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Call of the Wraith

This is the fourth novel in Kevin Sands' award-winning Blackthorn Key series.

Kevin Sands

Christopher Rowe has no idea who he is. After being shipwrecked in Devonshire, he wakes up alone, his memories gone. Villagers tell him he was possessed by an unseen evil, and only became conscious after being visited by the local witch.

As Christopher tries to get his bearings, he realizes his current state may be far from coincidence. Dark events have been happening in this corner of Britain — village children are disappearing without a trace. There are whispers that the malevolent ghost of the White Lady has returned to steal the children away, one by one, and consume their souls.

Thankfully, friends Tom and Sally find Christopher and help him reconnect with his unique skills and talents, even as his memories elude him. But as motives and secrets are revealed, Christopher finds himself in a desperate race to reclaim his memories and discover the missing children before it's too late. (From Simon & Schuster)

From the book

My head slammed into the floor.

I lay there, dizzy, stunned, my legs wrapped and bound above me. I couldn't move. I couldn't think.

My head. 

My head ached with a deep, throbbing pulse, every thrum a promise to split my skull. My stomach roiled, rebelled and when I could stand it no more, I turned over and retched.

Nothing came out. My muscles strained, but there was nothing in my cramping stomach to throw up. When the spasms finally stopped, I rested my head on the floor, the packed dirt cool against my cheek.


From Call of the Wraith by Kevin Sands ©2018. Published by Simon & Schuster.

Other books by Kevin Sands

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