The Magic Cottage

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"We thought we’d found our haven, a cottage deep in the heart of the forest. Charming, maybe a little run down, but so peaceful. That was the first part of the Magic. Midge’s painting and my music soared to new heights of creativity. That was another part of the Magic. Our love for each other – well, that became the supreme Magic. But the cottage had an alternative side. The Bad Magic."

"What happened to us there was horrendous beyond belief. The healings, the crazy sect who wanted our home for themselves, the hideous creatures that crawled from the nether regions, and the bats – oh God, the bats! Even now those terrible things seem impossible to me. Yet they happened..."

‘Beautifully orchestrated crescendo of suspense... Herbert had brought the shivers back to the genre.’ Washington Post

About James Herbert

James Herbert was not just Britain’s number one bestselling writer of chiller fiction, a position he held ever since publication of his first novel, but was also one of our greatest popular novelists. Widely imitated and hugely influential, his twenty-three novels have sold more than fifty-four million copies worldwide, and have been translated into over thirty languages, including Russian and Chinese. In 2010, he was made the Grand Master of Horror by the World Horror Convention and was also awarded an OBE by the Queen for services to literature. His final novel was Ash. James Herbert died in March 2013.

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Books by James Herbert

The Ghosts of Sleath
The Ghosts of Sleath
The Rats
The Rats
Ash
Ash
Nobody True
Nobody True
The Dark
The Dark
Creed
Creed
The Spear
The Spear
The Survivor
The Survivor
Shrine
Shrine
Moon
Moon
Others
Others
Domain
Domain
Lair
Lair
Fluke
Fluke
Sepulchre
Sepulchre
The Jonah
The Jonah
The Fog
The Fog
Haunted
Haunted
Once
Once
Portent
Portent
The Secret of Crickley Hall
The Secret of Crickley Hall
Fog
Fog