Best Amy Cross books

Stephen

Amy Cross

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Fresh from the convent, Beryl Seaton accepts a position as governess for the Brooks family. When she arrives at the family's remote house, however, she discovers that a terrible secret is waiting for her in the nursery. From the author of Asylum and The Farm, Stephen is a horror novel about a young woman who finds herself torn between two worlds. Desperate to help her employers in their hour of need, she nevertheless struggles to look after their son. What happened to Stephen, to leave him the way he is? What happened to the previous governess at Grangehurst? And what causes the sobbing sound that seem to drift through an empty room? By the time she uncovers the awful truth about the family, and about little Stephen, it might be too late for Beryl to ever leave.

The Nurse

Amy Cross

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“Twenty years ago, something very bad happened in this house. But it's over now. I promise.” When Rachel moves to a new house with her mother, she immediately realizes that something isn't quite right. Although she's blind, Rachel can tell that the stories about the house's past don't add up. And slowly, she starts to worry that someone or something from that past might still be around. Soon, Rachel learns the story of the house's previous occupant, a troubled nurse who spent every waking moment caring for a sick old man. The nurse eventually lost her mind, resulting in a series of horrific murders, but have the events of that awful time truly been left behind? Or is something stirring in the night, something that only Rachel seems to notice? The Nurse is the story of a girl who finds herself trapped in a sinister house, and a woman who believes she's being haunted by the ghost of a long-dead child. Contains scenes of violence.

The Death of Addie Gray

Amy Cross

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For the past nine months, Erica Gray's daughter has been in a coma. But just when hope seems to be running out, Addie suddenly wakes up. Or at least, someone wakes up in her body. At first, Erica ignores the warnings signs. Determined to enjoy her daughter's miraculous recovery, she sets about making their lives perfect again. Slowly, however, she's forced to face the possibility that someone or something else has taken control of Addie. But how could another person be in her daughter's body? And what is the connection to a horrific series of murders that took place more than forty years earlier? The Death of Addie Gray is a horror novel about a woman who has to face the terrifying creature that has taken roost in her daughter's body.

Broken Window (The House of Jack the Ripper)

Amy Cross

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No-one ever knew his name, or why he killed, or why he stopped. Until now...

Lost and alone one night on the streets of London, Maddie Harper knows she shouldn't go near the abandoned house on Cathmore Street. She's heard stories about the place, about how everyone keeps away. But tonight Maddie's scared and hurt, and she's being hunted through the city's dark, rain-lashed streets. So when she sees a broken window at the back of the house, she decides she has to take the risk.

But this is no ordinary house. This house once belonged to a monster.

Soon, Maddie starts to realize that something in this house is very wrong. For one thing, the basement is set out more like an old operating theater. For another, there are tattered notebooks detailing a series of gruesome medical procedures. And then there's the bell in one of the old bedrooms, which seems to ring from time to time, even though it's covered in a thick layer of dust.

Maddie is about to learn not only that the house's previous owner hid a dark secret, but also that - as she explores these old and abandoned rooms - she might not be quite so alone after all. And the truth of an English legend is about to be revealed.

Broken Window is the first book in a new horror series, titled The House of Jack the Ripper. This book ends on a cliffhanger, and the story continues in the next book in the series. All eight books are now available.

Laura

Amy Cross

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“You don't think this could be about Laura, do you?” Ten years ago, they were all friends. Ten years ago, something terrible happened. Ten years ago, they agreed to take the truth about Laura to their graves. All they had to do was forget, and keep their mouths shut. But when a hidden force starts cutting them down one by one, in a series of increasingly horrific incidents, the remaining friends are forced to face the truth. Somehow, Laura has come back. Laura is a horror story about six people who thought they could hide the truth, and about the girl who returns from the grave to make them all pay.

