You Let Me in

Everyone knows bestselling novelist Cassandra Tipp twice got away with murder. Even her family are convinced of her guilt. So when she disappears, leaving only a long letter behind, they suspect her conscience finally got the better of her. But the letter is not what anyone expected. Instead of a confession, it tells two chilling, equally dark, equally disturbing stories. One is a story of bloody nights and magical gifts, of children lost to the woods, of husbands made from twigs and leaves and feathers and bones. The other is the story of a little girl who was cruelly treated and grew up crooked in the shadows. Both stories might be true. Both stories end in murder. But is this a tale of supernatural seduction? Or the story of a broken child? It is up to you, the reader, to decide.

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'This might be the best book I've read all year' JOANNE HARRIS

'A glorious, pitch-black fairytale of a book' KIRSTY LOGAN, author of Things We Say in the Dark

'A feast of storytelling...lingers long after the last morsel's been consumed' SAM LLOYD, author of The Memory Wood

'Brutal and beguiling story of love and revenge' LUCIE McKNIGHT HARDY, author of Water Shall Refuse Them

'Lascivious and bloody' JAMES LOVEGROVE in the Financial Times

Everyone knew bestselling novelist Cassandra Tipp had twice got away with murder.

Even her family were convinced of her guilt. So when she disappears, leaving only a long letter behind, they can but suspect that her conscience finally killed her.

But the letter is not what anyone expected. It tells two chilling, darkly disturbing stories. One is a story of children lost to the woods, of husbands made from twigs and leaves and feathers and bones . . .

The other is the story of a little girl trying to make sense of a damaged life lived in the shadows . . .

But which story is true?

Unsettling yet unputdownable, You Let Me In dares to cross the boundary between reality and somewhere else entirely . . .
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What readers are saying...

'I loved this book, was blown away by it'
'I would certainly read more from this author'
'Unexpected, thrilling and darkly twisted'
'I found myself thinking about it for several days afterwards'
'The writing was just sensational'
'An impressive debut'
'I would love to see Guillermo del Toro make a movie based on this story'

Additional information

Weight 392 g
Dimensions 222 × 144 × 27 mm
Author

Camilla, Bruce

Publisher

Bantam Press

Imprint

Bantam Press

Cover

Hardback

Pages

254

Language

English

Edition

Hardback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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