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A normal American town. A group of travellers. A deadly monster.

Richard Laymon’s The Woods Are Dark thrills with suspense and vivid accounts of pure terror. Perfect for fans of Stephen King and Dean Koontz.


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…

What readers are saying about The Woods Are Dark:

‘This is the best Richard Laymon I have read. So compelling that I literally could not stop reading. It’s an erotic thriller that will have your heart racing from the first page to the last’

‘A brilliant read. A typical Laymon book full of suspense and thrill. A satisfying read that leaves the reader wanting more’

Five stars

Reviews

Praise for Richard Laymon: In Laymon's books, blood doesn't so much as drip as explode, splatter and coagulate
<i>Independent</i>
No one writes like Laymon and you're going to have a good time with anything he writes
Dean Koontz
A gut-crunching writer
<i>Time Out</i>
A brilliant writer
Sunday Express
The author knows how to sock it to the reader
The Times
If you've missed Laymon, you've missed a treat
Stephen King