The Farm

Amy Cross

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One farm. Two tragedies, thirty years apart. And a tortured figure whose presence connects both incidents... In 1979, the Bondalen family farm in Norway is home to three young girls. As winter fades to spring, Elizabeth, Kari and Sara each come to face the secrets of the barn, and they each emerge with their own injuries. But someone else is lurking nearby, a man who claims to be Death incarnate, and for these three girls the spring of 1979 is set to end in tragedy. Today, the farm has finally been sold to a new family. Dragged from London by her widowed father, Paula Ridley hates the idea of rural life. Soon, however, she starts to realize that her new home retains hints of its horrific past, while the darkness of the barn still awaits anyone who dares venture inside. Set over the course of several decades, The Farm is a horror novel about people who live with no idea of the terror in their midst, and about a girl who finally has to confront a creature that has been feeding on the farm's inhabitants for generations...

The Spider

Amy Cross

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Two years after the death of his wife, Edward Moss moves back to their remote rural cottage. An old man now, Edward simply wants to spend his final years surrounded by his beloved books. He wants no company and no visits. He wants to be left alone. But there's something else in the cottage with Edward. On his first night, he spots a spider crawling across the wall. He immediately kills the creature and gets back to his books. Then, a few hours later, he sees another spider. Or has the first spider come back to haunt him? The Spider is a story about a man who slowly loses his mind over the course of a single night. When darkness falls, Edward Moss is a proud, determined man with no doubts and no fears. By the time the suns comes up the following morning, everything Edward thought he knew about the world has been thrown into doubt. And all because of a spider he crushed against the wall. But how far will this particular spider go, in order to exact its terrible revenge?

The Ghost of Molly Holt

Amy Cross

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Everyone knows about the horrific Molly Holt murder video, but nobody has ever worked out where it was filmed. Until now...

When three teenagers set out to explore an abandoned house in the middle of a forest, they think they've found the location shown in the Molly Holtvideo.

But the truth is, they've found much more than that...

Tim doesn't believe in ghosts, but he has a crush on a girl who does.That's why he ends up taking her out to the house, and it's also why helets her take his only flashlight. But as they explore the housetogether, Tim and Becky start to realize that something else is lurkingin the shadows.

Something that, ten years ago, suffered unimaginable pain.

Something that won't rest until a terrible wrong has been put right.

The Ghost of Molly Holt is a horror novel a boy who refuses to believe in ghosts, even as theevidence mounts all around him. But as darkness creeps into the house,will he be able to hold his nerve? Or will he finally have to acceptthat Molly Holt has risen from her unmarked grave in search of revenge?

The Mermaid's Revenge

Amy Cross

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Terrified of the world, Sylvia lives with her mother in a luxury penthouse apartment. For Sylvia, everything is a cause for fear and panic. Isolated and friendless, she has no interest in the outside world at all. And then, one day, her mother unveils her latest purchase. A mermaid. A real, live mermaid, captured and placed in a water tank. For Sylvia, the mermaid is both terrifying and fascinating. Repulsive and beautiful. Soon, however, Sylvia discovers that the mermaid hasn't just been brought to London so it can be put on display. And as the mermaid makes plans to escape its terrible fate, Sylvia is thrown into a horrific battle for survival. The Mermaid's Revenge is the story of a scared little girl who comes face to face with the true horrors of the natural world.

Take Me to Church

Amy Cross

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On a desolate patch of land, far from any town and linked to the shore only by a rocky causeway, there stands an old wooden church that has been left empty for more than a century. No-one goes there anymore, but the church still has one forgotten purpose, and now it's about to get pressed back into service.

Rachel has just survived something horrific, something that left her with terrible injuries that will most likely kill her soon. She stood up against the darkest evil, and she averted a tragedy. Now, as death threatens its slow embrace, Rachel has been taken by her remaining disciples to the church, where she will either recover or die.

At least, that's what she hopes will happen.

For Rachel, the danger is still very real. Rachel is certain that she banished the evil during her final battle, but worries that other dark forces might yet be out for revenge. Hideously injured and on the verge of death, she's preparing to face the truth. And then, against her strictest orders, her helpers make one final mistake.

They bring a child to the church.

Take Me to Church is a horror novel about a woman who thought she'd defeated evil, but who now feels a dark force closing in, and about a child who ends up drawn into the heart of battle.