Lynnwood: an idyllic village in the English countryside with its charming pub, old dairy, friendly vicar, gurgling brooks, old paths with memories of simpler times ...
But vistors are watched by an entity between the trees where the Dark Ages have endured to the twenty-first century ...
Thomas Brown graduated in creative writing from Southampton University. In 2010 he won the University's Flash Fiction Competition for his story, â€˜Crowmanâ€™. He is a proud member of the dark fiction writing group: Pen of the Damned. Literary influences include Friedrich Nietzsche, Poppy Z. Brite and Thomas Ligotti.
When I started reading this, it stopped me in my tracks. Holy. Cow. ... paints a vivid picture of the New Forest into your very soul.
Waterstones bookseller, Waterstones.com
Brown writes with a tremendously polished style and creates scenes that you can not only see, but also smell and even taste...
Sue Buchman, amazon.com and goodreads.com
"A quintessentially British folk horror chiller ... rendered deftly. A new voice in British horror, that you'll want to read, has entered the field."
Adam Nevill, Author
I would recommend this to fans of classic English horror as well as fans of Stephen King.
Lucy O'Connor, Waterstones bookseller
Thomas Brown's beautifully written novel proposes a modern gothic forest far from the tourist trail, a place filled with strange events and eerie consequences.'
Philip Hoare, Author