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The Boys Are Back in Town

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Get Ready to Take a Terrifying Trip Down Memory Lane

Will James's tenth high school reunion starts out innocently enough. Sure, he has the usual nerves, facing his peers without having achieved his dreams. But so what if he's a tabloid reporter instead of a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist? So what if, years after being left at the altar by his high school sweetheart, Will isn't even thinking about marriage? Most people haven't done any better.

But the reunion takes a dark turn when Will discovers that one of his old friends was killed during their senior year--even though Will remembers hanging out with his friend both at graduation and after. He even received an e-mail from the guy a few days ago. Yet everyone else remembers the hit-and-run, the funeral . . . and now Will's memories are beginning to change.

Soon other terrible memories begin to surface, acts of violence from the past that are brutally altering the present--ruining lives or even ending them. Somehow the past is being changed, and it seems that Will alone is aware of the shifting reality. But why? And how can he hope to change it?

Genre: Horror

Praise for this book

"Christopher Golden collides the ordinary and the supernatural with wonderfully unsettling results. THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN is a wicked little thriller. Rod Serling would have loved it." - Max Allan Collins

"Christopher Golden is one of the most hard-working, smartest, and most talented writers of his generation, and his books are so good and so involving that they really ought to sell in huge numbers. Everything he writes glows with imagination." - Peter Straub

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Hardback Editions

November 2013 : UK Hardback

Title: The Boys are Back In Town (signed jhc): Introduced by Don Murphy
Author(s): Christopher Golden
ISBN: 1-84863-671-7 / 978-1-84863-671-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: PS Publishing
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February 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: Boys Are Back in Town
Author(s): Christopher Golden
ISBN: 1-4178-2337-2 / 978-1-4178-2337-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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Paperback Editions

February 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Boys Are Back in Town
Author(s): Christopher Golden
ISBN: 0-553-58615-7 / 978-0-553-58615-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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January 2004 : USA Paperback

Title: The Boys Are Back in Town
Author(s): Christopher Golden
ISBN: 0-553-38207-1 / 978-0-553-38207-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Kindle Editions

April 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Boys Are Back In Town
Author(s): Christopher Golden
Publisher: Haverhill House Publishing LLC
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