If you aren’t scared of things that go bump in the night, or not curious about what’s in the wardrobe, don’t read Anna Willett’s Beast. Or, go on, just a page or two…
Jackie and Dursha are two friends in dead-end jobs. They supplement their income by selling pics of themselves as stock photos online.
The abandoned Red Water Hotel is the perfect location for a shoot. But when they enter the decrepit building, Dursha begins to feel a strange presence. Jackie dismisses her concerns and they head further in.
Strange moths have clustered, and the light filtering through has an eerie shimmer. The young women see a telephone number scrawled on the wall.
By now Dursha is totally creeped out. But Jackie is already calling it…
Dan decides to go to a party held by an old friend. It’s a no-good group, but it might help him put his worries aside. His life is spiralling and he has a serious toothache to add to his woes.
At the party he strikes up a conversation with an enigmatic man who has excellent whiskey, and promises him a quick way to make money.
In all honesty, Dan just wants enough cash to pay for a dentist, but he journeys with his new friend to a house deep in the country. The hazy plan is to rob it of a known stash of money.
It sounded good in theory, but now his friend is nowhere to be seen and Dan is stuck inside the house, face to face with the widow who lives there…
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Anna Willett is the author of several thrillers all available free with Kindle Unlimited, and in paperback. Look out for PEST, another gripping horror, her debut novel BACKWOODS RIPPER, and the many books published since. They include UNWELCOME GUESTS and VENGEANCE BLIND.