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The Homecoming

(2019)
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'A smart, thrilling, utterly unnerving novel' GILLIAN FLYNN on Andrew Pyper's The Demonologist

EVERY FAMILY HAS SECRETS.

It is only after their father dies that Aaron, Bridge and Franny learn how wealthy he was. But they must fulfil a request in his will to get any inheritance: spend a month in a cabin, deep in the mountains, with no contact with the outside world.

Despite their concerns, they agree.

BUT SECRETS CAN BE A REAL KILLER.

The isolation soon makes them question what their father was trying to tell them. And why they have memories of the cabin, though none of them have been there before. The only thing they are sure of is that something is calling to them from the darkness of the woods. And before the month is through, they will discover just how deadly secrets can be.

For fans of The Haunting of Hill House, Twin Peaks and Stephen King, Andrew Pyper returns with this gripping novel about the dark side of family.

*** PRAISE for ANDREW PYPER ***

'Brilliant thriller . . . readers will be invested in the thoughtfully constructed characters. Fans of Josh Malerman's Bird Box will be pleased' Publishers Weekly (* Starred Review)

'One assumes the book was written beneath a full moon . . . Pyper's petrifying imagination comes through in the details. The Homecoming creates a battle between the reader's faith in what they know about their own histories and the leery possibility of treachery emerging out of nowhere . . . Pyper's craftsmanship knows no limit when it comes to making the reader confront their own inescapable fears' Globe and Mail

'Weird, wonderful, audacious . . . Brilliantly constructed and absolutely mesmerizing, this could very well be [Pyper's] best book yet' Booklist

'Genuinely terrifying, don't-read-late-at-night stuff. Thrilling, compelling and beautifully written' SJ Watson, bestselling author of Before I Go to Sleep

'Pyper's style flips back and forth from gallows humour to Grand Guignol horror... you'll want to keep all the lights on as you read this one' Independent on Sunday on Lost Girls

'With impressive skill and confidence... Pyper has created an intricate puzzle, playing with elements of the courtroom drama, the detective story and country Gothic... As a debut novel, Lost Girls is remarkable and compelling. But more than that, it is a novel that goes some way towards reinventing the literary ghost story as a modern-day going concern' The Times on Lost Girls

'Sentence by sentence there's little to fault: the moody unease of small-town Canada is maintained and a creeping horror revealed' Guardian on Lost Girls

'A best-seller in the author's native Canada... it's easy to see why... extremely compelling'Sunday Telegraph on Lost Girls

'This is an excellently written novel, brilliant in its evocation of an atmosphere which, at first mildly sinister, progressively thickens and darkens' Evening Standard on Lost Girls

Genre: Horror

Praise for this book

"Part macabre family drama, part chilling dystopian nightmare, The Homecoming is the kind of story that could only spring from the darkest imagination. Pyper is a master of the artful thriller, and Belfountain, the mysterious mansion at the centre of this terrifying novel, might be one of the most eerily realized hellscapes ever. The last page is a jaw-dropper." - Lisa Gabriele

"Pyper has the unique ability to write beautiful, relaxing sentences which, two hours later, have me sleeping with all the lights on and jumping every time the dog barks. The Homecoming is both heartwarming yet utterly terrifying. There’s no doubt that Pyper is a genuine craftsman of our time." - Roz Nay

"The Homecoming begins as a story about a family thrown together in the strangest of circumstances. From there, Pyper uses deft plotting to bring readers through twisty turns and dark woods to an ending that’s both surprising and exactly right. Pyper is a gifted storyteller with a penchant for the super creepy, and with The Homecoming he’s at his very best." - Amy Stuart


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March 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Homecoming
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ISBN: 1-4711-7839-0 / 978-1-4711-7839-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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March 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Homecoming
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Title: The Homecoming
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