Perfectly timed for a Halloween read, and one of the most exciting horror sequels to hit the world of books for some time (not to mention the fact that a Hammer Films’ movie will follow on its heels) I am truly made up at the news that author Martyn Waites (a massive Hammer aficionado) has penned the sequel to Susan Hill’s ‘The Woman in Black’.
Titled ‘The Woman in Black (The Sequel) Angel of Death’, the book is unleashed from a foggy catacomb near you on 24th October – and I am firmly planted on the ‘CAN. NOT. WAIT’ list to go and grab this as soon as it’s out.
Autumn 1940, World War Two, the Blitz. Bombs are raining down, destroying the cities of Britain.
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 treacherous tidal marshes that surround it.
EEL MARSH HOUSE
Far from home and with no alternative, Eve and the children move in.
But soon it becomes apparent that there is someone else in the house; someone who is far deadlier than any number of German bombs …
The Woman in Black.
For a great interview with author Martyn Waites by horror expert Jamie-Lee Nardone on Den of Geek!, go HERE.
To get your amazon pre-order sorted, go HERE.
And for news of Hammer’s development of the new movie go HERE.