The Afterlife of Darkmares

A New Thriller from P J Newcombe

Pat Newcome is an individual member of NAWG, she has a first-class BA Hons degree in creative writing and this is her third thriller novel.

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The Afterlife of Darkmares

When single mum Kate Linden's disabled daughter dies unexpectedly she is stunned to find she is under suspicion of harming her. But Kate still has a 12 year old son, Grif, who refuses to speak and is grappling with issues of his own – not least of which is his attachment to a supposedly imaginary friend. Kate's relationship with her son is fraught as she struggles to make some kind of connection with him and also deal with her own intense grief.

Unbeknown to Kate, in 1665, a disasterous event – the plague – in a small Derbyshire village – has consequences that stretch into the 21st Century and she is blind to the fact that her son (feeling estranged to all around him) has unwittingly allowed an evil entity to awaken and threaten them all.

Kate must now fight her own demons and accept help from unlikely sources if she is to save her son from a fate worse than death. The help finally comes from a sleep therapist, an elderly bereaved lady and Jeremiah, an old man who hovers between life and death on a life support machine…

Paperback book £6.33 –

kindle version £1.68 –

Pat Newcombe has previously published her second book with Lulu. If you enjoy a thriller/horror story here is another one to read.

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Author: Kevin Machin Date: February 7, 2013 10:37 am
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