Lisey's Story, Paperback
4 out of 5 (1 rating)


Every marriage has two hearts, one light and one dark. Lisey knew it when she first fell for Scott. And now he's dead, she knows it for sure. Lisey was the light to Scott Landon's dark for twenty-five years.

As his wife, only she saw the truth behind the public face of the famous author - that he was a haunted man whose bestselling novels were based on a terrifying reality. Now Scott has gone, Lisey wants to lock herself away with her memories.

But the fans have other ideas. And when the sinister threats begin, Lisey realises that, just as Scott depended on her strength - her light - to live, so she will have to draw on his darkness to survive.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 704 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Horror & ghost stories
  • ISBN: 9781444707892



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You know how sometimes someone on the internet recommends a book that you'd not normally give a second glance, but then you see it somewhere serendipitiously and it rings a bell and you decide to give it a go because WHY NOT? That's what happened with this book, and it was SO GOOD. It's a big novel - 700 pages or so - and quite slow-building, but so worth it. It starts out as a gentle story of grief and recovery after the loss of a spouse, and becomes a fascinating and exciting novel taking in everything from sisterly love to other worlds to mental illness to stalker violence. Not one I'd have picked up on my own - but I'm glad I did!

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