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Title:
The woman in black : angel of death
Author:
Waites, Martyn.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Vintage Books Edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Vintage Books, A Division of Random House LLC, [2014].
Physical Description:
290 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
It's Autumn of 1940, and German bombs are destroying the cities of Britain as WWII takes its toll on Europe. In London, children are being removed from their families and taken to the country for safety. Teacher Eve Parkins is in charge of one such group, and her destination is an empty and desolate house that appears to be sinking into the tidal marshes that surround it. Far from home and with no alternative, Eve and the children move in. But it soon becomes apparent that there is someone else in the house; someone who is far deadlier than anything that would face the children in the city. She's called "The Woman in Black, " and she won't rest until she has her revenge.
General Note:
Originally published: 2013.

"Based on an original idea by Susan Hill."
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780804169981
Format :
Book

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Summary

The chilling sequel to the international bestselling novel The Woman in Black

It's Autumn of 1940, and German bombs are destroying the cities of Britain as WWII takes its toll on Europe. In London, children are being removed from their families and taken to the country for safety. Teacher Eve Parkins is in charge of one such group, and her destination is an empty and desolate house that appears to be sinking into the tidal marshes that surround it.

Its name is Eel Marsh House.

Far from home and with no alternative, Eve and the children move in. But it soon becomes apparent that there is someone else in the house; someone who is far deadlier than anything that would face the children in the city. She's called "The Woman in Black," and she won't rest until she has her revenge ...


Author Notes

MARTYN WAITES was born and raised in Newcastle Upon Tyne. He has written nine novels under his own name and five under the name Tania Carver. He has been nominated for every major British crime fiction award, has been chosen as a Guardian Book of the Year and has won the Grand Prix du Roman Noir.


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