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The Moorstone Sickness

(1981)
A novel by

 
 
After the death of their infant son, Hal and Rowan Graham decide to leave the mad bustle of London and move to a quiet country refuge. And the rustic village of Moorstone seems perfect. Too perfect? Lying beneath a hill capped by an enormous stone, Moorstone hides mysterious secrets. Why does such a small town need such a large insane asylum? Why do the village's elderly residents leave everything they own to young newcomers they barely know? And why is everyone so friendly, so handsome, and so preoccupied with Hal and Rowan's health?

Before the Grahams can piece the insidious puzzle together, they are plunged into a spiraling terror of ancient mysteries reborn, people who are not quite what they seem, and a village that is quaint, charming - and deadly!

When it comes to spine-chilling tales of quiet horror, no one surpasses Bernard Taylor, the best-selling author of the classic novels, The Godsend and Sweetheart, Sweetheart.

"Reaches its horrifying climax with seductive grace." (Library Journal)

"A fine atmosphere of terror." (New York Times)

"Slow-building occult horror." (Kirkus Reviews)

"His fiction grips and holds the reader.... Taylor is a master." (Publishers Weekly)

Genre: Horror

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Hardback Editions

May 1982 : UK Hardback
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Title: Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
ISBN: 0-86188-155-9 / 978-0-86188-155-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piatkus Books
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December 1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
ISBN: 0-312-54746-3 / 978-0-312-54746-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
ISBN: 1-941147-83-6 / 978-1-941147-83-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Valancourt Books
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February 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
ISBN: 0-586-20698-1 / 978-0-586-20698-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grafton
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November 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: Moorstone
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
ISBN: 0-312-91238-2 / 978-0-312-91238-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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Audio Editions

February 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
Publisher: Valancourt Books
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February 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
Publisher: Valancourt Books
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February 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
Publisher: Valancourt Books
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February 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
Publisher: Valancourt Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Moorstone Sickness
Author(s): Bernard Taylor
Publisher: Valancourt Books
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