In the Beechway High Secure Unit, a hallucination can spread amongst the mentally ill patients like a virus. When power cuts lead to a series of horrifying incidents, fear spreads to the staff. A senior psychiatric nurse seeks help from Detective Inspector Jack Caffery, but both men find they must face a bitter truth before staring pure evil in the eye. This is Mo Hayder at her most terrifying.
"Hayder has a profound ability to shock and surprise her readers" KARIN SLAUGHTER
"Hayder has a profound ability to shock and surprise her readers" KARIN SLAUGHTER "With Mo Hayder you never know where you are going until you get there" The Times "Extraordinarily good. Creepy, enthralling, twisty and - ultimately - very moving. Wow." STEVE MOSBY "Oozes sinisterness from the first page" Entertainment weekly "Enthralling...Hayder's sharply drawn characters, major and minor, and her psychological acumen combine for a frightening and convincing read." Publisher's Weekly