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THE WOODS ARE DARK In the woods are six dead trees. The Killing Trees. That’s where they take them. Innocent travellers on the road in California. Seized and bound, stripped of their valuables and shackled to the Trees. To wait. In the woods. In the dark…

OUT ARE THE LIGHTS The Vampire movie came first, then the story of the Axeman. This was the horror movie series to end them all. Cinema buffs admired the grainy, amateur camera work – it suggested the action was the real thing. But it couldn’t be – could it?

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If you've missed Laymon, you've missed a treat
Stephen King
No one writes like Laymond an you're going to have a good time with anything he writes
Dean Koontz
A brilliant writer
Sunday Express
In Laymon's books, blood doesn't so much drip, drip as explode, splatter and coagulate
Independent