotland used to look like.”
– Read and Review
“The Haunting of Henderson Close is an atmospheric and spooky ghost story with a great dose of history. It's also deliciously twisted, violent and dragged me through the claustrophic streets of historical Edinburgh until the unexpected conclusion”
– Yolanda Sfetsos
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